Dr James Pearson

Job Title:            Research Officer
Room No:          TBC
Telephone No:  + 44 (0) 29 2020 5911
Email Address:  jpearson@cardiffmet.ac.uk



Macro/microvascular coupling in health and disease
Thermovasular physiology
Blood pressure regulation
Cardiovascular control during simulated hemmorhage


Selected Publications:
Pearson J, Low DA, Stohr E, Kalsi K, Ali L, Barker H, and Gonzalez-Alonso J. Hemodynamic responses to heat stress in the resting and exercising human leg: insight into the effect of temperature on skeletal muscle blood flow. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 300: R663-673, 2011.
Pearson J, Ganio MS, Seifert T, Overgaard M, Secher NH & Crandall CG. (2012). Pulmonary artery and intestinal temperatures during heat stress and cooling. Med Sci Sports Exerc 44, 857-862.
Pearson J, Lucas RAI, and Crandall CG. Elevated local skin temperature impairs cutaneous vasoconstrictor responses to a simulated hemorrhagic challenge while heat stressed. Experimental Physiology. 2012 In Press.
Pearson J, Kalsi KK, Stohr EJ, Low DA, Barker H, Ali L, Gonzalez-Alonso J. Haemodynamic responses to dehydration in the resting and exercising human leg. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2013 In Press.
Dufour SP, Patel RP, Brandon A, Teng X, Pearson J, Barker H, Ali L, Yuen AH, Smolenski RT, and González-Alonso J. Erythrocyte-dependent regulation of human skeletal muscle blood flow: role of varied oxyhemoglobin and exercise on nitrite, S-nitrosohemoglobin, and ATP. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 299: H1936-1946, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20852046
Stohr EJ, Gonzalez-Alonso J, Pearson J, Low DA, Ali L, Barker H, and Shave R. Effects of graded heat stress on global left ventricular function and twist mechanics at rest and during exercise in healthy humans. Exp Physiol 96: 114-124, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20952488
Stohr EJ, Gonzalez-Alonso J, Pearson J, Low DA, Ali L, Barker H, and Shave R. Dehydration reduces left ventricular filling at rest and during exercise independent of twist mechanics. J Appl Physiol 111: 891-897, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21700893
Laitano O, Kalsi KK, Pearson J, Lotlikar M, Reischak-Oliveira A & Gonzalez-Alonso J. (2012). Effects of graded exercise-induced dehydration and rehydration on circulatory markers of oxidative stress across the resting and exercising human leg. Eur J Appl Physiol 112, 1937-1944.
Gagnon D, Ganio MS, Lucas RA, Pearson J, Crandall CG & Kenny GP. (2012). Modified iodine-paper technique for the standardized determination of sweat gland activation. J Appl Physiol 112, 1419-1425.
Lucas RAI, Ganio MS, Pearson J, and Crandall CG. Sweat loss during heat stress contributes to subsequent reductions in lower-body negative pressure tolerance. Experimental Physiology. 2012 In Press.
Lucas RA, Ganio MS, Pearson J, Crandall CG. Brain blood flow and cardiovascular responses to hot flashes in postmenopausal women. Menopause. 2012 In Press. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23111321