Level 1 ISAK Anthropometry Course – The Internation society for the advancement of kinanthropometry (ISAK)
Certified strength and conditioning coach – Irish rugby football association (IRFU)
Strength and conditioning certificate level 1 and 2 – International rugby board (IRB)
Talent optimization programme (TOP) – International rugby board (IRB)
Tavares, F., Mil-Homens, P. (2016). Principles and periodization of strength training. In Mil-Homens, P., Pezarat Correia, P., Vilhena de Mendonça, G. (Eds.).Strength training – Volume 1: Biological principles and methods of strength training. Faculty of Human Kinetics editions, University of Lisbon.
Mil-Homens, P., Valamatos, MJ., Tavares, F. (2015). Methods of strength training. In Mil-Homens, P., Pezarat Correia, P., Vilhena de Mendonça, G. (Eds.). Strength training – Volume 1: Biological principles and methods of strength training. Faculty of Human Kinetics editions, University of Lisbon.
Tavares F, Beaven M, Teles J, Baker D, Healey P, Smith B, Driller M. The Effects of Chronic Cold Water Immersion in Elite Rugby Players. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 2018; Epub ahed of print
Valamatos MJ, Tavares F, Santos , R, Veloso A, Mil-Homens P. Influence of full range of motion vs. equalized partial range of motion training on muscle architecture and mechanical properties. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2018; Epub ahed of print
Black KE, Witard OC, Baker D, Healey P, Tavares F, Christensen S, Pease T, Smith B. Adding omega-3 fatty acids to a protein-based supplement during pre season training results in reduced muscle soreness and the better maintenance of explosive power in professional Rugby Union players. Eur J Sport Sci. 2018; Epub ahed of print
Teixeira F, Matias CN, Monteiro CP, Valamatos MJ, Reis JF, Tavares F, Domingos C, Alves FB, Batista AR, Sardinha LB, Phillips SM. No effect of HMB or α-HICA on training-induced changes in performance or body composition. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2018; 50(5S):112
Matos F, Neves E, Rosa C, Reis V, Saavedra F, Silva S, Tavares F, Vilaça-Alves J. Effect Of Cold Water Immersion On Elbow Flexors Muscle Thickness After Resistance Training. J Strength Cond Res. 2018;32(3):756–63.
Tavares F, Smith TB, Driller M. Fatigue and Recovery in Rugby: A Review. Sport Med. 2017;47(8):1515–1530.
Driller, M., McQuillan, J., Tavares, F. No Differences in Neuromuscular Power and Range of Motion, but Greater Muscle Soreness in Young vs Masters Athletes Following a 12km Run. Int J Sports Sci. 2016; 6(4): 133-137
Tavares F, Healey P, Smith TB, et al. The usage and perceived effectiveness of different recovery modalities in amateur and elite Rugby athletes. Perform Enhanc Heal. 2017;5(4):142–6.
Tavares F, Healey P, Smith TB, et al. Short-term effect of training and competition on muscle soreness and neuromuscular performance in elite Rugby athletes. Aust J Strength Cond. 2018;26(1):11–7.
Driller, M., Tavares, F., McMaster, D. & O’Donnell, S. (2016). Assessing a smartphone application to measure countermovement jumps in recreational athletes. International Journal of Sport Science and Coaching. 2017;12(5):661-664.
Driller, M., Mackay, K., Mills, B, Tavares, F. Tissue flossing on ankle range of motion, jump and sprint performance: A follow-up study. Phys Ther Sport. 2017;28:29-33
Driller, M., Donnell, S., Tavares F. What wrist should you wear your actigraphy device on? Analysis of dominant vs . non- dominant wrist actigraphy for measuring sleep in healthy adults. Sleep Sci. 2017;10(3):75–8.
Tavares F, Healey P, Smith TB, et al. The effect of training load on neuromuscular performance, muscle soreness and wellness during an in-season non-competitive week in elite Rugby athletes. J Sport Med Phys Fit. 2017;in press.
O’Donnel S, TavaresF, McMaster D, et al. The validity and reliability of the GymAware linear position transducer for measuring counter-movement jump performance in female athletes. Meas Phys Educ Exerc Sci; 2018;22(1):101-107
Tavares F, McMaster T, Healey P, et al. A Novel Method to Reduce the Impact of Countermovement Jump Monitoring In Professional Rugby Athletes. J Athl Enhanc; 2018;in press
Tavares F, Simões M, Matos B, et al. Wellness, muscle soreness and neuromuscular performance during a training week in volleyball athletes. J Sport Med Phys Fit. 2017; in press
Tavares F, Walker O, Healey P, et al. Practical applications of water immersion recovery modalities for team sports. Strength Cond J. 2018; 40(4):48-60
Tavares F, Mendes B, Driller M, et al. Do Young Elite Football Athletes Have the Same Strength and Power Characteristics as Senior Athletes? J Funct Morphol Kinesiol. 2017;2(4):48.
Teixeira F, Matias CN, Monteiro CP, Valamatos MJ, Reis JF, Tavares F, Domingos C, Alves FB, Sardinha LB, Phillips SM. Leucine Metabolites Do Not Enhance Training-induced Performance or Muscle Thickness. Med Sci Sports Exerc. Epub ahead of print