Erasmus+ Blended Intensive Program (BIP) for BSc and MSc Students

The challenges of physical activity adherence during pregnancy
2nd edition, Spring 2024

Are you a bachelor or master’s degree student in Exercise Sciences or Health Sciences?
Do you want to work in an international group on promoting a healthy and active lifestyle and planning a tailored physical activity intervention for pregnant women?

Topics related to promotion of physical activity and healthy lifestyle during pregnancy, guidelines for physical activity, pre-exercise and fitness testing, and exercise prescription and adaptations, practical and online group work.


Deadline for pre-registration is: 29th of March 2024
Start of the program online: 7th of May 2024
Online sessions: 7th to 30th of May 2024, and 11th to 25th of June 2024 (Tuesdays and Thursdays ~8:30-11:30h WET) [ Lisbon/London time]
In-person intensive week in Rio Maior, Portugal: 3rd to 7th of June 2024 (9:30-12:00h; 15:00-17:30h WET)
Final online assessment session: 25th of June 2024 (Monday 8:00-12.00h WET).


Intensive practical sessions will be held at ESDRM Sport Sciences School of Rio Maior – Santarém Polytechnic University, Avenida Dr. Mário Soares, 110, Rio Maior, Portugal.
The online sessions will be hosted on ZOOM platform.


Coordinator: Prof. Rita Santos Rocha (

Detailed information HERE