News

  • Published 11 June 2012

    On June 14 the SPERTLAB Research & Journal Club will take place. The theme will be “La teoría de la generalizabilidad aplicada a las ciencias del deporte.” by Prof. António Mendo. (click here to read the abstract)

  • Published 1 June 2012

    On June 5 the SPERTLAB Research & Journal Club will take place. The themes will be “Biologia Social: Como o ambiente social modela o cérebro e o comportamento” by Prof. Rui Oliveira (ISPA e Fundação Champalimmaud - www.ispa.pt/ui/uie/ibbg) (click here to read the abstract) and  “Poderão as Equipas de Futebol Ser Consideradas Superorganismos?” by Ricardo Duarte (FMH-UTL). (click here to read the abstract)


    Today at 6:30 pm, Pedro Henriques and Duarte Araújo release their book: "O Treino da Tomada de Decisão do Arbitro de Futebol".

  • Published 24 May 2012

    On May 31 the SPERTLAB Research & Journal Club will take place. The theme will be “Interpersonal coordination in children's games.” by Rita Cordovil (FMH-UTL) and Vanda Correia (University of Algarve) (click here to read the abstract).

  • Published 20 May 2012

    On May 24 the SPERTLAB Research & Journal Club will take place. The theme will be “The Influence of Coach’s Affectivity on Players’ Tactical Performance” by David Sousa (FMH-UTL). (click here to read the abstract)


    Dr. Matt Dicks from the Faculty of Human Movement Sciences (VU University Amsterdam) is visiting Spertlab from the 20th to the 26th of May.

  • Published 18 May 2012

    On the 11th May 2012 the New England Complex Systems Institute published the press release “Soccer as a complex system gets scientists’ play”. The news cites the paper “Science of Winning Soccer: Emergent pattern-forming dynamics in association football.” by L. Vilar, D. Araújo, K. Davids, Y. Bar-Yam. The work will be published in the Journal of Systems Science and Complexity.

    http://necsi.edu/research/social/soccer/

  • Published 7 May 2012

    On May 10 the SPERTLAB Research & Journal Club will take place. The theme will be “Haptic Perception-Action Coupling Manifold of Effective Golf Swing.” by Prof. Wangdo Kim (FMH-UTL) (click here to read the abstract).

  • Published 30 April 2012

    On May 3 the SPERTLAB Research & Journal Club will take place. The theme will be “Desenvolvimento da tecnologia para análise video da movimentação dos jogadores em desportos colectivos: medir a eficácia na intervenção e na performance.” by Prof. Duarte Araujo (FMH-UTL) (click here to read the abstract) and José Pedro Silva (FMH-UTL) (click here to read the abstract).