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PROF ROBERT LAMBERTS

POSITION

Professor and Head of Orthopaedic Research, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University (SUN)
 
Honorary senior staff member, Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine (ESSM), Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town (UCT)

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • PhD (Physiology) (Exercise Science), University of Cape Town, South Africa (2009)

Thesis title: The development of an evidenced-based submaximal cycle test designed to monitor and predict cycling performance. The Lamberts and Lambert Submaximal Cycle Test (LSCT)

  • MSc. (Human Movement Science), University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

  • Specialisation physiotherapy & cardiac rehabilitation

  • BSc. (Physiotherapy), Applied University of the Hanze Hogeschool Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

 
ESSM RESEARCH GROUP

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

 
RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Optimal balance between training load and recovery
  • Overreaching / Overtraining
  • Heart rate recovery and heart rate variability
  • Thermoregulation & fluid intake
  • Application of scientific knowledge in (elite) sports
  • Cycling (Road, MTB and cyclo-cross) – LSCT
  • Rowing - SmRT
  • Orthopaedics & sports injuries
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)research
  • HIV research

 OTHER

  • Y-rated research scientist, National Research Foundation
  • Editorial board member Journal of Science and Cycling
  • Collaborative research partners
    • Germany (Saarland University; Paderborn University)
    • The Netherlands (VU university; University of Groningen: TNO)
    • New Zeeland (Auckland University)
    • Australia (University of Technology, Sydney)

 
CONTACT

Tel: +27 21 650 4561 (UCT) or +27 21 938 9266 (SUN)
Email: robert.lamberts@uct.ac.za; RPLam@hotmail.com