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Jean-Philippe Walhin


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Research interests

I joined the University of Bath in 2006 as a Research Officer working on a large randomised controlled trial in Type II Diabetes before completing a PhD in Human Physiology within the Department for Health were I am now a Research Fellow part of the DisAbility Sport & Health (DASH) initiative.

After studying Biochemistry in Belgium, I joined GlaxoSmithKline as an Associate Scientist where I worked for 5 years within the Genetics Research group where I specialised in Molecular Biology techniques and used Quantitative RT-PCR to analyse gene expression profiles within normal and diseased tissues.

My interests include the impact of physical activity/exercise on the gene expression profiles of adipose tissue and skeletal muscle. My research seeks to understand the mechanisms through which regular exercise and physical activity maintain health in order to reduce the risk of chronic diseases, especially in a disabled population particularly at risk.

Research interests

  • Disability and health
  • Physical activity, energy balance and chronic diseases
  • Exercise and metabolic function
  • Physical activity and adipose tissue function
  • Chronic inflammation and Type II Diabetes

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Research Output 2001 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)
23 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Body Composition
Spinal Cord Injuries
Waist Circumference
1 Citation (Scopus)

Adipose tissue responses to breaking sitting in men and women with central adiposity

Chen, Y-C., Betts, J., Walhin, J-P. & Thompson, D., 5 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Self Efficacy
Spinal Cord Injuries
Randomized Controlled Trials
Quality of Life
85 Downloads (Pure)

Intermittent fasting, energy balance and associated health outcomes in adults: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Templeman, I., Thompson, D., Gonzalez, J., Walhin, J-P., Reeves, S., Rogers, P., Brunstrom, J., Karagounis, L., Tsintzas, K. & Betts, J., 2 Feb 2018, In : Trials. 19, 86, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Randomized Controlled Trials
Energy Intake
Energy Metabolism
6 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access


Dataset for 'Skipping breakfast before exercise creates a more negative 24-hour energy balance: A randomized controlled trial in healthy physically active young men'

Edinburgh, R. (Creator), Hengist, A. (Creator), Smith, H. (Creator), Travers, R. (Creator), Betts, J. (Creator), Thompson, D. (Creator), Walhin, J. (Creator), Wallis, G. (Creator), Hamilton, D. L. (Creator), Stevenson, E. (Creator), Tipton, K. (Creator), Gonzalez, J. (Creator), University of Bath, 10 Apr 2019


Dataset for 'Pre-Exercise Breakfast Ingestion versus Extended Overnight Fasting Increases Postprandial Glucose Flux after Exercise in Healthy Men: Pre-exercise feeding and postprandial glucose flux'

Edinburgh, R. (Creator), Hengist, A. (Creator), Smith, H. (Creator), Travers, R. (Creator), Koumanov, F. (Creator), Betts, J. (Creator), Thompson, D. (Creator), Walhin, J. (Creator), Wallis, G. (Creator), Hamilton, D. L. (Creator), Stevenson, E. (Creator), Tipton, K. (Creator), Gonzalez, J. (Creator), University of Bath, 27 Feb 2019



The Impact of Exercise and Energy Balance on Metabolic Control and Inflammation in Humans

Author: Walhin, J., 11 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Thompson, D. (Supervisor) & Betts, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD