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Prof Steve Stannard

Professor

School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition

Steve Stannard is the Foundation Head of the School of Sport and Exercise at Massey University and Professor of Exercise Physiology.  He has a Masters of Nutritional Science and  a PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Sydney.  Prof. Stannard is also well-known for his research at the interface of exercise and sport science, and human nutrition.  His work on fasted-training, antioxidants in exercise, and alcohol’s effect on delaying muscle recovery, have received international profile.  

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 6 350 4997
    Location: 1.34, Practical Teaching Complex
    Campus: Manawatu

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Sports Performance Physiology; Sport Nutrition; Skeletal Muscle Metabolism; Sport and Alcohol; Ramadan in Sport and Exercise; Performance Cycling

Thematics

Health and Well-being, Future Food Systems

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Clinical and Sports Nutrition (111101): Exercise Physiology (110602): Human Movement and Sports Science (110600): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Nutrition and Dietetics (111100): Nutritional Physiology (111103)

Keywords

Steve Stannard is the Foundation Head of the School of Sport and Exercise at Massey University and Professor of Exercise Physiology.  He has a Masters of Nutritional Science and  a PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Sydney.  Prof. Stannard is also well-known for his research at the interface of exercise and sport science, and human nutrition.  His work on fasted-training, antioxidants in exercise, and alcohol’s effect on delaying muscle recovery, have received international profile.  

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Not Specified 0 1
Project Leader 0 14
Project Leader 0 1
Team Member 0 1

Completed Projects

Project Title: Muscle damage and Metabolomics

Date Range: 2010 - 2011

Funding Body: Massey University

Project Team:

Project Title: Carbohydrate ratio & fluid absorption

Date Range: 2010 - 2011

Funding Body: Massey University

Project Team:

Project Title: Alcohol intake and central fatigue

Date Range: 2008 - 2009

Funding Body: Massey University

Project Team:

Supervision and Teaching

Courses Coordinated

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Jo Slater - Doctor of Philosophy
    The gut microbiome - new pathways to obesity prevention and metabolic health, a focus on dietary intake, sleep and physical activity

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2018 - Emma O'Connor - Doctor of Philosophy
    Dietary antioxidants and the efficiency of oxygen transport and uptake during endurance exercise
  • 2018 - Yanita McLeay - Doctor of Philosophy
    The physiological effects of nutritional thiol supplementation
  • 2017 - Matthew Curtis Miller - Doctor of Philosophy
    Quantification and description of braking during mountatin biking using a novel brake power meter
  • 2017 - William O'Connor - Doctor of Philosophy
    Metabolic Flexibility and Endurance Performance
  • 2015 - Paul Macdermid - Doctor of Philosophy
    Performance and physiological consequences of roll dynamics during cross-country mountain bike racing
  • 2012 - Matthew Barnes - Doctor of Philosophy
    The effects of acute alcohol consumption on recovery & performance
  • 2012 - Jackson Green - Doctor of Philosophy
    Nutritional Status, Exercise and Insulin Sensitivity
  • 2012 - Jonathan Hughes - Doctor of Philosophy
    Metabolic Alterations in Skeletal Muscle Following Eccentric Exercise Induced Damage
  • 2011 - Isaac Warbrick - Doctor of Philosophy
    Fitness, Fatness and Fibre Type: Predicting Insulin Resistance in Maori

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2018 - Tze-Huan Lei - Doctor of Philosophy
    Human temperature regulation during exercise in the heat: effects of the menstrual cycle and ambient thermal profile
  • 2016 - Mohd Che Jusoh - Doctor of Philosophy
    The Effect of Sago Supplementation for Exercise in a Warm- Humid Environment
  • 2011 - Zachary Schlader - Doctor of Philosophy
    Human Behavioral Temperature Regulation: An Exercise Approach
  • 2010 - Darryl Cochrane - Doctor of Philosophy
    The effect of vibration exercise on aspects of muscle physiology and muscular performance

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