Master in Exercise Physiology


Programme Description

This master's degree aims to provide participants with skills in the evaluation, prescription and monitoring of exercise, particularly directed at working in an interdisciplinary team, in the intervention with people with chronic pathologies, in the context of clinics, health centers, hospitals, gyms, health clubs and municipalities. .

In this cycle of studies, the student-centered academic model and the use of experiential learning make the student the protagonist of his teaching-learning process. This pedagogical approach is enhanced by the sharing and experimentation of good practices with health professionals and physiologists in the reference exercise.

The Master's in Exercise Physiology responds to a market need, in an area clearly established internationally, based on its methodology on interdisciplinarity, immersion in a real context and on decision-making based on scientific evidence, essential for a global professional of the future capable of respond to the demands and challenges in the field of exercise and health.


Professional Exits

  • Exercise Physiologist in Clinical Populations
  • Coordinator of Exercise Programs for Clinical Populations
  • Clinical Population Exercise Advisor
  • Community Health and Exercise Promotion Specialist
  • Researcher in Exercise Physiology
  • Access to PhD

Access Conditions

  • Holders of a bachelor's degree.
  • Holders of a foreign higher academic degree, recognized as meeting the objectives of the Bachelor's degree.
  • Holders of a school, scientific or professional curriculum, recognized by the competent body as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies.


Throughout the master's degree, students will be in constant contact with the professional market, which will be realized either through the development of projects that will seek to respond to real challenges presented by clinics, health centers, hospitals, gyms and health clubs, either through participation in seminars and lectures hosted by leading exercise and health market experts.



1st Semester

  • Motion Analysis
  • Injury Prevention and Recovery
  • Neuromuscular Evaluation and Periodization
  • Psychology of Exercise
  • Exercise in Musculoskeletal Diseases
  • Neuromuscular Function Laboratory
  • Seminars on Exercise Physiology

2nd Semester

  • Exercise physiology
  • Cardiometabolic Assessment and Periodization
  • Exercise in Obesity and Diabetes
  • Exercise in Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Nutrition and Exercise Ergogens
  • Exercise in Cancer
  • Cardiorespiratory Function Laboratory
  • Information Design

3rd Semester

  • Research Methodology
  • Data analysis
  • Dissertation / Internship

4th Semester

  • Dissertation / Internship
Last updated Aug 2020

About the School

The Universidade Europeia is located in Portugal and offers access to student-centered quality education.

The Universidade Europeia is located in Portugal and offers access to student-centered quality education. Read Less
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