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Dr Kris Beattie

Sports Performance

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Dr Kris Beattie

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kbeattie@ait.ie

Dr Kris Beattie

Dr Kris Beattie is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Sport and Health Science at AIT. Kris has a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science from Ulster University, an MSc in Sports Physiology from Liverpool John Moore’s University, and a PhD from the University of Limerick where his research focused predominantly on the physiological adaptations of strength training in endurance athletes. A UKSCA accredited S&C coach since 2010, Kris has coached within Rugby Union, Athletics and Rowing. His research interests include the physiology of strength, speed and endurance training and athlete assessment.

Kris's Research Projects

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The Role of Strength on Speed Adaptations in Female Team-Sport Athletes

Kris's Peer Reviewed Publications

Beattie, K.  (2019).  Strength training for endurance runners.  In: Schumann, M. & Rønnestad, B.R., eds. Concurrent Aerobic and Strength Training: Scientific Basics and Practical Applications. Springer, UK.

Beattie, K., Carson, B.P., Lyons, M.P., Kenny, I.C. (2017).  The Relationship between Maximal-Strength & Reactive-Strength. International Journal of Sports Physiology & Performance; 6: 1-25

Beattie, K., Carson, B.P., Lyons, M.P., Kenny, I.C. (2017).  The Effect of Maximal- and Explosive-Strength Training on Performance Indicators in Cyclists. International Journal of Sports Physiology & Performance; 6: 1-25.