Join us at ARU BASES (British Association of Sport and Exercise Science) conference with Professor Andy Jones and introduction from Professor Nicholas Humphreys for the keynote lecture celebrating AV Hill: The Man, The Myth, The Legacy.
Professor: Andy Jones
Exeter University Prof Jones is internationally recognized for his research in the following areas: 1) control of, and limitations to, skeletal muscle oxidative metabolism; 2) causes of exercise intolerance in health and disease; 3) respiratory physiology, particularly the kinetics of pulmonary gas exchange and ventilation during and following exercise; and 4) sports performance physiology and nutrition, particularly in relation to endurance athletics. Prof Jones has authored more than 350 original research answered review articles (>35K citations) and is co-Editor of three books. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, the European College of Sport Science and the Physiological Society. Prof Jones has acted as a consultant to a number of governing bodies of sport or commercial companies including UK Athletics, the English Institute of Sport, Gatorade Sports Science Institute and Nike Inc.
Emeritus Professor: Dr Nicholas Humphrey
London School of Economics Dr Humphrey is an Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the London School of Economics, is a theoretical psychologist based in Cambridge, who studies the evolution of intelligence and consciousness. He was the first to demonstrate the existence of ‘blindsight’ after brain damage in monkeys, conduct research on mountain gorillas with Dian Fossey in Rwanda, propose the celebrated theory of the ‘social function of intellect’, and investigate the evolutionary background of religion, art, healing, death-awareness, and suicide. His honours include the Martin Luther King Memorial Prize, the Pufendorf Medal, and the International Mind and Brain Prize. His most recent books are Seeing Red and Soul Dust.