Lesley is an Associate lecturer at ENU. She is a former World Cup cross country mountain bike racer and is passionate about all endurance sports.
Ingram, L., Simpson, R., Malone, E., & Florida-James, G. (2012, May). Lymphocyte subset responses to an acute bout of intense exercise following a night of sleep disruption. Poster presented at 59th Annual Meeting & 3RD World Congress on Exercise Medicine
No abstract available.
angiogenic T cells compared with younger men. Physiological Reports, 6(12), e13697. doi:10.14814/phy2.13697
Aging is associated with elevated cardiovascular disease risk. As a result of aging, endothelial dysfunction develops, partly due to a reduction in vascular regenerative abili...
Kirkwood, L., Ingram, L., Cunningham, J., Malone, E., & Florida-James, G. (2017). Physiological characteristics and performance in elite enduro mountain biking. Journal of Science and Cycling, 6(2), 13-21. doi:10.28985/171231.jsc.09
Enduro mountain bike racing is composed of several timed predominantly downhill race stages linked by time restricted, non-competitive transition stages. This study aimed to ...
Ross, M. D., Malone, E. M., Simpson, R., Cranston, I., Ingram, L., Wright, G. P., …Florida-James, G. D. (2017). Lower Resting and Exercise-Induced Circulating Angiogenic Progenitors and Angiogenic T-Cells in Older Men. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00592.2017. ISSN 0363-6135
Ageing is associated with a dysfunctional endothelial phenotype, as well as reduced angiogenic capabilities. Exercise exerts beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system, p...
Ross, M., Tormey, P., Ingram, L., Simpson, R., Malone, E., & Florida-James, G. (2016). A 10 km time trial running bout acutely increases the number of angiogenic T cells in the peripheral blood compartment of healthy males: Acute exercise mobilizes angiogenic T cells. Experimental Physiology, 101(10), (1253-1264). doi:10.1113/ep085771. ISSN 0958-0670
What is the central question of the study?
Are CD31+ angiogenic T (TANG) cells preferentially mobilized in response to acute exercise?
What is the main finding an...
Ross, M., Ingram, L., Tormey, P., & Florida-James, G. (2016). Letter regarding article: ‘Effect of acute exercise on circulating angiogenic cell and microparticle populations’: Letter to the Editor. Experimental Physiology, 101(4), (558-558). doi:10.1113/ep085700. ISSN 0958-0670
No abstract available. Item is letter to the editor.
Florida-James, G. D., Ingram, L. A., Simpson, R. J., Malone, E., & Florida-James, G. (2015). Sleep disruption and its effect on lymphocyte redeployment following an acute bout of exercise. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 47, (100-108). doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2014.12.018. ISSN 0889-1591
Sleep disruption and deprivation are common in contemporary society and have been linked with poor health, decreased job performance and increased life-stress. The rapid redep...
Simpson, R. J., Cosgrove, C., Ingram, L. A., Florida-James, G. D., Whyte, G. P., Pircher, H. & Guy, K. (2008). Senescent T-lymphocytes are mobilised into the peripheral blood compartment in young and older humans after exhaustive exercise. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 22(4), 544-551. doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2007.11.002. ISSN 0889-1591
Senescent T-lymphocytes are antigen-experienced cells that express the killer-cell lectin-like receptor G1 (KLRG1) and/or CD57; fail to clonally expand following further antig...
British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
The project will measure circulating white blood cells and progenitor cells in response to an extreme exercise running bout/event/ We will also be quantifying upper respiratory tract symptoms.
This PhD project is to investigate the physiological demands of elite enduro mountain bike racing. Previ...