Professor in the Division of Movement Science and Exercise Therapy
Professor Robert Lamberts is the head of Research at the Division of Movement Science and Exercise Therapy (MSET) at Stellenbosch University. In addition, he is the head of the Master and Doctoral Committee at the Department of Exercise, Sport and Lifestyle Medicine and is the departmental representative on the Committee of Postgraduate Research of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.
His primary interest is monitoring and fine-tuning training prescriptions in high-performance cycling, with a specific interest in fatigue and overreaching. He completed his PhD at the University of Cape Town, during which he developed the Lamberts Submaximal Cycle test. As an expert in the field of applied physiology in high-performance cycling, he serves as an associate editor at the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. In addition, he is a board member of the European College of Sport Science, where he serves on the scientific committee.
In his role as an applied exercise physiologist, he has worked closely together with several world tour teams as well as national cycling associations. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, has a Scopus h index of 23 and has been cited over 2000 times.