Laura Wilson is a Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition within the London Sport Institute based at Middlesex University. Laura is the programme leader for the MSc in Sport and Exercise Nutrition.
Laura specialises in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition and has particular interests in EIMD, recovery interventions, thermal physiology and body composition. Laura is the programme leader for the MSc in Sport and Exercise Nutrition, and leads modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Laura currently has three PhD students with projects encompassing the impact of the Mayor's Golden Kilometre on physical literacy in school-aged children, the anthropometric and physical characteristics of English female Premiership rugby players, and the prevalence, risk, and impact of low energy availability in Netball players.
Lauras research profile focuses predominantly on exercise induced muscle damage and recovery.
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Anico, Shannah and Wilson, Laura J. and Eyre, Emma and Smith, Elizabeth (2023) The effectiveness of school-based run/walk programmes to develop physical literacy and physical activity components in primary school children: A systematic review. Journal of Sports Sciences . ISSN 0264-0414 (Published online first)
Paice, Katherine and Curtis, Christopher and Papadopoulos, Konstantinos and Turner, Anthony N. and Wilson, Laura J. (2022) Assessing the prevalence and risk of disordered eating in female netball players. In: BASES conference 2022, 15-16 Nov 2022, Leicester, UK.
Difranco, Isabella and Cockburn, Emma and Dimitriou, Lygeri and Paice, Katherine and Sinclair, Scott and Faki, Tanwir and Hills, Frank and Gondek, Marcela B. and Wood, Alyssa and Wilson, Laura J. (2022) A combination of cherry juice and cold water immersion does not enhance marathon recovery compared to either treatment in isolation: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living , 4 . pp. 1-11. ISSN 2624-9367
Dervish, R. A. and Wilson, Laura J. and Curtis, Christopher (2022) Investigating the prevalence of low energy availability, disordered eating and eating disorders in competitive and recreational female endurance runners. European Journal of Sport Science . ISSN 1746-1391 (Published online first)
Wood, T. J. and Wilson, Laura J. and Curtis, Christopher (2022) Quantifying frequency of use of methods of body mass loss in competing UK powerlifters. Performance Enhancement & Health , 10 (2). pp. 1-5. ISSN 2211-2669