His main research interests relate to the social, environmental, and individual determinants of population patterns and inequalities of leisure-time physical activity and active modes of transportation. His research employs the conceptual framework and methods from epidemiology and systems science.
Leandro completed his D.Sc. degree at University of Sao Paulo School of Public Health, Brazil. He also was a postdoctoral researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), Brazil, working at National School of Public Health and Scientific Computing Program.