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Dr Richard Clements


Dr Richard Clements
Contact Details
Dr Richard Clements

Senior Lecturer

Carnegie School Of Sport

0113 81 26702 R.E.Clements@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

About Dr Richard Clements

Dr Clements completed his PhD titled The Effects of Ageing, Endurance Exercise and Heart Failure on Cardiac Power Output at Liverpool John Moores University in 2006; prior to this he successfully completed an MSc in Exercise Physiology at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2002. After completing his PhD he held a position at University of Chichester for six years before joining the Carnegie Carnegie School of Sport.

He is an experienced sport scientist and has provided support for elite performers from many sports including premiership soccer, rugby union, rugby league and motorsport. He has also worked with clinical populations using exercise as a tool to improve health and long-term prognosis; and has worked with Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) screening individuals for underlying cardiac conditions.

Current Teaching

Courses:

  • MSc - Sport & Exercise Science suite
  • BSc - Sport & Exercise Science; Sport, Physical Activity & Health, Sports Therapy

Modules:

  • Measurement & Evaluation for Sport & Exercise Physiology
  • Applied Sport and Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Foundations of Physiology for Sport & Exercise

Research Interests

Dr Clements' research focuses on the structure and function of the cardiovascular system. In particular he is interested in the role the heart plays and the changes that are induced as a result of ageing, chronic exercise and disease.

Selected Publications

Journal articles (4)

  • Patwala A; Woods P; Clements R; Albouaini K; Rao A; Goldspink D; Tan LB; Oo A; Wright D (2009), A prospective longitudinal evaluation of the benefits of epicardial lead placement for cardiac resynchronization therapy.. Europace, vol. 11 (10), p. 1323-1329.
    https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/eup251
  • Moisey R; Orme S; Barker D; Lewis N; Sharp L; Clements RE; Goldspink DF; Tan L-B (2009), Cardiac Functional Reserve is Diminished in Growth Hormone-Deficient Adults. CARDIOVASCULAR THERAPEUTICS, vol. 27 (1), p. 34-41.
    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-5922.2009.00073.x
  • Chantler PD; Goldspink DF; Clements RE; Sharp L; Schlosshan D; Tan L-B (2006), Congestive heart failure: Extent of cardiac functional changes caused by aging and organ dysfunction. Heart, vol. 92 (5), p. 686-688.
    https://doi.org/10.1136/hrt.2005.063578
  • Chantler PD; Clements RE; Sharp L; George KP; Tan L-B; Goldspink DF (2005), The influence of body size on measurements of overall cardiac function. American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology, vol. 289 (5 58-5), p. H2059-H2065.
    https://doi.org/10.​1152/​ajpheart.​00022.​2005
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