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 Expert  729588

Expert in Human Health and Performance, especially in Extreme Environments


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Gwynedd
United Kingdom
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Expert graduated in 2002. After working as a freelance outdoor instructor and completing a six month worldwide climbing expedition, Expert gained his PhD in Clinical Exercise Physiology from Expert's University in 2006. His PhD had a particular focus on body composition and its assessment. This lead to a two year post doc position within the National Health Service. Expert is now a Lecturer in the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences at Expert's University. Expert's principle research area is in the role of exercise as adjunctive therapy for chronic kidney disease. However Expert also maintains a research interest in human health and performance in extreme environments and extreme sports, such as high altitude physiology and rock climbing.
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altitude sickness

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climbing

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exercise physiology

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human body composition

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human body composition measurement

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kidney

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kidney failure

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kidney function

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physical medicine and rehabilitation

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winter sport

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sport science


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2006   PhD   Clinical Exercise Physiology   (Undisclosed University)  
2002   BSc   Sport Science   (Undisclosed University)   1st class Hons

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2008 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 


 

Lecturer

 

Research areas include Clinical Exercise Physiology (fatigue, body composition and exercise rehabilitation in chronic kidney disease and osteoporosis), and Outdoor Activities (performance in climbing, mountain biking, hill walking, and in hypoxia). He collaborates with NHS Trusts across North Wales. Teaching responsibilities include Performance Physiology (MSc); Expedition (Level Two); and Environmental Physiology (Level Three). He supervises three PhD students, MSc and BSc dissertations, MSc Supervised Experience, and provides personal tutee support.

2006 to 2008

 

North West Wales NHS Trust

 

Renal Unit

 

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

 

A joint funded fellowship with North West Wales NHS Trust and Expert's University to complete research in Chronic Kidney Disease.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Member of American College of Sports Medicine, Renal Association, Network of Renal Scientists, Medical Expeditions, and North Wales Research Committee

Licenses/Certifications

British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Accredited Exercise Scientist; Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2000 DXA Operator; North West Wales NHS Trust Trained Phlebotomist; Health and Safety Executive First Aid Certificate and Automated External Defibrillator training; Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award; Institute of Advanced Motorists Advanced Driving Certificate; Outward Bound Classic (three week residential course in personal development); National Governing Body Awards for climbing, mountaineering, kayaking and canoeing; Young Explorer's Trust Expedition Leaders Course.

Medical/Professional Internships

Honorary contracts with three local NHS Trusts


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has 11 publications as first author in peer reviewed journals.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - American Journal of Clinical Nutrition  
 - American Journal of Kidney Diseases  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Silver River: TV production company producing a program on mountaineering.
  • Outlook Expeditions: High altitude physiology course for overseas expedition leaders
  • National Health Service: Providing advice on exercise rehabilitation programs for various UK Renal Units
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Market Research:
• Honorary contracts with three local NHS Trusts • British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Accredited Exercise Scientist • Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2000 DXA Operator • North West Wales NHS Trust Trained Phlebotomist • Health and Safety Executive First Aid Certificate and Automated External Defibrillator training • Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award • Institute of Advanced Motorists Advanced Driving Certificate • Outward Bound Classic (three week residential course in personal development) • National Governing Body Awards for climbing, mountaineering, kayaking and canoeing • Young Explorer's Trust Expedition Leaders Course • Member of American College of Sports Medicine, Renal Association, Network of Renal Scientists, Medical Expeditions, and North Wales Research Committee

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Teaching body composition assessment seminars for nurses. Teaching exercise rehabilitation for nurses, dietitians, and physiotherapists. Helped develop degree programs including a Sport Science (Outdoor Activities) degree for Expert's University.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Sourced course providers, safety personnel and accommodation for various TV production companies filming in extreme environments.

Other Skills and Services

Proficient in the measurement of oxygen delivery and utilization; body composition (DXA operator, MRI level one operator and image interpretation, under water weighing, anthropometry); electrocardiograms; dynamometry; lung function; functional capacity; electromyography; anatomical and vascular ultrasound; and advanced statistics.


 

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