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PROF MIKE LAMBERT

POSITION

Professor, Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine (ESSM), Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town

QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD (Physiology) (Exercise Science), University of Cape Town (1990)
Thesis title: Physiological and metabolic adaptations to endurance training in rats: relationship to training-induced changes in running performance
  • MSc (Exercise Physiology), University of South Carolina, USA (1984)
  • BA (Phys Ed)(Hons), Rhodes University (1983)
  • BSc (Agric) (Animal Science), Natal University (1978)

ESSM RESEARCH GROUPS

  • Exercise performance
  • Injuries and medical conditions associated with sport and exercise

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • How muscle adapts after exposure to exercise training, with particular emphasis on muscle damage, regeneration and recovery
  • How these adaptations can be applied to improve sports performance
  • Monitoring response to a training load
  • Changing demands of the game of rugby

OTHER

  • B1-rated research scientist, National Research Foundation, South Africa
  • Editor-in-Chief, South African Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Advisory board member Journal of Sports Science

CONTACT

Tel: +27 21 650 4558