BiographyJacky Forsyth is an Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology. Her main priority in research is about promoting, raising awareness and advancing understanding of the key influences which impact the exercising female. She co-founded the Women in Sport and Exercise Academic Network, the purpose of which is to grow, strengthen and promote research on women in sport and exercise. Jacky publishes regularly in peer-reviewed journals on the interaction effects of ovarian hormones, exercise and health.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Bone health and exercise; the effect of ovarian sex hormones on health, exercise and sports performance.
Gender equality; Vice Chair of the Women in Sport and Exercise Academic Network (WISEAN), the aim of which is “To grow, strengthen and promote research on women in sport and exercise, with the ultimate goal of optimising women’s athletic success and their participation"; rowing coach