Staff profile

Dr Matt Higgins


Associate Professor in Human Physiology

Subject

Sport and Exercise Science

College

College of Life and Natural Sciences

Department

School of Human Sciences

Campus

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Email

m.higgins@derby.ac.uk

About

I am a research active sport and exercise scientist who is passionate about the scientific underpinnings of human nutrition and metabolism. My research interests are predominantly based around the impact of a variety of nutrients/compounds on human health and sport/exercise performance. I have authored a number of high impact academic journal papers and have worked extensively with UK and International academic and industrial partners.

Teaching responsibilities

My teaching focusses on the following areas:

Research interests

My primary research interests are:

I am an invited reviewer for the following journals:

Membership of professional bodies

I was awarded Academic Associate status on the Sport and Exercise Nutrition register (SENr) in September 2018.

Qualifications

Recent conferences

 

Experience in industry

Prior to my academic career I spent 7 years as a Management Consultant working for global companies Accenture and Siemens. During my academic career, I have also worked extensively with industrial external partners, including (but not limited to) the following:

International experience

I am currently collaborating with external partners in Europe (Germany/Italy) and Asia (Taiwan) on a number of nutritional and metabolism orientated projects.

In the media

In addition to my academic publications I have also written the following blog articles:

Recent publications