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Biosketch of Prof. Ahmad Alkhatib

Curriculum Vitae

Professor Ahmad Alkhatib

PhD, MSc, RNutr, CISSN, FHEA, FRSM

Office Contact

C745, 7th Floor, Administrative Building

Zhungcheng Rd, Section 2, University of Taipei

Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan 111

Email: drahmadalkhatib@gmail.com

UK correspondence: 60 Foster Street, Lincoln

England   LN5 7QF, United Kingdom.

Phone: +44(0)7786155115

Prof. Ahmad Alkhatib

 

Biography

Prof. Alkhatib is a British scientist recently joined the University of Taipei following a distinguished career in developing numerous successful academic and research programs at top UK universities and internationally. He is a leading expert in lifestyle prevention of chronic diseases, having established and chaired both public health nutrition and sports sciences departments at prestigious institutions (Qatar University; Dasman Diabetes Institute, Kuwait; Abertay Dundee University, Sheffield Hallam, Lincoln and Greenwich) before joining the University of Taipei. His achievements were recognized with fellowship of the Royal Society of Medicine, fellowship of the UK Higher Education Academy, and Nutritionist accreditation. Prof. Alkhatib has over 100 key publications including three books, including a recent best seller (Sedentary Lifestyle, Health Risks and Physiological Implications, 2016).

 

Fellowships and Accreditations

Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), UK

Registered Nutritionist (RNutr), Association for Nutrition, UK

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), UK

Certified Sport Nutritionist (CISSN), International Society of Sport Nutrition, USA

Nutrition Society, UK (Full member, Regional Rep for the Yorkshire region), UK

 

Education

PhD Exercise Science (Physiology and Metabolism), University of Essex, UK            2003-2007

MSc Sport Science (Health and Fitness), University of Essex, UK                               2002-2003

PGcert, Postgraduate Teaching Diploma in Education.                                                1999-2000

BSc/BA, Physical Education and Sport Science.                                                          1995-1999

 

Teaching Courses

Seminars in Sports Sciences

Healthy Aging

 

Research Interests

Novel lifestyle approaches in chronic disease prevention: Diabetes prevention and management in high-risk individuals, including older and postmenopausal women, nutraceuticals of Mediterranean diet, natural herbs)

Weight loss, health and sports performance: Metabolism, behaviour, appetite control, mood-state profile at rest and at different exercise conditions and intensities, effects of multi-ingredient supplements.

Occupational health, sedentary lifestyle and workplace interventions: Workplace screening, job role and genders health risks, technology-based interventions involving physical activity and nutrition components.

 

Previous Employment and Experience

Professor at Institute of Sports Sciences: University of Taipei, Taiwan, 02/2019-present

Head of Epidemiology and Public Health Dasman Diabetes Institute, Kuwait,  02/2017-01/19  

Head of Division and Professor of Sport and Exercise Science University of Abertay Dundee, UK, 09/2015-06/16

Chair of Department & Associate Professor in Sport Science Qatar University, Qatar, 08/2014-09/15

Associate Professor in Health and Sport Nutrition, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK, 09/2013-09/14

Associate Professor in Exercise Physiology and Metabolism, University of Greenwich, London, UK, 12/2012-09/13          

Associate Professor in Anatomy and Physiology, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, UK, 11/2010- 09/12         

Assistant Professor in Sport & Exercise Science, University of Suffolk, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK, 08/2008-07/10

Manger of Human Performance Laboratory, London Sports Institute, Middlesex University, 07/2006-08/08

Researcher, graduate teaching demonstrator, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex,10/2002-06/07

Coach, personal trainer, Health club manager, Various Health Clubs, clinics and sport bodies, 09/1995-09/02

 

Pull List of Publications

Books and Book Chapters

  1. Alkhatib A, Tuomilehto J (2018) Lifestyle Diabetes Prevention. in Huhtaniemi I and Martini L (Eds) Encyclopaedia of Endocrine Diseases, Second Edition. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands. ISBN: 978-0-12-812200-6.  
  2. Alkhatib A (2016) (Editor). Sedentary Lifestyle, Predictive Factors, Health Risks and Physiological Implications. Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA. ISBN: 978-1-63484-673-8.
  3. Alkhatib A (2016) Workplace physical activity interventions to prevent sedentary health risks. In Alkhatib A (Ed), Sedentary Lifestyle, Predictive Factors, Health Risks and Physiological Implications. Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA. ISBN: 978-1-63484-673-8.
  4. Majed L, Hansen C, Alkhatib A (2016) Characteristics of preferred gait patterns: Considerations for Exercise Prescription. In Alkhatib A (Ed), Sedentary Lifestyle, Predictive Factors, Health Risks and Physiological Implications. Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA. ISBN: 978-1-63484-673-8.
  5. Cameron A, Alkhatib A (2016) Physical Inactivity in Diabetes: A case for home-based exercise prescription. In Alkhatib A (Ed), Sedentary Lifestyle, Predictive Factors, Health Risks and Physiological Implications. Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA. ISBN: 978-1-63484-673-8.
  6. Alkhatib A (2011): Predictors of exercise performance, in Trends in Human Performance Research; Eds Duncan M, Lyon M; NOVA Science Publisher, New York, USA. ISBN: 978-1616685911
  7. Alkhatib A (2010) (Editor) Lactate, carbohydrate, and fat utilisation during exercise: Interrelationship, and applications in exercise testing; Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany. ISBN: 978-3838338910

 

Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. Alkhatib, A.; Tsang, C.; Tuomilehto, J. (2018) Olive Oil Nutraceuticals for Diabetes Prevention and Management: From Molecules to Lifestyle. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 19, 2024. doi.org/10.3390/ijms19072024.
  2. Alkandari A, Longenecker JC, Barengo NC, Alkhatib A, Weiderpass E, Al-Wotayan R, Al Duwairi Q, Tuomilehto J (2018).The prevalence of pre-diabetes and diabetes in the Kuwaiti adult population in 2014. The prevalence of pre-diabetes and diabetes in the Kuwaiti adult population in 2014. Diabetes Research in Clinical Practice. pii: S0168-8227(18)30224-9. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.08.016.
  3. Alkhatib A (2018) Yerba Maté and exercise performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 50(7):1525. DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001583. 
  4. Klonizakis M, Alkhatib A, Middleton G (2018) Commentary on: "Implementing a Mediterranean-Style Diet Outside the Mediterranean Region". Current Atherosclerosis Reports. Current Atherosclerosis Reports. 20:45 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11883-018-0744-8.
  5. Alkhatib, A, Tsang C, Tuomilehto J. (2018) Olive Oil and Diabetes: From Molecules to Lifestyle Disease Prevention. Preprints 2018, 2018060403. doi: 10.20944/preprints201806.0403.v1.
  6. Alkhatib A, Alkandari A, AlHaddad M, Barengo NC, Weiderpass E, Al Duwairi Q, Tuomilehto J. (2018). Fruit and vegetables intake, diabetes and associated health risks in the Kuwaiti population. International Journal of Obesity, S8(P06), 14–60.
  7. Alkhatib A, Alkandari A, AlHaddad M, Tuomilehto J. (2018) Physical Activity and Diabetes Risk in the Kuwaiti Population. International Journal of Obesity. S8(P06), 14–60.
  8. Alkhatib, A, Tsang C, Tiss A, Theeshan B, Arefanian H, Barake R, Khadir A, Tuomilehto, J. (2017) Functional Foods and Lifestyle Approaches for Diabetes Prevention and Management. Nutrients. 9(12). pii: E1310. doi: 10.3390/nu9121310.
  9. Alkhatib A, Atcheson R. (2017) Yerba Maté (Ilex paraguariensis) Metabolic, Satiety, and Mood State Effects at Rest and during Prolonged Exercise. Nutrients. 2017 Aug 15;9(8).
  10. Alkhatib A (2016) Prescribing exercise as an alternative treatment for ageing populations of the 21st century. Obesity Research Open Journal. 2016; 3(1): e17-e18. doi: 10.17140/OROJ-3-e007.
  11. Alkhatib A (2016) Nutraceuticals for health and exercise. Is there an optimal combination? Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism, 7:11 (Suppl). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2155-6156-C1.059.
  12. Alkhatib A, Reus, M, Larumbe E, Naclerio F (2015). Acute effectiveness of a “Fat-loss” Product supplement on substrate utilisation, perception of hunger, mood state and rate of perceived exertion (RPE) at rest and during exercise. Journal of the International Society of Sport Nutrition. 12: 44. DOI: 10.1186/s12970-015-0105-8.
  13. Alkhatib A (2015). High prevalence of sedentary risk factors amongst university employees and potential health benefits of campus workplace exercise intervention. WORK Journal. 52(3). DOI:10.3233/WOR-152182.
  14. Alkhatib A (2015). Workplace Physical Activity and Health Risks: A Need for Effective Screening and Intervention Strategies: An Editorial. Journal of Health Education Research and Development. 3:e121. DOI:10.4172/JHERD.1000e121.
  15. Alkhatib A (2015). Sports or physical activity for the inactive world: should we be encouraging safer physical activity patterns more than sports? An Editorial. Obesity Research Open Journal. 2015; 2(3): e10-e11. DOI:10.17140/OROJ-2-e004.
  16. Kneffel Z, Goebel R, Alkhatib A (2015). Cardiovascular risk factors and their responses to a 10 weeks training program in young Qatari adults. Obesity Research Open Journal. 2(2): 57-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.17140/OROJ-2-110. Corresponding author.
  17. Middleton G, Keegan R, Smith MF, Alkhatib A, Klonizakis (2015) Implementing a Mediterranean diet intervention into a RCT: lessons learned from a non- Mediterranean based country. The Journal of Nutrition Health and Aging. 19(10):1019-22. DOI: 10.1007/s12603-015-0521-0.
  18. Alkhatib A (2015) Recent intervention strategies combining Mediterranean diet and exercise for reducing obesity, metabolic and cardiovascular risks in high-risk populations. Obesity Research Open Journal. 2(1): 4-9. DOI: 10.17140/OROJ-1-102.
  19. Beneke R, Alkhatib A (2015) High cycling cadence reduces carbohydrate oxidation at given low intensity metabolic rate. Biology of Sport. 32(1): 27–33. DOI: 10.5604/20831862.1126325.  
  20. Seijo M, Larumbe-Zabala E, Alkhatib A, Naclerio F (2015). Effectiveness of multi-ingredient supplement on substrate utilisation, perception of hunger, mood state and rate of perceived exertion at rest and during exercise. Journal of International Society of Sports Nutrition. 12(Suppl 1): P42. DOI: 10.1186/1550-2783-12-S1.
  21. Middleton G, Keegan R, Smith MF, Alkhatib A, Klonizakis (2015) Exploring barriers and facilitators to eating the Mediterranean diet in England: a qualitative study. Proceedings of The Nutrition Society; 74(OCE1):E143. DOI:10.1017/S0029665115001585.
  22. Alkhatib A, Atcheson R (2015) Effects of Yerba Maté ingestion on fat utilisation during prolonged moderate intensity exercise. Proceedings of Nutrition Society, 74(OCE5), E297. doi:10.1017/S0029665115003444.
  23. Alkhatib A (2015) Efficacy of popular herbal supplements on fat metabolism and energy expenditure during exercise. J Sports Med Doping Stud; 5:2. http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2161-0673.S1.001.
  24. Alkhatib A, Kneffel Zs, Goebel R, Majed L (2015) Exercise reduction of health risks: lessons from sport science applications in Qatar. J Sports Med Doping Stud; 5:2. http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2161-0673.S1.002.
  25. Goebel R, Chabaane Z, Alkhatib A, Heinen T (2015) Impact of Ramadan on recovery-stress states of female professional basketball players. J Sports Med Dop Stud,5:2.http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2161-0673.S1.002.
  26. Kneffel Z, Goebel R, Alkhatib A (2015) The effectiveness of a ten-week exercise intervention to reduce cardiovascular risk factors amongst young male Qatari adults. J Sports Med Doping Stud. 5:2. http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2161-0673.S1.002.
  27. Alkhatib A (2015) Carbohydrate and lactate utilisation during exercise with and without Yerba Maté ingestion. Proceedings of The Nutrition Society. 74(OCE1):E27. DOI:10.1017/S0029665115000427.
  28. Klonizakis M, Alkhatib A, Middleton G (2014) Long-term adherence micorvascular benefits of Mediterranean diet and exercise in older population. Microvascular Research. 95C:103-107. DOI: 10.1016/j.mvr.2014.07.015.
  29. Alkhatib A (2014) Yerba Maté (Illex Paraguariensis) ingestion augments fat oxidation and energy expenditure during exercise at various intensities. Nutrition & Metabolism (London). 11(1): 42. DOI: 10.1186/1743-7075-11-42. (Highly Accessed Article, 10,000 reads).
  30. Alkhatib A, Middleton G, Klonizakis M (2014). Long-term Cardiorespiratory Effects of Mediterranean Diet and Exercise Training Intervention in Sedentary Older Participants. Obesity Facts. 7(suppl1): 1-188. DOI: 10.1159/000363668.
  31. Naclerio F, Larumbe-Zabala E, Cooper R, Allgrove J, Alkhatib A, Baddeley-White D, Garcia S, Zanotto T (2014). Effect of a multi-ingredient supplement on intermittent sprint performance, fatigue perception, muscle damage and immunosuppression in recreational athletes. Journal of International Society of Sports Nutrition. 11(Suppl 1): P8. DOI: 10.1186/1550-2783-11-S1-P8.
  32. Rothwell S, Alkhatib A (2014) Effects Of Acute Dietary Nitrate Supplementation On 30-second Wingate Performance In Healthy Collegiate Males. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 48(Suppl 3): A11. DOI: 10.1163/bjsports-2014-094245.31.
  33. Naylor J, Alkhatib A (2014) Exploring the differences in nutritional barriers and intake in young amateur and semi-professional rugby union players. British Journal of Sports Medicine; 48(Suppl 3):A9. DOI: 10.1163/bjsports-2014-094245.25.
  34. Klonizakis M, Alkhatib A, Smith MF, Middleton G. (2013) Mediterranean Diet- and Exercise-induced Improvement in Age-dependant Vascular Activity. Clinical Science Journal (London).1;124(9):579-87. DOI: 10.1042/CS20120412. (Highly accessed article, over 10000 reads).
  35. Alkhatib A (2013) Sedentary Lifestyle Risk factors across Genders and Job Roles within a University Campus Workplace: Preliminary Study. Journal of Occupational Health. 55:218-224. DOI: 10.1539/joh.12-0158-OA.
  36. Alkhatib A, Klonizakis M (2013) Effects of Exercise Training and Mediterranean Diet on Reducing Post-Menopausal Vascular Risk. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 57:33-47. DOI:10.3233/CH-131770.
  37. Naclerio F, Alkhatib A, Gimenez A (2013) Effectiveness of Whey Protein Supplement in Resistance Trained Individuals. J Sports Med Doping Stud 3:130. DOI: 10.4172/2161-0673.1000130.
  38. Alkhatib A, Klonizakis M (2013) Reduction in post-menopausal related vascular dysfunction through exercise and Mediterranean diet. Proceedings Nut Soc, 72 (OCE4), E300. DOI:10.1017/S0029665113003273.
  39. Alkhatib A (2011) Effects of pedalling rate on maximal fat oxidation. Journal of Sports Sciences, 29(S2): S118. DOI/10.1080/02640414.2011.609363.
  40. Alkhatib A, Beneke R (2009) Effects of exercise duration on the interrelationship between lactate and carbohydrate utilisation. Journal of Sports Sciences, 27(S2), S97. DOI: 10.1080/02640410903195819.
  41. Alkhatib A, Beneke R (2008) An interrelationship between lactate and carbohydrate utilisation explains the inter-individual variations in the cross-over point; Journal of Sports Sciences, 26(S2): S134-S135. DOI: 10.1080/02640410802306202.
  42. Alkhatib A (2007) The Interrelationship between lactate, carbohydrate and fat utilisation during exercise. PhD Thesis, University of Essex.
  43. Micklewright D, Alkhatib A, Beneke R (2006). Mechanically versus electro-magnetically braked cycle ergometer: performance and energy cost of the Wingate Anaerobic Test. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 9;1-4. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-006-0145-5.
  44. Alkhatib A, Beneke R (2006) Effects of Cycling Cadence on Pyruvate Combustion. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 38(5): S518; DOI:10.1249/00005768-200605001-02166.
  45. Alkhatib A, von Duvillard SL, Beneke R (2005) Effects of Cycling Cadence on Workload and Relative Intensity at given Blood lactate Concentration. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise 37(5): S104.
  46. von Duvillard SP, Pokan R, Hofmann P, Wonish M, Smekal G, Alkhatib A, Beneke R, Leithauser R (2005) Comparing Blood Lactate Values of Three Different Handheld Lactate Analysers to YSI 1500 Blood Lactate Analyser. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise 37(5): S25. 10.1097/00005768-200505001-00153.
  47. Alkhatib A (2004) Metabolism and Energetics of the Wingate Anaerobic Test. MSc Thesis, University of Essex.
  48. Micklewright D, Alkhatib A & Beneke R (2004) Device Generated Differences in Human Anaerobic Power. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise 36(5):S116. DOI: 10.1097/00005768-200405001-00550.

 

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  1. Alkhatib A (2018) New applications of herbal ingestion in sports performance and health. International Conference for Adaptations and Nutrition in Sports (ICANS-2018), July 18-20, Bangkok, Thailand.
  2. Alkhatib A, Alhaddad M, Tuomilehto J (2018) Nutrition and Sedentariness Associations in the Kuwaiti Population: A Paradox of Health Risks? International Conference for Adaptations and Nutrition in Sports (ICANS-2018), July 18-20, Bangkok, Thailand.
  3. Alhaddad M, Tuomilehto J, Alkhatib A (2018) Self-Reported Physical Activity Intensities and Disease Risk Factors in the Kuwaiti Population. International Conference for Adaptations and Nutrition in Sports (ICANS-2018), July 18-20, Bangkok, Thailand.
  4. Alkhatib A, Longenecker J, Alkandari A, AlDwairi Q, Tuomilehto J (2018) Sedentary lifestyle correlations with diabetes, obesity and their risk factors in the Kuwaiti population. European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), Berlin, Germany.
  5. Alkhatib A, Alhaddad M, Alkandari A, Al-Dwairi Q, Tuomilehto J (2018) Fruit and vegetables intake, diabetes and associated health risks in the Kuwaiti population. UK Congress on Obesity (UKCO) 6-7 September, 2018, Newcastle, UK.
  6. Alkhatib A. (2018) Effective Bionutraceuticals Prevention and Treatments in Chronic Lifestyle Diseases. 9th International Conference on Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, 20-21 August, 2018, Dublin, Ireland. Keynote Speaker  
  7. Alkhatib A. (2018) Personalized Lifestyle Approaches: From Sports to Medical diagnostics. 4th International Conference on Sports Medicine and Fitness. 14-16 November, 2018, Edinburgh, UK. Plenary Speaker.  
  8. Alkhatib A, Alhaddad M, Alkandari A, Al-Dwairi Q, Tuomilehto J (2018) Nutrition Intake and Sedentariness Associations in the Kuwaiti population. A Paradox of Health Risks. UK Congress on Obesity (UKCO) 6-7 September, 2018, Newcastle, UK.
  9. Alkhatib A, Alhaddad M, Barengo N, Alkandari A, Al-Dwairi Q, Tuomilehto J (2018) Physical Activity and Diabetes Risk in the Kuwaiti Population. UK Congress on Obesity 6-7 September, 2018, Newcastle, UK.
  10. Alkhatib A (2017). Prevention in the Workplace and Productivity. International Diabetes Federation Congress (IDF), 04-08 December, 2017. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  11. Alkhatib A, Alkandari A, Weiderpass E, Vaiano H, Longenecker J, Tuomilehto J (2017). Sedentary Lifestyle, Poor Nutrition and Obesity prevalence in Kuwaiti Population: Preliminary Results of a Recent Population Survey. International Diabetes Epidemiology Group Congress 08-10 Dec. Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  12. Alkhatib A (2017). Physical Activity for Diabetes Pros and Cons of High Intensity Training. International Conference on Diabetes and Associated Diseases; 28-30 July, 2017, Balaclava, Mauritius. Invited keynote speech.
  13. Alkandari A, Longenecker J, Alkhatib A, Al-Wotayan R, Barengo NC, Tuomilehto J (2017). High level of unawareness of diabetes in the Kuwaiti population. International Diabetes Federation Congress (IDF), 04-08 December,  2017. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  14. Shamsaldin A, Alkandari A, Longenecker J, Alkhatib A, Al-Wotayan R, Barengo NC, Tuomilehto J (2017). A Kuwaiti risk score for detecting diabetes. International Diabetes Federation Congress (IDF), 04-08 December,  2017. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  15. Alkandari A, Longenecker J, Alkhatib A, Al-Wotayan R, Barengo NC, Tuomilehto J  (2017). The prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes in an adult Kuwait population. International Diabetes Federation Congress (IDF), 04-08 December,  2017. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  16. Alkhatib A (2017). Exercise intensity for health and sports performance: recent updates. International Sports Medicine and Fitness Conference, 05-06 October. 2017. Barcelona, Spain. Invited Keynote.
  17. Alkhatib A (2017). Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) risk factor survey among adult population in Yarmouk district of Kuwait. WHO Kuwait Healthy Cities Conference, 06-08 November, 2017, Kuwait city, Kuwait. Invited keynote speech.
  18. Alkhatib A (2016) Keynote Speech: Nutraceuticals for health and exercise. Is there an optimal combination? 15th Global Diabetes and Obesity conference. 14-16th November, 2016, Dubai, UAE.
  19. Alkhatib A (2016) Keynote Speech: Metabolic Exercise Testing: Recent Recommendations for Clinician, Health and Exercise Professionals. 2nd International Conference on Sports Medicine and Fitness. 18-20 April, 2016, Dubai, UAE.
  20. Alkhatib A (2016) Keynote Speech: Microvascular responses to exercise training using a novel non-invasive approach: a study protocol. 2nd International Conference on Sports Medicine and Fitness. 18-20 April, 2016, Dubai, UAE.
  21. Alkhatib A (2015) Herbal Supplements: Recent findings in exercise, health and weight loss. BIT’s 5th Annual World Congress of Endobolism (WCE-2015) & 4th World Congress on Diabetes. Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 26-28 November, 2015.
  22. Alkhatib A, Atcheson R (2015) Effects of Yerba Maté ingestion on fat utilisation during prolonged moderate intensity exercise. Nutrition Society Annual Summer Meeting. 6-9 July 2015, Nottingham, UK.
  23. Alkhatib A (2015) Natural Herbs for Weight Loss: Recent Findings of Exercise-dependent Augmented Effects. Euro Global Summit and Medicare Expo on Weight loss. 18-20 August, 2015, Frankfurt, Germany.
  24. Seijo M, Larumbe E, Alkhatib A, Naclerio F (2015). Effectiveness of Multi-Ingredient supplement on substrate utilisation, perception of hunger, mood state and rate of perceived exertion (RPE) at rest and during exercise. 12th Annual International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) Conference and Expo, June 11-13, Austin, Texas.
  25. Alkhatib A (2015) Efficacy of Popular Herbal Supplements on Fat Metabolism and Energy Expenditure During Exercise. International Sports Medicine and Fitness Conference. 23-25 March, 2015, Chicago, Il, USA.
  26. Alkhatib A, Kneffel Zs, Goebel R, Majed L (2015) Exercise reduction of Health Risks: Lessons from Sport Science and applications in Qatar. International Sports Medicine and Fitness Conference. 23-25 March, 2015, Chicago, Il, USA.
  27. Goebel, R., Chaabane, Z. Heinen, T, Alkhatib A (2015) Impact of Ramadan on recovery-stress states of female professional basketball players. International Sports Medicine and Fitness Conference. 23-25 March, 2015, Chicago, Il, USA.
  28. Kneffel Zs, Goebel R, Alkhatib A (2015) The effectiveness of a ten-week exercise intervention to reduce cardiovascular risk factors amongst young male Qatari adults. International Sports Medicine and Fitness Conference. 23-25th March, 2015, Chicago, Il, USA.
  29. Alkhatib A, Klonizakis M, Middleton G (2014) Long-term adherence of Mediterranean Diet and exercise in reverse vascular risk in older adults. European Congress for the Study of Obesity (ECSO), 28-31st March, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  30. Alkhatib A. (2014) Diet, Exercise, Behavior and Lifestyle Interventions. Recent Advances. 4th Annual World Congress of Endobolism (WCE-2014) 18-22nd November 2014, Haikou, China.
  31. Alkhatib A (2014) Carbohydrate and lactate utilisation during exercise with and without Yerba Maté ingestion. Proceedings of Nutrition Society, 14-17th July 2014, Glasgow, UK.
  32. Naylor J, Alkhatib A (2014) Exploring the differences in nutritional barriers and intake in young amateur and semi-professional rugby union players. International Sport Science and Sports Medicine Conference (ISSSMC), 19-21st August, Newcastle, UK.
  33. Rothwell S, Alkhatib A (2014) Effects of acute dietary nitrate supplementation on 30-second Wingate performance in healthy collegiate males. International Sport Science and Sports Medicine Conference (ISSSMC), 19-21st August, Newcastle, UK.
  34. Middleton G, Keegan R, Klonizakis M, Smith MF, Alkhatib A. (2014) Exploring barriers and facilitators to eating the Mediterranean diet in the UK:  a qualitative study. Proceedings of Nutrition Society, 14-17th July 2014, Glasgow, UK.
  35. Naclerio F, Larumbe-Zabala E, Cooper R, Allgrove J, Alkhatib A, Baddeley-White D, Garcia S, Zanotto T (2014) Effect of a multi-ingredient supplement on intermittent sprint performance, fatigue perception, muscle damage and immunosuppression in recreational athletes.  International Society of Sport Nutrition (ISSN) Annual Congress, 20-21st June, Florida, USA.
  36. Alkhatib A, Klonizakis M (2013) Mediterranean Diet and exercise reverse postmenopausal-related cardiovascular risk (Book of Abstracts, pp 200). Proceedings of the Nutrition Society Summer Annual Meeting, 15-18th July, Newcastle, UK.
  37. Alkhatib A (2013) Effects of Ilex paraguariensis ingestion on fat metabolism during exercise at different intensities (Book of Abstracts, Nutrition, pp 857-8) 18th Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), 26-29th June, 2013, Barcelona, Spain.
  38. Alkhatib A, Klonizakis M (2013) Exercise related improvement in postmenopausal dependent vascular activity (Book of Abstracts, Physiology, pp 867-8) 18th Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), 26-29th June, 2013, Barcelona, Spain.
  39. Beneke R, Alkhatib A, Leithäuser RM (2013) Cadence Dependent Modulation of Substrate Supply and Carbohydrate Utilisation. (Book of Abstracts-ID: 260) 44th German Congress of Sports Physicians, German Sport Medical Congress, 6-7th September, Frankfurt, Germany. 
  40. Alkhatib A (2012) Prevalence of sedentary lifestyle risk factors associated with gender and job role within University Campus. (Book of Abstracts, pp 131) International Convention of Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS) 19-24th July, 2012, Glasgow, UK.
  41. Alkhatib A (2011) Effects of pedalling rate on maximal fat oxidation. (Book of Abstracts S123-S124) British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) Annual Conference, 6-8th September, 2011, Colchester, UK.
  42. Alkhatib A & Beneke R; (2010) Effects of muscle mass on the interrelationship between lactate and carbohydrate utilisation (Book of Abstracts, pp 485) 15th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), 23-26th June 2010, Antalya, Turkey.
  43. Alkhatib A & Beneke R (2009) Effects of exercise duration on the interrelationship between lactate and carbohydrate utilisation; (Book of Abstracts, S131); British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) Annual Conference; Leeds Metropolitan University, 1-3rd September, Leeds UK.
  44. Alkhatib A & Beneke R (2008) An interrelationship between lactate and carbohydrate utilisation explains the inter-individual variations in the cross-over point; Journal of Sports Sciences, 26(S2): S145; British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) Annual Conference; 2-4 September, 2008, London, UK.
  45. Alkhatib A & Beneke R (2008) Can an interrelationship between lactate and carbohydrate utilisation explain the inter-individual variations in Fatmax? (Book of Abstracts pp 600-601) 13th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), 9-12 July, 2008, Lisbon, Portugal.
  46. Alkhatib A & Beneke R (2008) Interrelationship between lactate and carbohydrate utilisation. 13th Annual European College of Sport Science (ECSS) Congress, Abstracts Book (pp 519); 9-12 July, 2008, Lisbon, Portugal.
  47. Alkhatib A, Beneke R (2006) Effects of Cycling Cadence on Pyruvate Combustion. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 38(5): S518; American College of Sports Medicine. 31st May- 4th June, 2006, Denver, Colorado, USA.
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