Paulo Gago

Affiliated researcher


Phone: +46 8-120 53 700

Visiting address: Lidingövägen 1


Read more about my interests in teaching, research and collaboration.

Strength training and training methodology.

Sport performance and training with special focus on acute neuromuscular adaptation.

Post activation potentiation, Acute effects on sport performance, chronic adaptation to training.

My thesis "Post activation potentiation – modulating factors and mechanisms for muscle performance" describes that explosions in athletes' muscles can be enhanced after only six seconds of maximal muscle activation. In addition, the greatly increased explosiveness in the calf muscles lasts up to five minutes without affecting the stiffness of the hamstrings.

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Academic title

PhD, Bachelor and Master in Sport Science and Physical Education