This bundle is for anyone looking to improve their understanding of the effect of dehydration on athletic performance, and the role sports nutrition plays in improving hydration status.
About the course speakers
Professor Asker Jeukendrup
Dr. Lewis James
Dr. Lindsay Baker
Lindsay is an R&D Principal Scientist at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI). Since joining GSSI in 2007, Lindsay's primary role has been designing and conducting sports nutrition and hydration studies for the GSSI research program. She is internationally recognised as an expert in fluid and electrolyte balance.
Lindsay came to GSSI from The Pennsylvania State University where she earned a doctorate in Kinesiology. While at Penn State, she conducted research at Noll Laboratory under the mentorship of Dr. W. Larry Kenney and tested the effects of fluid/electrolyte imbalances on physiology and physical/cognitive performance in various populations, including basketball players, endurance runners, and older active adults. Lindsay was a basketball player herself and ran for the track and cross-country teams at Pitt-Johnstown. Now, in her spare time, Lindsay enjoys tennis, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, and cross-country skiing.
Professor Bareket Falk
Bareket Falk is a pediatric exercise physiologist, with a wide interest in children’s responses to exercise and the physiological effects that physical training may have on children. Children’s thermoregulation and response to exercise in the heat is one of her long-time research interests. Her current work also focuses on the effect of growth, maturation and physical activity on muscle function and on bone development.
Bareket is a professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Brock University, Canada. She is the outgoing Editor-in-Chief of the journal Pediatric Exercise Science. Bareket is the mother of 3 boys, all of whom have inspired her research.