Researcher Alice Erwig Leitão

Alice Erwig Leitão is a dedicated researcher with a diverse academic background and a passion for promoting health and well-being through nutrition and physical education.

Her educational journey and professional experiences have equipped her with a set and expertise in various areas of nutrition and physical activity.

Professional Experience

Alice Erwig Leitao

Alice Erwig Leitão has gained valuable experience in both Nutrition and Physical Education domains. Her work emphasizes the importance of a holistic approach to health, integrating nutrition and physical activity interventions to improve overall well-being.

Through her research endeavors and professional engagements, she continues to inspire and empower individuals to lead healthier lifestyles.

Areas of Expertise

In the field of Nutrition, Alice's expertise lies in:

  • Vegetarian nutrition
  • Vegan nutrition
  • Sports nutrition
  • Clinical nutrition

In Physical Education, her focus areas include:

  • Physical activity and health
  • Interventions with physical exercise
  • Male health in middle age
  • Androgen deficiency in male aging


  • Bachelor's degree in Nutrition from Centro Universitário Estácio de Santa Catarina.
  • Bachelor's degree in Physical Education from the Center for Health and Sports Sciences (CEFID/UDESC).
  • Master's degree in Human Movement Sciences from the Center for Health and Sports Sciences (CEFID/UDESC).
  • Postgraduate in Sports Nutrition from the Functional Nutrition Center - VP.
  • Currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the School of Physical Education, University of São Paulo (EEFE / USP).

Social Profiles And Scientific Profiles

Valuable Research Works

Manoel Lixandrão, Bamman, M., Felipe Cassaro Vechin, & Roschel, H. (2024, January 4). Higher resistance training volume offsets muscle hypertrophy non-responsiveness in older individuals. ResearchGate; American Physiological Society.

‌Alice Erwig Leitão, Esteves, G. P., Bruna Caruso Mazzolani, & Roschel, H. (2023, December 13). Consuming less ultra-processed food is associated with inadequate protein intake among vegan dieters. ResearchGate; unknown.

Alice Erwig Leitão, Roschel, H., Junior, & Euridice Martinez Steele. (2023, November 8). Association between ultra-processed food and flavonoid intakes in a nationally representative sample of... ResearchGate; Cambridge University Press.

‌Genario, R., Gil, S., Gersiel Oliveira-Júnior, Alice Erwig Leitão, Franco, T., Sales, S., Ferriolli, E., Alexandre Leopold Busse, Wilson Jacob Filho, Gualano, B., & Roschel, H. (2023). Sleep quality is a predictor of muscle mass, strength, quality of life, anxiety and depression in older adults with obesity. Scientific Reports, 13(1).

Alice Erwig Leitão, Carvalho, M., Andreia Pelegrini, Silva, & Coutinho, A. (2021). A 6-month, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial to evaluate the effect of Eurycoma longifolia (Tongkat Ali) and concurrent training on erectile function and testosterone levels in androgen deficiency of aging males (ADAM). Maturitas, 145, 78–85.

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