In this lecture, Prof Gonzalez discuss the role of ketones in sport to enhance training and performance.

You will learn about:
  What are ketones
  What is the theory behind ketones
  What is the evidence for use of ketones What are the practical take-home messages

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Prof Javier Gonzalez

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Professor Javier Gonzalez

Javier Gonzalez works in the Department for Health at the University of Bath. Javier has worked at the University of Bath since 2014 and is currently a Professor of Human Physiology. His extensive research background involves using techniques such as indirect calorimetry, tissue biopsies, and stable isotope infusion to study human fuel use. Javier’s current research aims to further our understanding of how we get fuel from our diet, and how we burn fuels during exercise to improve human health and performance. Javier is also a consultant to sports teams and industry (e.g., having worked as the Lead Performance Nutritionist at INEOS Grenadiers cycling team).
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