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Universidade Lusófona

João Abrantes

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Media Arts Creative Industries and Technology

Researcher on CICANT and Professor at ULHT (2007 ...). Concentrate his activity on MovLab’s R&D (Laboratory of Technologies for Interactions and Interfaces). The interactions research focus on the development and adaptation of numerical models of the Movement. The epistemological approach pursues the notion of voluntary Human Movement as source of information and communication, for the analyst and for the performer. These goals are achieved by developing partnerships with other units within ULHT and other institutions.

In the past decades he held experience in implementation and management of university specialized laboratories. He is peer reviewer of journals in the area, namely the Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology as Review Editor for Biomechanics. Is an effective member, till 2026, of the  "International Advisory Board" of Palacky University, Czech Republic.


1999: Tenure. Universidade Técnica de Lisboa. Portugal.

1986: PhD in Human Motor Behavior. Universidade Nova de Lisboa . Portugal.

1970: Bachelor's Degree in Physical Eduction. Instituto Nacional de Educação Física. Portugal.