• BSc Physical Therapy, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
  • MSc Applied Exercise Physiology, University of Brighton, UK
  • Graduate certificate, Research Methods for Health, University of Aberdeen, UK
  • PhD. Exercise Physiology, Nutrition & Metabolism, University of Bath, UK



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Research Interests & Activity
  • Exercise-induced fatigue
  • Nutrient-exercise interactions to optimise performance, recovery and adaptations
  • Role of nutrition in injury recovery, muscle atrophy and sarcopenia



Dr Abdullah F. Alghannam is a Research Scientist, Consultant Physiotherapist & Exercise Physiologist. He works as the Head of the Lifestyle & Health Research Center at the Health Sciences Research Center (HSRC), Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University (PNU). Dr Alghannam is currently an Assistant Professor in Exercise Physiology at the College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences at PNU. He previously worked as a post-doctoral researcher in Exercise Physiology and Sports Nutrition at Loughborough University, UK. Dr Alghannam is a fellow of the American College of Nutrition and the Royal Society for Public Health. He has numerous publications in prestigious journals in the field of Sports Medicine, such as Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise and the International Journal of Sports Medicine. In 2020, Dr Alghannam received the prestigious Exercise Physiologist certification from The American College of Sports Medicine.