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Special Session
Special Session on
Exergaming as a Strategic Tool to Promote Functional Fitness in Older People
 - AHA 2017

30 - 31 October, 2017 - Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Within the 5th International Congress on Sport Sciences Research and Technology Support - icSPORTS 2017


Élvio Gouveia
University of Madeira
Brief Bio
Elvio Rubio Gouveia is Auxiliary Professor in the Department of Physical Education and Sport, Social Science Faculty, University of Madeira. The main research interests are in the interrelationships between aging, lifestyles, health related quality of life, body composition, physical activity and functional fitness.


This Special session will be dedicated to explore AHA: Augmented Human Assistance (Project reference: CMUP-ERI/HC I/0046/2013).



  • Exergaming
  • Physiological Computing Tools
  • Physiological Adaptation
  • Functional Fitness Assessment


Paper Submission: September 7, 2017 (expired)
Authors Notification: September 12, 2017 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration: September 25, 2017 (expired)


Luís Alexandre, UBI/IT, Portugal
Francisco Melo, INESC-ID / Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal
Miguel Sanches, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Cristina Santos, University of Minho, Portugal
Pooya Soltani, University of Aix-Marseille, France


Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics listed above.
Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at: Paper Templates
Please also check the Guidelines.
Papers must be submitted electronically via the web-based submission system using the appropriated button on this page.


After thorough reviewing by the special session program committee, all accepted papers will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book - under an ISBN reference and on digital support - and submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index), Scopus, Semantic Scholar and Google Scholar.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library


icSPORTS Special Sessions - AHA 2017
e-mail: icsports.secretariat@insticc.org