Anna Robins

Dr Anna Robins

Senior Lecturer in Human Physiology and Exercise Sciences, Programme Leader Exercise, Physical Activity and Health

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Biography

Dr Anna Robins is a Senior Lecturer at University of Salford and has been teaching at the University for 16 years and has been Programme Leader of Exercise, Physical Activity and Health since 2003. Anna has a PhD in Ingestive Behaviour and her research interests relate to dietary manipulations to improve health and enhance performance, where consideration is given to both physiological and psychological parameters. 

Teaching

Undergraduate:

Bioenergetics and Nutrients (L4)

Human Physiology (L4)

Nutrition for Exercise and Health (L5)

Exercise Physiology (L5)

Eating Behaviour and Dietary Interventions (L6)

 

Research Interests

Dietary Manipulations for gains in Health and Performance 

Exercise and nutritional interactions (acute and chronic)

Qualifications and Memberships

University of Salford

1997-2000 BSc (Hons) Exercise and Health Sciences (1st class)

University College Chester

2000-2002 MSc Exercise and Nutrition Science (Distinction)

University of Liverpool

2008 PhD Ingestive Behaviour

Higher Education Academy Fellow

National Association for Teachers of Further and Higher Education

Publications

Pearson, S.J, Johnson, T. & Robins, A. (2014) Fish oil supplementation and markers of cellular metabolism during incremental exercise. International Journal of Vitamin and Nutrient Research, 84, 1-2, 18-26.

Szedlak, C. & Robins, A. Protein requirements for a strength athlete.  Strength and Conditioning Journal, Accepted May 2012 .

Robins, A., Hetherington, M.M. & Goodall, J. (2008).  24hr dietary manipulaton of glycaemic response and effects on psychological and physiological parameters during submaximal exercise.  Appetite, 51, 755 (abstract from Proceedings of The British Feeding and Drinking Conference, March 2008).

Robins, A., Hetherington, M.M., Lynch, H. & Boulkroune, N. (2008). The effects of glycaemic index on physiological, psychological and performance based measures during rest and submaximal exercise.  Appetite, 50, 564. (abstract from Proceedings of British Feeding and Drinking Conference, April 2007).

Robins. A. (2007). Nutritional Recommendations for Competing in the Ironman Triathlon.  Current Sports Medicine Reports, 6, 4, 241-248.