School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

PhD opportunities

Scott Willis

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PhD student


Scott studied BSc Sport and Exercise Science and MSc Exercise Physiology at Loughborough University between 2012 and 2016. He is currently continuing his study at the University as a PhD student under the supervision of Dr James King, Dr David Stensel and Professor Guru Aithal


The role of Exercise and Nutrition in the Prevention and Management of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - The research will investigate novel aspects of disease pathophysiology linking hepatic steatosis to impaired metabolic health and characterise the impact of exercise and nutritional interventions on key disease end-points.

Keywords for Discipline and Research Area: 

physiology, exercise, nutrition, NAFLD, liver