Professor Joanna Bowtell
Professor/Head of Department


Research interests

Current and recent research projects:

  • effect of natural antioxidant products containing polyphenols such as Montmorency cherry, blueberry and cacao on exercise performance, recovery and training adaptation and the underpinning mechanisms
  • effect of chronic polyphenol supplementation on peripheral and cerebro-vascular function and cognitive performance in healthy older adults
  • contribution of neuromuscular factors to fatigue development
  • exercise and nutrient-induced changes in peripheral metabolism and effects upon performance, neuromuscular function and motor control
  • osteogenic effects of exercise and whole body vibration.

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