Dr Les Tumilty

Dr Les Tumilty

Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

Institute Director of Employability

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Les received a BSc. (Hons) degree in Sports and Exercise Science from London Southbank University in 1998. Following a period of employment, Les returned to study an MSc. in Exercise Physiology at Loughborough University in 2006. He completed his PhD within the Department of Sport and Exercise Science at Aberystwyth University in 2011. Since then he has been teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, within the Department at Aberystwyth, first as a Teaching Fellow, and since late 2012, as a permanent Lecturer.

Teaching

Research

My research examines central fatigue in sports and exercise, the effects of nutrition on markers of central fatigue and physiological limitations to exercise under demanding environmental conditions. A separate research interest involves the effect of nutrition and exercise on blood glucose control.

Publications

No effect of oral tyrosine administration on mood and motivation or heart rate variability during endurance performance in the heatTumilty, L., Thatcher, R., Beckmann, M. & Davison, G. 2015
Failure of oral tyrosine supplementation to improve exercise performance in the heatTumilty, L., Davison, G., Beckmann, M. & Thatcher, R. 2014 In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.46, 7, p. 1417-259 p.
Acute oral tyrosine supplementation does not prevent the decline in maximal handgrip force in hyperthermic subjectsTumilty, L., Thatcher, R., Beckmann, M. & Davison, G. 2014
Acute oral administration of a tyrosine and phenylalanine-free amino acid mixture reduces exercise capacity in the heatTumilty, L., Davison, G., Beckmann, M. & Thatcher, R. 2013 In : European Journal of Applied Physiology.113, 6, p. 1511-152212 p.
Acute oral tyrosine administration does not improve exercise performance in the heat in manTumilty, L., Davison, G., Beckmann, M. & Thatcher, R. 2012 p. 93
Oral tyrosine supplementation improves exercise capacity in the heatTumilty, L., Davison, G., Beckmann, M. & Thatcher, R. 2011 In : European Journal of Applied Physiology.111, 12, p. 2941-295010 p.
A tyrosine and phenylalanine-free amino acid mixture decreases exercise capacity in the heatTumilty, L., Davison, G., Beckmann, M. & Thatcher, R. 2011
Book Review: The Biochemical Basis of Sports PerformanceTumilty, L. 2010 In : The Sport and Exercise Scientist.26
Oral tyrosine supplementation improves exercise capacity in the heatTumilty, L., Davison, G., Beckmann, M. & Thatcher, R. 2010 p. 181
Book Review: Thermoregulation and Human Performance: Physiological and Biological AspectsTumilty, L. 2009 In : The Sport and Exercise Scientist.20
Oral tyrosine supplementation improves exercise capacity in the heatTumilty, L., Davison, G., Beckmann, M. & Thatcher, R. 2009