Dr Robert Allan

Lecturer in Human Physiology
School of Sport and Health Sciences


Robert's background is in human and exercise physiology with experience ranging from applied physiological support to large scale laboratory investigations. Robert is trained in many Exercise and Molecular Physiological techniques allowing him to investigate multiple levels of assessment; from athletic performance to metabolic and molecular controlling mechanisms. In recognition of his contribution to teaching he is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Robert is also heavily interested in several research areas including Recovery from exercise, Thermoregulation and the influence of external temperatures on muscle and bone adaptations.