Panagiota (Nota) Klentrou
Dr. Klentrou is an internationally recognized exercise and sports physiologist. Her research programme uses applied and basic science approaches to study human performance and the implications of sport training primarily in children and youth. In the last 5 years, she has focused on how sexual maturation, inflammation, adiposity exercise and nutrition affect musculoskeletal growth and development. In particular, this research is trying to identify the cellular mechanisms that explain how exercise training and dietary choices during childhood and adolescence affects skeletal development and lifelong bone health.