Dr. Martin Gibala
Dr. Martin Gibala is a professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. He studies the beneficial effects of exercise at the molecular to whole-body level in both healthy individuals and people with chronic diseases. Gibala also conducts applied research on the impact of training and nutrition on human performance. His groundbreaking work on the physiological and health adaptations to interval training has attracted immense scientific attention and worldwide media coverage.
Gibala has authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles, the results of which have been featured by outlets including The New York Times, CNN and TIME. His science communication efforts include a bestselling book, The One-Minute Workout, which was published in 2017 by Penguin Random House. It explains the science behind time-efficient exercise strategies designed to improve fitness and health. Gibala has received three awards for teaching excellence at McMaster as well as the President’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision.
Keynote Session: Wednesday, 28 March 2018 at 9.00am – 10.00am
Abstract: Physiological adaptations to interval exercise training in health and disease