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Laboratory of Human Population Biology


The CIAS Laboratory of Human Biology (LHB) is a well-equipped laboratory for the research that is done in the group of Human Biology, Health and Society, namely: anthropometric and body composition evaluations, objective physical activity evaluation and the evaluation of the environmental resources through the Geographic Information System (GIS).

Director: Cristina Padez (cpadez@antrop.uc.pt)

Available equipment

  • 20 SECA scales
  • 20 SECA Portable stadiometer
  • 10 Skinfold Caliper
  • 20 SECA tapes
  • 30 Accelerometers
  • 2 Blood Pressure Monitors
  • 4 GPS