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Dutch physiologist and academic
Professor of Exercise Metabolism and Academic Director of the Human Performance Laboratory, University of Birmingham

Education: MSc, Human Movement Sciences, University of Maastricht; PhD, University of Maastricht 1997

Career: Asker Jeukendrup is Professor of Exercise Metabolism and Academic Director of the Human Performance Laboratory in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Birmingham. After postdoctoral research at the University of Texas at Austin in the USA and Maastricht University, he began as a Lecturer at the University of Birmingham in 1998. Professor Jeukendrup was also awarded the Danone Chair at the University of Brussels in 2005. His research interests include the metabolic responses to exercise, regulation of carbohydrate and fat metabolism, sports nutrition, gastro-intestinal complaints during exercise, training and overtraining. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, the Nutrition Society, the Physiological Society, the Biochemical Society, the American Diabetes Association and the European College of Sport Sciences. In addition, Asker Jeukendrup is also training and nutrition consultant to several top athletes in Europe, UK Athletics and to the Rabobank professional cycling team. He is Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Sport Science (see url below) and is on the editorial board of Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, International Journal of Sports Medicine and the Journal of Sports Sciences.

Publications include: High-Performance Cycling (editor) 2002, Sport Nutrition: An Introduction to Energy Production and Performance (co-author) 2004; more than 100 journal articles and book chapters

Contact details: Address: School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England; Tel: +44 (0)121 414-4124; Fax: +44 (0)121 414-4121; Email: ; Website: ; Website: .

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