Paper published in Journal BMC Geriatrics

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An open-access paper involving the E & HF group has been recently published in the Journal BMC Geriatrics, from BMC, a journal indexed at Scopus (SJR=1,352), with an Impact Factor of 2.818 (Q1 journal).

The paper is a result from an international collaboration within a research project funded by the Government of Chile and it involved 4 different universities, two from Chile, Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Valparaíso and Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud de la Universidad de Las Américas, one from Portugal, School of Engineering of the University of Minho, and one from Canada, Département des Sciences de la Santé de la Université du Québec à Chicoutimi.

The full reference is of the paper is:
Castellucci, H.I.; Bravo, G.; Arezes, P.M.; Lavallière, M. (2020). Are interventions effective at improving driving in older drivers?: A Systematic Review. BMC Geriatrics 20: 125. DOI: doi.org/10.1186/s12877-020-01512-z

The full paper can be download for free here: https://bmcgeriatr.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12877-020-01512-z

 

Paper published in IJIE

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Researchers from the E&HF group have recently published a paper in the International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics (IJIE), a journal with an impact factor of 1.571.

The full reference is:

Colim, A., Arezes, P., Flores, P., Braga, A.C.: International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics Kinematics differences between obese and non-obese workers during vertical handling tasks. Int. J. Ind. Ergon. 77, 102955 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2020.102955.

The paper can be accessed through https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2020.102955.

Paper published in Sensors

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Researchers from the E&HF group have co-authored a paper which has been published in Sensors, a journal indexed at Scopus and ISI WoK, with an impact factor of 3.031 (Q1).

The full reference is:
Sigcha, L.; Costa, N.; Pavón, I.; Costa, S.; Arezes, P.; López, J.M.; De Arcas, G. (2020). Deep learning approaches for detecting freezing of Gait in Parkinson’s  Disease Patients through on-body acceleration sensors. Sensors 20(7), 1895; doi: 10.3390/s20071895

The full paper (PDF) can be downloaded here: https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/20/7/1895/pdf

E&HF participation in the “RiskMan” project

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Within the scope of the Erasmus+ project “RiskMan”, all project partners – UMinho, Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Rep) and AUVA (Austria) – gathered in Ostrava for meetings where the status of the project was reported and future tasks, necessary for the good development of the project, were agreed.

Three members of the E&HF group were present (picture above).

Paper published in: Journal of Food Quality

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A paper involving the E & HF group has been recently published in the Journal of Food Quality, a journal from Wiley-Hindawi indexed at Scopus and at ISI WoK, with an impact factor of 1.360.

The paper is a result from an international universities cooperation from Brasil and Portugal, namely the Federal University of Technology of Paraná (UTFPR), the State University of Ponta Grossa (UEPG), and the University of Minho.

The full reference is:

Micene, KM, Arezes, P, Andrade, F, Reyes, B, Spak, M, Kist, A, Colmenero, JC (2020) Fuzzy Nonbalanced Hedonic Scale (F-NBHS): A New Method for Treatments of Food Preference Data Collected with Hedonic Scales of Points. Journal of Food Quality, vol. 2020, Article ID 7945906, 22 pages [https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/7945906]

Paper published in Work: A Journal of Prevention

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A paper involving the E&HF group has been recently published in the journal Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, indexed at ISI-WoK and Scopus, and with an Impact Factor of 1.009 (2019).

The full reference for the published paper is:

  • Carneiro, P.; Braga, A.C.; Cabuço, R. (2019). Professionals working in operating rooms: A characterization of biological and chemical risks. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, 64(4), pp. 869-876 [http://doi.org/10.3233/WOR-193027]