Jessica is a physiology lecturer and a member of the Extremes Research Group. Jessica research focuses on optimising female endurance performance in the heat using novel and accesible strategies; specifically, the sex differences in the sudomotor function and how the hormonal fluctuations associated with the menstrual cycle alter vascular function and thermoregulation. Jessica is also an active member of the teaching and learning task group and the schools Senior Tutor and Disability Tutor.
Jessica's research focuses on how extreme environments affects endurance performance. Much of her research has focus on assessing heat tolerance, and optimising heat acclimation for female athletes.
Sport and Exercise Physiology (JXH2024); Research Methods (JXH2016); Physiological Skills Assessments (JXH2038); Environmental Physiology (JXH3039); Project Proposal (JXH2041); Research Project (JXH3001); Dissertation (JXH3054).