Kristin Jonvik MSc.

Position: PhDDepartment of Movement Sciences
Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences
Maastricht University
PO Box 616
6200 MD Maastricht, the Netherlands

Telephone: +31 43 3881380
Fax:            +31 43 3670976
Mobile:       -

Key words: sport nutrition, nitrate, elite athletes

Hobbies: running, soccer, handcraft



2003–2004 High school general, Lambertseter VGS, Oslo, Norway
2004-2006 High school general and top soccer, Wang Toppidrettsgymnas, Oslo
2006-2009 Bachelor clinical nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Medical Faculty, University of Oslo
2009-2011  Master clinical sports nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Medical Faculty, University of Oslo

PhD student, Department of Human Movement Sciences, Maastricht University
Topic: Dietary nitrate to enhance sports performance.
Co-Promotor: Dr. L. Verdijk, J. Hermans, MSc.
Promotor: Dr L.J.C. van Loon 

Research experience:
2010-2011: Master degree at the Norwegian Olympic Committee on “Vitamin D status on female elite athletes”

2012-2013: Research on altitude and carbohydrates at HAN University of Applied Science

Career description

Kristin Jonvik finished her bachelor and master in Clinical (Sports) Nutrition in Norway in 2011, where she from 2010-2011 did her master thesis at the Norwegian Olympic Committee. Following she moved to the Netherlands and became part of the Sport Nutrition Team at NOC*NSF as a sport dietician. There she is the sport dietician of the Dutch Olympic sailing team, Paralympic swimming team and female boxers. In 2012 she started working at HAN University of Applied Science as lecturer, researcher and sport dietician. From October 2013 she started as a PhD student at the department of Human Movement Sciences at Maastricht University in cooperation with HAN University of Applied Science. She will mainly focus on the effects of dietary nitrate on sports performance. She works on this project together with Jean Nyakayiru, where Kristin will be responsible for the practical approach and studies on the elite athlete.