PhD Title: Effects of dietary supplements on health and exercise performance
Supervisor: Professor Asker Jeukendrup
Adrian Hodgson is a doctoral researcher in the area of exercise metabolism, specifically investigating the effect dietary supplements on health and exercise performance. He is an enthusiastic sportsman, specialising in both rugby and triathlon.
Adrian Hodgson completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Birmingham, studying Sport and Exercise Sciences. During his time at the school he worked closely with Asker Jeukendrup and completed a number of carbohydrate metabolism studies. He started his PhD in 2009 following on from his previous work, specifically looking at dietary supplements on human health and exercise performance.
Carbohydrate oxidation from a drink during running compared with cycling exercise. Pfeiffer B, Stellingwerff T, Zaltas E, Hodgson AB, Jeukendrup AE. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Feb;43(2):327-34.
Nutritional Intake and Gastrointestinal Problems during Competitive Endurance Events. Pfeiffer B, Stellingwerff T, Hodgson AB, Randell R, Pottgen K, Res P, Jeukendrup AE. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Jul 19
ACSM Poster Abstract : Variation of respiratory measures with commercially available breath by breath systems. Hodgson AB, Jeukendrup AE 2011.