Davide Malatesta

Davide Malatesta (Ph.D., senior lecturer at the Institute of Sport Sciences of the University of Lausanne, ISSUL) has addressed various aspects of biomechanics and energetics of human locomotion, with a special focus on gait analysis during walking at preferred and fixed walking speeds in older and obese individuals. Another area of expertise for D. Malatesta are 1) substrate partitioning during exercise and post-exercise recovery in obese individuals and 2) training optimization in obese and older individuals. He has published ~50 peer-review publications.