Dr Stuart Galloway, Newly elected Chair of Board

Health and Exercise Sciences Research Group, School of Sport, University of Stirling

Stuart Galloway is a Reader in the Health and Exercise Sciences Research Group at the University of Stirling. His research focusses on human nutrition and exercise metabolism, with a special interest in factors affecting carbohydrate and fat metabolism. His current research projects are exploring carbohydrate feeding and metabolism in endurance exercise, understanding the role of carnitine in substrate metabolism, investigating the impact of fish oil feeding on skeletal muscle metabolism and function, and examining the influence of high-intensity training on adaptation of human skeletal muscle for health / performance gains. His research uses a range of techniques to assess whole body metabolic alterations and more recently includes a focus on tissue and cell work.

Stuart has authored over 40 original peer-reviewed research articles, review articles, and book chapters. He is a member of the Board of the Sport and Exercise Nutrition register (an organization leading the professional registration of sport and exercise nutritionists / dietitians in the UK) and is an Advisory board member for Nutrition and Biochemistry with the Journal of Sports Sciences. He is Director of the Health and Exercise Sciences Laboratories at the University of Stirling, and provides advice to nutritionists, dietitians and coaches working in track and field athletics, cycling, golf, and alpine and cross-country skiing.