Human Kinetics

duration: 6 semesters
180 ECTS (30 mandatory and 0 optative in modules; )
data de acreditação: 04/08/2016
prazo de acreditação(anos): 6
Establishment/DGES Codes: /5777


The PhD Program in Human Kinetics of the University of Évora aims to promote the development of competencies for research in the scientific field of Human Motricity. This cycle of studies has as general objective to give a specialized approach in the fundamental domains of the human kinetics, in the fields of research in education for health, physical activity and health, sports performance, psychomotricity and sports management. It is also intended to strengthen the relationship with the business community and the social community, allowing the transfer of knowledge to the socio-economic fabric, placing the application of science and technology at the service of economic development and the well-being of the populations; In terms of specific objectives, it is intended that students: I - develop competencies, skills and research methods in Human Kinetics; Ii - be able to: Carry out original research works that contribute to the expansion of knowledge in national and international peer-reviewed journals; Iii - develop communication skills in the field of Human Kinetics with its peers, the remaining academic and scientific community and society in general; Iv - enter the labor market with high knowledge and skills within the Human Kinetics; V - promote, in an academic and / or professional context, technological, social or cultural progress in a knowledge-based society.

Professional Careers

Fundamental and applied research in the field of Human Kinetics; Insertion into national and international public or private entities in the field of human kinetics; Consulting and entrepreneurship in the areas of education for health, physical exercise and health, sports performance, sports management and psychomotricity; Teaching in university and polytechnic higher education.

Associate Director(s)

Hugo Folgado
José Francisco Filipe Marmeleira

Gestor Académico

Vitória dos Anjos Bonito Guiomar

Completed Thesis

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