ROBERT LAMBERTS

Professor in the Sport Science Department at Stellenbosch University and the Institute of Sport and Exercise Medicine (ISEM)

Robert Lamberts is a full professor at the Department of Sport Science at Stellenbosch University in Stellenbosch, South Africa. He started his research career at the University of Groningen (Netherlands) before moving to Cape Town, South Africa, for his PhD. As part of his PhD, Robert started specializing in monitoring and optimizing training prescription in cycling. As part of his PhD he developed the LSCT, a submaximal cycle test which is widely used to monitor cyclist and triathletes. He currently has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles and has an H-factor of 22. His recent cycling research work is done in close collaboration with Dr Teun van Erp, who is doing his post-doctoral research fellowship with him at Stellenbosch University

In addition to his research and works, and has been working in an advisory capacity together with several professional teams. His field of expertise focuses on monitoring training load and fatigue, with the aim to improve training prescription in endurance sports, with a specific interest in cycling, triathlon and rowing. Last but not least, Robert is a Fellow of the European College of Sport Science and is an associated editor at the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance.

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