Patrick Jacobs, Ph.D. and Chris Lieto
- GPLC research
- Triathlon training and nutrition
Patrick Jacobs, Ph.D. earned his doctorate at the University of Miami. He is currently on faculty with the Department of Exercise Science and Health Promotion at Florida Atlantic University. Patrick is a Licensed Athletic Trainer (State of Florida). He has recently done research on vibration training and the history of the hand-held model that has proliferated in many urban retail centers. Patrick’s writing has been featured in numerous publications including the Journal of Neural Engineering, American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and more.
Chris Lieto is a three-time Ironman Champion and former U.S. National Ironman Champion. With an impressive 2007 season including a 6th place finish at the Ironman World Championships, Chris is on tap for an even better 2008 season. For the past several years he has been involved with a non-profit organization called World Vision which helps children in need all across the world as well as a new project called “The Green Athlete.” Most recently Chris has launched a successful new company called Base Performance Nutrition, providing premiere nutritional supplement for endurance athletes. Learn more about Chris by clicking here.