Alessandro de Oliveira


Adjunto da Universidade

Federal de São João del-Rei

Departamento das Ciências da Educação Física e Saúde


Academic Formation and Titles:

2011 - 2014 Philosophical Doctor in Science of Nutrition.
Federal University of Viçosa, UFV, Vicosa, Brazil
Title: Circumferences and blood biomarkers: association with Metabolic Syndrome and cardiometabolic diseases in middle-aged men. Advisor: Antônio José Natali and Co-advisors: Helen Hermana Miranda Hermsdorff and Josefina Bressan.
2000 - 2001 Master Degree in Physical Education.
Federal University of Minas Gerais, UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Title: Effect of intensity of exercise and Título: Effect of exercise intensity and thermal environment on internal temperature and acute fatigue in rats. Advisor: Luiz Oswaldo Carneiro Rodrigues
1993 - 1997 Graduation in Physical Education.
Instituto Gammon College – FAGAMMON - Lavras – Minas Gerais – Brazil.

Professional Activities
Since 2006
Professor in Department of Sciences of Physical Education and Health
Federal University of Sao Joao del-Rei – Minas Gerais
Professor in Graduation of Physical Education
Credits: Exercise Physiology I and II, Epidemiology of Physical Activity, Sports Nutrition and Biometric.

Coordinator: Graduation of Physical Education
Federal University of Sao Joao del-Rei


Professor in Physical Education Program, Department of Physical Education; Federal University of Lavras – in construct.
Professor in Interdisciplinary Program in Health, Society and Environment. Department of Medicine; Federal University of Sao Joao del-Rei – in construct

Research Interest

Scientific Activities


Publications (10 most relevant)

1. CANDIDO, B.A.; GOMES, B. M.; COTA, V. R.; de OLIVEIRA, A; DAMÁZIO, L.C.M. Analysis of the efficacy of two physical training protocols in the motor performance of rats. (2017) Journal of Biology, v.17, p.6 -12.
2. de OLIVEIRA, A; HERMSDORFF, HELEN HERMANA; COCATE, PAULA G; C. DOS SANTOS, ELIZIÁRIA; Bressan, Josefina; Natali, Antônio Jose. (2015). Accuracy of plasma interleukin-18 and adiponectin concentrations in predicting metabolic syndrome and cardiometabolic disease risk in middle-age Brazilian men. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism (Print). v. 40, 1-8.
3. SILVA, Márcia Ferreira; Natali, Antônio Jose; MOURA, Anselmo Gomes; BELFORT, Felipe Gomes; DRUMMOND, Filipe Rios; CUNHA, Daise Nunes Queiroz; de OLIVEIRA, A; ALBERICI, Luciane Carla, (2015) Attenuation of Ca2+ homeostasis, oxidative stress, and mitochondrial dysfunctions in diabetic rats heart: insulin therapy or aerobic exercise?. Journal of Applied Physiology (1985). v.119: 148-156.
4. COCATE, P. G.; NATALI, A. J.; ALFENAS, R. C. G.; DE OLIVEIRA, A.; DOS SANTOS, E. C.; HERMSDORFF, H. H. M. Carotenoid consumption is related to lower lipid oxidation and DNA damage in middle-aged men. British Journal of Nutrition. , v.1, p.1 - 8, 2015.
5. COCATE, P. G.; NATALI, A. J.; DE OLIVEIRA, A.; ALFENAS, R. C.; HERMSDORFF, H. H. M. Consumption of branched-chain amino acids is inversely associated with central obesity and cardiometabolic features in a population of Brazilian middle-aged men: Potential role of leucine intake. The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging. , v.19, p.1 - 8, 2015.
6. COCATE, PAULA G.; NATALI, ANTÔNIO JOSÉ; de OLIVEIRA, Alessandro; LONGO, GIANA Z.; ALFENAS, RITA DE CÁSSIA G.; PELUZIO, MARIA DO CARMO G.; C. DOS SANTOS, ELIZIÁRIA; BUTHERS, JÉSSICA M.; DE OLIVEIRA, LEANDRO L.; HERMSDORFF, HELEN HERMANA M. (2014) Fruit and vegetable intake and related nutrients are associated with oxidative stress markers in middle-aged men. Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.). , v.30, p.660 – 665.
7. de OLIVEIRA, Alessandro; HERMSDORFF, H. H. M.; COCATE, P. G.; (2014) Bressan, Josefina; Novello, Alexandre Azevedo; SANTOS, Eliziaria Cardoso; Natali, Antônio Jose. The impact of serum uric acid on the diagnostic of metabolic syndrome in apparently healthy Brazilian middle-aged men. Nutrición Hospitalaria. , v.30, p.562 – 569.
8. Cocate, Paula Guedes; Natali, Antônio Jose; de OLIVEIRA, Alessandro; de OLIVEIRA, Alessandro; Peluzio, Maria do Carmo Gouveia; Zarpato, Giana Longo; Buthers, Jéssica Miranda; SANTOS, Eliziaria Cardoso; OLIVEIRA, Leandro Licursi de; Alfenas, Rita de Cássia Gonçalves (2014). Usual dietary glycemic load is associated with cardiometabolic risk factors in physically active Brazilian middle-aged men. Nutrición Hospitalaria. , v.29, p.441 – 451.
9. de OLIVEIRA, Alessandro; COCATE, PAULA G; HERMSDORFF, HELEN HERMANA; Bressan, Josefina; DE SILVA, MATEUS FREITAS; RODRIGUES, JOEL ALVES; NATALI, ANTÔNIO JOSÉ Waist circumference measures: cutoff analyses to detect obesity and cardiometabolic risk factors in a Southeast Brazilian middle-aged men population - a cross-sectional study. Lipids in Health and Disease., v.13, p.141 - , 2014.
10. Cocate, Paula Guedes; de OLIVEIRA, Alessandro; Hermsdorff, Helen Hermana Mirande; ALFENAS, R. C. G.; AMORIM, P. R. S.; Zarpato, Giana Longo; Peluzio, Maria do Carmo Gouveia; FARIA, F. R.; Natali, Antônio Jose. Benefits and relationship of steps walked per day to cardiometabolic risk factor in Brazilian middle-aged men. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. , v.x, p.1-5 - , 2013.

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