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Dr Blake Perry

Senior Lecturer

Doctoral Supervisor
School of Health Sciences

I am an integrative human physiologist with an interest in blood flow to the brain, particularly during large changes in blood pressure induced by resistance exercise and the Valsalva manoeuvre. I am also interested in the cardiovascular responses to heat stress and exercise.

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 4 979 3492
    Location: 4C22
    Campus: Wellington

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

  • Cerebrovascular Function 
  • Resistance Exercise
  • Valsalva Manoeuvre
  • Heat Stress 

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Biological Sciences (060000): Physiology (060600)

Keywords

Cerebrovascular Function 

Exercise

Thermoregualtion 

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Not Specified 0 1
Project Leader 0 2

Research Outputs

Journal

Perry, BG., & Lucas, SJE. (2021). The Acute Cardiorespiratory and Cerebrovascular Response to Resistance Exercise. Sports Medicine - Open. 7(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Perry, B.
Perry, BG., & Mündel, T. (2021). Lower body positive pressure affects systemic but not cerebral haemodynamics during incremental hyperthermia. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 41(2), 226-233
[Journal article]Authored by: Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Kung, SM., Suksreephaisan, TK., Perry, BG., Palmer, BR., & Page, RA. (2020). The Effects of Anticipation and Visual and Sensory Performance on Concussion Risk in Sport: A Review. Sports Medicine - Open. 6(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Page, R., Palmer, B., Perry, B.
Barnes, MJ., Perry, BG., Hurst, RD., & Lomiwes, D. (2020). Anthocyanin-Rich New Zealand Blackcurrant Extract Supports the Maintenance of Forearm Blood-Flow During Prolonged Sedentary Sitting. Frontiers in Nutrition. 7
[Journal article]Authored by: Barnes, M., Perry, B.
Perry, BG., De Hamel, T., Thomas, KN., Wilson, LC., Gibbons, TD., & Cotter, JD. (2020). Cerebrovascular haemodynamics during isometric resistance exercise with and without the Valsalva manoeuvre. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 120(2), 467-479
[Journal article]Authored by: Perry, B.
Perry, BG., Cotter, JD., Korad, S., Lark, S., Labrecque, L., Brassard, P., . . . Lucas, SJE. (2019). Implications of habitual endurance and resistance exercise for dynamic cerebral autoregulation. Experimental Physiology. 104(12), 1780-1789
[Journal article]Authored by: Perry, B.
Lei, TH., Cotter, JD., Schlader, ZJ., Stannard, SR., Perry, BG., Barnes, MJ., . . . Mündel, T. (2019). On exercise thermoregulation in females: interaction of endogenous and exogenous ovarian hormones. Journal of Physiology. 597(1), 71-88
[Journal article]Authored by: Barnes, M., Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Barnes, MJ., Fraser, J., Coley, K., & Perry, BG. (2018). Is Postexercise Blood Flow Restriction a Viable Alternative to Other Resistance Exercise Protocols?. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 89(4), 504-510
[Journal article]Authored by: Barnes, M., Perry, B.
Miller, MC., Fink, PW., Macdermid, PW., Perry, BG., & Stannard, SR. (2018). Validity of a device designed to measure braking power in bicycle disc brakes. Sports Biomechanics. 17(3), 303-313
[Journal article]Authored by: Fink, P., Macdermid, P., Perry, B.
Lei, TH., Stannard, SR., Perry, BG., Schlader, ZJ., Cotter, JD., & Mündel, T. (2017). Influence of menstrual phase and arid vs. humid heat stress on autonomic and behavioural thermoregulation during exercise in trained but unacclimated women. Journal of Physiology. 595(9), 2823-2837
[Journal article]Authored by: Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Perry, BG., Pritchard, HJ., & Barnes, MJ. (2016). Cerebrovascular, cardiovascular and strength responses to acute ammonia inhalation. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 116(3), 583-592
[Journal article]Authored by: Barnes, M., Perry, B.
Perry, BG., Bear, TLK., Lucas, SJE., & Mündel, T. (2016). Mild dehydration modifies the cerebrovascular response to the cold pressor test. Experimental Physiology. 101(1), 135-142
[Journal article]Authored by: Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Mündel, T., Black, M., Moyen, NE., & Perry, B. (2015). Summer heat stress and strain during outdoor running in Aotearoa New Zealand. Extreme Physiology and Medicine. 4(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Perry, BG., Pritchard, HJ., & Barnes, MJ. (2015). Cerebrovascular, cardiovascular and strength responses to acute ammonia inhalation. European Journal of Applied Physiology. , 1-10
[Journal article]Authored by: Perry, B.
Mündel, T., Perry, BG., Ainslie, PN., Thomas, KN., Sikken, ELG., Cotter, JD., . . . Lucas, SJE. (2015). Postexercise orthostatic intolerance: Influence of exercise intensity. Experimental Physiology. 100(8), 915-925
[Journal article]Authored by: Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Perry, BG., Cotter, JD., Mejuto, G., Mündel, T., & Lucas, SJE. (2014). Cerebral hemodynamics during graded valsalva maneuvers. Frontiers in Physiology. 5
[Journal article]Authored by: Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Perry, BG., Lucas, SJE., Thomas, KN., Cochrane, DJ., & Mündel, T. (2014). The effect of hypercapnia on static cerebral autoregulation. Physiological Reports. 2(6)
[Journal article]Authored by: Cochrane, D., Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Perry, BG., Mündel, T., Cochrane, DJ., Cotter, JD., & Lucas, SJE. (2014). The cerebrovascular response to graded Valsalva maneuvers while standing.. Physiol Rep. 2(2), e00233
[Journal article]Authored by: Cochrane, D., Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Perry, BG., Schlader, ZJ., Barnes, MJ., Cochrane, DJ., Lucas, SJE., & Mündel, T. (2014). Hemodynamic response to upright resistance exercise: Effect of load and repetition. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 46(3), 479-487
[Journal article]Authored by: Barnes, M., Cochrane, D., Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Perry, BG., Schlader, ZJ., Raman, A., Cochrane, DJ., Lucas, SJE., & Mündel, T. (2013). Middle cerebral artery blood flow velocity in response to lower body positive pressure. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 33(6), 483-488
[Journal article]Authored by: Cochrane, D., Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Schlader, ZJ., Perry, BG., Jusoh, MRC., Hodges, LD., Stannard, SR., & Mündel, T. (2013). Human temperature regulation when given the opportunity to behave. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 113(5), 1291-1301
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodges, L., Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Barnes, MJ., Perry, BG., Mündel, T., & Cochrane, DJ. (2011). The effects of vibration therapy on muscle force loss following eccentrically induced muscle damage. European Journal of Applied Physiology. , 1-6
[Journal article]Authored by: Barnes, M., Cochrane, D., Mundel, T., Perry, B.

Thesis

Perry, BG. (2014). The effects of rapid and prolonged changes in blood pressure on cerebral blood flow in healthy humans. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Perry, B.Edited by: Cochrane, D., Mundel, T.

Conference

Black, MJ., Perry, BG., Cochrane, DJ., & Mundel, T. (2016). Aerobic capacity and efficiency: does the addition of heat stress induce greater improvements than exercise alone?. Poster session presented at the meeting of Physiology 2016. Dublin, Ireland
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Cochrane, D., Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Mundel, T., Black, M., Moyen, NE., & Perry, BG. (2015). Summer heat stress and strain during outdoor running in Aotearoa New Zealand. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference Environmental Ergonomics. (pp. 39 - 39). : International Conference on Environmental Ergonomics
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Perry, BG., Schlader, ZJ., Barnes, MJ., Cochrane, DJ., Lucas, SJE., & Mundel, T. (2013). Middle cerebral artery blood velocity in response to dynamic upright resistance exercise: effect of load and repetition. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Union of Physiological Sciences 2013. Birmingham, United Kingdom
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Barnes, M., Cochrane, D., Mundel, T., Perry, B.
Perry, BG., Raman, A., Schlader, ZJ., Cochrane, DJ., Lucas, SJE., & Mundel, T. (2013, February). Cerebral haemodynamic response to graded lower body positive pressure. Presented at International Conference on Environmental Ergonomics. Queenstown, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cochrane, D., Mundel, T., Perry, B.Edited by: Mundel, T.
Perry, BG., Lucas, SJE., Schlader, ZJ., & Mundel, T. (2011). The effects of the diving reflex on cerebral blood flow whilst supine with and without mild heat stress: A pilot study. Poster session presented at the meeting of Physiology 2011
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Mundel, T., Perry, B.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 214.101 Human Bioscience: Normal Body Function
  • 214.212 Research Methods in the Health Sciences

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Main Supervisor 1 0
Co-supervisor 1 1

Current Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • Stephanie Korad - Doctor of Philosophy
    Cerebrovascular responses to resistance exercise in healthy individuals

Co-supervisor of:

  • Hani Kopetschny - Doctor of Philosophy
    New method to study substrate utilisation during high intensity exercise, and exploring the limits to carbohydrate metabolism during intense exercise

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2020 - Wouter Peeters - Doctor of Philosophy
    Insulin Resistance in Adult Type-2 diabetic Skeletal Muscle: The Effects of Exercise and Dietary-Protein Induced Skeletal Muscle Plasticity controlling Blood Flow and Glucose Transport