In this lecture Professor Jones will discuss the latest developments in the role of nitrates (beet root juice) for exercise performance.
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Professor at the University of Exeter, UK
Andrew Jones PhD is Professor of Applied Physiology in the Department of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Exeter, UK. Prof Jones is internationally recognized for his research in the following areas: 1) bioenergetics and the control of, and limitations to, skeletal muscle oxidative metabolism; 2) causes of exercise intolerance in health and disease; 3) respiratory physiology, particularly the kinetics of pulmonary gas exchange during exercise; 4) sports performance physiology, particularly in relation to endurance athletics; and 5) sports nutrition and ergogenic aids, especially in relation to nitric oxide precursors such as dietary nitrate.
Prof Jones has authored approximately 300 original research and review articles and is co-Editor of three books. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, the European College of Sport Science and the Physiological Society. Jones is Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Sport Science and serves on the Editorial Board of several other international journals in sports medicine and exercise science. Prof Jones has acted as a consultant to a number of governing bodies of sport or commercial companies including UK Athletics, the English Institute of Sport, Gatorade Sports Science Institute and Nike Inc.