ciTechCare invited Professor Andre Nyberg to talk about muscle function and disease management in patients with COPD
Professor Andre Nyberg, from Umeå University, was at citehcare, last november 29 and 30, for a cross-sharing experience on his professional field of work, focused on muscle assessment and treatment in patients with chronic obstrutive pulmonar disease (COPD), a topic which has also been a subject of interest and research at ciTechCare. “High-intensity exercise programs are not suitable for every patients with COPD”, however “there are certain groups of people that can really benefit from doing this exercise training modality”, said Professor Andre. ciTechCare developed a digital platform denominated OnTrack, a personalized coaching platform to tackle physical inactivity in COPD.
Viver Saudável Magazine was the promoter of Viver Saudável Awards, that took place last november 25 at Casino Espinho to celebrate nutrition projects and recognize the importance of nutrition and the professionals’ role, as promoters of a healthier society. This 2nd edition awarded the ciTechCare project Veggies4myheart lead by researcher and Professor Cátia Pontes as the Project of the Year in the category “Community Nutrition and Public Health”. Veggies4myheart project consists of a food education project that aims to promote the consumption and knowledge of vegetables in preschool children (between 3 and 6 years old), through didatic materials, in particular,
Innovative and ecologic was the project presented by researcher Marisa Gaspar, Ph.D, last november 17, in purpose of the developed work at the University of Coimbra, about the using and conversion of food residues into a sustainable solution of food edible coating. This project developed at the University of Coimbra, in collaboration with Agrarian School of Coimbra and the session was focused on the challenges and necessities associated and the importance of having partners to support the project, mainly if it satisfies the conditions of being a business solution.