James Morton, PhD
James is a Professor of Exercise Metabolism at Liverpool John Moores University. He has an extensive list of published peer-review research in high impact journals, as well as being deeply involved in the highly-regarded sport science and nutrition programs at LJMU.
James was Head of Nutrition at Team Sky (now Team Ineos) during a period where the team captured 5 Tour de France titles. Previously, Dr. Morton worked as head performance nutritionist at Liverpool Football Club. He also also worked with professional and amateur boxers.
In This Episode We Discuss
- James’ experiences working at Liverpool Football Club and Team Sky
- Communicating with athletes in an effective manner
- Translating the science into useable information
- Fuel for the work required: origins and definitions
- Using carbohydrate restriction to drive adaptations during training and recovery
- Why carbohydrate periodization is superior to chronic diet strategies
Links & Resources
- Get Podcast Transcripts
- Twitter: @JamesyMorton
- ResearchGate: James P Morton
- Impey et al., 2018 – Fuel for the Work Required: A Theoretical Framework for Carbohydrate Periodization and the Glycogen Threshold Hypothesis
- Stellingwerff, Morton & Burke, 2019 – A Framework for Periodized Nutrition for Athletics
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