Leonardo de Sousa Fortes Graduated in Physical Education from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil. Master in Physical Education at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil. PhD in Psychology at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil. He is currently Full Professor of the Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences of the Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil. Professor of the Graduate Program in Physical Education, Federal University of Pernambuco (Masters level). He was technical-scientific consultant and associate member of the Brazilian Confederation of Aquatic Sports (CBDA). Reviewer of national and international scientific journals. He has experience in the area of Physical Education, with emphasis on Human Motricity Science, working mainly on the following topics: sports training, sport psychology and resistance training. In addition, he has experience in the area of Psychology, working on the following topics: Psychometric.
Leonardo de Sousa Fortes Research interests are Resistance Training for Children and Adolescents; Sport Training for Children and Adolescents; Physical Exercise in Adolescence.