Asker Jeukendrup, PhD, FECSS, FACSM

Asker Jeukendrup

Professor Asker Jeukendrup is a leading sports nutritionists and exercise physiologist who spent most of his career at the University of Birmingham (UK) and currently he is a visiting professor at Loughborough University. During his career Professor Jeukendrup authored over 200 research papers and book chapters. During his career he worked with many elite athletes (including Chrissie Wellington and Haile Gebrselassie) to develop personalized nutrition plans to enhance recovery and optimize performance. Asker practices what he preaches and is competing in long distance triathlons himself. To date he completed 21 long distance triathlon races. For more information on sports nutrition please visit or follow Asker on twitter: @jeukendrup.


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  • Jeukendrup AE. Training the Gut for Athletes. Sports Med. 2017 Mar;47(Suppl 1):101-10. Download full paper

  • Jeukendrup AE. Periodized Nutrition for Athletes. Sports Med. 2017 Mar;47 (Suppl 1):51-63. Download full paper

  • Jeukendrup A. A step towards personalized sports nutrition: carbohydrate intake during exercise. Sports Med. 2014 May;44 Suppl 1:S25-33. Download full paper

  • Baker LB, Jeukendrup AE. Optimal composition of fluid-replacement beverages. Compr Physiol. 2014 Apr;4(2):575-620.

  • Jeukendrup AE. Oral carbohydrate rinse: placebo or beneficial? Curr Sports Med Rep. 2013 Jul-Aug;12(4):222-7.

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