Inês Santos

Inês Santos is a PhD Student at the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Human Kinetics, and a guest Professor at the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Lusófona University. She is a Nutritionist with a Master in Dietetics and Nutrition. Her current research focuses on the prevalence and correlates of weight control attempts and on self-regulation predictors of weight loss maintenance and energy balance-related behaviors. She is currently the coordinator of the Portuguese Weight Control Registry, an ongoing voluntary national registry of individuals who have been successful at achieving weight loss and maintenance, and she is also participating in the European Commission project NoHoW – Research on Weight Loss Maintenance, helping in the implementation of the trial.