Isabel Sacco

Isabel CN Sacco


Prof. Isabel C.N.Sacco has a Bachelor’s degree (1995), MSc (1997) and PhD (2001) in Physical Education, at University of Sao Paulo(Brazil). Nowadays, she is an Associate Professor at the School of Medicine of the University of Sao Paulo (since 1999); 1B Research fellow of CNPq-Brazil (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development); and the head of the Laboratory of Biomechanics of Movement and Human Posture (LaBiMPH), whose main areas of research today include intelligent systems for decision making in health, biomechanics and rehabilitation of diabetic and osteoarthritis patients, and casual and sport footwear biomechanics. Within this decade of professional experience, Prof. Sacco has an extensive academic production, including over 70 papers published in journals with IF, more than 320 complete or extended abstracts in international and national conferences, a book, 5 books chapters, and several dissemination articles for general public. Her teaching includes the guidance of 9 PhD, 19 masters and 5 post doctoral supervision. Currently, is acting as Director of the Post Graduation Program in Rehabilitation Sciences at School of Medicine at the University of São Paulo. She has recently been honored by the Government as one of the only 22 young (under 40-yrsold) female Brazilian scientists in the national territory with a recognized merit.

Diabetes & Endocrinology Kinesiology Orthopedics

Work details

Associate Professor

University of São Paulo, School of Medicine
February 1999
Physical Therapy, Speech and Occupational Therapy department