Degree in Sports Science, awarded in 2013 by the University of Évora. She completed her Masters in Exercise and Health in 2016 at the same institution and is currently finishing her PhD in Human Motricity. She has a PhD scholarship from FCT and is a collaborator at the Comprehensive Health Research Center (CHRC). She is an Invited Assistant at the University of Évora and has been a member of evaluation panels from the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES). Her main research interests are physical activity, healthy aging, neurodegenerative diseases and exercise.