Selected Publications


Santos I., Mata J., Silva M.N., Sardinha L.B.,Teixeira P.J. (2015). Predicting long-term weight loss maintenance in previously overweight women: a signal detection approach. Obesity, 23(5):957-964.

Compernolle S., De Cocker K., Lakerveld J., Mackenbach J.D., Nijpels G., Oppert J.M., Rutter H., Teixeira P.J., Cardon G., De Bourdeaudhuij I. (2014). A RE-AIM evaluation of evidence-based multi-level interventions to improve obesity-related behaviours in adults: a systematic review (the SPOTLIGHT project). International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 11:147.

Marques M.M., De Gucht V., Gouveia M.J., Leal I., Maes S. (2015). Differential effects of behavioral interventions with a graded physical activity component in patients suffering from Chronic Fatigue (Syndrome): An updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 40:123-137.

Teixeira P.J., Carraça E.V., Marques M., Rutter H., Oppert J.-M., De Bourdeaudhuij I., Lakerveld J., Brug J. (2015). Sucessful behavior change in obesity interventions in adults: A systematic review of self-regulation mediators. BMC Medicine, 13(1):84.

Dias, S. B. & Diniz, J. A. (2013). FuzzyQoI model: A fuzzy logic-based modelling of users’ quality of interaction with a learning management system under blended learning, Computers & Education, 69, 38-59,

Carraça E.V., Silva M.N., Coutinho S.R., Vieira P.N., Minderico C.M., Sardinha L.B., Teixeira P.J. (2013). The association between physical activity and eating self-regulation in overweight and obese women. Obesity Facts, 6:493-506.

Teixeira P.J., Palmeira A.L., Vansteenkiste M. (2012). The role of self-determination theory and motivational interviewing in behavioral nutrition, physical activity, and health: An introduction to the IJBNPA special series. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9:17.

Teixeira P.J., Carraça E.V., Markland D.M., Silva M.N., Ryan R.M. (2012). Exercise, physical activity, and self-determination theory: A systematic review. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9:78.

Teixeira P.J., Silva M.N., Mata J., Palmeira A.L., Markland D. (2012). Motivation, self-determination, and long-term weight control. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9:22.

Carraça E.V., Markland D., Silva M.N., Coutinho S.R., Vieira P.N., Minderico C.S., Sardinha L.B., Teixeira P.J. (2012). Physical activity predicts changes in body image during obesity treatment in women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44:1604-1612.

Silva M.N., Markland D., Carraça, E.V., Vieira P.N., Coutinho S.R., Minderico, C.S., Matos, M.G., Sardinha L.B., Teixeira P.J. (2011). Exercise autonomous motivation predicts 3-year weight loss in women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 4:728-737.

Teixeira, P.J., Stubbs, R.J., King, N.A., Whybrow, S., Blundell, J. Obesity. In Saxton, J. Exercise and Chronic Disease: an Evidence-Based Approach. Routledge, London (2011).

Williams, G., Teixeira, P.J., Carraça, E.V., Resnicow, K. Physical wellness, health care, and personal autonomy. In Chirkov, V.I., Ryan, R.M., & and Sheldon, K.M. (Eds). Personal Autonomy in Cultural Contexts: Global Perspectives on The Psychology of Agency, Freedom, and People’s Well-Being. Springer, US (2011).

Ascenso, A., Palmeira, A., Pedro, L. M., Martins, S., & Fonseca, H. (2015). Physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness, but not sedentary behavior, are associated with carotid intima-media thickness in obese adolescents. European Journal of Pediatrics.

DeSmet, A., Palmeira, A., Beltran, A., Brand, L., Davies, V. F., & Thompson, D. (2015). The Yin and Yang of Formative Research in Designing Serious (Exer-)games. Games for Health Journal, 4(1), 63–66.

Fonseca, H., Palmeira, A. L., Martins, S. C., Falcato, L., & Quaresma, A. (2014a). Managing paediatric obesity: a multidisciplinary intervention including peers in the therapeutic process. BMC Pediatrics, 14(1), 89.

Fonseca, H., Palmeira, A., Martins, S., & Dias Ferreira, P. (2014b). Short- and medium-term impact of a residential weight-loss camp for overweight adolescents. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 26, 33.

Gaspar de Matos, M., Palmeira, A. L., Gaspar, T., De Wit, J. B. F., & Luszczynska, A. (2015). Social support influences on eating awareness in children and adolescents: The mediating effect of self-regulatory strategies. Global Public Health, 1–12.

Lindwall, M., Aşçi, F. H., Palmeira, A., Fox, K. R., & Hagger, M. S. (2011). The Importance of Importance in the Physical Self: Support for the Theoretically Appealing but Empirically Elusive Model of James. Journal of Personality, 79(2), 303–334.

Nassis, G. P., Klentrou, P., Palmeira, A., & Stensel, D. J. (2012). The Influence of Physical Activity on Obesity and Health. Journal of Obesity (Online), 2012, 1–2.

Quaresma, A. M., Palmeira, A. L., Martins, S. S., Minderico, C. S., & Sardinha, L. B. (2014). Effect of a school-based intervention on physical activity and quality of life through serial mediation of social support and exercise motivation – The PESSOA Program. Health Education Research, 1–14.

Sardinha, L. B., Marques, A., Martins, S., Palmeira, A., & Minderico, C. (2014). Fitness, fatness, and academic performance in seventh-grade elementary school students. BMC Pediatrics, 14(1), 176.

Teixeira, P. J., Silva, M. N., Mata, J., Palmeira, A. L., & Markland, D. (2012). Motivation, self-determination, and long-term weight control. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9, 22.

Vieira, P. N., Palmeira, A. L., Mata, J., Kolotkin, R. L., Silva, M. N., Sardinha, L. B., & Teixeira, P. J. (2012). Usefulness of standard BMI cut-offs for quality of life and psychological well-being in women. Obesity Facts, 5(6), 795–805.

Hadjileontiadou, S.J., Dias, S.B., Diniz, J.A. and Hadjileontiadis, L.J. (2015). Fuzzy Logic-Based Modeling in Collaborative and Blended Learning, in Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8705-9

Dias, S.B., Diniz, J.A., and Hadjileontiadis, L.J. (2014). Towards an Intelligent Learning Management System Under Blended Learning: Trends, Profiles and Modelling Perspectives, J. Kacprzyk and L. C. Jain (Eds.), in Intelligent Systems Reference Library, Volume 59, Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. ISBN: 978-3-319-02077-8.

Dias, S.B., S.B., Hadjileontiadou, S.J., Diniz, J.A., and Hadjileontiadis, L.J. (2015). Towards a Personalized and Intelligent Web 3.0 Hybrid Learning Environment via the Quality of Collaboration and Interaction Modeling: A Fuzzy Logic-Based Approach. In C. Wankel, & A. Stachowicz-Stanusch (Eds.), Emerging Web 3.0/Semantic Web Applications in Higher Education: Growing Personalization and Wider Interconnections in Learning (Chap. 11, pp. 215-266), Information Age Publishing.

Dias, S.B., Diniz, J.A., and Hadjileontiadis, L.J. (2015). Enhancing Blended Environments Through Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping of LMS Users’ Quality of Interaction: The Rare & Contemporary Dance Paradigms. Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Access to Learning, Health and Well-Being. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 9177, 31-42.

Dias, S.B., Diniz, J.A., and Hadjileontiadis, L.J. (2014). Exploring B-Learning Scenarios Using Fuzzy Logic-Based Modeling of Users’ LMS Quality of Interaction in Ergonomics and Psychomotor Rehabilitation Academic Courses. Human-Computer Interaction. Applications and Services, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8512, 233-243.

Dias, S.B., Hadjileontiadou, S.J., Hadjileontiadis, L.J., and Diniz, J.A. (2015). Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping of LMS Users’ Quality of Interaction within Blended-Learning Environment. Expert Systems with Applications, 42(21), 7399-7423.