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Podcast#2 – The Long Run: Gender Equality, Sports and Academia

RESET Podcast#2: The long run: Gender Equality, Sports and Academia

In our second episode, we are so excited to host Ms Paula Silva who is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Sport of RESET partner – University of Porto (FADEUP).

Paula Silva is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Sport, University of Porto (FADEUP), Portugal. Sports have been her passion since an early age, leading her to become a coach and Physical Education teacher at secondary schools for many years. Since 2005, she has been teaching graduate and postgraduate courses in sport pedagogy and physical education teacher education. As a researcher at CIAFEL (Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health, and Leisure), she primarily focuses on gender in sports and physical education. Paula Silva is the author of ‘Construction of Gender in Physical Education,’ as well as several book chapters and international articles.

Together, we explore her career in Physical Sports Education, the challenges, and the highlights for a woman in the academic community, but most importantly, we discuss and analyze the perceptions about gender in Sports.

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