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Tim Noakes

Timothy David Noakes

Nickname: 'Tim'

Professor of Exercise and Sports Science


Born in Harare Zimbabwe

Timothy David Noakes is a South African professor of Exercise and Sports Science at the University of Cape Town. He is a founding Member of the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Science Academy and also President of the South African Sports Medicine Association. He is known for taking part in over 70 marathons and ultra-marathons.



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Current Position(s)


Professor | Exercise and Sports Science | University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa | 1981 - present

Academia, Education and Training


Previous Position(s)

Expedition Doctor | Lewis Pugh
2005 - 2007

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals


Discovery Health Professor of Exercise and Sports Science | Department of Physiology | University of Cape Town
2000 - 2006

Director of Medical research council/University of Cape Town research unit for exercise science and sports medicine | Sports Science Institute of South Africa
Newlands | 1989 - 2006


Educational history

Tertiary

University of Cape Town

Completed 1974

Bachelor of Medicine

University of Cape Town

Completed 1981

Doctor of Medicine

University of Cape Town

Completed 2002

Doctor of Science - Medicine

Achievements

Awards

Olympic Science Prize | 1995

Selection Committee – International Olympic Committee (I.O.C.) Olympic Science Prize

Best Man: Science and Technology | Men's Health

A1 Rating | NRF

Best congress presentation | Annual Congress of the Canadian Sports Medicine Association

International Cannes Grand Prix Award for Research in Medicine and Water

Honour Award | South African Sports Medicine Association

Citation Award | American College of Sports Medicine

Andries Blignaut Award (best multi-authored paper published in the South African Medical Journal)

Outstanding Young South African | Jaycees

Andries Blignaut Award (Best multi-authored paper published in the South African Medical Journal)

Best student paper published in the South African Medical Journal | Medical Association of South Africa

media exposure

Book | Running Injuries: How to prevent and overcome them | 2003

Co-Author Stephen Granger

Book | Challenging Beliefs: Memoirs of a Career | 2012

Co-Author Michael Vlismas

Book | Waterlogged: The Serious Problem of Overhydration in Endurance Sports | 2012


Book | The Lore of Running | 1987

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