Lesley Ingram

Lesley Ingram 1

Dr Lesley Ingram

Associate Lecturer


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.




Conference Activity

  • Exercise & Immunosenescence
  • Ingram, L.A., Simpson, R., Malone, E., Florida-James, G.D. (2016) Acute sleep disruption: does it limit performance but heighten immunity. Cycling & Science, 29th June, Caen, France.
  • Ingram, L.A., Simpson, R.J., Malone, E., & Florida-James, G.D. (2012) Lymphocyte subset responses to an acute bout of intense exercise following a night of sleep disruption. 59th Annual Meeting & 3RD World Congress on Exercise Medicine, 29th May – 2nd June, San Francisco, USA.


Fellowships and Awards

  • Higher Education Academy Fellow
  • Best oral presentation, Postgraduate conference, Edinburgh Napier University
  • 2nd place for best poster Immunosenescence, Birmingham University, UK


Invited Speaker

  • Scottish Mountain Bike conference


Media Activity

  • BBC breakfast covering Mark Beaumonts World record attempt - around the world in 80 days. I feature whilst testing Mark in Edinburgh Napier Laboratories
  • January 2016: BBC Radio 5 Live Programme on Ultra Endurance Running- Features contribution from myself and showcasing Human Performance Labs at Sighthill and environmental chamber in particular.



  • Invited Reviewer: Brain Behaviour & Immunity; American Journal of Physiology, Regulatory, Integrative & Comparative Physiology; Journal of Sport Sciences; Journal of Cycling in Science


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