Director of Sports Science
University of Qatar
Dr Ahmad Alkhatib is the Director of Sport Science at Qatar University and an Associate Professor Exercise Metabolism and has over 16 years experience which included several leading academic positions including Suffolk, Lincoln, Greenwich and Sheffield-Hallam Universities. His PhD in Exercise Physiology and Metabolism and MSc in Sport Science (Health and Fitness) were awarded from the University of Essex, and he has over fifty research publications. His current research focuses on optimizing health and exercise performance, through novel nutritional and exercise interventions, particularly herbal supplements during exercise. Dr Alkhatib is a fully-registered Nutritionist (RNtur) and an accredited Sport Nutritionist (CISSN).
My recent research focusses on the following areas: Exercise and dietary intervention strategies: Metabolic benefits of the Mediterranean diet and Exercise interventions in reducing cardiovascular risk. Blood lactate diagnostics in health and sports performance Sedentary lifestyle risk factors in the workplace. Herbal and ergogenic aids to optimise health and enhance sports performance