Dr. Scott Forbes

Dr. Scott Forbes’ primary interest is in sport science and has focused on various nutritional and training interventions to enhance athlete performance. In addition, he has expertise examining nutritional and exercise interventions for optimal muscle and brain health in older adults. He has worked as a personal trainer as well as an athlete consultant for several professional and varsity level sport teams.

Department of Physical Education, Faculty of Education
Brandon University, 270-18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A6A9
Phone: 204-727-9637
Email: ForbesS@brandonu.ca





Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP): Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP)

Research Publications (Selected highlights since 2017)

  1. Forbes SC., Candow DG., Krentz JR., Roberts, MD., Young, K. (2019). Changes in fat mass following creatine supplementation and resistance training in adults ≥ 50 years of age: A meta-analysis. Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology, 4, 62. Doi:10.3390/jfmk4030062
  1. Forbes, S. C., & Bell, G. J. (2019). Whey protein isolate supplementation while endurance training does not alter cycling performance or immune responses at rest or after exercise. Frontiers in Nutrition, 6, 19. doi:10.3389/fnut.2019.00019 [doi]
  2. Candow, D. G., Forbes, S. C., Chilibeck, P. D., Cornish, S. M., Antonio, J., & Kreider, R. B. (2019). Effectiveness of creatine supplementation on aging muscle and bone: Focus on falls prevention and inflammation. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(4), 10.3390/jcm8040488. doi:E488 [pii]
  3. Candow, D. G., Forbes, S. C., & Vogt, E. (2019). Effect of pre-exercise and post-exercise creatine supplementation on bone mineral content and density in healthy aging adults. Experimental Gerontology, 119, 89-92. doi:S0531-5565(18)30710-1 [pii]
  4. Candow, D. G., Forbes, S. C., Chilibeck, P. D., Cornish, S. M., Antonio, J., & Kreider, R. B. (2019). Variables influencing the effectiveness of creatine supplementation as a therapeutic intervention for sarcopenia. Frontiers in Nutrition, 6, 124. 
  1. Amiri, M., Ghiasvand, R., Kaviani, M., Forbes, S. C., & Salehi-Abargouei, A. (2018). Chocolate milk for recovery from exercise: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, doi:10.1038/s41430-018-0187-x [doi]
  1. Forbes, S. C., & Candow, D. G. (2018). Timing of creatine supplementation and resistance training: A brief review. Journal of Exercise and Nutrition, 1(5) Retrieved from https://www.journalofexerciseandnutrition.com/ManuscriptUploadsPDF/62.pdf
  2. Forbes, S. C., Chilibeck, P. D., & Candow, D. G. (2018). Creatine supplementation during resistance training does not lead to greater bone mineral density in older humans: A brief meta-analysis. Frontiers in Nutrition, 5, 27. doi:10.3389/fnut.2018.00027 [doi]
  3. Sheyklouvand, M., & Forbes, S. C. (2018). Aerobic capacities, anaerobic power, and anthropometric characteristics of elite female canoe polo players based on playing position. Sports Sciences for Health, 14(1), 19-24.
  4. Forbes, S. C., Sletten, N., Durrer, C., Myette-Cote, E., Candow, D., & Little, J. P. (2017). Creatine monohydrate supplementation does not augment fitness, performance, or body composition adaptations in response to four weeks of high-intensity interval training in young females. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 27(3), 285-292. doi:10.1123/ijsnem.2016-0129 

Teaching (courses taught at Brandon University)