Olga Marques

Olga Marques
Ministério da Defesa Nacional

PhD

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Introduction
Doutorado em Ciências do Desporto pela Universidade de Coimbra (2018). Os interesses científicos centram-se na prevenção do afogamento, RCP, salvamento aquático, nadadores-salvadores, igualdade de género, profissões regulamentadas e atividade fisica.

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Um trabalho recente reportou as tendências da mortalidade por afogamento em Portugal1 e mostrou que entre 1992 e 2019, se registaram 6057 mortes e que, enquanto as estimativas do Global Burden of Disease (GBD) seguiram uma tendência decrescente, os dados do Instituto Na- cional de Estatística (INE) revelaram um aumento na taxa de mortalidade por af...
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Background Drowning is a significant public health issue with more than 320,000 deaths globally every year. These numbers are greatly underestimated, however, due to factors such as inadequate data collection, inconsistent categorization and failure to report in certain regions and cultures. The objective of this study was to develop a standardised...
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This study aimed to evaluate the degree to which transcutaneous electrical stimulation (ES) enhanced recovery following a simulated water rescue. Twenty-six lifeguards participated in this study. The rescue consisted of swimming 100 m with fins and rescue-tube: 50 m swim approach and 50 m tow-in a simulated victim. Blood lactate clearance, rated pe...
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Drowning is an important, multisectoral, preventable and public health issue. This study aims to examine the burden and risk factors for drowning in Portugal from 2008 to 2015. The information was collected based on two databases from the Directorate-General of Health, Public Health (ICD codes Accidental non-transport drowning and submersion W65-W7...
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Nos últimos anos, o uso da bicicleta como veículo tem sido estimulado por permitir maior mobilidade e evitar o sedentarismo. Entretanto, uma grande preocupação é o impacto de acidentes de trânsito sobre os usuários desse veículo. Assim, o objetivo deste estudo é avaliar a evolução da mortalidade desse tipo de acidente em uma série de 10 anos. Trata...
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Corresponding author at: Neptune Serenity - Associação de Prevenção do Afogamento, Horta- Açores, Portugal. E-mail address: pedro.gcs.cruz@azores.gov.pt (P. Cruz). Introducción: La Organización Mundial de la Salud [1] publicó recientemente el informe mundial de Ahogamiento subrayando que es un problema de salud pública mundial. Portugal es un paí...
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In compliance with the European recommendations, , the Lifeguard (LG) became a regulated professional activity in Portugal in 2012, demanding proper physical and psychological preparation. This study aims to evaluate and monitor the skill level of Portuguese LG on performance a rescue in ocean beaches. Drowning literature supports, depending on sev...
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The efficacy on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a needful skill to Lifeguards(LG). The survival in cardiac arrest is widely dependent on the quality of the thoracic compressions and ventilations performed. CPR training should be done in a regular base in order to assure his efficacy. The European Resuscitation Council Guidelines (2015) indic...
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Cite as: Pedro Santos Cruz, Olga Marques, Adilson Marques,Queiroga AC. School Lifeguarding Club - An Innovative Curriculum Teaching Experience in Portugal–World Conference on Drowning Prevention - ILS, Vancouver 2017, Book of Abstract, swimming & water safety Education Section, p291. ISBN 978-1-926508-05-4. access at www.wcdp2017.org
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The European Resuscitation Council Guidelines indicates that CPR providers should ensure chest compression of adequate depth (5-6cm) with 100-120 compressions min-1 , in a cycle of compressions/inflations of 30:2. The objective of this study was to monitor the impact over the CPR quality, applied by lifeguards(LG), after a simulated rescue. Method...
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Portugal has a great surf tradition and surfers of all ages and skill level are regularly on the beach, be it a patrolled or unpatrolled, from dawn to dusk, all year round. After realizing that many assistances and water rescues performed outside the bathing season or at beaches without lifeguards were mostly carried out by surfers, the Portuguese...
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The main purpose of our study was to quantify, by using accelerometry, daily physical activity (PA) in adults with visual impairments. Sixty-three adults (34.9% women) who are blind (18-65 years) wore an accelerometer for at least 3 days (minimum of 10 hr per day), including 1 weekend day. Nineteen participants (~30%) reached the recommendation of...
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Extract: The World Health Organization advocates that a greater focus should be placed on the surveillance of patterns of physical activity and the identification of specific high-risk groups and measures to respond to their needs (World Health Assembly, 2004). From a public health perspective, it is important to examine if adults meet the current...

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