Jorge Alexandre Pereira Soares

Penteada University Campus , Floor 1

jorges@staff.uma.pt

(+351) 291 705 321 / 5321

Getting involved in nature environment is a crucial source for rebalancing of our physical, emotional and mental health.

Biographical Notes

Jorge Soares was born on February 27, 1967 in Funchal, Madeira, and still lives there.
Always a sports enthusiast, he spent his childhood playing Football, Basketball and Badminton. At the age of 17, he completed secondary education in sports branch at Jaime Moniz School (Ex- Liceu), and started working as a teaching assistant for Physical Education in a small school, Padre Manuel Álvares School (1985-1986) in Ribeira Brava.
He has a graduation in Physical Education and Sports (1992) at the Faculty of Human, Technical University of Lisbon, and 5 years later finished the European Master degree in Sport Management, at the same place.
Jorge began his career working in public administration as a Regional Coordinator for School Sports. Between 1995 and 2001 he was a Physical Education professor and Sport Coordinator at Bartolomeu Perestrelo Basic School (Funchal), where he also founded the Clube Desportivo Bartolomeu Perestrelo (1997) and was not only the sport manager but also the Chairman of the Board.
In 2001 he decided to chose an academic career at the University of Madeira and six years later he obtained his PhD in Physical Education and Sport under the theme: Nature of strategic decision in Sports Organizations: Study of Sports Associations.
He works as an Assistant Professor with Agregation at the University of Madeira, Department of Physical Education and Sports, where he teaches Sport Management and Marketing; Organization and Innovation in Physical Education and School Sports, Swimming Didactics. Besides that he is the Director of under graduation in Physical Education and Sport.
He also demonstrates interest in sport management, sport development, sport and tourism, volunteer sports association, and has published papers in scientific journals and participated in dozens of congresses along with scientific meetings with an oral/abstract or poster communication. He has supervised three doctoral theses and 19 Master's degrees in the field of sports science.

Publications

- Economic Impacts of Transquadra Sport Event for Local Developmenet and Tourism, Almeia,. A. & Soares, J., Congress of the European Association for Sport Management, 2022

- Economic Impacts of Transquadra Sport Event for Local Developmenet and Tourism, Almeida , A. & Soares, J., Congress of the European Association for Sport Management, 2022

- Ética na Gestão por Objetivos ? o papel dos treinadores de futebol/futsal no contexto dos clubes desportivos locais, Soares, J., sem atas, Fórum de Treinadores da Associação de Futebol da Madeira, 2022

- Nature vs. nurture: explaining the relationship of physical activity with health, Nature vs. nurture: explaining the relationship of physical activity with health, 2022

- Sport Tourist Destination Islands ? The Transquadra Event and the Effects on Sport and Local Tourism, Soares, J. & Almeida A., Congress of the European Association for Sport Management, 2022

- Sport Tourist Destination Islands ? The Transquadra Event and the Effects on Sport and Local Tourism, Soares, J. & Almeida, A., Congress of the European Association for Sport Management, 2022

- A(O) Gestão (Gestor) do Desporto e a entrada no mercado profissional: constrangimentos e oportunidades, Soares, J., ISBN: 978-989-8805-7, Seminário Desporto e Ciência 2020, 2021

- A(O) Gestão (Gestor) do Desporto e a entrada no mercado profissional: constrangimentos e oportunidades, Soares, J., ISBN: 978-989-8805-7, Seminário Desporto e Ciência 2020, 2021

- Incongruences in the scheduling of Physical Education classes, Soares, J., Dias, C., Fernandes, E. & Antunes, H., Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 2021, 8

- Intervenção num Clube Desportivo como meio de aprendizagem em Gestão do Desporto, Caldeira, H., Soares, J., Antunes, H. & Alves, R., ISBN: 978-989-8805-7, Seminário Desporto e Ciência 2021, 2021

Academic Qualifications

- PhD in Educação Física e Desporto, 2007, University of Madeira

- Master Degree in GD, 1997, Universidade de Lisboa - Faculdade de Motricidade

- Undergraduate Degree in EFD, 1992, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana

Current Duties

- Director of the Degree in Physical Education and Sport - diretor.efd.1c@mail.uma.pt