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Intermittent fasting

In this course, John Hawley will the effect of intermittent fasting on various aspects of health.

You will learn about:
  What intermittent fasting is
  How intermittent fasting affects circadian biology and ciradian rhythms
  The effects of intermittent fasting on various aspects of health
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Professor John Hawley

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50 mins

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Professor John Hawley

Professor John Hawley is one of the most well published academics in the field of sport and exercise sciences. Currently he is the Director of the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health and he is the Research Program Leader of the Exercise and Nutrition Research Program. John has many research interests, and most are at the border of mechanistic and applied research. John’s primary research focus includes the interaction of exercise and diet on the regulation of fat and carbohydrate metabolism, particularly within skeletal muscle, the molecular basis of exercise training adaptation and the cellular bases underlying exercise-induced improvements in insulin action.

He has published almost 300 scientific manuscripts, written over 100 articles for technical journals and has authored numerous book chapters for exercise biochemistry and sports medicine texts. John sits on the Editorial Boards of many international journals. He is a frequently invited speaker at both National and International scientific meetings.
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