Ana Lúcia Silva

Graduate in nutrition, MSc in physical activity and sports at the University of Barcelona and MSc in dietetic and human nutrition at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, PhD student in physical activity and health at the Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon. Her main investigations have been developed in the mechanisms behind the energy balance as concern to dietary intake and energy expenditure, such as physical activity patterns. Has published some research in the dietary and physical activity assessment, in order to better understand the diet and exercise-related diseases and also published the Manual of Childhood N.