Adilson Marques is professor at the Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon. He holds a bachelor's and master's degrees in physical education, a master in public health, a PhD in sciences of education, and a PhD in sport science. He was physical education teacher for 9 years, in public schools, and coach in scholar sport programs. His main research interest is the study of health promotion, physical activity, physical fitness and physical education. He has published several international peer-reviewed original articles and has been an investigator in several research projects. He is a reviewer for several scientific journals in the field of sport science and health promotion. For 6 years he was member of the board of the Portuguese Society of Physical Education, and he is a team member of the National Physical Activity Promotion Program at the Portuguese Directorate-General for Health.