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Scott ThomasPhD
Professor
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 978-7329

Location

Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 55 Harbord Street
Toronto

Research Interests

aging, blood flow regulation, Hypertension, chronic heart failure

Accepting

None

Appointments

Primary: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education
Graduate Department of Exercise Sciences

Research/Teaching

Research Synopsis:

Research Interests:
Exercise Physiology, Whole body human physiology
Exercise and cardiovascular health
Blood pressure regulation in response to acute and chronic exercise
Exercise and appetite regulation
Exercise and physical performance

PRESENT TRAINEES

Rob Rupf. PhD Student. Circadian Rhythms and responses to training in elite athletes.
Danielle Bentley. PhD Student. Isometric Handgrip Exercise Protocol on Short-term and Long-term Blood Vessel Measurements in Post-menopausal Women
Gabriela Melo-Ghisi. PhD Student. Patient Education in Cardiac Rehabilitation: the role of knowledge on behavior change and its mediators
Tsai Ming-Chang Tsai. PhD Student. Modeling Training and Performance in the Context of the Critical Power Relation

PRESENT COLLABORATIONS

Outside of the Department of Physiology
Jack Goodman, Grad Dept Exercise Sciences/ U of Toronto/Canada
Rob Nolan, Behavioral Cardiology UHN, Toronto General Hospital/Canada
Harvey Anderson, Dept Nutrition/U of Toronto/Canada
Paul Oh, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute UHN/Canada

Publications and Awards

Recent Publications

Lakin RA, Notarius C, Thomas SG, Goodman JM (2013). Effects of moderate-intensity aerobic cycling and swim exercise on post-exertional blood pressure in healthy, young untrained and triathlon-trained men and women Clin Sci (Lond). 125():543-553. PMID: 23763298

Liu S, Dunford SD, Leung YW, Brooks D, Thomas SG, Eysenbach G, Nolan RP. (2013). Reducing Blood Pressure With Internet-Based Interventions: A Meta-analysis. Canadian J Cardiology 29(5):613-21

Bentley DC, Khan SN, Oh P, Grace S, Thomas SG. (2012). Physical activity behaviour 2-6 years following cardiac rehabilitation: a socio-ecological analysis. Clinical Cardiology 36(2):96–102, 2013 PMID:23280429

Liu S, Goodman J, Nolan R, Lacombe S, Thomas S (2012) Acute Post-Exercise Hypotension and Blood Pressure Reduction with Chronic Training are Strongly Associated in Pre-hypertensives. .Med Sci Sport Exercise. 44(9):1644-1652.

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