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Doctor Rita Pinto

Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon, Lisbon (Portugal)

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Rita Pinto holds a PhD in Physical Activity and Health at the Faculty of Human Kinetics, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. She is currently an Invited Researcher at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon (FMUL) and an Exercise Physiologist at the Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Center of CHULN/FMUL/CRECUL, Lisbon, Portugal. Her main research targets are: cardiovascular disease, cardiac rehabilitation, exercise physiology, exercise testing and training, long term adherence.

Direct testing for functional capacity in the elderly

Event: ESC Preventive Cardiology 2022

Topic: European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC)

Session: Physical exercise in the elderly: never too late!

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Usefulness of the 6-minute walk test vs cardiopulmonary exercise test for exercise prescription in coronary artery disease patients going into a phase III cardiac rehabilitation program

Event: ESC Preventive Cardiology 2022

Topic: Treatment

Session: ePosters

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Cardiorespiratory fitness assessment on active patients who kept attending their phase III exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation during the COVID-19 era

Event: ESC Preventive Cardiology 2022

Topic: Exercise Programmes

Session: ePosters

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Digital home-based multidisciplinary cardiac rehabilitation: the way to counteract physical inactivity during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Event: ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021

Topic: Cardiovascular Rehabilitation

Session: ePosters

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The long-term effects on cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength and body composition in trained older individuals with and without coronary artery disease

Event: EuroPrevent 2019

Topic: Cardiovascular Rehabilitation

Session: Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Exercise Testing

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