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Sustainable prevention of
obesity through integrated strategies
Prof. Pedro J Teixeira (PhD)
Prof. Pedro J Teixeira (PhD) is Full Professor and leads the Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Research Group at the Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon. He received a Ph.D. in Nutrition from The University of Arizona where he participated in various NIH-funded intervention projects. He is an expert on behaviour change interventions and predictors of success in obesity prevention and treatment, with a focus on motivation, self-determination, and self-regulation factors. Professor Teixeira participated as a partner in the European Commission-funded EUROBESE project and is the current PI of the Portuguese National Weight Control Registry, among other projects. He is a current vice-President of the Portuguese Obesity Society and has published 2 books, several international book chapters, and nearly 50 peer-reviewed articles.