Rob Child, PhD
Rob Child, PhD
Head of Nutrition
Elite Sport Group

Rob gained a PhD in physiology and biochemistry, before taking a post doc in medicine to study stress responses in human muscle and immune cells. Subsequent research investigated nutrition and excessive training stress in athletes, while supporting Great Britain’s highly successful swimming, sailing and boxing programs; before working with top level professional cyclists. He then developed awarding winning supplements for Europe’s biggest sport nutrition brands and is currently director of the Elite Sport Group where he is actively involved in physiology and nutrition research; holding an Associate Fellow position at the School of Chemical Engineering, Birmingham University.