António Manuel Marques Antunes

Penteada University Campus , Floor 1, Office 1.3

(+351) 291 705 337 / 5337

Biographical Notes

PhD in Sport Science in 2015/02/06 by the University of Madeira, Master in Physical Education and Sport in 2008/02/26 by the University of Madeira and Degree in Teachers Course 2nd Cycle of Basic Education, Physical Education Variant in 07/09/2003 by the Polytechnic Institute of Santarém.
Teacher of Basic and Secondary Education at (a) Regional Department of Education and Visiting Assistant Professor at (a) University of Madeira.
He has published 13 articles in specialized journals. He has 7 chapter(s) of books.
He has received 2 award(s) and/or honors.
He's still participating and/or has participated as a Master's Scholar in 1 project(s), Researcher in 1 project(s) and Responsible Investigator in 1 project(s).
He works in the area(s) of Medical and Health Sciences with an emphasis on Sports Science.
In his curriculum, the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural production are: Education; Physical Education; Sport; Physical fitness; Motor coordination; Motor performance; Fundamental motor skills and Growth.


- Genetics of somatotype and physical fitness in children and adolescents, 10Silventoinen, K., Maia, J., Jelenkovic, A., Pereira, S., Gouveia, E.R., Antunes, A., Thomis, M., Lefevre, J., Kaprio, J., Freitas, D., American Journal of Human Biology, 2020, 10

- Crescimento somático e desempenho motor de crianças madeirenses do pré-escolar, Antunes, António Manuel; Sousa, Rui, Osório, Rui; Lopes, Sérgio; Bessa, Hugo; Bessa, Hugo; Estanqueiro, João; Gouveia, Élvio; Marques, Gonçalo; Freitas, Duarte, 1646-8848, Revista Egitania Sciencia, 2018

- Motor performance, body fatness and environmental factors in preschool children, António M Antunes, Duarte L Freitas, José Maia, Donald Hedeker, Élvio R Gouveia, Martine Thomis, Johan Lefevre & Lisa M Barnett, Journal of Sports Sciences, 2018, 8

- Skeletal maturation, fundamental motor skills, and motor performance in preschool children, D L Freitas, B Lausen, J A Maia, É R Gouveia, A M Antunes, M Thomis, J Lefevre, R M Malina, Scand J Med Sci Sports, 2018, 11

- Biological and environmental determinants of 12- minute run performance in youth, Duarte Freitas, José Maia, Mikis Stasinopoulos, Élvio Rúbio Gouveia, António M. Antunes, Martine Thomis, Johan Lefevre, Albrecht Claessens, Donald Hedeker & Robert M. Malina, Annals of Human Biology, 2017, 8

- The relation of education and cognitive activity to mini‑mental state in old age: the role of functional fitness status, Andreas Ihle, Élvio R. Gouveia, Bruna R. Gouveia, Duarte L. Freitas, Jefferson Jurema, Rui T. Ornelas, António M. Antunes, Bárbara R. Muniz, Matthias Kliegel, Eur J Ageing, 2017, 9

- The relationship of physical activity to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol level in a sample of community-dwelling older adults from Amazonas, Brazil, Élvio R. Gouveia, Andreas Ihle, Matthias Kliegel, Duarte L. Freitas, Jefferson Jurema, Maria A. Tinôcoa, Angeany Odima, Floramara T. Machadoa, Bárbara R. Muniza, António A. Antunes, Rui T. Ornelas, Bruna R. Gouveia, Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2017, 44

- Análise Multivariada do Estilo de Vida e da Aptidão Funcional na Qualidade de Vida Relacionada Com a Saúde em Adultos Idosos Residentes na Comunidade, Gouveia, E.R., Gouveia, B.R., Ihle, A., Kliegel, M., Maia, J.A., Antunes A.M., Freitas D.L., Revista Portuguesa Ciências do Desporto, 2016

- Change, stability and prediction of gross motor co-ordination in Portuguese children, António M. Antunes, José A. Maia, Élvio R. Gouveia, Martine A. Thomis, Johan A. Lefevre, Alexandra Q. Teixeira & Duarte L. Freitas, 0301-4460, Annals of Human Biology, 2015, 10

- Gross motor coordination and weight status of Portuguese children aged 6-14 years, Antunes AM, Maia JA, Stasinopoulos MD, Gouveia ÉR, Thomis MA, Lefevre JA, Teixeira AQ, Freitas DL, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN BIOLOGY, 2015, 8

Academic Qualifications

- PhD in Ciências do Desporto, 2014, University of Madeira

- Master Degree in Educação Física e Desporto, 2008, University of Madeira