Dr. Geoffrey Hartley

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Associate Professor / Faculty of Education and Professional Studies - Schulich School of Education - Physical and Health Education
Full-time Faculty
Graduate Program Faculty
BKIH, Acadia University
MSc, Brock University
PhD, Brock University
Areas of Specialization:

Environmental physiology, cerebral blood flow, hyperthermia, hypoxia, neuromuscular function

Research Interests:

Integrated mechanisms of cerebral blood flow regulation, temperature regulation, exercise performance in extreme environments


Montgomery, R.E., Hartley, G.L., Tyler, C.J., and Cheung, S.S. Effect of segmental, localized lower limb cooling on dynamic balance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 47:66-73 (2015).

McGarr, G.W., Hartley, G.L., and Cheung, S.S. Neither short-term sprint nor endurance training enhances thermal response to exercise in a hot environment. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 11: 47-53 (2014).

Bain, A.R., Smith, K.J., Lewis, N.C., Foster, G.E., Wildthong, K.W., Willie, C.K., Hartley, G.L., Cheung, S.S., and Ainslie, P.N. Regional changes in brain blood flow during severe passive hyperthermia; the effects of PaCO2 and extra-cranial blood flow. Journal of Applied Physiology 115: 653-9 (2013).

Hartley, G.L. and Cheung, S.S. Freely chosen cadence during a covert manipulation of ambient temperature. Motor Control 17: 34-47 (2013).

Hartley, G.L., Flouris, A.D., Plyley, M.J. and Cheung, S.S. The effect of a covert manipulation of ambient temperature on heat storage and voluntary exercise intensity. Physiology and Behavior 105: 1194-1201 (2012).