Exercise PhD Candidate
Alexandra Coates is an exercise physiology PhD candidate at the University of Guelph, ON Canada, triathlon coach, and retired elite ITU triathlete. She has published articles in the areas of overtraining and overreaching, Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport, iron deficiency and anemia in athletes, and exercise-induced cardiac fatigue. Her accomplishments in triathlon include winning 2015 elite national championships, placing top 5 in a handful of continental and Pan American Cup races, and making two U23-elite World Championship teams. As a retired athlete and coach, Alex applies her personal experience in sport to the field of exercise physiology in order to best support athletes, coaches, and sports practitioners.