Nutritional interventions before, during and after exercise can have a significant effect on physical performance. We utilize a range of specialized equipment and protocols to assess the effects of meals, snacks, supplements and drinks on performance in both elite and recreational athletes.
All physical performance requires some cognitive aspect. Combining the expertise available within the research centre means we are well equipped to investigate the effects of nutritional interventions on both cognitive and physical performance.
Nutritional interventions through dietary manipulation or supplementation can have a significant impact on energy metabolism both at rest and during exercise. Nutritional interventions can also have a major influence on appetite control and energy intake regulation. Our research focuses on the effect of exercise and nutritional interventions on metabolism, subjective appetite, physiological markers of appetite regulation and food intake.
Brain, Performance and Nutrition Research Centre
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
4th Floor, Northumberland Building
Newcastle upon Tyne