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Section Board for 'Sports Nutrition' (61)

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Prof. Dr. David C. Nieman
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Paul J. Arciero
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Human Nutrition and Metabolism Laboratory, Department of Health and Human Physiological Sciences, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
Interests: nutrition; exercise; Athletic Performance; performance nutrition; energy metabolism
Dr. William M. Adams

United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Interests: fluid regulation; hydration physiology; hydration issues in sports and physical activity; thermal physiology; exertional heat illness
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Dr. Ildus Ahmetov
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Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences (RISES), Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool L3 5AF, UK
Interests: nutrigenetics; sports nutrition; sports genomics and epigenomics; exercise physiology; behavioural genetics; sports anthropology; genetics of obesity
Dr. Ajmol Ali
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1. School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Massey University, North Shore Mail Centre, Private Bag 102 904, Auckland 0745, New Zealand
2. Centre for Metabolic Health Research, Massey University, Auckland 0745, New Zealand
Interests: Supplementation; ergogenic aids; team sports; exercise; physical activity; caffeine; carbohydrate; hydration
Prof. Dr. Elena Barbieri
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Department of Biomolecular Sciences, School of Sport, Health and Physical Exercise, University of the Urbino Carlo Bo, Via I. Maggetti, 26, Urbino (PU) 61029 Italy
Interests: exercise; skeletal muscle signalling; skeletal muscle mitochondria; IGF-1 and IGF-1 isoforms; exercise oncology; lifestyle; natural extracts; antioxidant supplement; creatine; hyaluronic acid.
Prof. Dr. Aloys Berg
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University Freiburg, Institution Sports & Sports Science, Department Nutrition, D-79117 Freiburg, Germany
Interests: Nutritional Biochemistry; Diabetology; Nutrition and Dietetics; sport nutrition; obesity
Dr. Lauri Byerley
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1. Department of Physiology, LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA
2. American Public University System, Charles Town, WV, USA
Interests: diet and dietary assessment; gut microbiome; body composition; cancer cachexia; nutrition for athletes; nutrition education of health science students
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Prof. Dr. Nuala Byrne
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Head of School | Health Sciences, College of Health & Medicine, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Interests: energy metabolism; metabolic rate; exercise; intermittent dieting; weight loss; body composition; protein turnover; lean body mass; adaptive thermogenesis
Dr. Elisabet Børsheim
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Department of Pediatrics, Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
Interests: skeletal muscle; exercise; obesity; energy metabolism; substrate metabolism; growth and development; metabolic disturbances
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Prof. Dr. Darren Candow
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Dr. Andres E. Carrillo
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Department of Movement Science, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
Interests: movement; nutrition; aging; environmental physiology; exercise immunology; philosophy
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Prof. Dr. Edward F. Coyle
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Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Interests: exercise; inactivity; fat metabolism
Dr. Juan Del Coso
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Institute of Sport Sciences (ICD), Rey Juan Carlos University, 28943 Fuenlabrada, Spain
Interests: exercise performance; sports nutrition; exercise physiology; anti-doping; genetics
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Prof. Dr. Louise Deldicque
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Faculté des Sciences de la Motricité, Centre of Investigation in Clinical Nutrition (CICN), Place Pierre de Coubertin, 1 box L08.10.01, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Interests: sport nutrition; protein metabolism; exercise physiology; regulation of skeletal muscle mass; hypoxia; molecular mechanisms; human studies; diabetes
Prof. Dr. Patrick Diel
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Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln, Abteilung Molekulare und Zellul?re Sportmedizin, Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6, 50933 Köln, Germany
Interests: Nutrition supplements; food toxicology; Doping prevention; Nutrition and sports; skeletal muscle adaptation and regeneration; Endocrinology
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Prof. Dr. Raúl Domínguez

Departamento de Motricidad Humana y Rendimiento Deportivo, Universidad de Sevilla, 41013 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: caffeine; energy metabolism; ergogenic aids; exercise physiology; iron metabolism; nitrates; nutritional supplement for health and sports; sport nutrition; sport performance; sport supplementation; supplementation
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Dr. Mikel Zabala Díaz
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Facukty of Sport Sciences, University of Granada, 18016 Granada, Spain
Interests: Sport performance; ergonenic aids; (anti)doping; cycling
Dr. Timothy Fairchild
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1. Discipline of Exercise Science, Murdoch University, 90 South St, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
2. Centre for Molecular Medicine and Innovative Therapeutics, Health Futures Institute, Murdoch University, 90 South St, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
Interests: obesity; type 2 diabetes; substrate metabolism; exercise physiology; metabolic disturbances
Dr. Scott Forbes
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Department of Physical Education Studies, Faculty of Education, Brandon University, Brandon, MB R7A 6A9, Canada
Interests: supplements; ergogenic aid; exercise; performance; sports
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Prof. Dr. Marcela González-Gross
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Department of Health and Human Performance, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Vitamins; Energy balance; Physical activity; fitness; lifestyle; hydration; biomarkers; dietary patterns; research methodologies
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Prof. Dr. Kazushige Goto
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Graduate School of Sport and Health Science, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577, Japan
Interests: resistance exercise; endurance exercise; sprint exercise; hypoxia; heat acclimation; iron metabolism; energy availability; muscle glycogen; glucose metabolism; fat metabolism
Prof. Dr. Sigridur Lara Gudmundsdottir
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Center for Sport and Health Science, School of Education, University of Iceland, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland
Interests: nutritional epidemiology; women’s health; sports nutrition; bone health
Dr. David Lee Hamilton
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Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Geelong 3216, Victoria, Australia
Interests: protein; sports nutrition; exercise; strength training; muscle protein synthesis; lean mass
Prof. Dr. Mark D. Haub
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Physical Activity and Nutrition Clinical Research Concsortium, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, 212 Justin Hall, Kansas State University Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
Interests: evaluating lifestyle (diet and exercise) factors to increase insulin sensitivity using randomized clinical trials; Specific areas include: dietary fiber and resistant starch; protein amount and source; exercise physiology; and, diet supplements and ergogenic aids
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Dr. Stephen Ives
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Health and Human Physiological Sciences Department, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
Interests: nutrition; muscle; exercise science; cardiovascular physiology; exercise physiology; atherosclerosis; exercise
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Prof. Dr. Ira Jacobs
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1. Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 2W6, Canada
2. Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3E2, Canada
Interests: exercise physiology; human skeletal muscle metabolism; exercise pharmacology
Prof. Dr. Phil Jakeman
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Food and Health Research, Health Research Institute, University of Limerick, Limerick V94 T9PX, Ireland
Interests: sports nutrition; exercise metabolism; nutrient interventions in health and ageing; body composition
Dr. David Jiménez-Pavón
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MOVE-IT Research Group, Department of Physical Education, Faculty of Education Sciences, University of Cádiz, 11519 Cádiz, Spain
Interests: exercise physiology; exercise interventions; physical activity; fitness; physical and mental health; aging; brain health and OMICs
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Dr. Evan C. Johnson
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Division of Kinesiology & Health, University of Wyoming, 1000 E. University Ave., Corbett Building 109, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
Interests: Hydration Physiology; Exercise Performance; High Intensity Exercise
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Dr. James King
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School of Sport, Exercise & Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE1 3TU, UK
Interests: exercise metabolism; appetite regulation; energy balance; clinical exercise physiology; insulin resistance; non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; diabetes
Dr. Karsten Koehler
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Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Technical University Munich, Uptown München-Campus D, Georg-Brauchle-Ring 60/62, D-80992 München, Germany
Interests: energy balance; diet and exercise interventions for weight loss; hormonal regulation of body weight; body composition; sports nutrition
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Dr. Joerg Koenigstorfer
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Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Chair of Sport and Health Management,Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Interests: eating behavior; food consumption; nutrition labeling; physical activity; sport; marketing; consumer behavior
Dr. Idoia Labayen
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Department of Health Sciences, Public University of Navarra, 31006 Pamplona, Spain
Interests: exercise; nutrition; obesity; body composition; hepatic fat
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Dr. Peter WR Lemon
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Exercise Nutrition Research Laboratory, School of Kinesiology, Western University, 411 Labatt Health Sciences Building, London, ON N6A 3K7, Canada
Interests: macronutrients; food supplements; exercise performance; body composition; intermittent fasting; obesity
Dr. Julien Louis
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Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool L3 3AF, UK
Interests: sports performance; exercise metabolism; sports nutrition; exercise training; biosensors
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Prof. Dr. Faidon Magkos
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Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: physical activity; nutrition; human metabolism; obesity; type 2 diabetes; lipid disorders; exercise; energy and substrate metabolism; techniques for human metabolic investigation in vivo and translational research
Dr. Marco Malaguti
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Department for Life Quality Studies, Alma Mater Studiorum-University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: biochemistry of nutrition; nutraceuticals; dietary supplements; sport science; nutrition for health
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Prof. Dr. Mindy L. Millard-Stafford
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School of Biological Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0530, USA
Interests: hydration; carboydrate; caffeine; sports
Dr. Gary D. Miller
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Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27106, USA
Interests: obesity; clinical trials; energy metabolism; sports nutrition; nitrates; bioactive molecules
Dr. Trine Tegdan Moholdt
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Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Interests: exercise; nutrition; pregnancy; metabolic health
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Prof. Dr. Fernando Naclerio
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Institute for Lifecourse Development, School of Human Sciences, Centre for Exercise Activity and Rehabilitation, University of Greenwich university, Avery Hill Campus Sparrows Farm (Office SF112B), Sparrows Lane Eltham SE9 2BT, UK
Interests: strength and conditioning; sport nutrition; sport supplementation; exercise performance; exercise for health; nutritional supplement for health and sports; resistance training for children adolescents
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Prof. Dr. Kazunobu Okazaki
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1. Research Center for Urban Health and Sports, Osaka City University, 3-3-138 Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 558-8585, Japan
2. Department of Environmental Physiology for Exercise, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3-3-138 Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 558-8585, Japan
Interests: exercise/environmental physiology; thermoregulation; body fluid regulation; performance
Dr. Samuel J. Oliver
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School of Human and Behavioural Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
Interests: exercise and environmental physiology (altitude, heat, cold); fluid balance; sport nutrition
Prof. Dr. Antonio Paoli
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Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: resistance training; metabolism; fat loss; skeletal muscle physiology; fitness; muscle hypertrophy; fasting; ketogenic diet
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Dr. Vassilis Paschalis
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Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: personalized nutrition; muscle; free radicals; antioxidants; sports
Dr. Antoni Pons
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Laboratory Physical Activity Sciences; Research Group on Community Nutrition and Oxidative Stress (NUCOX), University of the Balearic Islands and CIBEROBN (Physiopathology of Obesity and Nutrition), and Foundation of Health Research Institute of the Balearic Islands (IdISBa), Campus UIB, Guillem Colom Bldg., 07122, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Interests: oxidative stress; antioxidants; inflammation and cell signaling; health biomarkers; resolving inflammation; physical activity; exercise; sports nutrition; community nutrition; Mediterranean diet; metabolic syndrome; obesity; epigenetics; functional foods; peripheral mononuclear cells; neutrophils; hyperbaric oxygen
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Prof. Dr. Margarita Pérez
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Department of Exercise Physiology, Universidad Europea de Madrid, 28670 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Oxygen consumption; Chronic pathology; Cystic fibrosis; Lifestyle; Biomarkers
Dr. David Rowlands
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School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Interests: sport nutrition; exercise metabolism; carbohydrate; protein; fat; performance; diabetes
Dr. Jonatan R Ruiz
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PROFITH Research Group, Department of Physical Activity and Sport, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Crta Alfacar s/n. 18011. Granada, Spain
Interests: exercise; energy metabolism; cardiovascular disease risk factors; brown adipose tissue; obesity
Prof. Dr. Giorgos K. Sakkas
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1. School of PE and Sport Science, University of Thessaly, 42100 Trikala, Greece.
2. Faculty of Sport, Health and Wellbeing, University of St Mark & St John, Plymouth PL68BH, UK.
Interests: exercise and training; muscular composition and functionality; atrophy; weakness; Hemodialysis; fatigue; sleep disturbances; diabetes; cardiovascular mortality and survival
Dr. Alessandro Sartorio
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1. Istituto Auxologico Italiano, IRCCS, Experimental Laboratory for Auxo-endocrinological Research, 20145 Milan, Italy
2. Division of Metabolic Diseases and Auxology, 28824 Verbania, Italy
Interests: obesity; metabolic syndrome; body composition; nutrition; metabolic rehabilitation; energy expenditure; adapted physical activity; growth disorders; Prader-Willi syndrome
Dr. R. Andrew Shanely
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Department of Health & Exercise Science, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608, USA
Interests: exercise physiology; skeletal muscle; atrophy; hypertrophy; skeletal muscle protein synthesis; nutrient interventions; whole food extracts; sports nutrition; oxidative stress; antioxidants
Prof. Dr. Kristin I. Stanford
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Department Physiol & Cell Biology, Dorothy M Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute, Wexner Medical Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: exercise; metabolism; adipose tissue biology
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Dr. Antoni Sureda
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Research Group on Community Nutrition and Oxidative Stress (NUCOX), University of the Balearic Islands & CIBEROBN (Physiopathology of Obesity and Nutrition), and Foundation of Health Research Institute of the Balearic Islands (IdISBa). Campus UIB, Guillem Colom Bldg., 07122 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Interests: community nutrition; mediterranean diet; public health; diet; nutrition; sports nutrition; obesity; non-alcoholic fatty liver; oxidative stress; antioxidants; inflammation; ecotoxicology
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Prof. Dr. Nathaniel J. Szewczyk
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MRC/Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Interests: skeletal muscle; Sports nutrition
Dr. Pedro Tauler
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1. Department of Fundamental Biology and Health Sciences, Research Institute on Health Sciences (IUNICS), University of the Balearic Islands, 07122 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2. Health Research Institute of the Balearic Islands (IdISBa), 07120 Palma, Spain
Interests: exercise; immunology; inflammation; nutritional supplements; caffeine
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Dr. Robert Wessells
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Department of Physiology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Interests: cardiac senescence; effects of exercise-training on functional aging; insulin/TOR signaling; fatty acid transporters
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Dr. Barbara Wessner
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Institute of Sport Science & Research Platform Active Ageing, University of Vienna, Auf der Schmelz 6, A-1150 Vienna, Austria
Interests: muscle physiology; sports nutrition; exercise immunology; healthy aging
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Dr. Nancy I. Williams
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Womens health & Exercise Lab, Department of Kinesiology, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Interests: energy balance; reproductive function; bone health and exercise performance
Prof. Dr. Darryn S. Willoughby
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School of Exercise and Sport Science, Mayborn College of Health Sciences, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, 900 College St, Belton, TX 76513, USA
Interests: Exercise/Muscle Physiology and Biochemistry; Exercise/Sport Nutrition; Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism; Molecular Physiology and Nutrigenetics
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