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Peer reviewed articles

Mechanical loading prediction through accelerometry data during walking and running.
Veras L, Diniz-Sousa F, Boppre G, Resende-Coelho A, Moutinho-Ribeiro E, Devezas V, Santos-Sousa H, Preto J, Vilas-Boas JP, Machado L, Oliveira J, Fonseca H.
European Journal of Sport Science, 2022.

Changes in volumetric bone mineral density and bone quality after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: A meta-analysis with meta-regression.
Hernández-Martínez A, Veras L, Boppre G, Soriano-Maldonado A, Oliveira J, Diniz-Souza F, Fonseca H.
Obesity Reviews, 2022.

Comparison of Climacteric Symptoms, Quality of Life, and Self-Care Attitudes before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Oliveira Serra C, Gomes Leite PM, Bezerra AB, Freitas L, Veras L, Deda Costa M, Conceição Gonçalves LL, Yung dos Santos Maciel L.
Journal of Menopausal Medicine, 2022.

Effects of a Multicomponent Exercise Training Program on Balance Following Bariatric Surgery.
Diniz-Sousa F, Granja T, Boppre G, Veras L, Devezas V, Santos-Sousa H, Preto J, Machado L, Vilas- Boas JP, Oliveira J, Fonseca H.
International Journal of Sports Medicine, 2022.

Does Exercise Improve the Cardiometabolic Risk Profile of Patients with Obesity After Bariatric Surgery? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
Boppre G, Diniz-Sousa F, Veras L, Oliveira J, Fonseca H.
Obesity Surgery, 2022.

The Effect of Exercise for the Prevention of Bone Mass Loss After Bariatric Surgery: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Diniz-Sousa F, Boppre G, Veras L, Hernández-Martínez A, Oliveira J, Fonseca H.
Obesity Surgery, 2022.

The effect of bariatric surgery on gravitational loading and its impact on bone mass.
Diniz-Sousa F, Veras L, Boppre G, Devezas V, Santos-Sousa H, Preto J, Machado L, Vilas- Boas JP, Oliveira J, Fonseca H.
Bone, 2021.

Can exercise promote additional benefits on body composition in patients with obesity after bariatric surgery? A systematic review and meta‐analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
Boppre G, Diniz-Sousa F, Veras L, Oliveira J, Fonseca H.
Obesity Science & Practice, 2021.

How Does Bariatric Surgery Affect Fall Risk Factors?
Diniz-Sousa F, Veras L, Boppre G, Devezas V, Santos-Sousa H, Preto J, Machado L, Vilas- Boas JP, Oliveira J, Fonseca H.
Obesity Surgery, 2021.

Wearable Devices for Physical Activity and Healthcare Monitoring in Elderly People: A Critical Review.
Teixeira E, Fonseca H, Diniz-Sousa F, Veras L, Boppre G, Oliveira J, Pinto D, Alves AJ, Barbosa A, Mendes R, Marques-Aleixo I.
Geriatrics, 2021.

The Effect of an Exercise Intervention Program on Bone Health After Bariatric Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Diniz-Sousa F, Veras L, Boppre G, Sa-Couto P, Devezas V, Santos-Sousa H, Preto J, Machado L, Vilas- Boas JP, Oliveira J, Fonseca H.
Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 2021.

Accelerometer-based prediction of skeletal mechanical loading during walking in normal weight to severely obese subjects.
Veras L, Diniz-Sousa F, Boppre G, Devezas V, Santos-Sousa H, Preto J, Machado L, Vilas- Boas JP, Oliveira J, Fonseca H.
Osteoporosis International, 2020.

Accelerometry calibration in people with class II-III obesity: Energy expenditure prediction and physical activity intensity identification.
Diniz-Sousa F, Veras L, Ribeiro JC, Boppre G, Devezas V, Santos-Sousa H, Preto J, Machado L, Vilas-Boas JP, Oliveira J, Fonseca H.
Gait and Posture, 2020.


Theses

Calibration and validation of accelerometers: Establishing new equations for energy expenditure and ground reaction force prediction.
Master’s Thesis