physiologist physiologist  /ˌfɪ zi ˈɑ lə dʒɪst/


  • (n) a biologist specializing in physiology


  1. In 1997, physiologist Reggie Edgerton, who had conducted the kitten studies and had since moved to UCLA, got Reeve onto a treadmill and put him through some therapeutic paces.
  2. In 1939 a specimen of Fleming's mold made its way into the hands of a team of scientists at Oxford University led by Howard Florey, an Australian-born physiologist.
  3. I had Miriam Nelson, a respected exercise physiologist at Tufts University, look at the three studies cited on the website.


  1. Loving your local bat

    It’s not everybody who can brag that their aunt was one of the world’s foremost authorities on bats’ ovaries. (OK, maybe the only one?) Even my mother, tiring of explaining her physiologist sister’s unique life work, would describe physiology to inquiring friends as something you did to rehabilitate invalids.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: La Jolla Light

  2. Beach Body Workout: The Fastest Way To Get In Shape For Summer

    Our workout, developed by an exercise physiologist, is based on the latest fitness research to truly get you into shape fast (which is good, because the weather is heating up).
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post


  1. "During this pre-Olympic summer, I had to change a few things in my training. My physiologist wanted me to improve my lactate resistance in a lateral movement without impact. The Newron skates were the answer. It had a great impact in my Olympic...
    on Dec 8, 2009 By: Jennifer Heil Source: (press release)

  2. "Everything is regulated and you have to be really careful what you put inside your body," said Collingwood. "Every team has people in place to advise you - physiologist Nigel Stockill or one of the other members of the medical staff will be...
    on Oct 17, 2006 By: Paul Collingwood Source:

  3. "This week, Valter di Salvo, physiologist of Real Madrid, visited us and he saw Wesley was doing well," Van Marwijk said. "He said Real has no problem if Sneijder plays."
    on Oct 10, 2008 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: Scotsman

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