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David Marlin Consulting
David Marlin obtained his PhD from Loughborough University in 1989 based on work undertaken at the Animal Health Trust on the metabolic response to high-intensity exercise and training in the Thoroughbred racehorse. He then worked for 3 years as an exercise physiologist for racehorse trainer Luca Cumani in Newmarket. From 1993–1996 he undertook studies on thermoregulation and transport of horses relating to the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.  
His main areas of professional interest are respiratory function in man and animals in health and disease with special focus on asthma, thermoregulation and general exercise physiology. From 1990 until 2005 he worked at the Animal Health Trust in Newmarket. He currently works as a scientific consultant, as a director of a nutrition company and holds the positions of Visiting Professor in Cardiorespiratory Physiology at the University of Bristol, Visiting Professor in Equine Science at Nottingham Trent University, Associate Dean for Research at Hartpury College, Adjunct Professor in Physiology at Oklahoma State University and Head of Higher Education at The Open College of Equine Studies. He is the author of over 150 scientific papers and book chapters.  
David’s other affiliations and positions include Sports Science consultant to the British Equestrian Federation, member of the editorial board of the Equine Veterinary Journal, member of the Specialists Consultants Board for Equine Veterinary Education, author of Equine Exercise Physiology (Blackwell), Chairman of the International Conference on Equine Exercise Physiology (ICEEP), Board Member of the Veterinary Comparative Respiratory Society and editor of Equine and Comparative Exercise Physiology. David has been working with the FEI in the lead up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics advising on climate considerations for the Equestrian Disciplines and on welfare in endurance.
Contact: Dr David Marlin
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