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Dr Chris Tyler completed his PhD titled The effects of a cooling collar on running performance and capacity in a hot environment in 2009 at Nottingham Trent University before joining the University of Roehampton in September 2009. Dr Tyler has served as Programme Convenor for the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Sport and exercise Science programmes and is currently responsible for lecturing physiology and research methods modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level.


PhD, BSc (hons), RU Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Fellowship of the HEA

Research interests

Dr Tyler's main research interest is exercise performed in extremely hot and cold environments. More specifically his main interest focuses on the role that cooling interventions may play in improving exercise performance in such conditions. He has presented this work at conferences in America and Europe.

Research projects

Dr Tyler continues to research the use of practical cooling devices in hot environments. Current projects are investigating the effects of cooling interventions and dietary supplementation on neuromuscular performance; optimal heat acclimation approaches; and practical cooling interventions for team sports.

Recent collaborators include Nike, Professor Stephen Cheung, Dr. Caroline Sunderland, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Dr Mike Stroud and the TAWT team and Dr. Keith Stokes.

Professional affiliations

Consultancy work

Dr Tyler has has provided consultancy services and Physiological support for elite individuals in business, football, hockey, tennis and Formula One.

Dr Tyler is regularly invited to act as an expert reviewer for a number of leading physiology journals.


Dr Tyler is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Dr Tyler is an external examiner for UG Programmes, MSc theses, and PhD theses domestically and abroad.

Dr Tyler was the Programme Convenor for the undergraduate Sport and Exercise Sciences and Sport Psychology Programmes between 2012 and 2016.

Dr Tyler is the module convener for Research Methods (MSc) and Physiological Assessment (MSc). He also contributes to Research Methods for Sport and Exercise Science and Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology (L2); and Nutritional and Environmental Physiology (L3). Dr Tyler has received an e-learning grant and a two-year Learning and Teaching Fellowship to investigate the use of non-linear learning tools and to develop online video resources for students. You can find out more about the video resources on YouTube.


External positions

External Examiner, University of Bedfordshire

Sep 2014Sep 2018

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Research Output

Single-digit cold-induced vasodilation adaptations during an Antarctic expedition

Tyler, C., 24 Mar 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Polar Biology.

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  • 5 Invited talk
  • 1 Media article or participation

Play it Cool - magazine feature

Christopher Tyler (Interviewee)

Feb 2017

Activity: Public engagement and outreachMedia article or participation

University of Bedfordshire

Christopher Tyler (Speaker)

Jan 2017

Activity: Public engagement and outreachInvited talk


Christopher Tyler (Speaker)

Mar 2017

Activity: Public engagement and outreachInvited talk


Christopher Tyler (Speaker)

Jul 2015

Activity: Public engagement and outreachInvited talk

University of Oregon

Christopher Tyler (Speaker)

Apr 2015

Activity: Public engagement and outreachInvited talk