Margherita Raccuglia BSc, MSc
Margherita studied at Palermo University (Italy) where in 2012 she graduated with a First Class Bachelor’s degree with Distinction in Sport and Exercise Science and in 2014 obtained a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology.
In 2013 she undertook a international placement of 7 months in Loughborough Design School within the Environmental Ergonomics Research, looking at warming strategies and blood flow in sprint and power exercises.
In 2014 she was awarded with a 3 years PhD scholarship funded by Loughborough Design School and adidas Future.
Margherita is currently undertaking a PhD at Loughborough Design School within the Environmental Ergonomics Research Centre. The purpose of her research is to investigate human thermal responses and heat /sweat transfer through clothing in thermo-neutral and warm environments.
From Skin to Clothing: the relation between human thermal responses and textile material testing.
Exercise Physiology, Environmental Physiology, Sportswear, Protective Clothing, Thermal Comfort, Heat and Mass Transfer.