Adérito Seixas

Fernando Pessoa University

Dr. Adérito Seixas graduated in Physiotherapy and specialized in neuromusculoskeletal rehabilitation. He received his MSc from University of Porto (Portugal) for a thesis focused on the assessment of sensorimotor skills of athletes with and without disabilities and specialized in data analysis in the same university. He is also a board member of the European Association of Thermology and member of several scientific societies. Currently, alongside his work as a full time Professor on a Physiotherapy Graduate course and Master Program at Universidade Fernando Pessoa (Porto, Portugal), he is carrying out research for his PhD, focusing in the biomechanical and thermophysiological assessment of the foot in diabetic patients at risk to develop foot ulcers, and has supervised over 70 graduate and master students in research activities. His research interests lie in evidence-based practice, assessment of the neuromusculoskeletal system, and in the role of cognitive assessment in human adaptation to performance situations.