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I completed my undergraduate and MSc studies at UFRGS (Brazil), where I developed initial interest in physiology and exercise applied to ageing, and in 2016 I obtained my PhD investigating physiological interactions between exercise, endothelial cells, and circulating microvesicles at Brunel University London. I then joined UFPel (Brazil) as a postdoctoral fellow, where I worked as a local manager of the HAEL study. In 2018 I took the position of Lecturer in Exercise Physiology at UFRGS, and in 2020 I joined Northumbria University as a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science. My expertise revolves around physiology applied to exercise, with experience with resistance training, vascular and muscular adaptations to exercise, and endothelial cell work. I am currently focusing my research into the interplay between the human muscular and vascular systems to develop effective strategies for health and performance, with a particular interest in supporting healthy ageing. 

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  • Dissociation between fatigued power output and traditional peak torque for isokinetic hamstring:quadriceps ratios in professional soccer players, Veeck, F., Lopez, P., Grazioli, R., Machado, C., Wilhelm, E., Cadore, E., Pinto, R. 23 Jan 2022, In: Sport Sciences for Health
  • Effect of High Intensity Interval Treadmill Exercise on Subsequent Lower and Upper Limb Strength Performance, Andrade, L., David, G., Wilhelm, E., Pinto, S., Alberton, C. 18 Mar 2022, In: Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport
  • Exercise intervention does not reduce the likelihood of VO2max underestimation in older adults with hypertension, Schaun, G., Alberton, C., Brizio Gomes, M., Mendes, G., Häfele, M., Andrade, L., Campelo, P., Ferreira, H., Oppelt, L., Galliano, L., Alves, L., de Ataides, V., Carmona, M., Lázaro, R., Pinto, S., Wilhelm, E. 24 May 2022, In: Journal of Sports Sciences
  • Recruitment methods and yield rates in a clinical trial of physical exercise for older adults with hypertension—HAEL Study: a study within a trial, Botton, C., Santos, L., Moraes, B., Monteiro, R., Gomes, M., Wilhelm, E., Pinto, S., Umpierre, D. 10 Feb 2022, In: BMC Medical Research Methodology
  • A 16-week rugby training program improves power and change of direction speed in talented girls, Müller, C., da Veiga, R., da Silva, A., Wilhelm, E., Teixeira Vaz, L., Bergmann, G., dos Santos Pinheiro, E. 7 Sep 2021, In: High Ability Studies
  • Acute Blood Pressure Response to High- and Moderate-Speed Resistance Exercise in Older Adults With Hypertension, Machado, C., Radaelli, R., Brusco, C., Cadore, E., Wilhelm, E., Pinto, R. 2 Dec 2021, In: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity
  • Divergent isokinetic muscle strength deficits in street running athletes, Grazioli, R., Sobieski, N., Wilhelm, E., Brusco, C., Rech, A. 22 Oct 2021, In: Sport Sciences for Health
  • High-intensity interval running impairs subsequent upper limb strength performance, Andrade, L., David, G., Krüger, V., Wilhelm, E., Alberton, C. 10 Jun 2021, In: The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness
  • Maximal oxygen uptake is underestimated during incremental testing in hypertensive older adults: findings from the HAEL study, Schaun, G., Alberton, C., Brizio, M., Santos, L., Bamman, M., Mendes, G., Silva, M., Andrade, L., Alves, L., de Ataides, V., Carmona, M., Lázaro, R., Botton, C., Umpierre, D., Pinto, S., Wilhelm, E. 1 Jul 2021, In: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
  • Acute Hemodynamic Responses to Repetitions to Failure Using Different Resistance Exercises and Protocols in Normotensive Men: A crossover study, Machado, C., Bgeginski, R., De Castro, C., Wilhelm, E., Pinto, R. 3 Jul 2020, In: Clinical and Experimental Hypertension

  • PhD December 15 2016
  • MSc June 07 2013

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