Sports Medicine


The general goal of this Unit is to bring to the Students the knowledge of medical specialization, to be disclosed, Sports Medicine.

We hope to provide the students with the themes below, a perspective of this discipline and the its growing impact in the health and well being of the population.

These goals are to give the Students the basic concepts of intervention in Sports Medicine, and learning of the biochemical and physiological basis that guide the medical practice in this field.

The Student will be lectured in theoretical and practical aspects in contact with professionals and their protocols of acting in the field.

General characterization





Responsible teacher

Profª Doutora Maria João Cascais


Weekly - Available soon

Total - Available soon

Teaching language





Clinical Sports Medicine, Peter Brukner, Karim Khan, McGraw- Hill Medical; 4 edition (1 Jan 2012)

ISBN-10: 0070998131

ISBN-13: 978-0070998131

American College of Sports Medicine

Teaching method

The classes will be of 1 hour and 50 minutes and the first hour will be of theoric exposition and the second will be discussion of na article or clinical case.

Without failing classes the students will be invited to visit a clinical institute of sports medicine.

There will be observation of athletes and treatments.

Evaluation method


Subject matter

The concept of Sports Medicine, as a medical  specialization, belonging in the Health Population , and with the aim of adjuvant in thetreatment of chronic diseases.

The pupils will be in contact with several doctors and other Professional in the field.

The themes are organized by topics of learnig goals in the scheme that follows.


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