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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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  • 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. 27 Mar 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
  • The differential effects of prolonged exercise upon executive function and cerebral oxygenation, Tempest, G., Davranche, K., Brisswalter, J., Perrey, S., Radel, R. Apr 2017, In: Brain and Cognition


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