Archibald Vivian Hill
Born the September 26th 1886 with Bristol-board, it was directed initially towards the study of the Mathématiques, at the time of its entry to the Trinity College of Cambridge, before forking towards the Physiologie with the suggestion of one of its professors.
Its first research on the muscular contraction started in 1909. They stopped during the First World War, which it passed far from the face, but working actively in an research unit chemical on the ammunition.
Once returned peace, in 1919, it took again its task and contacted with Otto Fritz Meyerhof, professor with the Université of Kiel (Germany), which worked on the same field starting from different starting postulates.
The two researchers then started a profitable correspondence of several years, which led to their joint obtaining, in 1922, of the Nobel Prize of physiology or medicine, for their “research on the muscles, in particular their production of heat and the relations between the oxygen uptake and the metabolism of the lactic acid”.
Archibald Vivian Hill was successively professor with the Université of Manchester, in 1920, then with the Université of London in 1923. He was prize winner of the Royal Medal in 1926 then of the Médaille Copley in 1948.
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