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Catarina Ramos

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Sports Science

Staff Group(s)
Sport

Role

Academic Associate

Catarina Ramos is a member of the Sports Science Department. She teaches some modules of the Sports Science course and she is also doing a PhD on the effects of exercise and physical activity on the gut microbiome of older adults.

Career overview

Catarina finished her BSc in Sports Science at Faculdade de Motricidade Humana (University of Lisbon, Portugal) and completed a MSc in Sports Physiology and Medicine at Örebro University, Sweden.

She is now doing a PhD and teaching at Nottingham Trent University.

Research areas

Catarina's research focuses on the effects of exercise/physical activity on the gut microbiome of older adults

External activity

Catarina produces digests of the latest research for the All Party Parliamentary Group: Human Gut Microbiome

Publications

Ramos,  C., Gibson, G., Walton, G., Magistro, D., Kinnear, W., Hunter, K. (2022).  Systematic review of the effects of exercise and physical activity on the gut microbiome of older adults. Nutrients, 14, 674. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu14030674.

Nicola Camp, Ana Catarina Fernandes Ramos, Kirsty Hunter, Ruth Boat & Daniele Magistro (2022) Differences in self-control, self-efficacy and depressive symptoms between active and inactive middle-aged and older adults after 1 year of COVID restrictions, Aging & Mental Health, DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2022.2046691