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Prof. Peter Clarys

Professor, Vrije Universiteit Brussels. Board member since 2013.



Peter Clarys is Professor at the Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). He is chair of the Department Movement and Sports Sciences and member of the research group Movement, Nutrition, Health and Performance. He coordinates the specialisation at master level in physical activity, fitness and health. He holds a MSc degree in Physical Education and a PhD in Biomedical Research Sciences at the Faculty of Medicine & Pharmacy of the same university. He teaches courses in biochemistry of exercise, nutritional aspects of fitness and health, sports nutrition, and health promotion. His research is situated in the domain of nutrition, physical activity performance and health.

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