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Joana Cruz has a background in Physiotherapy (2007) and completed her PhD in Health Sciences and Technology in 2016/05/27 (Universidade de Aveiro). She is currently an Adjunct Teacher at the School of Health Sciences of the Polytechnic of Leiria (ESSLei) and a Researcher in the Center for Innovative Care and Health Technology (ciTechCare). She has published 68 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 3 book chapters and 2 books. She has supervised 1 MSc dissertation and co-supervised 1 MSc dissertation, both completed. She is currently (co-)supervising 3 MSc dissertations and supervising 2 PhD Thesis. Cruz has also supervised 9 final year projects in BSc Physiotherapy and is currently supervising 2. She has received 7 awards and/or honors and organized 7 events. She participated as PhD Student Fellow in 1 project, Post-doctoral Fellow in 1 project, Research Fellow in 3 projects and Researcher in 2 funded projects. She is now the Principal Investigator in 2 funded projects and a Researcher in 1 funded project. She works in the area of Health Sciences with emphasis on chronic respiratory diseases, particularly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), rehabilitation interventions, and physical activity assessment and promotion. In her professional activities, she has interacted with more than 50 collaborators in co-authorship of scientific papers. In her Ciência Vitae, the most frequent terms are: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; COPD; pulmonary rehabilitation; physical activity; daily inactivity; healthy behaviors; exercise assessment; exercise prescription; exercise training; measurement properties; self-management.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Joana Cruz

Citation names

  • Cruz, Joana

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
E213-7D20-5C3C
ORCID iD
0000-0002-4911-4469
Scopus Author Id
36715922000

Email addresses

  • joana.cruz@ipleiria.pt (Professional)

Addresses

  • School of Health Sciences of the Polytechnic of Leiria, Campus 2, Morro do Lena – Alto do Vieiro, Apartado 4163, 2411-901, Leiria, Leiria, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4911-4469 (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Medical and Health Sciences - Clinical Medicine - Respiratory Systems
  • Medical and Health Sciences - Health Sciences - Sport and Fitness Sciences

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Elementary (A2) Intermediate (B1) Beginner (A1) Elementary (A2) Beginner (A1)
Education
Degree Classification
2016/07/01 - 2017/06/30
Concluded
The role of family members in COPD: the assessment of caregiver burden and physical activity (Pós-doutoramento)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

University of Toronto - Mississauga, Canada
2012/09/01 - 2016/05/27
Concluded
Doctoral Programme in Health Sciences and Technology (Doutoramento)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
"Self-management in the rehabilitation of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: The role of telemonitoring and physical activity" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
approved with praise and distinction by unanimity.
2008/01/01 - 2008/12/15
Concluded
Master Universitario en Neurociencias y Biología del Comportamiento (Master Universitario)
Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spain
9,95/10
2003/10/18 - 2007/07/05
Concluded
Physioterapy (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
16
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2019/02/07 - Current Researcher (Research) Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal
Center for Innovative Care and Health Technology (ciTechCare), Portugal
2016/07/01 - 2017/06/30 Postdoc (Research) Universidade de Aveiro Instituto de Biomedicina, Portugal
Universidade de Aveiro Instituto de Biomedicina, Portugal
(...)
2009/03/02 - 2012/08/31 Researcher (Research) Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2020/12/14 - Current Adjunct Teacher (Polytechnic Teacher) Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2015/11/23 - 2020/12/13 Invited Adjunct Teacher (Polytechnic Teacher) Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2014/09/19 - 2015/02/22 Invited Assistant (Polytechnic Teacher) Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2012/09/17 - 2013/02/15 Invited Assistant (Polytechnic Teacher) Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2021 - Current 2ARTs - Accessing Autonomic Control in Cardiac RehabiliTaTion (starting on 2021)
PTDC/EMD-EMD/6588/2020
Researcher
Center for Innovative Care and Health Technology (ciTechCare), Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2019 - Current Plataforma móvel de promoção da atividade física em pessoas com DPOC nos Cuidados de Saúde Primários (Mobile platform for physical activity promotion in COPD within primary care)
None
Principal investigator
Center for Innovative Care and Health Technology (ciTechCare), Portugal
Update em Medicina/Alfasigma Portugal, Lda
2018 - 2021/09 OnTRACK - Time to Rethink ACtivity Knowledge: A personalized mHealth coaching platform to tackle physical inactivity in COPD
POCI-01-0145-FEDER-028446
Principal investigator
Center for Innovative Care and Health Technology (ciTechCare), Portugal
National Foundation for Science and Technology Development
2018 - 2021/06/30 Pulmonary Rehabilitation Innovation and Microbiota in Exacerbations of COPD (PRIME)
POCI-01-0145-FEDER-007628
Researcher
Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2017 - 2019/09/02 Revitalizing Pulmonary Rehabilitation (3R)
SAICT-POL/23926/2016
Researcher
Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2016 - 2019/06/30 GENetic and clinicAL markers in COPD trajectory (GENIAL)
PTDC/DTP¬PIC/2284/2014
Researcher
Universidade de Aveiro Instituto de Biomedicina, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2016 - 2017/06/30 The role of family members in COPD: the assessment of caregiver burden and physical activity
Organização e Gestão ESSUA 2.22.500
Post-doc Fellow
Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal

Universidade de Aveiro Instituto de Biomedicina, Portugal
University of Toronto - Mississauga

Universidade de Aveiro
2012 - 2016/05/27 The role of home-monitoring in the adherence of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to long-term rehabilitation
SFRH/BD/81328/2011
PhD Student Fellow
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Ciências Médicas, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2012/08/31 Sounds4Health
FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-013049
Research Fellow
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Ciências Médicas, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2010/11/30 Usi da CIF para o desenvolvimento de intervenções integradas em idosos institucionalizados com demência severa e staff
RIPD/CIF/109464/2009
Research Fellow
Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2009 - 2010/07/31 Apoio Psicoeducativo de familiares de idosos com demência
100131/FCG/2009
Research Fellow
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Educação e Psicologia, Portugal
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

Other

Designation Funders
2018 - 2021/12/31 Effects of Blowgun Training in the respiratory function of people with developmental and intelectual disabilities
None
Researcher
Center for Innovative Care and Health Technology (ciTechCare), Portugal
2017 - 2020 Impact of caregiving in individuals with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
None
Researcher
Center for Innovative Care and Health Technology (ciTechCare), Portugal
2014 - 2016 Caracterização da fisioterapia cardiorrespiratória em Portugal: perspetiva dos estudantes e profissionais
None
Researcher
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

University of Toronto - Mississauga, Canada
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Daniela Figueiredo; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Cruz, Joana. Doença Pulmonar Obstrutiva Crónica (DPOC). E agora? Orientações para um programa de reabilitação respiratória. Lisboa, Portugal: Lusodidacta. 2016.
    Published
  2. Cruz, Joana; Ana Barbosa; Daniela Figueiredo; Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Liliana Sousa. Cuidar com sentido(s): Guia para cuidadores de pessoas com demência. Aveiro, Portugal: Universidade de Aveiro e Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. 2011.
    Published
Book chapter
  1. Almeida, Ana Margarida Pisco; Marques, Alda; Caixinha, Hélder; Figueiredo, Daniela; Dias, Sílvio; Lopes, Paulo; Cruz, Joana; Jácome, Cristina; Gabriel, Raquel. "Exercit@rt: an integrated web and mobile app for COPD management". In Encyclopedia of E-Health and Telemedicine, edited by Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha; Isabel Maria Miranda; Ricardo Martinho; Rui Rijo, 179-192. Hershey, United States: IGI Global, 2016.
    Published • 10.4018/978-1-4666-9978-6.ch015
  2. Marques, A.; Oliveira, A.; Cruz, J.; Jácome, C.. "Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Outcome measures of respiratory physiotherapy in stable and acute periods". 2016.
  3. Marques, Alda; Cruz, Joana; Jácome, Cristina; Oliveira, Ana. "Outcome Measures for Respiratory Physiotherapy in Cystic Fibrosis — Challenges and Advances". In Cystic Fibrosis in the Light of New Research. InTech, 2015.
    Published • 10.5772/60674
Conference abstract
  1. Selzler, Anne-Marie; Margues, Alda; Goldstein, Roger; Brooks, Dina; Cruz, Joana. "Assessing the caregiving experience in COPD: content validity of the Zarit Burden Interview and Caregiver Reaction Assessment". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress, virtual, 2020.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2020.70
  2. Araújo Oliveira, Ana Luisa; Flora, Sofia; Santos, Liliana; Morais, Nuno; Ribeiro, Jose; Silva, Fernando; Silva, Candida; et al. "Characteristics of patients with COPD using mobile apps in daily life". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress, virtual, 2020.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2020.4109
  3. Flora, Sofia; Hipólito, Nádia; Santos, Liliana; Januário, Filipa; Silva, Sónia; Valente, Carla; Andrade, Lília; et al. "Reliability and validity of the international physical activity questionnaire short-form (IPAQ-sf) in COPD". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress, virtual, 2020.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2020.253
  4. Pires De Dias Marques, Alda Sofia; Machado, Ana; Souto-Miranda, Sara; Jácome, Crsitina; Cruz, Joana; Oliveira, Ana; Enes, Vera; et al. "Clinical characteristics of COPD Phenotypes". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress, Madrid, 2020.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2020.2876
  5. Machado, Ana Filipa; Souto-Miranda, Sara; Tavares, Ana; Oliveira, Ana; Jácome, Cristina; Cruz, Joana; Cabrita, Bruno; et al. "Functional ability in patients with COPD". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress, virtual, 2020.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2020.2940
  6. Sobral Rebelo, Patrícia Filipa; Oliveira, Ana; Paixão, Cátia; Souto-Miranda, Sara; Machado, Ana; Alves, Ana; Cruz, Joana; et al. "Unravelling associations between fatigue and key outcomes in patients with COPD". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress, virtual, 2020.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2020.2459
  7. Nádia Hipólito; Sofia Flora; Cruz, Joana; Patrícia Rebelo; Cátia Paixão; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Ana, L. Oliveira; et al. "Usability of a Portuguese online toolkit to enhance knowledge of pulmonary rehabilitation: The 3R Toolkit.". Paper presented in XXVII Congresso de Pneumologia do Norte, Porto, 2020.
    Published
  8. Alda, S. P. D. D. Marques; Ana Machado; Sara Miranda; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Cruz, Joana; Ana, L. Oliveira; Vera Enes; et al. "Establishing COPD phenotypes using simple clinical measures". Paper presented in XXVII Congresso de Pneumologia do Norte, Porto, 2020.
    Published
  9. Santos, Liliana A.; Flora, Sofia; Hipólito, Nádia; Marques, Alda; Oliveira, Ana; Morais, Nuno; Carreira, Bruno P.; Cruz, Joana. "Enablers, barriers, needs and preferences of physical activity in patients with COPD: does pulmonary rehabilitation play a role?". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Madrid, 2019.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2019.pa574
  10. Cruz, Joana; Hipólito, Nádia; Ruivo, Adriana; Martins, Sara; Flora, Sofia; Marques, Alda; Brooks, Dina; et al. "Relationship between distress and physical activity in informal carers of patients with COPD". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Madrid, 2019.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2019.pa1245
  11. Flora, Sofia; Santos, Liliana A.; Hipólito, Nádia; Marques, Alda; Oliveira, Ana; Morais, Nuno; Ribeiro, José; Silva, Fernando; Cruz, Joana. "Needs and expectations of smartphone apps features for enhancing physical activity in patients with COPD". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Madrid, 2019.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2019.pa1244
  12. Oliveira Jácome, Cristina Isabel; Marques, Fábio; Paixão, Cátia; Rebelo, Patrícia; Oliveira, Ana; Cruz, Joana; Freitas, Célia; et al. "Digital technology access among patients with chronic respiratory diseases". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Madrid, 2019.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2019.pa3955
  13. Araújo Oliveira, Ana Luisa; Rebelo, Patrícia; Paixão, Cátia; Jácome, Cristina; Cruz, Joana; Valente, Carla; Andrade, Lília; Brooks, Dina; Marques, Alda. "Minimal clinically important difference using one-repetition maximum in COPD". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Madrid, 2019.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2019.pa1205
  14. Nuno Morais; Augusto Gil Pascoal; Cruz, Joana; João-Paulo Vilas Boas. "Diagonal shoulder elevation motion for clinical assessment. A kinematic exploratory study". Paper presented in XXVII Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB2019), Calgary, 2019.
    Published
  15. Augusto Gil Pascoal; Nuno Morais; Cruz, Joana; João-Paulo Vilas Boas. "Scapular 3D kinematics during functional spiral-diagonal arm movement. Clinical implications on shoulder rehabilitation of the overhead athlete". Paper presented in 24th Annual Congress of the ECSS, Praga, 2019.
    Published
  16. Cruz, Joana; Marques, Alda; Miranda, Sara; Goldstein, Roger; Brooks, Dina. "Assessing caregiving experience in COPD: content validity of the Zarit Burden Interview". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Paris, 2018.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2018.pa1495
  17. Pinto da Paixão, Cátia Filipa; Rebelo, Patricia; Oliveira, Ana; Jácome, Cristina; Cruz, Joana; Freitas, Célia; Loureiro, Helena; et al. "Relationship between family function and exercise capacity and inspiratory muscle strength in COPD". Paper presented in Santos L-A, Flora S, Hipólito N, Marques A, Oliveira A, Morais N, Carreira B-P, Cruz J. (2019). Enablers, barriers, needs and preferences of physical activity in patients with COPD: does pulmonary rehabilitation play a role? European Respiratory Journal;, Paris, 2018.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2018.pa1489
  18. Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Cruz, Joana; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Adventitious respiratory sounds to monitor lung function in pulmonary rehabilitation". Paper presented in 4th IPLeiria International Health Congress, Leiria, 2018.
    Published • 10.1186/s12913-018-3444-8
  19. Cruz, Joana; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Is the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ-sf) valid to assess physical activity in patients with COPD? Comparison with accelerometer data". Paper presented in 4th IPLeiria International Health Congress, Leiria, 2018.
    Published • 10.1186/s12913-018-3444-8
  20. Cruz, Joana; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Nuno Morais; Ana Luísa Oliveira; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Concurrent validity of the Portuguese version of the Brief physical activity assessment tool". Paper presented in 4th IPLeiria International Health Congress, Leiria, 2018.
    Published • 10.1186/s12913-018-3444-8
  21. Morais, Nuno; Cruz, Joana; Marques, Alda. "Compensatory movement strategies during movements of the upper quadrant in patients with COPD". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Milão, 2017.
    Published • 10.1183/1393003.congress-2017.pa2542
  22. Cruz, Joana; Jácome, Cristina; Marques, Alda. "Validity of the Brief physical activity assessment tool for clinical use in COPD". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Milão, 2017.
    Published • 10.1183/1393003.congress-2017.pa2565
  23. Cruz, Joana; Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Ana Machado; Sashi O'Hoski; Roger Goldstein; Dina Brooks, PT, PhD. "A Systematic Review of the Instruments and Psychometric Properties of Measures of Impact of COPD on Caregivers". Paper presented in American Thoracic Society 2017 International Conference, Washington, 2017.
    Published
  24. Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Ana Machado; Tânia Pinho, PT, MSc; Cruz, Joana; Ana Luísa Oliveira; Sara Miranda; Hélder Melro; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD. "Innovating pulmonary rehabilitation to bring it closer to patients: a community-based program". Paper presented in American Thoracic Society 2017 International Conference, Washington, 2017.
    Published
  25. Cruz, Joana; Brooks, Dina; Marques, Alda. "Walk2Bactive: Patients' perspectives of a physical activity-focused intervention beyond pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Londres, 2016.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2016.pa1891
  26. Machado, Ana; Oliveira, Ana; Jácome, Cristina; Cruz, Joana; Pinho, Tânia; Brooks, Dina; Pires de Dias Marques, Alda Sofia. "Cardiorespiratory physiotherapy as a career choice in Portugal". Paper presented in 3rd Internacional Health Congress of IPLeiria, Londres, 2016.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2016.pa4453
  27. Nuno Morais; Cruz, Joana. "Interrater and intrarater reliability and agreement of the range of shoulder flexion in the standing upright position through photographic assessment". Paper presented in 4º Internacional Health Congress of IPLeiria, Leiria, 2016.
    Published • 10.1186/s12913-016-1423-5
  28. Cruz, Joana; Dina Brooks, PT, PhD; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Outcome changes in COPD rehabilitation: exploring the relationship between physical activity and health-related outcomes". Paper presented in 3rd Internacional Health Congress of IPLeiria, Leiria, 2016.
    Published • 10.1186/s12913-016-1423-5
  29. Joana Pinto; Cruz, Joana; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Contribution for health-related physical fitness reference values in healthy adolescents". Paper presented in 3rd Internacional Health Congress of IPLeiria, Leiria, 2016.
    Published • 10.1186/s12913-016-1423-5
  30. Cruz, Joana; Brooks, Dina; Marques, Alda. "Accuracy of piezoelectric pedometer step counts in different wearing locations". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Amesterdão, 2015.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2015.pa4828
  31. Cruz, Joana; Brooks, Dina; Marques, Alda. "Self-report vs. pedometer steps in COPD: Are they similar?". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Amesterdão, 2015.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2015.pa3553
  32. Marques, Alda; Cruz, Joana; Regêncio, Maria; Quina, Sara; Oliveira, Ana; Jácome, Cristina. "Reliability and minimal detectable change of the Timed Up & Go test in COPD". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Amesterdão, 2015.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2015.pa2079
  33. Marques, Alda; Cruz, Joana; Oliveira, Ana; Jácome, Cristina. "Psychometric properties of the BESTest and the Berg balance scale in COPD". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Amesterdão, 2015.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2015.pa2071
  34. Marques, Alda; Oliveira, Ana; Jácome, Cristina; Cruz, Joana. "Unsupported upper limb exercise test: Reliability and learning effect". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Amesterdão, 2015.
    Published • 10.1183/13993003.congress-2015.pa4211
  35. Cruz, Joana; Dina Brooks, PT, PhD; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Does family support affect physical activity of patients with COPD? An exploratory study". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Munique, 2014.
    Published
  36. Nuno Morais; Cruz, Joana; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Posture, mobility and pulmonary function in COPD: an exploratory study". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Munique, 2014.
    Published
  37. Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Cruz, Joana; Raquel Gabriel; Daniela, Figueiredo. "Family-based Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD: a Randomized Controlled Trial". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Munique, 2014.
    Published
  38. Daniela Figueiredo; Cruz, Joana; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Raquel Gabriel; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Couples coping with COPD: exploring (dis)similarity between patients’ and spouses’ psychosocial adjustment". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Munique, 2014.
    Published
  39. Cruz, Joana; Dina Brooks, PT, PhD; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Physical activity estimates in COPD rehabilitation: self-reported vs. objective measures". Paper presented in 2nd Internacional Health Congress of IPLeiria, Leiria, 2014.
    Published
  40. Cruz, Joana; Nuno Morais; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Intrarrater reliability and agreement of chest wall mobility in patients with COPD". Paper presented in 2nd International Health Congress of IPLeiria, Leiria, 2014.
    Published
  41. Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Cruz, Joana; Raquel Gabriel; Daniela Figueiredo. "Impact of a family-based pulmonary rehabilitation program: an exploratory study". Paper presented in 2nd International Health Congress of IPLeiria, Leiria, 2014.
    Published
  42. Daniela, Figueiredo; Raquel, Gabriel; Joana, Cruz; Cristina, Jacome; Ana, Pereira; Ana, L. Oliveira; Alda, S. P. D. D. Marques. "Anxiety And Depression At Early COPD: (Dis)Similarities Between Patients And Their Family Caregivers". Paper presented in American Thoracic Society 2013 International Conference, Philadelphia, 2013.
    Published • doi:10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2013.187.1_MeetingAbstracts.A512310.1164/ajrccm-conference.2013.187.1_MeetingAbstracts.A5123
  43. Cruz, Joana. "Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs In COPD: The Patients' Perspective". Paper presented in American Thoracic Society 2013 International Conference, Philadelphia, 2013.
    Published • doi:10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2013.187.1_MeetingAbstracts.A182810.1164/ajrccm-conference.2013.187.1_MeetingAbstracts.A1828
  44. Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Cruz, Joana; Daniela Figueiredo. "Effect of balance training within pulmonary rehabilitation". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Barcelona, 2013.
    Published
  45. Daniela Figueiredo; Raquel Gabriel; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Cruz, Joana; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Caring for patients with early COPD: How hazardous is to family carers’ psychological health?". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Barcelona, 2013.
    Published
  46. Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Raquel Gabriel; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Cruz, Joana; Daniela Figueiredo. "Family integration in pulmonary rehabilitation programmes: a pilot study". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Barcelona, 2013.
    Published
  47. Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Cruz, Joana; Raquel Gabriel; Daniela Figueiredo; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "From early to advanced COPD: what differences in balance and risk of falling?". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Barcelona, 2013.
    Published
  48. Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Cruz, Joana; Daniela Figueiredo. "Predicting the risk of falls in patients with COPD: does age matter?". Paper presented in European Respiratory Society International Congress, Viena, 2012.
    Published
  49. Daniela Figueiredo; Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Ana Barbosa; Cruz, Joana; Liliana Sousa. "Empowering staff in dementia long-term care: A psychoeducational approach". Paper presented in 39th Congress of the European Association of Geriatric Psychiatry (EAGP)/11th Congress of the Gerontopsychiatric Portuguese Association (APG), Porto, 2011.
    Published
  50. Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Daniela Figueiredo; Cruz, Joana; Ana Barbosa; Álvaro Mendes; Liliana Sousa. "Multisensory and Motor Stimulation as an activity among institutionalised residents with dementi". Paper presented in 39th Congress of the European Association of Geriatric Psychiatry (EAGP)/11th Congress of the Gerontopsychiatric Portuguese Association (APG), Porto, 2011.
    Published
  51. Cruz, Joana; Ana Barbosa; Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Daniela Figueiredo; Liliana Sousa. "Moving beyond training: a psychoeducational program for formal caregivers of elderly with dementia". Paper presented in 20th Alzheimer Europe Conference, Luxemburgo, 2011.
    Published
  52. Cruz, Joana; Ana Barbosa; Álvaro Mendes; Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Daniela Figueiredo; Liliana Sousa. "Programa integrado de apoio a pessoas idosas com demência moderada a severa e seus cuidadores formais". Paper presented in II Congresso de Psiquiatria e Medicina Geral e Familiar e VII Encontro de Psicogeriatria e Cuidados de Saúde Primários, Lisboa, 2010.
    Published
  53. Ana Barbosa; Cruz, Joana; Daniela Figueiredo; Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Liliana Sousa. "Cuidadores formais de idosos com demência: Percepção das dificuldades". Paper presented in II Congresso de Psiquiatria e Medicina Geral e Familiar e VII Encontro de Psicogeriatria e Cuidados de Saúde Primários, Lisboa, 2010.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. Nuno Morais; Augusto Gil Pascoal; Cruz, Joana; João-Paulo Vilas Boas. "Smartphone-based measurements of thoracic kyphosis and scapular protraction angles: Validity, intrarater reliability and agreement". Paper presented in XXVI Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Brisbane, 2017.
    Published
  2. Nuno Morais; Cruz, Joana; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Shoulder and thoracic spine mobility are impaired in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease". Paper presented in 6º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, Monte Real, 2015.
    Published
  3. Ana Barbosa; Daniela Figueiredo; Cruz, Joana; Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Álvaro Mendes; Liliana Sousa. "Supporting staff caring for institutionalised people with dementia: a psycho-educational approach". Paper presented in International Conference on Ageing (CISE 2011), Lisboa, 2011.
    Published
  4. Cruz, Joana; Ana Barbosa; Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Daniela Figueiredo; Liliana Sousa. "Improving dementia care: A multi-sensory stimulation approach". Paper presented in I International Health Congress Gaia-Porto, Porto, 2010.
    Published
Conference poster
  1. Cátia Paixão; Ana Luísa Oliveira; Patrícia Rebelo; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Cruz, Joana; Vitória Martins; Paula Simão; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Mínima diferença de importância clínica da Brief-BESTest em pessoas com DPOC depois de um programa de reabilitação respiratória". Paper presented in 35º Congresso Nacional de Pneumologia e 1º Congresso Luso-PALOP, 2019.
  2. Nádia Hipólito; Adriana Ruivo; Sara Martins; Sofia Flora; Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Dina Brooks, PT, PhD; Cândida G. Silva; Cruz, Joana. "Reliability and validity of the QASCI questionnaire to assess caregiving burden in COPD". Paper presented in 4º Congresso Internacional do CiiEM “Saúde, Bem-Estar e Envelhecimento no século XXI, 2019.
  3. Bruno P. Carreira; André Raínho Dias; Mariana Coimbra; Nuno Morais; Fernando silva; José Ribeiro; Cândida G. Silva; et al. "Implementing a personalized mHealth coaching platform to tackle physical inactivity in COPD – the OnTRACK project". Paper presented in 24th WONCA European Conference, 2019.
  4. Adriana Ruivo; Nádia Hipólito; Sara Martins; Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Dina Brooks, PT, PhD; Cândida G. Silva; Cruz, Joana. "Relação entre a Atividade Física e o Distress Associado à Sobrecarga em Cuidadores Informais de Indivíduos com DPOC". Paper presented in Between2Lungs – Atualização da Fisioterapia Cardiorrespiratória 2018, 2018.
  5. Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Patrícia Rebelo; Cátia Paixão; Ana Luísa Oliveira; Cruz, Joana; Fábio Marques; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Digital technology access among patients with chronic respiratory diseases". Paper presented in Between2Lungs – Atualização da Fisioterapia Cardiorrespiratória 2018, 2018.
  6. Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Patrícia Rebelo; Cátia Paixão; Cruz, Joana; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Ana Luísa Oliveira; Marília RUa; Helena Loureiro; Célia Freitas. "Effective pulmonary rehabilitation in primary health care with minimal resources". Paper presented in Between2Lungs – Atualização da Fisioterapia Cardiorrespiratória 2018, 2018.
  7. Ana Alves; Sara Miranda; Ana Machado; Cátia Paixão; Ana Luísa Oliveira; Patrícia Rebelo; Cruz, Joana; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Relationship between 1-minute sit-to-stand and respiratory muscle strength in COPD". Paper presented in Between2Lungs – Atualização da Fisioterapia Cardiorrespiratória 2018, 2018.
  8. Ana Alves; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Bibiana Cunha; Sara Miranda; Ana Machado; Cátia Paixão; Ana Luísa Oliveira; et al. "Reference values for respiratory muscle strength in Portuguese healthy people". Paper presented in Between2Lungs – Atualização da Fisioterapia Cardiorrespiratória 2018, 2018.
  9. Cruz, Joana; Dina Brooks, PT, PhD; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Perfil De Atividade Física De Doentes Com Dpoc Que Integram Programas De Reabilitação Respiratória". Paper presented in Congresso Nacional de Fisioterapeutas (CNFt) da Associação Portuguesa de Fisioterapeutas, 2017.
  10. Ana-Carolina Gonçalves; Cruz, Joana; Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Sara Demain; Dinesh Samuel. "Patient reported outcome measures in physical activity interventions for people with dementia". Paper presented in PROMs Conference, 2016.
  11. Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Cruz, Joana; Ana Luísa Oliveira; Tânia Pinho; Lília Andrade. "Impacto de um programa comunitário de reabilitação respiratória". Paper presented in XXXI Congresso de Pneumologia, 2015.
  12. Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Ana Machado; Ana Luísa Oliveira; Tânia Pinho; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Cruz, Joana; Ana Silva; Dina Brooks, PT, PhD. "Interesse dos estudantes de fisioterapia pela área Cardiorrespiratória – estudo piloto". Paper presented in 9º Congresso Nacional de Fisioterapeutas, 2015.
  13. Cruz, Joana; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Physical activity profile of patients with COPD participating in Pulmonary Rehabilitation programmes". Paper presented in Research Day 2015, 2015.
Journal article
  1. Cruz, Joana. "Interventions to Support Informal Caregivers of People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Literature Review". Respiration (2021): 1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000517032.
    10.1159/000517032
  2. Amy Farr; Niki Ubags; Christopher Brightling; Marc Miravitlles; Miriam Barrecheguren; Pierantonio Laveneziana; Reinoud Gosens; Richard Costello; Joana Cruz. "How to get the most out of the ERS International Congress 2021 and an overview of the Early Career Member session". Breathe (2021): https://doi.org/10.1183/20734735.0057-2021.
    10.1183/20734735.0057-2021
  3. Cruz, Joana. "Clinician's Commentary on Tanguay et al.". Physiotherapy Canada 73 2 (2021): 145-146. http://dx.doi.org/10.3138/ptc-2019-0110-cc.
    10.3138/ptc-2019-0110-cc
  4. Niki Ubags; Maxime Patout; Orianne Dumas; Joana Cruz. "Statement from the Early Career Member Committee (ECMC) Chair and Co-chair and introduction of the new ECMC members". Breathe (2021): https://doi.org/10.1183/20734735.0281-2020.
    10.1183/20734735.0281-2020
  5. Cruz, Joana; Burtin, Chris. "Eccentric Exercise in COPD: Take it or leave it?". Chest 159 2 (2021): 467-468. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2020.10.021.
    Published • 10.1016/j.chest.2020.10.021
  6. Joana Cruz; Cristina Jácome; Ana Oliveira; Cátia Paixão; Patrícia Rebelo; Sofia Flora; Filipa Januário; et al. "Construct Validity of the Brief Physical Activity Assessment Tool for Clinical Use in COPD". The Clinical Respiratory Journal (2021): https://doi.org/10.1111/crj.13333.
    10.1111/crj.13333
  7. Ana Oliveira; Patrícia Rebelo; Cátia Paixão; Cristina Jácome; Joana Cruz; Vitória Martins; Paula Simão; Dina Brooks; Alda Marques. "Minimal Clinically Important Difference for Quadriceps Muscle Strength in People with COPD following Pulmonary Rehabilitation". COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (2021): 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1080/15412555.2021.1874897.
    10.1080/15412555.2021.1874897
  8. Noel Britton; Amany F. Elbehairy; Sara M. Mensink-Bout; Astrid Blondeel; Yuanling Liu; Joana Cruz; Jana De Brandt. "European Respiratory Society International Congress 2020: highlights from best-abstract awardees". Breathe (2020): https://doi.org/10.1183/20734735.0270-2020.
    10.1183/20734735.0270-2020
  9. Cruz, Joana. "ERS International Congress 2020 virtual: highlights from the Allied Respiratory Professionals' Assembly". ERJ Open Research (2020): 00808-2020. http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00808-2020.
    10.1183/23120541.00808-2020
  10. Hipólito, Nádia; Ruivo, Adriana; Martins, Sara; Dinis, Beatriz; Flora, Sofia; Marques, Alda; Brooks, Dina; et al. "Relationship between Distress Related to Caregiver Burden and Physical Activity in Informal Caregivers of Patients with COPD". COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (2020): 1-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15412555.2020.1799964.
    10.1080/15412555.2020.1799964
  11. Joana Pinto; Joana Cruz, PT, PhD; Tânia Pinho, PT, MSc; Alda Marques, PT, PhD. "Health-Related Physical Fitness of Children and Adolescents in Portugal". Children and Youth Services Review (2020): 105279. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105279.
    In press • 10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105279
  12. Jácome, C.; Marques, F.; Paixão, C.; Rebelo, P.; Oliveira, A.; Cruz, J.; Freitas, C.; et al. "Embracing digital technology in chronic respiratory care: Surveying patients access and confidence". Pulmonology 26 1 (2020): 56-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pulmoe.2019.05.001.
    Open access • Published • 10.1016/j.pulmoe.2019.05.001
  13. Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Ana Oliveira, PT, MSc; Ana Machado, PT; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Joana Cruz, PT, PhD; Tânia Pinho, PT, MSc; Andreia Hall, PhD; Helena Alvelos, PhD; Dina Brooks, PT, PhD. "Cardiorespiratory physiotherapy as a career choice—perspective of students and physiotherapists in Portugal". Physiotherapy Theory and Practice (2019): 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/09593985.2018.1469059.
    10.1080/09593985.2018.1469059
  14. Morais, Nuno; Cruz, Joana; Marques, Alda. "The Kinematic Chain of Arm Elevation Is Impaired in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease". COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 16 3-4 (2019): 240-245. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15412555.2019.1632281.
    Published • 10.1080/15412555.2019.1632281
  15. Marques, A.; Rebelo, P.; Paixão, C.; Almeida, S.; Jácome, C.; Cruz, J.; Oliveira, A.. "Enhancing the assessment of cardiorespiratory fitness using field tests". Physiotherapy (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2019.06.003.
    Published • 10.1016/j.physio.2019.06.003
  16. Marques, Alda; Jácome, Cristina; Rebelo, Patrícia; Paixão, Cátia; Oliveira, Ana; Cruz, Joana; Freitas, Célia; et al. "Improving access to community-based pulmonary rehabilitation: 3R protocol for real-world settings with cost-benefit analysis". BMC Public Health 19 1 (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7045-1.
    Open access • 10.1186/s12889-019-7045-1
  17. Blonshine, Jason; Cruz, Joana; Sajnic, Andreja; De Brandt, Jana. "European Respiratory Society International Congress best abstract preview from the allied respiratory professionals from assembly 9". Journal of Thoracic Disease 10 S25 (2018): S3010-S3016. http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2018.08.24.
    Open access • Published • 10.21037/jtd.2018.08.24
  18. Oliveira, Ana; Cruz, Joana; Jácome, Cristina; Marques, Alda. "The Unsupported Upper Limb Exercise Test in People Without Disabilities: Assessing the Within-Day Test–Retest Reliability and the Effects of Age and Gender". Physiotherapy Canada 70 1 (2018): 11-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.3138/ptc.2016-42.
    Open access • Published • 10.3138/ptc.2016-42
  19. Blonshine, Jason; Cruz, Joana; Sajnic, Andreja; De Brandt, Jana. "European Respiratory Society International Congress best abstract preview from the allied respiratory professionals from assembly 9". Journal of Thoracic Disease (2018): S3010-S3016. http://jtd.amegroups.com/article/view/23667.
  20. Ana-Carolina Gonçalves; Joana Cruz; Alda Marques; Sara Demain; Dinesh Samuel. "Evaluating physical activity in dementia: a systematic review of outcomes to inform the development of a core outcome set". Age and Ageing (2018): https://publons.com/publon/7538726/.
    10.1093/AGEING/AFX135
  21. Jason Blonshine; Joana Cruz; Andreja Sajnic; Jana De Brandt. "European Respiratory Society International Congress best abstract preview from the allied respiratory professionals from assembly 9". Journal of Thoracic Disease (2018): https://publons.com/publon/14498978/.
    10.21037/JTD.2018.08.24
  22. Ana Oliveira; Joana Cruz; Cristina Jácome; Alda Marques. "The Unsupported Upper Limb Exercise Test in People Without Disabilities: Assessing the Within-Day Test–Retest Reliability and the Effects of Age and Gender". Physiotherapy Canada (2018): https://publons.com/publon/7538712/.
    10.3138/PTC.2016-42
  23. Gonçalves, Ana-Carolina; Cruz, Joana; Marques, Alda; Demain, Sara; Samuel, Dinesh. "Evaluating physical activity in dementia: a systematic review of outcomes to inform the development of a core outcome set". Age and Ageing 47 1 (2017): 34-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afx135.
    Open access • Published • 10.1093/ageing/afx135
  24. Cruz, Joana; Marques, Alda; Machado, Ana; O'Hoski, Sachi; Goldstein, Roger; Brooks, Dina. "Informal caregiving in COPD: A systematic review of instruments and their measurement properties". Respiratory Medicine 128 (2017): 13-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2017.05.002.
    Open access • Published • 10.1016/j.rmed.2017.05.002
  25. Cruz, J.; Brooks, D.; Marques, A.. "Accuracy of piezoelectric pedometer and accelerometer step counts". Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness 57 4 (2017): 426-433. https://www.minervamedica.it/en/journals/sports-med-physical-fitness/article.php?cod=R40Y2017N04A0426.
    Published • 10.23736/S0022-4707.16.06177-X
  26. Marques, Alda; Silva, Alexandre; Oliveira, Ana; Cruz, Joana; Machado, Ana; Jácome, Cristina. "Validity and Relative Ability of 4 Balance Tests to Identify Fall Status of Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes". Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy 40 4 (2017): 227-232. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/jpt.0000000000000109.
    Published • 10.1519/jpt.0000000000000109
  27. Joana Cruz. "A Systematic Review Of The Instruments And Psychometric Properties Of Measures Of Impact Of COPD On Caregivers". American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (2017): https://publons.com/publon/14498979/.
  28. Joana Cruz; Alda Marques; Ana Machado; Sachi O'Hoski; Roger Goldstein; Dina Brooks. "Informal caregiving in COPD: A systematic review of instruments and their measurement properties". Respiratory Medicine (2017): https://publons.com/publon/7538714/.
    10.1016/J.RMED.2017.05.002
  29. Marques, A.; Silva, A.; Oliveira, A.; Cruz, J.; Machado, A.; Jácome, C.. "Validity and Relative Ability of 4 Balance Tests to Identify Fall Status of Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes". Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy 40 4 (2017): 227-232. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85030211804&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1519/JPT.0000000000000109
  30. Cruz, Joana; Jacome, Cristina; Marques, Alda. "Validity of the Brief physical activity assessment tool for clinical use in COPD". European Respiratory Journal (2017): https://publons.com/publon/14498977/.
    10.1183/1393003.CONGRESS-2017.PA2565
  31. Marques, A.; Machado, A.; Cruz, J.; Pinho, T.; Oliveira, A.; Miranda, S.; Melro, H.; Andrade, L.; Jacome, C.. "Innovating Pulmonary Rehabilitation To Bring It Closer To Patients: A Community-Based Program". American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (2017): https://publons.com/publon/14498976/.
  32. Cruz, Joana; Marques, Alda; Figueiredo, Daniela. "Impacts of COPD on family carers and supportive interventions: a narrative review". Health & Social Care in the Community (2017): https://publons.com/publon/2554707/.
    10.1111/HSC.12292
  33. Nuno Morais; Joana Cruz; Alda Marques. "Compensatory movement strategies during movements of the upper quadrant in patients with COPD". Physiotherapists (2017): https://publons.com/publon/3044485/.
    10.1183/1393003.CONGRESS-2017.PA2542
  34. Cruz, Joana; Marques, Alda; Machado, Ana; O'Hoski, Sachi; Goldstein, Roger; Brooks, Dina. "Informal caregiving in COPD: A systematic review of instruments and their measurement properties". Respiratory Medicine 128 (2017): 13-27. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0954611117301440.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2017.05.002
  35. Marques, Alda; Almeida, Sara; Carvalho, Joana; Cruz, Joana; Oliveira, Ana; Jácome, Cristina. "Reliability, Validity, and Ability to Identify Fall Status of the Balance Evaluation Systems Test, Mini–Balance Evaluation Systems Test, and Brief–Balance Evaluation Systems Test in Older People Living in the Community". Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 97 12 (2016): 2166-2173.e1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2016.07.011.
    Published • 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.07.011
  36. Jácome, Cristina; Cruz, Joana; Oliveira, Ana; Marques, Alda. "Validity, Reliability, and Ability to Identify Fall Status of the Berg Balance Scale, BESTest, Mini-BESTest, and Brief-BESTest in Patients With COPD". Physical Therapy 96 11 (2016): 1807-1815. http://dx.doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20150391.
    Open access • Published • 10.2522/ptj.20150391
  37. Cruz, Joana; Morais, Nuno. "Intrarater Agreement of Elbow Extension Range of Motion in the Upper Limb Neurodynamic Test 1 Using a Smartphone Application". Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 97 11 (2016): 1880-1886. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2016.05.001.
    Published • 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.05.001
  38. Morais, Nuno; Cruz, Joana; Marques, Alda. "Posture and mobility of the upper body quadrant and pulmonary function in COPD: an exploratory study". Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy 20 4 (2016): 345-354. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/bjpt-rbf.2014.0162.
    Open access • Published • 10.1590/bjpt-rbf.2014.0162
  39. Figueiredo, D.; Cruz, J.; Jacome, C.; Marques, A.. "Exploring the Benefits to Caregivers of a Family-Oriented Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program". Respiratory Care 61 8 (2016): 1081-1089. http://dx.doi.org/10.4187/respcare.04624.
    Open access • Published • 10.4187/respcare.04624
  40. Morais, Nuno; Cruz, Joana. "The pectoralis minor muscle and shoulder movement-related impairments and pain: Rationale, assessment and management". Physical Therapy in Sport 17 (2016): 1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2015.10.003.
    Published • 10.1016/j.ptsp.2015.10.003
  41. Morais, N.; Cruz, J.; Marques, A.. "Posture and mobility of the upper body quadrant and pulmonary function in COPD: An exploratory study". Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy 20 4 (2016): 345-354. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84983371759&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1590/bjpt-rbf.2014.0162
  42. Cruz, Joana; Morais, Nuno. "Intrarater Agreement of Elbow Extension Range of Motion in the Upper Limb Neurodynamic Test 1 Using a Smartphone Application". Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 97 11 (2016): 1880-1886. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003999316301502.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2016.05.001
  43. Nuno Morais; Joana Cruz. "The pectoralis minor muscle and shoulder movement-related impairments and pain: Rationale, assessment and management". Physical Therapy in Sport (2016): https://publons.com/publon/3044484/.
    10.1016/J.PTSP.2015.10.003
  44. Cruz, Joana; Brooks, Dina; Marques, Alda. "Walk2Bactive: A randomised controlled trial of a physical activity-focused behavioural intervention beyond pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease". Chronic Respiratory Disease 13 1 (2015): 57-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1479972315619574.
    Open access • Published • 10.1177/1479972315619574
  45. Marques, Alda; Cruz, Joana; Quina, Sara; Regêncio, Maria; Jácome, Cristina. "Reliability, Agreement and Minimal Detectable Change of the Timed Up & Go and the 10-Meter Walk Tests in Older Patients with COPD". COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 13 3 (2015): 279-287. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/15412555.2015.1079816.
    Published • 10.3109/15412555.2015.1079816
  46. Cruz, Joana; Marques, Alda; Figueiredo, Daniela. "Impacts of COPD on family carers and supportive interventions: a narrative review". Health & Social Care in the Community 25 1 (2015): 11-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12292.
    Open access • Published • 10.1111/hsc.12292
  47. Marques, Alda; Jácome, Cristina; Cruz, Joana; Gabriel, Raquel; Brooks, Dina; Figueiredo, Daniela. "Family-Based Psychosocial Support and Education as Part of Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD". Chest 147 3 (2015): 662-672. http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.14-1488.
    Published • 10.1378/chest.14-1488
  48. Marques, Alda; Jácome, Cristina; Cruz, Joana; Gabriel, Raquel; Figueiredo, Daniela. "Effects of a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program With Balance Training on Patients With COPD". Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention 35 2 (2015): 154-158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/hcr.0000000000000097.
    Published • 10.1097/hcr.0000000000000097
  49. Alda Marques, PT, PhD; Cristina Jácome, PT, PhD; Raquel Gabriel; Cruz, Joana; Daniela Figueiredo. "Anxiety and depression in Portuguese patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: a multicentre cross-sectional study". Revista Portuguesa de Medicina Geral e Familiar 31 1 (2015): 24-32. http://www.scielo.mec.pt/scielo.php?pid=S2182-51732015000100004&script=sci_abstract&tlng=en.
    Open access • Published
  50. Marques, A.; Jácome, C.; Cruz, J.; Gabriel, R.; Figueiredo, D.. "Effects of a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program with Balance Training on Patients with COPD". Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention 35 2 (2015): 154-158. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84947345803&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1097/HCR.0000000000000097
  51. Jácome, Cristina; Marques, Alda; Gabriel, Raquel; Cruz, Joana; Figueiredo, Daniela. "Anxiety and depression in Portuguese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a multicentre cross-sectional study". Revista Portuguesa de Medicina Geral e Familiar 31 (2015): 24-32.
  52. Jácome, Cristina; Marques, Alda; Gabriel, Raquel; Cruz, Joana; Figueiredo, Daniela. "Anxiety and depression in Portuguese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a multicentre cross-sectional study". Revista Portuguesa de Medicina Geral e Familiar 31 (2015): 24-32. http://www.scielo.mec.pt/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S2182-51732015000100004&nrm=iso.
  53. Cruz, Joana; Brooks, Dina; Marques, Alda. "Impact of feedback on physical activity levels of individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease during pulmonary rehabilitation: A feasibility study". Chronic Respiratory Disease 11 4 (2014): 191-198. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1479972314552280.
    Open access • Published • 10.1177/1479972314552280
  54. Marques, Alda; Gabriel, Raquel; Jácome, Cristina; Cruz, Joana; Brooks, Dina; Figueiredo, Daniela. "Development of a family-based pulmonary rehabilitation programme: an exploratory study". Disability and Rehabilitation 37 15 (2014): 1340-1346. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09638288.2014.964376.
    10.3109/09638288.2014.964376
  55. Cruz, Joana; Marques, Alda; Jácome, Cristina; Gabriel, Raquel; Figueiredo, Daniela. "Global Functioning of COPD Patients With and Without Functional Balance Impairment: An Exploratory Analysis Based on the ICF Framework". COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 12 2 (2014): 207-216. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/15412555.2014.933793.
    Published • 10.3109/15412555.2014.933793
  56. Jácome, Cristina; Cruz, Joana; Gabriel, Raquel; Figueiredo, Daniela; Marques, Alda. "Functional Balance in Older Adults With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease". Journal of Aging and Physical Activity 22 3 (2014): 357-363. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/japa.2012-0319.
    Published • 10.1123/japa.2012-0319
  57. Marques, Alda; Jácome, Cristina; Gonçalves, Ana; Silva, Sara; Lucas, Carla; Cruz, Joana; Gabriel, Raquel. "Validation of the Comprehensive ICF Core Set for obstructive pulmonary diseases from the patient’s perspective". International Journal of Rehabilitation Research 37 2 (2014): 152-158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/mrr.0000000000000049.
    Published • 10.1097/mrr.0000000000000049
  58. Gabriel, Raquel; Figueiredo, Daniela; Jácome, Cristina; Cruz, Joana; Marques, Alda. "Day-to-day living with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Towards a family-based approach to the illness impacts". Psychology & Health 29 8 (2014): 967-983. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08870446.2014.902458.
    Published • 10.1080/08870446.2014.902458
  59. Cruz, Joana; Brooks, Dina; Marques, Alda. "Home telemonitoring in COPD: A systematic review of methodologies and patients’ adherence". International Journal of Medical Informatics 83 4 (2014): 249-263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2014.01.008.
    Published • 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2014.01.008
  60. Cruz, J.; Brooks, D.; Marques, A.. "Home telemonitoring effectiveness in COPD: a systematic review". International Journal of Clinical Practice 68 3 (2014): 369-378. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.12345.
    Published • 10.1111/ijcp.12345
  61. Jacome, C.; Figueiredo, D.; Gabriel, R.; Cruz, J.; Marques, A.. "Predicting anxiety and depression among family carers of people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease". International Psychogeriatrics 26 7 (2014): 1191-1199.
    Published • 10.1017/s1041610214000337
  62. Marques, A.; Jácome, C.; Gonçalves, A.; Silva, S.; Lucas, C.; Cruz, J.; Gabriel, R.. "Validation of the Comprehensive ICF Core Set for obstructive pulmonary diseases from the patient's perspective". International Journal of Rehabilitation Research 37 2 (2014): 152-158. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84900398406&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1097/MRR.0000000000000049
  63. Jácome, C.; Figueiredo, D.; Gabriel, R.; Cruz, J.; Marques, A.. "Predicting anxiety and depression among family carers of people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease". International Psychogeriatrics 26 7 (2014): 1191-1199. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84901776158&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1017/S1041610214000337
  64. Marques, A.; Gabriel, R.; Jacome, C.; Cruz, J.; Brooks, D.; Figueiredo, D.. "Development of a family-based pulmonary rehabilitation programme: an exploratory study". Disabil Rehabil (2014): 1-7.
    10.3109/09638288.2014.964376 [doi]
  65. Jácome, C.; Cruz, J.; Gabriel, R.; Figueiredo, D.; Marques, A.. "Functional balance in older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease". Journal of Aging and Physical Activity 22 3 (2014): 357-363. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84903209108&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1123/JAPA.2012-0319
  66. Figueiredo, Daniela; Gabriel, Raquel; Jácome, Cristina; Cruz, Joana; Marques, Alda. "Caring for relatives with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: how does the disease severity impact on family carers?". Aging & Mental Health 18 3 (2013): 385-393. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2013.837146.
    Published • 10.1080/13607863.2013.837146
  67. Cruz, Joana; Marques, Alda; Barbosa, Ana; Figueiredo, Daniela; Sousa, Liliana X.. "Making sense(s) in dementia: a multisensory and motor-based group activity program". American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias 28 2 (2013): 137-146. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1533317512473194.
    Open access • Published • 10.1177/1533317512473194
  68. Figueiredo, D.; Barbosa, A.; Cruz, J.; Marques, A.; Sousa, L.. "Empowering Staff in Dementia Long-Term Care: Towards a More Supportive Approach to Interventions". Educational Gerontology 39 6 (2013): 413-427. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84876062772&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.1080/03601277.2012.701105
  69. Marques, Alda; Cruz, Joana; Barbosa, Ana; Figueiredo, Daniela; Sousa, Liliana X.. "Motor and Multisensory Care-Based Approach in Dementia". American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias 28 1 (2012): 24-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1533317512466691.
    Open access • Published • 10.1177/1533317512466691
  70. Cruz, Joana; Marques, Alda; Barbosa, Ana L.; Figueiredo, Daniela; Sousa, Liliana. "Effects of a Motor and Multisensory-Based Approach on Residents with Moderate-to-Severe Dementia". American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementiasr 26 4 (2011): 282-289. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1533317511411177.
    Open access • Published • 10.1177/1533317511411177
  71. Barbosa, A; Cruz, J; Figueiredo, D; Marques, A; Sousa, L. "Cuidar de idosos com demência em instituições: competências, dificuldades e necessidades percecionadas pelos cuidadores formais". Psicologia, Saúde & Doenças 12 1 (2011): 119-129.
    Open access • Published
  72. Barbosa, A; Cruz, J; Figueiredo, D; Marques, A; Sousa, L. "Cuidar de idosos com demência em instituições: competências, dificuldades e necessidades percecionadas pelos cuidadores formais". Psicologia, Saúde & Doenças 12 1 (2011): 119-129.
Magazine article
  1. Cruz, Joana. "Promoção da atividade física em pessoas com doença pulmonar obstrutica crónica", Linde Saúde, 2019, https://www.linde-healthcare.pt/pt/images/Linde%20Sa%C3%BAde%20newsletter%2007%202019_tcm308-553539.pdf.
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Cruz, Joana. "Self-management in the rehabilitation of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: The role of telemonitoring and physical activity". PhD, Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Ciências Médicas, 2016. http://hdl.handle.net/10773/16476.
Website
  1. Cruz, Joana. Plataforma de Reabilitação Respiratória em Rede. 2019. http://3r.web.ua.pt/.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2019 Reabilitação respiratória comunitária é pelo menos três vezes mais efetiva do que apenas terapia farmacológica 35º Congresso Nacional de Pneumologia e 1º Congresso Luso-PALOP
Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia (Albufeira, Portugal)
2019 Bringing pulmonary rehabilitation closer to the community and keeping its effectiveness World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress
World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) (Geneva, Switzerland)
2019 Community-based pulmonary rehabilitation: close to patients and effective Congresso de Pneumologia do Norte
(Porto, Portugal)
2019 Shoulder kinematics of diagonal humeral motion patterns in overhead sports athletes: preliminary results 24th Annual Congress of the ECSS
(Praga, Czech Republic)
2019 OnTRACK - Tempo de repensar as estratégias para a atividade: uma plataforma personalizada mHealth de treino para combater a inatividade física na DPOC Jornadas de Avaliação e Prescrição em Exercício em Saúde
Escola Superior de Educação e Ciências Sociais do Politécnico de Leiria (Leiria, Portugal)
2018 The ABCD assessment tool – relationship with the clinical outcomes of patients with COPD XXXIV Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia, X Congresso Luso-Brasileiro de Pneumolog
Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia (Albufeira, Portugal)
2018 Pulmonary rehabilitation in primary health care: an effective intervention even with minimal resources XXXIV Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia, X Congresso Luso-Brasileiro de Pneumologia
Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia (Albufeira, Portugal)
2018 Clinical characteristics of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Portugal 9th IPCRG World Conference and 1st Ibero-American Primary Care Respiratory Meeting
(Porto, Portugal)
2017 Physical activity in COPD: Contribution to validation of the brief physical activity assessment tool XXIV Congresso de Pneumologia do Norte
(Porto, Portugal)
2017 Reabilitação respiratória nos Cuidados de Saúde Primários – relevância e aspetos práticos (workshop) 4as Jornadas do Grupo de Estudos de Doenças Respiratórias (GRESP) da Associação Portuguesa de Medicina Geral e Familiar
Associação Portuguesa de Medicina Geral e Familiar (Coimbra, Portugal)
2017 Atividade física como adjuvante à Reabilitação Respiratória Jornada de estudo do Grupo de Interesse em Fisioterapia Cárdiorrespiratória
Associação Portuguesa de Fisioterapeutas (Aveiro, Portugal)
2016 First stage of a Core Outcome Set to evaluate physical activity interventions for people with dementia Southampton Medical & Health Research Conference
University of Southampton (Southampton, United Kingdom)
2016 Inovar a Reabilitação Respiratória em Portugal: um programa na Comunidade 1as Jornadas de Reabilitação Cardiorrespiratória do Centro de Reabilitação do Norte
(Porto, Portugal)
2016 Monitorização Domiciliária: a Importância para os Profissionais de Saúde Jornadas da Escola Superior de Saúde Jean Piaget/Viseu - Desaf¬ios em Fisioterapia – Programas de Intervenção em Comunidade
Escola Superior de Saúde Jean Piaget/Viseu (Viseu, Portugal)
2016 Monitorização da atividade física e exercício (workshop) I Jornadas de Reabilitação Respiratória
Associação Portuguesa de Fisioterapeutas (Aveiro, Portugal)
2013 Atividade física na prevenção da demência 2as Jornadas de Fisioterapia: Fisioterapia pelo Exercício Físico
Escola Superior de Saúde Jean Piaget de Viseu (Viseu, Portugal)
2012 Programa Integrado de apoio a cuidadores formais de pessoas idosas com demência III Simpósio de Gerontologia - Perspetivas Psicossociais e Intervenção no Idoso
Universidade de Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2021/12/01 - Current OncoEnergy: Effect of a preoperative exercise training on quality of life after colorectal and lung cancer surgery
Supervisor of Pedro Machado
Doutoramento em Ciências do Desporto (PhD)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciências do Desporto e Educação Física, Portugal
2021/01/01 - Current Effectiveness of a personalised mHealth platform integrated into pulmonary rehabilitation to increase physical activity in patients with COPD (funded by FCT, 2020.06954.BD)
Supervisor
Doutoramento em Motricidade Humana (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Portugal
2020/09 - Current Plataforma OnTRACK - Desenvolvimento de mecanismos automatizados para promoção de atividade física por meio de agentes conversacionais
Co-supervisor
Master in Computer Engineering-Mobile Computing (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2020/03/01 - Current Relação entre o padrão e o volume das refeições na composição corporal, índice de massa corporal e sintomatologia nos doentes com DPOC
Supervisor
Master in Clinical Nutrition (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde de Lisboa, Portugal
2019 - Current Desenvolvimento de uma plataforma personalizada mHealth de treino para combater a inatividade física na DPOC
Co-supervisor
Mestrado em Engenharia Informática-Computação Móvel/Computer Engineering-Mobile Computing (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2019 - 2020/03/11 Validation of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) in patients with COPD
Co-supervisor
Mestrado em Fisioterapia - Ramo Respiratória (Master)
Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal
2019 - 2020 A eficácia de um programa de tiro com zarabatana na função pulmonar e pressões respiratórias em adultos portadores de Síndrome de Down
Supervisor
Licenciatura em Fisioterapia (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2019 - 2020 Intervenções de promoção de atividade física em pessoas com DPOC: uma revisão sistemática das metodologias e impacto
Supervisor
Licenciatura em Fisioterapia (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2019 - 2020 Relação entre a fadiga e a atividade física na DPOC
Supervisor
Licenciatura em Fisioterapia (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2019 - 2020 Impacto do treino intervalado de alta intensidade na gestão da asma: uma revisão sistemática
Supervisor
Licenciatura em Fisioterapia (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2018 - 2019/12/03 Validação do Breathlessness Beliefs Questionnaire e a sua relação com a atividade física e sintomas respiratórios na DPOC
Supervisor
Mestrado em Fisioterapia (Master)
Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal
2018 - 2019 Relação entre a atividade física e o ambiente físico (indoor e outdoor) em indivíduos com DPOC
Supervisor
Licenciatura em Fisioterapia (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2018 - 2019 Relação entre a atividade física e os motivos para o exercício em utentes com DPOC
Supervisor
Licenciatura em Fisioterapia (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2018 - 2019 Apps para a DPOC e os Fatores Contextuais que influenciam a atividade física – Revisão sistemática
Supervisor
Licenciatura em Fisioterapia (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2017 - 2018 Impacto das intervenções de promoção de atividade física baseadas a Teoria do Comportamento Planeado: revisão sistemática da literatura
Supervisor
Licenciatura em Fisioterapia (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2017 - 2018 Relação entre a Atividade Física e o Distress Associado à Sobrecarga em Cuidadores Informais de Indivíduos com DPOC
Supervisor
Licenciatura em Fisioterapia (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2021/03/26 - 2021/03/27 Member of the organizing committee of the course "Raciocínio clínico em Fisioterapia Respiratória - análise de casos clínicos em DPOC", organized by the Group of Interest in Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy of the Portuguese Association of Physiotherapists (GIFCR-APFISIO) (2021 - 2021)
Other
Associação Portuguesa de Fisioterapeutas (APFISIO), Portugal
2020/01/25 - 2020/01/26 member of the organizing committee of the Cardiac rehabilitation course for physiotherapists (2020/01/25 - 2020/01/26)
Other (Member of the Organising Committee)
Associação Portuguesa de Fisioterapeutas, Portugal
2019/11/04 - 2019/11/04 member of the organizing committee of the scientific event: “Pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD: The state of the art” (Prof. Chris Burtin) (2019/11/04 - 2019/11/04)
Seminar (Member of the Organising Committee)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2019/09/27 - 2019/09/27 member of the organizing committee of the Bright Friday (a monthly event of the Polytechnic of Leiria aimed to connect researchers from different institutions from the academy, research, industry and health) (2019/09/27 - 2019/09/27)
Meeting (Member of the Organising Committee)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal
2018/02/08 - 2018/02/10 member of the organizing committee of the Pulmonary auscultation course for physiotherapists (2018/02/08 - 2018/02/10)
Other (Member of the Organising Committee)
Associação Portuguesa de Fisioterapeutas, Portugal
2018 - 2018 member of the Scientific Committee of the event "Between2Lungs – Atualização da Fisioterapia Cardiorrespiratória 2018" (2018)
Congress (Member of the Scientific Committee)
Associação Portuguesa de Fisioterapeutas, Portugal
2017/05/06 - 2017/05/06 member of the organizing committee of the scientific event: “Adjuncts and personalized pulmonary rehabilitation” (Prof. Dina Brooks) (2017/05/06 - 2017/05/06)
Seminar (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2017/03/04 - 2017/03/04 member of the organizing committee of the scientific event: “Exercise in patients with (severe) respiratory exacerbations: the do’s and don’ts” (Prof. Chris Burtin) (2017/03/04 - 2017/03/04)
Seminar (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2016/04/05 - 2016/04/05 member of the organizing committee of the scientific event: "I Jornadas de Reabilitação Respiratória" (2016/04/05 - 2016/04/05)
Conference (Member of the Organising Committee)
Associação Portuguesa de Fisioterapeutas, Portugal
2010/03/20 - 2010/03/21 member of the organizing committee of the scientific event: "Jornadas de Terapia Manual 2010 “A Coluna Cervical – da Avaliação ao Tratamento” (2010/03/20 - 2010/03/20)
Conference (Member of the Organising Committee)
Peróneo Centro Terapêutico, Portugal
2007/02/24 - 2007/02/24 member of the organizing committee of the scientific event: Jornadas “O Ombro – Novas Perspetivas: A Problemática do Conflito Subacromial" (2007/02/24 - 2007/02/24)
Conference (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2020/01/09 - 2020/01/11 Participation in the Pulmonary rehabilitation course (21h)
Other
Pulmonary rehabilitation course
European Respiratory Society, Switzerland
2019/09/28 - 2019/10/02 Presentation of 3 posters
Congress
European Respiratory Society International Congress
European Respiratory Society, Switzerland
2019/06/02 - 2019/06/04 Poster presentation
Congress
4º Congresso Internacional do CiiEM “Saúde, Bem-Estar e Envelhecimento no século XXI”
Egas Moniz Cooperativa de Ensino Superior CRL, Portugal
2019/03/28 - 2019/03/28 Active participation in the ESSLei/ESTG Open day
Other
ESSLei/ESTG Open day
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal
2018/12/12 - 2018/12/13 Participation in the 2018 International Year in Review on Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Physical Activity, Respiratory Failure and Palliative Respiratory Care (16h)
Symposium
2018 International Year in Review on Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Physical Activity, Respiratory Failure and Palliative Respiratory Care
Ciro Academy, Netherlands
2018/09/15 - 2018/09/19 Poster presentation
Congress
European Respiratory Society International Congress
European Respiratory Society, Switzerland
2018/05/11 - 2018/05/12 Presentation of 2 posters
Congress
4th International Health Congress of IPLeiria
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2018/04/21 - 2018/04/21 Participation in the annual meeting of the work group in Pulmonary Rehabilitation of the Portuguese Society of Pneumology (SPP)
Meeting
meeting of the work group in Pulmonary Rehabilitation of SPP
Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia, Portugal
2018/03/18 - 2018/03/19 Active participation in the ESSLei/ESTG Open day
Other
ESSLei/ESTG Open day
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal
2017/12/13 - 2017/12/14 Participation in the 2017 International Year in Review on Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Physical Activity, Respiratory Failure and Palliative Respiratory Care (16h)
Symposium
2017 International Year in Review on Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Physical Activity, Respiratory Failure and Palliative Respiratory Care
Ciro Academy, Netherlands
2017/11/10 - 2017/11/12 Poster presentation
Congress
Congresso Nacional de Fisioterapeutas (CNFt)
Associação Portuguesa de Fisioterapeutas, Portugal
2017/05/19 - 2017/05/24 Poster presentation
Conference
American Thoracic Society 2017 International Conference
American Thoracic Society, United States
2017/04/02 - 2017/04/02 Active participation in the ESSLei/ESTG Open day
Other
ESSLei/ESTG Open day
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal
2016/09/03 - 2016/09/07 Poster presentation
Congress
European Respiratory Society International Congress
European Respiratory Society, Switzerland
2016/05/06 - 2016/05/07 Oral communication and poster presentation
Congress
3rd International Health Congress of IPLeiria
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2015/05/20 - 2015/05/20 Poster presentation
Conference
Research Day 2015
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2014/09/06 - 2014/09/10 Presentation of 3 posters
Congress
European Respiratory Society International Congress
European Respiratory Society, Switzerland
2014/05/09 - 2014/05/10 Presentation of 2 posters
Congress
2nd International Health Congress of IPLeiria
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2013/09/07 - 2013/09/11 Presentation of 2 posters
Congress
European Respiratory Society International Congress
European Respiratory Society, Switzerland
2012/09/01 - 2012/09/05 Poster presentation
Congress
European Respiratory Society International Congress
European Respiratory Society, Switzerland
2010/09/23 - 2010/09/25 Oral communication
Congress
I Congresso Internacional de Saúde Gaia-Porto
Instituto Politécnico do Porto Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2010/01/21 - 2010/01/22 Oral communication
Congress
II Congresso de Psiquiatria e Medicina Geral e Familiar e VII Encontro de Psicogeriatria e Cuidados de Saúde Primários

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2021/02/23 Usabilidade de uma aplicação móvel para a gestão da doença respiratória em crianças
(Thesis) Main arguer
Anais Marques (Master)
Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal
2021/02/22 Função endotelial em pacientes com DPOC exacerbada: Discriminação de fenótipo exacerbador, capacidade funcional como determinante e proposta de intervenção precoce e acessível
(Thesis) Main arguer
Erika Zavaglia Kabbach (PhD)
Universidade Federal de São Carlos Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Brazil
2021/01/27 Propriedades métricas dos testes sit-to-stand nas doenças cardíacas: Uma Revisão Sistemática
(Thesis) Main arguer
Diana Correia (Master)
Instituto Politécnico do Porto Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2019/12/03 Validação do Breathlessness Beliefs Questionnaire e a sua relação com a atividade física e sintomas respiratórios na DPOC
Supervisor
Ana Filipa Basílio Ferreira (Master)
Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2017/04/05 - Current President of the Assembly of the Group of Interest in Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy of the Portuguese Association of Physiotherapists President of the Assembly
2017 - Current member of the Portuguese Society of Pneumology
2012 - Current member of the European Respiratory Society
2010 - Current member of the Portuguese Association of Physiotherapists (APF, n. 4051)

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2020/09/09 - Current Member of the Early Career Member Committee (ECMC) of the European Respiratory Society, as the representative of Early Career Members (under 40) of Assembly 9 - Health Respiratory Professionals
Member
European Respiratory Society, Switzerland
2019/01/01 - Current member of the scientific committee of the Center for Innovative Care and Health Technology (ciTechCare)
Member
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal
2019 - Current member of the Technical Scientific Council of the School of Health Sciences of the Polytechnic of Leiria
Member
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2019/07/26 - 2019/07/26 member of the selection committee for the Master in Exercise Prescription and Health Promotion
Member
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Educação e Ciências Sociais, Portugal

Conference scientific committee

Conference name Conference host
2021 - Current European Respiratory Society (ERS) Internacional Congress virtual
2020 - Current European Respiratory Society (ERS) Internacional Congress virtual
2020/02/07 - 2020/02/24 5th European Congress of the European Region WCPT World Confederation for Physical Therapy
2019 - 2019 European Respiratory Society (ERS) Internacional Congress Madrid
2018 - 2018 European Respiratory Society (ERS) Internacional Congress Paris
2018 - 2018 Between2Lungs – Atualização da Fisioterapia Cardiorrespiratória 2018 Leiria
2018 - 2018 4th IPLeiria International Health Congress Leiria
2017 - 2017 European Respiratory Society (ERS) Internacional Congress Milão

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2019/12/20 - Current Reabilitação Respiratória e Atividade Física na DPOC: conceitos, evidência e desafios (Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Physical Activity in COPD: concepts, evidence and challenges) Mestrado em Prescrição do Exercício e Promoção da Saúde (Mestrado) Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Educação e Ciências Sociais, Portugal
2019 - Current “Avaliação da atividade física e intervenções de promoção de atividade física nas doenças respiratórias crónicas” (2h), “Equipa interdisciplinar” (2h) e “Impacto das doenças respiratórias crónicas na família e intervenções” (2h) - Webinars in the “Intervenção em condições respiratórias crónicas" course (Mestrado) Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal
2019 - Current Disfunções Morfofuncionais II (25h); Fisioterapia em Condições Cardiorrespiratórias (92h); Investigação Aplicada (20h) Licenciatura em Fisioterapia (Licenciatura) Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2018 - Current “Avaliação da atividade física e intervenções de promoção de atividade física nas doenças respiratórias crónicas” (2h), “Equipa interdisciplinar” (2h) e “Impacto das doenças respiratórias crónicas na família e intervenções” (2h) - Webinars in the “Intervenção em condições respiratórias crónicas" course Mestrado em Fisioterapia – Ramo respiratória Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal
2018 - Current Programa integrado de reabilitação respiratória (Integrated pulmonary rehabilitation programme), in the "Envelhecimento Ativo" course Programa Doutoral em Gerontologia e Geriatria (Doutoramento) Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Ciências Médicas, Portugal
2017/11/10 - Current Atividade física em Fisioterapia: Aspetos práticos na avaliação e intervenção (Physical activity in Physiotherapy: Practical aspects in the assessment and intervention) (Outros) Associação Portuguesa de Fisioterapeutas, Portugal
2017 - Current “Avaliação da atividade física e intervenções de promoção de atividade física nas doenças respiratórias crónicas” (2h), “Equipa interdisciplinar” (2h) e “Impacto das doenças respiratórias crónicas na família e intervenções” (2h) - Webinars in the “Intervenção em condições respiratórias crónicas" course Mestrado em Fisioterapia – Ramo respiratória Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal
2017 - Current Programa integrado de reabilitação respiratória (Integrated pulmonary rehabilitation programme), in the "Envelhecimento Ativo" course Programa Doutoral em Gerontologia e Geriatria (Doutoramento) Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Ciências Médicas, Portugal
2016 - Current Monitorização da atividade física (Physical activity monitoring). Workshop in the Exercício e Atividade Física em Fisioterapia course Pós-graduação em Fisioterapia Respiratória no Adulto (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal
2016 - Current Programa integrado de reabilitação respiratória (Integrated pulmonary rehabilitation programme), in the "Família e Cuidados Informais" course Programa Doutoral em Gerontologia e Geriatria (Doutoramento) Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Ciências Médicas, Portugal
2016 - Current Como desenvolver um programa integrado de fisioterapia respiratória (How to develop an integrated program of respiratory physiotherapy), in the “Família e Saúde Social” course Mestrado em Fisioterapia (Mestrado) Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal
2016 - Current Monitorização da atividade física em crianças e adolescentes (physical activity monitoring in children and adolescents), webinar in the "TIC na Construção e Partilha de Conhecimento em Saúde e Desporto" course Mestrado em Desporto e Saúde para Crianças e Jovens (Mestrado) Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Educação e Ciências Sociais, Portugal
2015 - Current Como desenvolver um programa integrado de fisioterapia respiratória (How to develop an integrated program of respiratory physiotherapy), in the “Família e Saúde Social”course Mestrado em Fisioterapia (Mestrado) Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal
2015 - Current Instrumentação em Fisioterapia Cardiorrespiratória – Monitorização da atividade física (Instrumentation in Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy - Physical activity monitoring), in the “Instrumentação em Fisioterapia” course Mestrado em Fisioterapia (Mestrado) Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal
2014 - Current Intervenções Psicossociais na Demência (Psychosocial interventions in dementia) (Outros) Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2014 - Current Estudos de meta-análise: procedimentos e desafios metodológicos (Meta-analysis: procedures and methodological challenges), in the “Dissertação/Projeto/Estágio” course Mestrado em Gerontologia (Mestrado) Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Ciências Médicas, Portugal
2013 - Current Revisão sistemática da literatura: procedimentos e desafios metodológicos (Systematic literature reviews: procedures and methodological challenges), in the “Dissertação/Projeto/Estágio” course Mestrado em Gerontologia (Mestrado) Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Ciências Médicas, Portugal
2021/03/20 - 2021/03/20 Minimizar o comportamento sedentário e promover a atividade física (Sedentary behavior reduction and physical activity promotion) Minimizar o comportamento sedentário e promover a atividade física (Outros) Associação Portuguesa de Fisioterapeutas (APFISIO), Portugal
2019/10/07 - 2019/10/11 Outgoing mobility for lecturing missions from the Polytechnic of Leiria to the University of Hasselt (Belgium) under the invitation from the host institution (10h) Bachelor in Physiotherapy (Bachelor) Universiteit Hasselt, Belgium
2018 - 2019 Fundamentos em Fisioterapia (22h); Disfunções Morfofuncionais II (12h); Fisioterapia em Condições Cárdio-respiratórias (99h); Fisiologia do Exercício (48h); Investigação Aplicada (16,5h); Estudo do Movimento Humano (30h); Avaliação e Medida em Fisioterapia (31,5h); Fisioterapia em Populações Específicas (38h); Fisioterapia em Saúde Ocupacional (56h); Monografia (38h) Licenciatura em Fisioterapia (Licenciatura) Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2018/10/01 - 2018/10/05 Outgoing mobility for lecturing missions from the Polytechnic of Leiria to the University of Hasselt (Belgium) under the ERASMUS+ Programme (10h) Bachelor in Physiotherapy (Bachelor) Universiteit Hasselt, Belgium
2017 - 2018 Fisioterapia em Condições Cárdio-respiratórias (103h); Fundamentos em Fisioterapia (33h); Disfunções Morfofuncionais II (12h); Bioética (11h); Investigação Aplicada; Avaliação e Medida em Fisioterapia (30h); Fisioterapia em Populações Específicas (38h); Fisioterapia em Saúde Ocupacional (33h); Monografia (9h) Licenciatura em Fisioterapia (Licenciatura) Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2016 - 2017 Fisioterapia em Sit. Músculo-Cárdio-respiratórias (46h); Avaliação e Medida em Fisioterapia (20h); Fisioterapia em Populações Específicas (6h); Fisioterapia em Saúde Ocupacional (6h) Licenciatura em Fisioterapia (Licenciatura) Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2015/11/23 - 2016/07/31 Fisioterapia em Sit. Músculo-Cárdio-respiratórias (24h) Fisioterapia em Situações Neurológicas (30h) Bachelor in Physiotherapy (Licenciatura) Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2014/09/19 - 2015/02/22 Fisioterapia em Situações Músculo-Cárdio-respiratórias (Physiotherapy in Muscle-Cardio-Respiratory Conditions) (80h) Bachelor in Physiotherapy (Licenciatura) Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal
2012/09/17 - 2013/02/15 Estudo do Movimento Humano (28h) Intervenção em FIsioterapia III (33h) Licenciatura em Fisioterapia (Licenciatura) Universidade de Aveiro Escola Superior de Saúde de Aveiro, Portugal

Evaluation committee

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization Funding entity
2019 - 2019 member of the expert panel of the evaluation of proposals submitted to the COST Actions Call OC-2019-1 (reviewer of 1 proposal)
Evaluator
2018 - 2018 member of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) College of Experts for the evaluation of proposals of ERS long-term fellowship applications (5 proposals)

Interview (newspaper / magazine)

Activity description Newspaper / Forum
2019/04/04 Interview in the Open Campus day at the School of Health Sciences where a few researchers were interviewed. My talk was related to the project funded by FCT (OnTRACK, POCI-01-0145-FEDER-028446) and how will it encourage people with COPD to become more physically active. Jornal de Leiria
2018/06/27 Importância da atividade física em pessoas com Doença Pulmonar Obstrutiva Crónica [Importance of physical activity in people with chronic obstrutive pulmonary diseases] Respirar Melhor

Interview (tv / radio show)

Program Topic
2019/09/29 - Current Portuguese Society of Pneumology - TV Enablers, barriers, needs and preferences of physical activity in patients with COPD: does pulmonary rehabilitation play a role? (about the presentation of a poster in the European Respiratory Society Congress)

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2020/10 - Current ERJ Open Research ERS Publications
2020 - Current Journal of Aging and Physical Activity (1543-267X) Human Kinetics
2020 - Current CHEST Journal (0012-3692)
2019 - Current BMJ Open (2044-6055) BMJ
2019 - Current ERJ Open Research (2312-0541) European Respiratory Society
2019 - Current Journal of International Medical Research (1473-2300) SAGE Publications
2019 - Current Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications (2451-8654) Elsevier
2018 - Current Clinical Interventions in Aging (1178-1998) Dove Medical Press
2018 - Current BMC Pulmonary Medicine (1471-2466) Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
2018 - Current PLoS ONE (1932-6203) Public Library of Science
2018 - Current Pulmonology (2531-0437) Elsevier
2017 - Current International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (1178-2005) Dove Medical Press
2017 - Current São Paulo Medical Journal
2017 - Current Disability and Rehabilitation (1464-5165) Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
2016 - Current Research and Networks in Health
2015 - Current Respiratory Care (1943-3654) Daedalus Enterprises
2014 - Current American Journal of Managed Care
2013 - Current COPD Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (1541-2563) Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
2011 - Current American Journal of Alzheimer s Disease & Other Dementias® (1938-2731) SAGE Publications

Other jury / evaluation

Activity description Institution / Organization
2021/03 - 2021/03 Reviewer of the awards of the European Respiratory Society: ERS Mid-career medals and the ERS ECM Award European Respiratory Society, Switzerland
2018/10/12 - 2018/10/12 member of the jury in the public defence of the Specialist's title of Tânia Pinho with the work "Predictive Equation for Incremental Shuttle Walk Test in Adolescents" Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Distinctions

Award

2019 Healthy Lungs for Life - monetary award to conduct a HLF event
European Lung Foundation, United Kingdom

Other distinction

2019 Bolsa de Inovação Diagnóstica e Terapêutica (Monetary Prize)
Update em Medicina/Alfasigma Portugal, Lda, Portugal
2017 Best communication in the XXIV Congresso de Pneumologia do Norte (Distinction and Prize)
2014 “1st prize of the 2014 Grant for Best Abstracts in Rehabilitation & Chronic Care” (Distinction)
2013 “Abstract Scholarship Award” in the ATS International Conference (Distinction)
National Emphysema Foundation, United States
2012 “Travel Grant for the best abstracts on COPD” (Distinction and Monetary Prize)
European Respiratory Society, Switzerland
2011 Individual PhD Fellowship with the project “The role of home-monitoring in the adherence of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to long-term rehabilitation” (Ref. SFRH/BD/81328/2011).
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal