Bart Roelands is a professor at the department of Human Physiology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
His Research topic is on thermoregulation, fatigue and brain neurotransmission during prolonged exercise in normal and high ambient temperatures:
Fatigue should be acknowledged as a complex phenomenon influenced by both peripheral and central factors. Because strenuous exercise is associated with cerebral metabolic and neurohumoral alterations that may relate to central fatigue, it is important to explore the influence of neurotransmitters (specifically serotonine, dopamine and noradrenaline) on the outcome of performance and in particular on fatigue. Prolonged exercise may induce homeostatic disturbances within the central nervous system that subsequently attenuates motor activation
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