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Prof LARS MCNAUGHTON

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  • 3992 Citations
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1986 …2019

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Biography

Lars McNaughton is Professor of Sport and Exercise Physiology and a member of the senior management team in the Department of Sport and Physical Activity where he also manages its undergraduate Sport and Exercise Science team.

He joined Edge Hill in 2011 having worked at Bond University (Gold Coast, Australia) as Head of School and previously at the University of Hull as Head of Department. He has worked extensively with professional team sports and athletes in the USA, Australia and the UK, including professional Soccer, Basketball, Cricket, Cycling and Swimming.

Research interests

Lars’ research revolves around the use of nutrition and ergogenic aids to assist athletes in overcoming fatigue and thus, perform better.  He has published over 210 peer reviewed journal articles and 10 book chapters.   He is internationally known for his work in acid-base balance and how manipulation of this area can offset fatigue and thus allow athletes participating in high intensity exercise to perform better.  Specifically he manipulates buffers to assist the body’s own buffering system to cope better with the stress placed upon it by high intensity exercise. Lars’ early work was the first to show how exercise performance time and buffer dosage could improve specific types of exercise.  Lars also investigates how nutritional strategies, for example low glycemic index diets can assist athletes to work harder and longer.

Education/Academic qualification

Business Administration, MA, University of Bath

… → 2003

Neurophysiology and human postural control, PhD, University of Oregon

… → 1985

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Research Output

Sodium bicarbonate ingestion and individual variability in time to peak pH

Sparks, A., Williams, E., Robinson, A., Miller, P., Bentley, D., Bridge, C. & McNaughton, L., 2 Jan 2017, In : Research in Sports Medicine: An International Journal. 25, 1, p. 58-66 9 p.

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  • Activities

    • 4 Editorial work

    Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (Journal)

    LARS MCNAUGHTON (Member of editorial board)
    2013 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

    Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness (Journal)

    LARS MCNAUGHTON (Member of editorial board)
    2009 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

    Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (Journal)

    LARS MCNAUGHTON (Member of editorial board)
    2005 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

    Research in Sports Medicine: An International Journal (Journal)

    LARS MCNAUGHTON (Member of editorial board)
    2005 → …

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    Thesis

    Developing a prevention strategy for ankle injuries in soccer

    Author: BROGDEN, C., 13 Jan 2016

    Supervisor: GREIG, M. (Director of Studies), MCNAUGHTON, L. (Supervisor) & MARRIN, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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    Sodium Bicarbonate as an ergogenic aid in Acute Moderate Hypoxic conditions: The Effect on Severe Intensity Exercise

    Author: Deb, S., 18 Oct 2018

    Supervisor: MCNAUGHTON, L. (Director of Studies) & SPARKS, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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    The Temporal Pattern of Recovery of Eccentric Hamstring Strength and Dynamic Stability in Elite Footballers

    Author: RHODES, D., 21 Nov 2017

    Supervisor: GREIG, M. (Director of Studies) & MCNAUGHTON, L. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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    Nutrition in Soccer

    Author: BONNICI, D., 4 May 2017

    Supervisor: MCNAUGHTON, L. (Director of Studies) & GREIG, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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    The effectiveness of sodium bicarbonate as an ergogenic aid in normoxia and hypoxia: the importance of ingestion dose and timing

    Author: Gough, L., 3 Oct 2018

    Supervisor: MCNAUGHTON, L. (Director of Studies) & SPARKS, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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