Assistant Professor in Exercise Physiology and Physical Conditioning at the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University
Jan Boone is Assistant Professor in Exercise Physiology and Physical Conditioning at the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences (Ghent University). He completed his PhD thesis on the oxygen uptake to incremental ramp cycling exercise in 2010. Currently his main research topics are ‘the Critical Power Concept’ and ‘the relationship between training modalities and performance improvement’. He has >50 articles in peer-reviewed journals focusing on the physiology of cycling.
Next to his scientific work, Jan is also active as a consultant for several elite athletes in different sports (Flemish Rowing, Cycling Flanders, RSCAnderlecht, KAAGent) and trainer of several elite athletes (especially in cycling and athletics). Jan is also the representative of the Ghent University in the Taskforce of the Flemish Trainer School (Vlaamse Trainerschool, Sport Vlaanderen), responsible for the education of qualified trainer in Flanders (Belgium).