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Dr Gavin Tempest

Senior Lecturer

Department: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

Gavin Tempest

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Gavin's research focuses on the neurophysiological and psychological effects of exercise on brain function in children and adults.

Key Publications

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  • Exercisers' Affective and Enjoyment Responses: A Meta-Analytic and Meta-Regression Review, Tavares, V., Schuch, F., Tempest, G., Parfitt, G., Oliveira Neto, L., Galvão-Coelho, N., Hackett, D. 1 Oct 2021, In: Perceptual and Motor Skills
  • Reliability and validity of physical fitness tests in people with mental disorders: A systematic review and meta‐analysis, de Oliveira Tavares, V., Vancampfort, D., Hallgren, M., Heissel, A., Chaparro, C., Solmi, M., Tempest, G., de Oliveira Neto, L., Galvão‐Coelho, N., Firth, J., Schuch, F. 1 Jul 2021, In: Physiotherapy Research International
  • Put on your (fNIRS) thinking cap: frontopolar activation during augmented state creativity, Tempest, G., Radel, R. 5 Nov 2019, In: Behavioural Brain Research
  • The utility of functional near-infrared spectroscopy for measuring cortical activity during cycling exercise, Tempest, G., Reiss, A. 1 May 2019, In: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
  • Impact of Physical and Cognitive Exertion on Cognitive Control, Davranche, K., Tempest, G., Gajdos, T., Radel, R. 27 Nov 2018, In: Frontiers in Psychology
  • The importance of understanding the underlying physiology of exercise when designing exercise interventions for brain health, Smith, A., Hendy, A., Tempest, G. 1 Apr 2018, In: Journal of Physiology
  • The long and winding road: effects of exercise intensity and type upon sustained attention, Radel, R., Tempest, G., Brisswalter, J. 15 Oct 2018, In: Physiology & Behavior
  • A comparison of head motion and prefrontal haemodynamics during upright and recumbent cycling exercise, Tempest, G., Eston, R., Parfitt, G. Nov 2017, In: Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging
  • Extending the limits of force endurance: stimulation of the motor or the frontal cortex?, Radel, R., Tempest, G., Denis, G., Besson, P., Zory, R. Dec 2017, In: Cortex
  • Prefrontal oxygenation and the acoustic startle eyeblink response during exercise: a test of the dual-mode model, Tempest, G., Parfitt, G. Jul 2017, In: Psychophysiology


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