Adérito Seixas

Fernando Pessoa University

Dr. Adérito Seixas graduated in Physiotherapy with a specialization in Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation. He received his MSc from the University of Porto, Portugal, for a thesis on the assessment of sensorimotor skills of athletes with and without disabilities. He also specialized in data analysis at the same university. He is the president of the Portuguese Association of Physiotherapists, a board member of the European Association of Thermology, and a member of several scientific societies. Currently, alongside his work as a full-time professor of a graduate course on Physiotherapy and a master’s program at Escola Superior de Saúde, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal, he is carrying out research for his Ph.D., focusing on the biomechanical and thermophysiological assessment of the foot in diabetic patients at risk of developing foot ulcers. His research interests lie in evidence-based practice, assessment of the neuromusculoskeletal system, and the role of cognitive assessment in human adaptation to performance situations.

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