Dr Matthew

Born and bred in Australia, Matt completed his honours (Bachelor) degree in Biomedical Science and a PhD in Muscle Physiology, Performance Nutrition before accepting a position as Professor of Exercise Physiology and Nutrition at the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation, Baylor University, Waco, Texas USA.

In 2009 Matt moved back home to Australia to take up a Research Fellowship at the School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane.

Matt is a gifted Sports Scientist and an avid researcher having published in areas such as Effective Nutritional Supplement Combinations in Sports and Exercise, The Effects of Beta-Alanine on Muscle Carnosine and Exercise Performance, The Effects of acute and chronic coenzyme Q10 supplementation, The Effects of Creatine and Whey Protein Supplementation on muscle Regeneration, The Effects of Age and Sedentary Lifestyle on Skeletal Muscle, Resistance exercise-induced changes of inflammatory gene expression within human muscle.

Matt’s current areas of interest include; Skeletal Muscle Blood Flow, Oxidative Stress and Inflammation and Muscle Regeneration in Chronic Heart Failure. Nutritional Intervention and Regulators of Muscle Growth and Atrophy in Chronic Heart Failure. Exercise Intensity and Body Fatness in the Regulation of PGC-1{alpha} and Substrate Utilization in Type II diabetics. Androgen Therapy and Sarcopenia with Ageing.


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