Rui Gomes is an Assistant Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Minho, Portugal. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Minho. He has research interests on two main areas: sport/exercise psychology (e.g., leadership, stress, psychological benefits of exercise, life skills training) and occupational stress (e.g., sources and consequences of stress in high-risk activities, impact of cognitive appraisal on human adaptation to stress).
Currently, he leads the research group Adaptation, Performance and Human Development, which was created in 2007 (http://www.ardh-gi.com/). As a sport psychologist, he consults athletes and their families, coaches, and sport managers.