Position: PhD Student
Telephone: +31 43 3881381
|2006–2010||Bachelor of Science, Nutrition and Health, Wageningen University|
|2010-2012||Master of Science, Nutrition and Health, Wageningen University|
|2012-present||PhD student at the department of Movement Sciences, Maastricht University.
Promotor: Prof. L. Van Loon
Jorn Trommelen was born on February 8th, 1987 in Goirle, the Netherlands. In 2006 he started the study Nutrition and Health to obtain his Bachelors degree. During the final phase, he wrote a thesis examining protein intake around resistance exercise. During his Master, he wrote a thesis on the effect of resistance exercise on advanced glycation endproducts. In addition, he went to Maastricht University to write a thesis on insulin and muscle protein synthesis. He earned his Research Master in Nutrition and Health with top honors. In November 2012, he started working as a PhD student at the department of Movement Sciences, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences at Maastricht University. Here he will focus on the effect of nutrition on sport performance and adaptations.