The Piaget de Silves Institute organizes the scientific meeting "Physiotherapy in Sport: the practice based on scientific evidence", on October 5 and 6, which will be attended by several medal athletes, and several of these achievements were in international competitions.
The athletes who will participate in the round table "In conversation with athletes" will be Daniel Jesus (judo), Diogo Marreiros (speed skating), Filipe Barros (capoeira), Filipe Santos (swimming), Isa Parreira (triathlon), João Carrasco (swimming). ), João Pinto (cycling), Miguel Martinho (windsurfing), Paulo Estrela (football), Pedro Roque (sailing), Vasco Chaveca (windsurfing) and Vera Fernandes (athletics). Athletes will address the contribution of physiotherapy throughout their sporting seasons, with a particular focus on injury recovery.
This scientific meeting brings together a wide range of renowned professionals in the field of sports physiotherapy, including the following names, António Gaspar (Coordinator of the National Football Team's Physiotherapy Department), Telmo Firmino (Physiotherapist Coordinator – Professional Football at Sport Lisboa and Benfica Futebol), Marco Jardim (President of the Sports Physiotherapy Interest Group), Miguel Costa (Clinical Director of GFI – Sports Medicine and Portimonense SC), among other names.