Tony Dawkins

Technician Demonstrator (Physiology)

Telephone number: 029 2041 6593
Email address: tdawkins@cardiffmet.ac.uk​ 

Tony is a Technician Demonstrator in the area of physiology and a PhD student who joined the Cardiff School of Sport in 2016. 

Tony completed his Undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Hertfordshire where he was also invited to continue his studies, enrolling onto an MSc by Research which was upgraded to an MPhil degree upon VIVA examination. 


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Research / Publications

Tony's primary research interests are in the acute and chronic effects of prolonged endurance exercise on cardiovascular physiology. Specifically, Tony has a research focus on the acute and chronic influence of prolonged endurance exercise on the right ventricle and pulmonary artery in both health and disease.

List of Publications

Dawkins, T.G., Roberts, M.G., Suckling, C.A., Peedle, G.Y., Murphy, J.A. and Roberts, J.D., 2015. The Short and Longer Term Impact of an Iron-Distance Triathlon on Arterial Stiffness. Accepted for presentation to 62nd American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual Conference, San Diego, California. May 2015.

Roberts, J.D., Suckling, C.A., Peedle, G.Y., Murphy, J.A., Dawkins, T.G. and Roberts, M.G., 2015. Combined Probiotic and α-Lipoic Acid Supplementation Effect on Endotoxemia, Gastrointestinal Permeability and Triathlon Performance. Accepted for presentation to 62nd American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual Conference, San Diego, California. May 2015.

Suckling, C.A., Roberts, J.D., Peedle, G.Y., Murphy, J.A., Dawkins, T.G. and Roberts, M.G., 2015. Vitamin D Intake and Status in a Recreationally Trained Cohort Undertaking an Iron-distance Triathlon. Accepted for presentation to 62nd American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual Conference, San Diego, California. May 2015.

Roberts, M.G., Dawkins, T.G., Murphy, J.A., Peedle, G.Y., Suckling, C.A. and Roberts, J.D., 2015. Assessing the Ergogenic Potential of α-Lipoic Acid on Laboratory Time Trial and Iron-distance Triathlon Performance. Accepted for presentation to 62nd American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual Conference, San Diego, California. May 2015.

Dawkins, T.G., Roberts, M.G. and Roberts, J.D., 2014.The Influence of Ultra-Endurance Exercise On The Cardiovascular And Related Physiological Systems. Annual BASES student conference, April 2014, University of Portsmouth.


Qualifications and Awards

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science, University of Hertfordshire

MPhil, University of Hertfordshire

L2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing​​