Professor John Brewer
St Mary’s University, London
John Brewer spent much of his career in industry, as Director of the Lilleshall Human Performance Centre, than as Director of Sports Science for GlaxoSmithKline, where he headed the Lucozade Sports Science Academy. Previously he was Professor of Sport at the University of Bedfordshire, before becoming Head of the School of Sport, Health and Applied Science at St Mary’s University, London.
He is also a Board member of UK Anti-Doping, and has published a range of academic papers and articles in peer reviewed journals, and the popular press. He has also appeared in the national media as a regular provider of comment and content, and in his spare time runs marathons.
Human Performance in the older elite athlete