Silva, Anabela G.

Silva, Anabela G.
Anabela G Silva, physiotherapist, Assistant Professor (PhD) at the School of Health Sciences, University of Aveiro, Portugal. She is the Director of the BSc in Physiotherapy and of the Postgraduation in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Member of the executive board of the Special Interest Group in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Portuguese Physiotherapy Association, and of the Pain, Mind and Movement Special Interest Group, IASP.
She has 92 Scopus indexed publications and has presented at national (e.g. National Congress of Physiotherapists – 2017, National Congress of Orthopedics and Traumatology - 2019) and international conferences (e.g. World Congress of Physiotherapy 2017, 10th Congress of the European Federation of Pain -2017, 2nd International Conference on Technology and Innovation in Sports, Health and Wellbeing – 2018). She is involved in several research projects using pain neuroscience education (PNE), including PNE and exercise versus exercise only in school adolescents with neck pain; PNE and exercise against usual care for older adults with chronic pain attending primary care; PNE and exercise versus Pilates in industrial workers. She is the coordinatior of the University of Aveiro team on the Smart and Healthy Ageing project, an European consortium aiming to create an ecosystem of technologies and products to facilitate healthy and active ageing.