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Dr Julien Louis

Dr Julien Louis is Reader in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) where he has teaching and research duties. Julien is the Programme Leader for the MSc in Sport Nutrition at LJMU. Julien is also Associate Researcher at the French Institute of Sport, Expertise and Performance (INSEP, Paris), and a Fellow of the European College of Sport Science.

Julien is the author of over 80 scientific publications in the field of sport sciences and he is a member of the Editorial Board of a number of scientific journals including the European Journal of Sport Science, Journal of Sport Sciences, Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, PlosOne, and Nutrients.

Julien’s research focuses on training, nutrition and recovery strategies for optimising sport performance, with an emphasis on elite sport. Julien is also interested in the effects of ageing on sport performance with masters athletes at the centre of his research.

In parallel to his academic roles, Julien regularly works as Nutritionist in Elite sport. He is the current performance Nutritionist of AG2R-Citroen professional cycling team, and previous appointments include Liverpool Football Club, Lille Football Club, the French Football Federation, and many Olympic sports.