3rd Cycle Studies
Project approved by the Scientific Board of the Faculty.
English language skills (oral and written).
The teaching methods are based on interactive learning supported with tutorial guidance provided by the doctoral project supervisor, which includes the following methods:
 Reading articles
 Active learning from library resources
 Frequency to seminars
 Participation in conferences with presentation of papers
 Realization of courses suggested by the supervisor to acquire skills and refine scientific knowledge.
Define and refine research questions and second-order topics
Operate a methodology
Select an analysis
Describe the results
Transfer the knowledge into practice.
Operate the working plan approved by the scientific committee.
Manuel João Cerdeira Coelho Silva
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- Thomas, J., Nelson, J., & Silverman, S. (2005). Research Methods in Physical Activity. Champaign, Illinois. Human Kinetics.
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