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Dr Phil Hennis

Research Associate, CASE Xtreme Everest 2

Professional Biography

Dr Phil Hennis is Research Associate for CASE medicine and was a lead investigator in the exercise physiology arm of Xtreme Everest 2. In this role he plans, conducts, and writes up basic and applied research projects, coordinates and lectures on the Exercise Physiology module of the UCL MSc in Sports Medicine, Exercise & Health (based at the ISEH) and lectures on the extreme environment physiology BSc course at UCL.

Dr Hennis’ research focuses on exercise and altitude physiology, with a particular focus on the effect of high altitude adaptation on exercise energetics and capacity. He joined CASE in 2009 and was an investigator for the Xtreme Alps expedition in 2010. He also led the scientific arm of the Bedford School Everest Study with Dr Dan Martin in 2012.