Lesley Ingram-Sills

lesley ingram sills

Dr Lesley Ingram-Sills

Lecturer

Biography

Lesley is a lecturer at ENU. She is a former World Cup cross country mountain bike racer and is passionate about all endurance sports. Lesley's research interests surround the impact of sleep on performance and immunity. Lesley is passionate about helping athletes to improve in endurance sport and has coached record breakers and commonwealth cyclists.

Themes

News

Esteem

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.

 

Reviewing

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

 

Date


12 results

Seven tips to get your sleep cycle back on track during lockdown

Other
Ingram-Sills, L. (2020)
Seven tips to get your sleep cycle back on track during lockdown. https://theconversation.com/seven-tips-to-get-your-sleep-cycle-back-on-track-during-lockdown-135595
Ingram-Sills, L. (2020). Seven tips to get your sleep cycle back on track during lockdown. https://theconversation.com/seven-tips-to-get-your-sleep-cycle-back-on-track-during...

Elite mountain bike enduro competition: a study of rider hand-arm vibration exposure

Journal Article
Kirkwood, L. A., Taylor, M. D., Ingram, L. A., Malone, E., & Florida-James, G. D. (2019)
Elite mountain bike enduro competition: a study of rider hand-arm vibration exposure. Journal of Science and Cycling, 8(1), 18-25. https://doi.org/10.28985/1906.jsc.04
Limited information is currently available regarding the hand-arm vibration (HAV) exposure 5 for professional off-road cyclists. Previous reports have suggested that commuting...

Older men display elevated levels of senescence-associated exercise-responsive CD28null angiogenic T cells compared with younger men

Journal Article
Ross, M., Ingram, L., Taylor, G., Malone, E., Simpson, R. J., West, D., & Florida-James, G. (2018)
Older men display elevated levels of senescence-associated exercise-responsive CD28null angiogenic T cells compared with younger men. Physiological Reports, 6(12), 1-11. https://doi.org/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...

Exercise and Immunosenescence

Presentation / Conference
Ingram, L. (2018, April)
Exercise and Immunosenescence. Presented at UK Society for Exercise Immunology

Physiological characteristics and performance in elite enduro mountain biking

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/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 ...

Lower Resting and Exercise-Induced Circulating Angiogenic Progenitors and Angiogenic T-Cells in Older Men

Journal Article
Ross, M. D., Malone, E. M., Simpson, R., Cranston, I., Ingram, L., Wright, G. P., …Florida-James, G. D. (2018)
Lower Resting and Exercise-Induced Circulating Angiogenic Progenitors and Angiogenic T-Cells in Older Men. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.00592.2017
Ageing is associated with a dysfunctional endothelial phenotype, as well as reduced angiogenic capabilities. Exercise exerts beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system, p...

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

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1113/ep085771
New Findings 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...

Letter regarding article: ‘Effect of acute exercise on circulating angiogenic cell and microparticle populations’: Letter to the Editor

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1113/ep085700
No abstract available. Item is letter to the editor.

Sleep disruption and its effect on lymphocyte redeployment following an acute bout of exercise

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2014.12.018
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...

Lymphocyte subset responses to an acute bout of intense exercise following a night of sleep disruption

Presentation / Conference
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.

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