Lines of Research and Full Time Faculty Members

Physiotherapy in Orthopedics/Traumatology, Sports and Rheumatology

To study human movement and/or its changes considering the biological, psychological or social aspects  as well as the effect of physiotherapeutic interventions on prevention and rehabilitation in the areas of Orthopedics/Traumatology, Sports and Rheumatology.

Faculty members:

Fábio Viadanna Serrão, Ph.D.
Luiz Fernando Approbato Selistre, Ph.D. 
Paula Regina Mendes da Silva Serrão, Ph.D.
Paula Rezende Camargo, Ph.D. 
Stela Márcia Mattiello, Ph.D. 
Tania de Fátima Salvini, Ph.D. 

Neurofunctional Physiotherapy in the Life Cycles

To explore the basic and biomechanical processes of development, recovery and functionality in people with neurological injuries.

Faculty members:

Ana Carolina de Campos, Ph.D.
Anna Carolyna Lepesteur Gianlorenço, Ph.D.
Eloisa Tudella, Ph.D. 
Natalia Duarte Pereira, Ph.D. 
Nelci Adriana Cicuto Ferreira Rocha, Ph.D. 
Thiago Luiz de Russo, Ph.D. 

Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology

To carry out clinical and experimental studies that involve the evaluation and intervention of Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy at all levels of health care, as well as the effect of physical exercise on the cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic and muscular systems.

Faculty members:

Adriana Sanches Garcia de Araujo, Ph.D.
Aparecida Maria Catai, Ph.D. 
Audrey Borghi e Silva, Ph.D. 
Mauricio Jamami, Ph.D.
Renata Gonçalves Mendes, Ph.D. 
Valéria Amorim Pires Di Lorenzo, Ph.D. 

Instrumentation and Physiotherapeutic Resources related to Adult and Worker Health

To develop experimental, clinical and occupational studies that involve the evaluation and intervention of Physiotherapy on pain, tissue repair and functional performance in adults and workers.

Faculty members:

Ana Beatriz de Oliveira, Ph.D.
Cleber Ferraresi, Ph.D. 
Cristiane Shinohara Moriguchi de Castro, Ph.D. 
Melina Nevoeiro Haik Guilherme, Ph.D.
Richard Eloin Liebano, Ph.D. 
Tatiana de Oliveira Sato, Ph.D. 
Thais Cristina Chaves, Ph.D. 

Clinical and Epidemiological Research in Women’s and Elderly Health

To investigate the occurrence and determining factors of health problems that occur in women and elderly people, as well as the processes that involve the evaluation and intervention of Physiotherapy in Gerontology and Women's Health, at all levels of health care.

Faculty members:

Ana Carolina Sartorato Beleza, Ph.D. 
Anielle Cristhine de Medeiros Takahashi, Ph.D. 
Larissa Pires de Andrade, Ph.D. 
Mariana Arias Ávila Vera, Ph.D. 
Patricia Driusso, Ph.D.
Tiago da Silva Alexandre, Ph.D.