Group of Studies and Research on Pregnancy and Physical Activity

Pedagogy of the Human Body Movement Department

The group organizes research and extension projects aimed to comprehend the effects of the regular physical activity practice on the maternal and fetal health, congregating researchers, students and professors who have interest in Physical Education, Nutrition and Epidemiology. The focus is the evaluation of intervention strategies for physical education on adult population, specifically on women at a fertile age.

Study Areas
  • Body composition and pregnancy outcomes
  • Epidemiology of physical activity
  • Formulation and evaluation of interventions to promote physical activity during pregnancy and postpartum

Monica Yuri Takito, PhD. - Coordinator


Phone: 55 11 3091-2306