Christopher Chamberlin

Christopher Chamberlin is the course leader for Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons), and is also a senior lecturer in Exercise Physiology for the School of Human Sciences.

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Christopher Chamberlin

Chris has been a Higher Education lecturer since 2002 in various institutions, he started at London Metropolitan University in early 2015. His post graduate qualifications include Sport and Exercise Sciences from Brunel University and clinical physiology research with the NHS with Salisbury District Hospital NHS Trust. Chris's teaching role includes principally Physiology and additional subject areas including research methods.

Membership of professional bodies


Teaching interests

  • Exercise physiology: Cardiovascular function, muscle, cardio pulmonary exercise testing (CPET), exercise biochemistry, immunity, fatigue, exercise in hot and high-altitude environments, fat metabolism, endurance, nutrition, high intensity exercise, skin and micro-vascular function.
  • Specific populations: Aging, spinal cord injury, children, pregnancy, obesity, strength and conditioning in endurance athletes, motor-sport testing and prescription, elite endurance athletes.

Research interests

  • Electrocardiogram (ECG) repolarisation changes and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Exercise metabolism
  • High intensity intermittent exercise
  • Skin blood flow
  • Exercise capacity following electrically stimulated walking intervention in stroke patients

Physiological measurement experience

  • CPET
  • Phlebotomy
  • Body composition
  • Laser Doppler fluximetry
  • Transcutaneous oxygen uptake
  • Thermal imaging
  • Clinical functional electrical stimulation
  • Capillary microscopy
  • Tissue interface pressure measurement

Published conference papers

  • Chamberlin, C, and Swain, I D (2002). Investigation into the pressure relieving capacity of a programmable air cell mattress. 3rd Bournemouth University Academic Biomedical Engineering Research Group meeting, (ISBN 1-85899-178-1), Bournemouth, UK.
  • Chamberlin, C, (2003). Skin blood flow responses to variations in the cycle time and pressure characteristics of alternating pressure mattress overlays. 4th Bournemouth University Academic Biomedical Engineering Research Group meeting, (ISBN 1-85899-1730), pp. 28-30, Salisbury.
  • Reeves, M A, Chamberlin, C, and Swain, I D (2003). Development of a programmable active pressure mattress. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, (ISBN 1-903613-19-1), pp. 33-34, Bath, UK.
  • Khan, M S, Kairinos, N, Cadier, M (2005). The use of laser Doppler in determining timing for division of cross leg free flaps. British Journal of Plastic Surgery, Vol:58(1), pp. 120-121.
Chris Chamberlin
Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology.
Course leader for Sport and Exercise Science BSc.
Office: T13


Telephone: +44 (0)20 7133 4687