Advisory Board

INSCYD’s scientific advisory board serves as a point of reference on scientific knowledge and methodology. They provide independent and objective advice on scientific matters to aid product development and scientific validation.

 

The scientific advisory board is composed of internationally recognized scientists in the area of human physiology and high-performance practitioners.

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Meet our advisors

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Prof. David Pyne

Sports Physiologist at the Canberra University (AUS)

Prof David Pyne (AUS) is a sports physiologist at Canberra University (AUS) with +30 years of practical and research experience in sports and physical activity.

His work has focussed on both practical interventions for enhancing sports performance and physiological mechanisms that explain variations in performance, health, and fitness.

Prof Pyne has published over 300 peer-reviewed papers in exercise and sports science journals. He has extensive experience with basketball, rugby union, Australian football, and swimming.

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PROF. WIM DERAVE

Professor at the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences at Ghent University (BEL)

Prof Wim Derave (BEL) is professor at the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences at Ghent University (Belgium), where he leads a research team in exercise physiology, sport nutrition and muscle metabolism

Wim Derave has authored more than 150 scientific publications. His work is specifically known for his contribution to the development of novel ergogenic nutritional supplements and for the relevance of muscle fiber type composition in sports

 He performed research in different cycling and track&field disciplines.

Prof Em. Alois Mader

Former Professor at the German Sports University in Cologne (GER)

Prof Alois Mader (GER) is a renowned sports medicine expert and exercise physiologist. He significantly contributed to lactate testing and exercise metabolism modeling in the ’70s and ’80s.

With 100+ publications, Prof Mader’s work focuses on endurance sports performance. Key achievements include developing a mathematical model of exercise metabolism, discovering the 4 mmol/l MLSS running speed value, and researching lactate at altitude.

He served as a Full Professor at German Sports University Cologne and Sports Physician for the Olympic Rowing Team.

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Prof. / Dr. Aaron Baggish

Doctor/Professor of Medicine & Sports Science (USA)

Prof Aaron Baggish (USA) is the founder and Emeritus Director of the Cardiovascular Performance Program (CPP) at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and currently chief of sports cardiology at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (Lausanne, SUI).

His research interests include exercise-induced cardiac remodeling, pre- participation screening / sudden death prevention, high performance physiology, performance enhancing substance use, and exercise dose and clinical outcomes.

He has published more than 300 original peer reviewed research articles.

Prof. / Dr. Sebastian Gehlert

Professor at the Institute for Sports Science in Hildesheim (GER)

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Gehlert (GER), a notable figure at the University of Hildesheim’s Institute for Sports Science, specializes in performance diagnostics and sports science.

His work primarily focuses on muscular adaptation to strength and endurance training. Gehlert’s research interests include the regulation of molecular pathways in skeletal muscle and the integration of sports training with biological adaptation.

He is also engaged in optimizing training methodologies and nutrition for athletic performance enhancement, with a significant record of research publications in these areas.

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Prof. David Pyne

Sports Physiologist at the Canberra University (AUS)

Prof David Pyne (AUS) is a sports physiologist at Canberra University (AUS) with +30 years of practical and research experience in sports and physical activity.

His work has focussed on both practical interventions for enhancing sports performance and physiological mechanisms that explain variations in performance, health, and fitness.

Prof Pyne has published over 300 peer-reviewed papers in exercise and sports science journals. He has extensive experience with basketball, rugby union, Australian football, and swimming.

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PROF. WIM DERAVE

Professor at the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences at Ghent University (BEL)

Prof Wim Derave (BEL) is professor at the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences at Ghent University (Belgium), where he leads a research team in exercise physiology, sport nutrition and muscle metabolism.

Wim Derave has authored more than 150 scientific publications. His work is specifically known for his contribution to the development of novel ergogenic nutritional supplements and for the relevance of muscle fiber type composition in sports.

He performed research in different cycling and track&field disciplines.

Prof Em. Alois Mader

Former Professor at the German Sports University in Cologne (GER)

Prof Alois Mader (GER) is a renowned sports medicine expert and exercise physiologist. He significantly contributed to lactate testing and exercise metabolism modeling in the ’70s and ’80s.

With 100+ publications, Prof Mader’s work focuses on endurance sports performance. Key achievements include developing a mathematical model of exercise metabolism, discovering the 4 mmol/l MLSS running speed value, and researching lactate at altitude.

He served as a Full Professor at German Sports University Cologne and Sports Physician for the Olympic Rowing Team.

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Prof. / Dr. Aaron Baggish

Doctor/Professor of Medicine & Sports Science (USA)

Prof. / DR. Aaron Baggish (USA) is the founder and Emeritus Director of the Cardiovascular Performance Program (CPP) at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and currently chief of sports cardiology at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (Lausanne, SUI).

His research interests include exercise-induced cardiac remodeling, pre- participation screening / sudden death prevention, high performance physiology, performance enhancing substance use, and exercise dose and clinical outcomes.

He has published more than 300 original peer reviewed research articles.

PROF. / DR. SEBASTIAN GEHLERT

Professor at the Institute for Sports Science in Hildesheim (GER)

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Gehlert (GER), a notable figure at the University of Hildesheim’s Institute for Sports Science, specializes in performance diagnostics and sports science.

His work primarily focuses on muscular adaptation to strength and endurance training. Gehlert’s research interests include the regulation of molecular pathways in skeletal muscle and the integration of sports training with biological adaptation.

He is also engaged in optimizing training methodologies and nutrition for athletic performance enhancement, with a significant record of research publications in these areas.

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Prof. David Pyne

Sports Physiologist at the Canberra University (AUS)

Prof David Pyne (AUS) is a sports physiologist at Canberra University (AUS) with +30 years of practical and research experience in sports and physical activity.

His work has focussed on both practical interventions for enhancing sports performance and physiological mechanisms that explain variations in performance, health, and fitness.

Prof Pyne has published over 300 peer-reviewed papers in exercise and sports science journals. He has extensive experience with basketball, rugby union, Australian football, and swimming.

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PROF. WIM DERAVE​

Professor at the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences at Ghent University (BEL)

Prof Wim Derave (BEL) is professor at the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences at Ghent University (Belgium), where he leads a research team in exercise physiology, sport nutrition and muscle metabolism

Wim Derave has authored more than 150 scientific publications. His work is specifically known for his contribution to the development of novel ergogenic nutritional supplements and for the relevance of muscle fiber type composition in sports

 He performed research in different cycling and track & field disciplines.

Prof Em. Alois Mader

Former Professor at the German Sports University in Cologne (GER)

Prof Alois Mader (GER) is a renowned sports medicine expert and exercise physiologist. He significantly contributed to lactate testing and exercise metabolism modeling in the ’70s and ’80s.

With 100+ publications, Prof Mader’s work focuses on endurance sports performance. Key achievements include developing a mathematical model of exercise metabolism, discovering the 4 mmol/l MLSS running speed value, and researching lactate at altitude.

He served as a Full Professor at German Sports University Cologne and Sports Physician for the Olympic Rowing Team.

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Prof. Dr. Aaron Baggish

Doctor and Professor of Medicine & Sports Science (USA)

Prof Aaron Baggish (USA) is the founder and Emeritus Director of the Cardiovascular Performance Program (CPP) at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and currently chief of sports cardiology at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (Lausanne, SUI).

His research interests include exercise-induced cardiac remodeling, pre- participation screening / sudden death prevention, high performance physiology, performance enhancing substance use, and exercise dose and clinical outcomes.

He has published more than 300 original peer reviewed research articles.

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Gehlert

Doctor and Professor at the Institute for Sports Science in Hildesheim (GER)

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Gehlert (GER), a notable figure at the University of Hildesheim’s Institute for Sports Science, specializes in performance diagnostics and sports science.

His work primarily focuses on muscular adaptation to strength and endurance training. Gehlert’s research interests include the regulation of molecular pathways in skeletal muscle and the integration of sports training with biological adaptation.

He is also engaged in optimizing training methodologies and nutrition for athletic performance enhancement, with a significant record of research publications in these areas.

David Pyne - Vignette
Prof. David Pyne

Sports Physiologist at the Canberra University (AUS)

Prof David Pyne (AUS) is a sports physiologist at Canberra University (AUS) with +30 years of practical and research experience in sports and physical activity.

His work has focussed on both practical interventions for enhancing sports performance and physiological mechanisms that explain variations in performance, health, and fitness.

Prof Pyne has published over 300 peer-reviewed papers in exercise and sports science journals. He has extensive experience with basketball, rugby union, Australian football, and swimming.

Dr. Wim Derave - Vignette
Prof. Wim Derave

Professor at the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences at Ghent University (BEL)

Prof Wim Derave (BEL) is professor at the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences at Ghent University (Belgium), where he leads a research team in exercise physiology, sport nutrition and muscle metabolism

Wim Derave has authored more than 150 scientific publications. His work is specifically known for his contribution to the development of novel ergogenic nutritional supplements and for the relevance of muscle fiber type composition in sports

 He performed research in different cycling and track&field disciplines.

Prof Em. Alois Mader

Former Professor at the German Sports University in Cologne

Prof Alois Mader (GER) is a renowned sports medicine expert and exercise physiologist. He significantly contributed to lactate testing and exercise metabolism modeling in the ’70s and ’80s.

With 100+ publications, Prof Mader’s work focuses on endurance sports performance. Key achievements include developing a mathematical model of exercise metabolism, discovering the 4 mmol/l MLSS running speed value, and researching lactate at altitude.

He served as a Full Professor at German Sports University Cologne and Sports Physician for the Olympic Rowing Team.

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Prof. / Dr. Aaron Baggish

Doctor/Professor of Medicine & Sports Science (USA)

Prof Aaron Baggish (USA) is the founder and Emeritus Director of the Cardiovascular Performance Program (CPP) at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and currently chief of sports cardiology at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (Lausanne, SUI).

His research interests include exercise-induced cardiac remodeling, pre- participation screening / sudden death prevention, high performance physiology, performance enhancing substance use, and exercise dose and clinical outcomes.

He has published more than 300 original peer reviewed research articles.

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Tim Moriau

Master In Economic Sciences and Technical Director of Triatlon Vlaanderen (BEL)

Contribute to the Advancement of Sports Science Research

If you have research questions or are an intern looking to contribute to scientific projects, or are a sports/physiologist professor or scientist interested in joining our collaborative network, please fill in the form.

Additionally, if you have inquiries related to the development of products, protocols, or services tailored to specific sports or have a unique demand, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Our scientific advisory board is comprised of world-renowned scientists in the field of human physiology and high-performance experts. They offer independent and unbiased guidance on scientific matters, contributing to product development and scientific validation.

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Contribute to the Advancement of Sports Science Research

If you have research questions or are an intern looking to contribute to scientific projects, or are a sports/physiologist professor or scientist interested in joining our collaborative network, please contact us.

Additionally, if you have inquiries related to the development of products, protocols, or services tailored to specific sports or have a unique demand, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Our scientific advisory board is comprised of world-renowned scientists in the field of human physiology and high-performance experts. They offer independent and unbiased guidance on scientific matters, contributing to product development and scientific validation.

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