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Dra. Helô Isa

Professional Certificate: N/A

Languages: Portuguese.

Helô Isa (HA)

Helô Isa (HA)


Career and Professional Roles:


  • Graduated in Physical Education from Gama Filho University - Rio de Janeiro

  • Master in Exercise and Health by the Faculty of Human Motricity - University of Lisbon

  • PhD in Human Motricity with a specialty in Physical Activity and Health by the Faculty of Human Motricity (FMH) - University of Lisbon (UL)

  • Invited assistant professor at FMH - UL since 2002, teaching various subjects in the fitness area in undergraduate courses in sports sciences with a specialty in exercise and health.

  • Teacher in the master’s degree in Exercise and Health at FMH-UL in the Curricular Units of Exercise Programming and Prescription, Exercise and Metabolic Diseases and Exercise and Neurological Diseases, and regent of the internship curricular unit of the same course.

  • Invited adjunct professor at the Higher School of Hospitality and Tourism of Estoril, in the Leisure and Tourist Animation Management course • Trainer at WellxProSchool in the “Senior Exercise Specialist” certification courses

  • Trainer at Shift You in the Yoga and Pilates teacher courses, in the kinesiology discipline

  • Fitness instructor and exercise physiologist for over 25 years, working in group classes, Pilates and personal training • Research in the area of gerontomotricity, prevention of falls and frailty in the elderly


Areas of Interest:


  • Clinical Pilates and Pilates Matwork - stability training, postural correction, prevention and recovery of musculoskeletal injuries

  • Gerontomotricity - prevention of functional decline, frailty and falls in the elderly

  • Biomechanics of senior locomotion

  • Exercise in the prevention of chronic and neurodegenerative diseases

  • Exercise during pregnancy and postpartum.

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