Institute of Neuroscience

Staff Profile

Dr Christopher Hurst

Research Associate in Lifestyle & Health


I joined Newcastle University as a Research Associate in the AGE (Ageing, Geriatrics & Epidemiology (AGE) research group in August 2018 and I am part of the MIlk Intervention Muscle AgeiNg (MIlkMAN) study team.

My background is as an exercise physiologist and I am a British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences (BASES) accredited sport and exercise scientist.

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My research interests include:

  • Prescription and evaluation of exercise training
  • Measurement of physical capacity and performance
  • Muscle health and function
  • Sarcopenia
  • Physiology of ageing
  • High-intensity interval training