A Synthesis of Modern Exercise Physiology and Evolutionary Theory

This is a talk on the research surrounding modern exercise physiology and evolutionary theory. You will learn the truth about the evolutionary paleo fitness movement and why you don’t necessarily have to be concerned about living a sedentary lifestyle.

In this presentation, you will learn:

  • What mode of exercises you should be engaging in.
  • Why you don’t need to structure exercise around play.
  • Why quality high intensity exercise is the key to achieving your fitness goals.

About James Steele Ph.D. :

James Steele is a Lecturer in Applied Sport Science in the Health, Exercise and Sport Science department at Southampton Solent University. His job involves furthering research in the areas of health, exercise and sport science in addition to teaching on physiology, biomechanics and research methods on the Universities Sport Science, Sport Coaching and Health and Fitness related courses.

James graduated with a first class BSc (Hons) in Applied Sport Science from Southampton Solent University in 2010 and has recently completed his PhD researching the effects of isolated lumbar extension resistance training for chronic low back pain and its symptoms. In addition to his academic qualification James has gained extensive applied experience working as a strength and conditioning provider with a wide range of elite athletic populations including; international Ironman triathlete’s, Paralympic wheelchair basketball and rugby, semi-professional muay thai fighters, University American football and professional soccer. In addition he has worked with non-athletic populations including the elderly, diseased, and a population that he continues to conduct research with; sufferers of chronic low back pain.

James has also authored several peer reviewed papers on resistance training, low back pain and the scientific method and continues to prepare research outputs with many more in the pipeline from his PhD research and post-doctoral research plans.

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