César Chaves is a Professor of the School of Sports and Leisure (ESDL) of Melgaço, at the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo since 2005. He is also the coordinator of the school´s master’s degree in Fitness Activities, since 2013.
César has taught more than 15 different subjects but his main areas of expertise comprise Exercise and Physical Activity for Special Populations (obesity, diabetes, aging, among others), Health and Fitness and also Nutrition and Supplementation. He is often invited to share his views on these subjects at several different venues, from academia and scientific congresses to health and fitness chains and facilities.
César Chaves has a PhD in Physical Activity and Health, by the Faculty of Sports, at Porto´s University (2013). He also holds a first degree in Sports Sciences and Physical Education from the Faculty of Sports Science and Physical Education at Porto´s University (2002) and an MSc in Recreation and Leisure at the same institution (2006).