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Dr Jimmy Wangdi

Dr Jimmy Wangdi

Postdoctoral Research Associate

 Richards Building 


Richard's Building, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK


Jimmy Wangdi is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism research group. His main area of research concerns nutritional interventions for health, muscle recovery and exercise performance, with his current project looking at the use of a novel mitochondrial substrate supplement for exercise capacity and performance. Prior to taking up his current role, Dr Wangdi completed his PhD at the QUEX institute, a partnership between the Universities of Queensland and Exeter. His PhD work investigated the influence of Montmorency tart cherry supplementation on exercise performance, sleep and recovery and was supervised by Professor Joanna Bowtell, Associate Professor Vincent Kelly and Dr Mary O'Leary.


PhD in Nutrition and Physiology 2022 University of Queensland and University of Exeter (QUEX Institute)

MSc Sport and Health Science 2017 University of Exeter

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science 2016 University of Exeter




Journal articles

Wangdi JT, O'Leary MF, Kelly VG, Jackman SR, Tang JCY, Dutton J, Bowtell JL (2022). Tart Cherry Supplement Enhances Skeletal Muscle Glutathione Peroxidase Expression and Functional Recovery after Muscle Damage. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 54(4), 609-621. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wangdi JT, Sabou V, O'Leary MF, Kelly VG, Bowtell JL (2021). Use, Practices and Attitudes of Elite and Sub-Elite Athletes towards Tart Cherry Supplementation. Sports (Basel), 9(4). Abstract.  Author URL.
Sabou V, Wangdi J, O‚ÄôLeary MF, Kelly VG, Bowtell JL (2020). Use, Practices and Attitudes of Sports Nutrition and Strength and Conditioning Practitioners towards Tart Cherry Supplementation. Sports, 9(1), 2-2. Abstract.

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