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Dr Pascale Kippelen

Dr Pascale Kippelen
Senior Lecturer in Exercise and Respiratory Physiology

Heinz Wolff 212

Research area(s)

Pascale's current research work focuses on the role of (local and systemic) dehydration in the development of pulmonary dysfunctions (incl. exercise-induced bronchoconstriction).

Pascale has wide expertise in pulmonary function testing, exercise testing and bronchial provocation challenges (with exercise, eucapnic voluntary hyperpnea and hypertonic aerosols).

Pascale is affiliated to the Centre for Human Performance, Exercise and Rehabilitation (CHPER).

Key words: asthma and exercise; exercise-induced bronchoconstriction; dehydration and the lungs.

Research supervision

Current PhD student:

  • Hannah Marshall: 'Respiratory responses to heat stress and dehydration'.

Past PhD students:

  • Dr Andrew Simpson (Brunel University London): 'Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in athletes: influence of airway dehydration on bronchial hyper-responsiveness, epithelial injury and cell activation';
  • Dr Claire Bolger (University of Aberdeen): 'The adverse consequences of increased ventilation in athletes: effects of age and environment'.