Robert Robergs, PhD

Dr. Robert Robergs is a research professor at Charles Sturt University in New South Wales, Australia. He spent 21 years as professor at the University of New Mexico, where he developed a teaching and research laboratory and altitude chamber research facility. A prolific researcher, he holds two patents, has more than 130 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and has co-edited and co-authored textbooks in clinical exercise physiology, graduate- and undergraduate-level exercise physiology, and scientific philosophy. His research interests include altitude and cardiovascular physiology, data acquisition and programming, muscle metabolism, and the biochemistry of exercise-induced metabolic acidosis, this latter work placing him at the forefront of the field. Robert has a master’s degree in sports science and cardiac rehabilitation from Wake Forest University and a PhD in human bioenergetics from Ball State University, where he studied under preeminent exercise physiologist Dr. David Costill. When he’s not teaching students and engaged in his research, Robert sails on his boat on the blue Australian waters.

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