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alda marques
biographical description

Alda Marques graduated in physiotherapy (1999) and did her Masters (2003) at Coimbra, Portugal. Her PhD was funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT) and is from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom. She is currently a senior lecturer at School of Health Sciences (ESSUA) and a researcher of the Institute for Biomedicine Research (iBiMED), University of Aveiro.

e-mail: amarques@ua.pt  | tel: +351 234 372 462| ext: 27121


research interests
Marques research experience has included different methods (quantitative and qualitative) and approaches. Since 2009, she has been principal investigator of several funded research projects on respiratory sounds, pulmonary rehabilitation and dementia. She has published numerous papers and presented in her area of research. She is presently involved in research in two main patient populations: individuals with chronic respiratory diseases and those with dementia. Her research interests are by working with multidisciplinary teams, to:
1 – explore the effectiveness and different models of delivery rehabilitation interventions to chronic respiratory diseases (pulmonary rehabilitation) and dementia; 2 - improve patients' and families management, in the field of chronic respiratory diseases and dementia; 3 – develop and implement new measures to be use clinically e.g., respiratory sounds as a diagnostic and monitoring measure.

selected publications
Marques Alda, Jácome Cristina, Cruz Joana, Gabriel Raquel, Brooks Dina, Figueiredo Daniela (2015) “Family-Based Psychosocial Support and Education as Part of Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD: A Randomized Controlled Trial”, CHEST 147(3):662-72. doi:10.1378/chest.14-1488 (Impact factor 7.132).

 2. Demain Sara, Goncalves Ana Carolina, Areia Carlos, Marques Alda, Marcos Ana Jorge, Oliveira Ruben, Parmar R, Hunt K (2015) “Living With, Managing and Minimising Treatment Burden in Long Term Conditions: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Research” PLoS ONE 10(5):e0125457. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0125457 (Impact factor 15.25).

3. Marques Alda, Cruz Joana, Regêncio Maria, Rodrigues Sara, Jácome Cristina (2015) “Reliability, Agreement and Minimal Detectable Change of the Timed Up & Go and the 10 Meter Walk tests in Older Patients with COPD” COPD; Dec 7 [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.3109/15412555.2015.1079816 (Impact factor 2.673).

4. Cruz Joana, Brooks Dina, Marques Alda (2015) “Walk2Bactive: a randomized controlled trial of a physical activity-focused behavioral intervention beyond pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD” Chronic Respiratory Disease; 13(1):57-66. doi: 10.1177/1479972315619574 (Impact factor 2.694).

5. Oliveira Ana, Marques Alda (2015) "Exploratory mixed methods study of respiratory physiotherapy for patients with lower respiratory tract infections" Physiotherapy; May 13 [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1016/j.physio.2015.03.3723 (Impact factor 2.106).

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