Public defence for the doctoral degree for Hans Kristian Stadheim

The use of CAF by athletes' is mainly driven by its reported ability to improve exercise performance, and is therefore commonly used by endurance athletes in competitions since its removal from the World Anti-Doping Agency list in 2004. However, the specific mechanism explaining its ergogenic effects, and its effect on top trained endurance athletes is lacking scientific research.

Information

Date

April 6

Location

NIH, aud A

Time

10:15

Content

Formal title:

Caffeine and Endurance Performance in Athletes.

The committee members: 

Professor Olivier Seynnes, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, chairperson
Professor Louise Burke, Australian Institute of Sports Nutrition
Associate professor Nikolai Baastrup Nordsborg, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Copenhagen

 

Program

10.15 – 11.00               Trial lecture on a given topic 

13.00 – 16.00               Public defense followed by a discussion