Chris Howe

Exercise Physiologist & Researcher

Chris Howe BSc MSc Chris joined Kingston University London 2010 as the Exercise Physiology Technician following the completion of his undergraduate degree in Sport Science with Business in which he gained a first-class classification. He followed this with a Masters by Research degree entitled: ‘Validation of Combined Tri-axial Accelerometry & Heart Rate for Predicting Energy Expenditure during Walking in Overweight & Obese Adults’. Chris is now coming towards the end of his PhD research, investigating the physiological and psychological effects of ultra-endurance running. Chris research specialises in running, ultra-endurance, energetics and extreme environment and has a number of publications to his name and presents his research at leading international conferences.

As senior technician he is responsible for the daily management of an exercise physiology laboratory and provides support and assistance of relevant exercise physiology techniques and processes including the theory and principles which they are applied. His responsibilities have included teaching on a variety of modules across undergraduate and postgraduate course, along with supporting research. Chris is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Within his role, Chris has developed and coordinates the delivery of specialised consultancy services within sport, nutrition and health for external clients and athletes.

Chris is also a keen endurance athlete himself, having completed numerous ultra-endurance races; include the 164 km Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, Ironman Weymouth and the 125-mile Devizes to Westminster Canoe Race.