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Truls Raastad

Worktitle
Professor
Department
Department of Physical Performance
Phone
+47 23 26 23 28 / +47 913 68 896
E-mail
truls.raastad@nih.no

Area of responsibility

Professor in exercise physiology and head of the research group called “The muscle group”, which mainly focus on muscular adaptations to training with special interest in strength training and recovery after exercise.

Research

Exercise physiology, sports nutrition, muscle physiology, sport science, strength training, recovery, Football/soccer, muscular adaptation to training

Short biography

Professor in exercise physiology at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences. Married with 2 children. Finished his PhD in 2001 on the topic “Recovery after and adaptations to strength training”. Works as a part time consultant for the department of Sports Nutrition at the The Norwegian Olympic and paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sport.

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