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Dr Alex Lloyd

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Alex Lloyd has a research background in Human Physiology and Environmental Ergonomics. During his BSc in Ergonomics, he spent a period working in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Wing at the Royal Air Force Centre of Aviation Medicine. Alex went on to receive a PhD in Physiology from Loughborough University. His doctoral research investigated neuromuscular fatigue during exposure to extreme environments. Together with a series of military and commercial partners, Alex continued to examine the interaction between the human and their environment following his PhD, where he focused on human thermoregulation and the transfer of heat through clothing. Following this, he took up his current Lecturing position at Loughborough. His current research is centred on integrative physiology and the impact of multiple environmental stressors on human performance.

Semester 1

  •  DSB121 Environmental Ergonomics
  •  PSC219 Human Performance at Environmental Extremes

Semester 2

  •  DSP104 Environmental Ergonomics
  •  DSB121 Environmental Ergonomics
  •  DSA104 Introduction to Environmental Ergonomics
  •  DSC100 Projects
  •  DSC350 Projects

Lloyd A, Havenith G. Interactions in human performance: an individual and combined stressors approach. Temperature. 2016. doi: 10.1080/23328940.2016.1189991

Lloyd A, Raccuglia M, Hodder G & Havenith G. The interaction between environmental temperature and hypoxia on central and peripheral fatigue during high-intensity dynamic knee extension. J Appl Physiol 120: 567–579. 2016.

Lloyd A, Hodder S, Havenith G. The interactive effect of cooling and hypoxia on forearm fatigue development. Eur J Appl Physiol 115: 2007–2018, 2015.

Lloyd A, Hodder S, Havenith G. The interaction between peripheral and central fatigue at different muscle temperatures during sustained isometric contractions. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 309: R410–R420, 2015.

Lloyd A, Picton L, Raccuglia M, Hodder SG, Havenith G. Afferent feedback at different muscle temperatures: local versus systemic variations in central motor drive. Under review: Physiol Reports. 2016.

Raccuglia M, Lloyd A, Filingeri D, Faulkner SH, Havenith G. Post-warm-up muscle temperature maintenance: blood flow contribution and external heating optimisation. Eur J Appl Physiol 116: 1-10, 2015.