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Dr. Lawrence L. Spriet

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Phone: (519) ***-****  HQ Phone
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph , Ontario N1G 2W1

Company Description: The University of Guelph is one of the most research-intensive universities in Canada and is internationally renowned for its broad spectrum of research. The...   more

Employment History

  • Researcher
    University of Guelph
  • Exercise Physiologist
    University of Guelph
  • Associate Editor
    Canadian Journal of Physiology & Pharmacology and Clinical Science
  • Leading Sports Nutrition Researcher
    Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Ph.D.
  • doctorate degree , medical sciences
    McMaster University
  • bachelor's degree , kinesiology
    University of Waterloo
  • master's degree , exercise physiology
    York University
  • bachelor’s degree , kinesiology
    University of Waterloo
  • master’s degree , exercise physiology
    York University
103 Total References
Web References
Hockey Summit, 18 Aug 2015 [cached]
Dr. Lawrence Spriet, Professor and Chair, Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph has been an integral part of the annual summit. He discusses how proper hydration and nutrition is critical to hockey performance and puts forth the evidence that helps coaches, trainers and players understand that reaching and maintaining peak performance levels isn't solely dependent on training.
But you could probably take in ..., 30 Jan 2014 [cached]
But you could probably take in about 9 milligrams (mg) per kilogram and still come in under this level, says Lawrence Spriet, Ph.D., a researcher at University of Guelph.
For that reason, it's often one small part of an athlete's overall strategy for doing his or her best, Spriet explains.
Plus, it poses far less long-term risk at effective doses than prohibited drugs like steroids and blood doping chemical, Spriet says.
"WADA has much bigger fish to fry with compounds that should be illegal as they can hurt people in the long run," Spriet says.
GET A SAFE JOLT By now, every athlete competing in the Winter Games has worked out a plan with coaches and nutritionists about whether-and how-to use caffeine, Spriet says. They're likely following these guidelines, which can also help you maximize your own caffeine habit.
Practice first. Caffeine affects everyone differently. Athletes fine-tune their doses and timing in training before using caffeine during high-stakes competition, Spriet says.
"I work with hockey players and tell them it is just one additional thing that may allow the player to be the best they can be," Spriet says.
Lawrence Spriet, an exercise ... [cached]
Lawrence Spriet, an exercise physiologist at the University of Guelph in Ontario, says that after losing 3 to 5 percent of our body weight, the sweating process begins to slow down.
When this happens, "membranes of the tissues lose their integrity, and things leak out," Spriet says.
GSSI, 15 Sept 2007 [cached]
Lawrence Spriet, Ph.D.GSSI
Lawrence Spriet
Lawrence L. Spriet Canadian Advisory Board
Dr. Lawrence L. Spriet is a professor in the Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.He is an expert speaker on the regulation of skeletal muscle carbohydrate and fat metabolism.He also studies the effects of potential ergogenic aids on athletic performance, including blood doping, caffeine, and pyruvate ingestion, and the ingestion of nutraceuticals.He has been active as a researcher in a number of areas of exercise physiology, particularly skeletal muscle metabolism during exercise.His research appears in numerous scientific journals, including American Journal of Physiology, Journal of Applied Physiology, and Journal of Physiology.Dr. Spriet is an Associate Editor for the Canadian Journal of Physiology & Pharmacology and Clinical Science.He is also a member of the editorial board for the International Journal of Sports Medicine and the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism.He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology, and the American and Canadian Physiological Societies.Spriet received his bachelor's degree in kinesiology at the University of Waterloo, his master's degree in exercise physiology from York University in Toronto, and his doctorate degree in medical sciences from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.He also held a post-doctoral fellowship at Huddinge Hospital, Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden and has been a visiting scientist in the School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.
Lawrence Spriet, Ph.D.
Lawrence Spriet, Ph.D., ..., 22 Jan 2012 [cached]
Lawrence Spriet, Ph.D., FACSM, University of Guelph
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