Dr Bryan Taylor

University Academic Fellow in Cardiovascular Exercise Medicine
School of Biomedical Sciences

Contact: Garstang 5.59, +44(0) 113 34 30482, email address for  

Faculty Research and Innovation

Modules taught

BMSC5301M - Advanced Research Topics
SPSC3061 - Research Project in Sport and Exercise Science II
SPSC3321 - Advanced Exercise Physiology
SPSC3326 - Exercise Prescription for Health and Disease

Prof Karen Birch  (Head of the School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Professor of Exercise Science )

Endothelial integrity, female reproductive hormones, exercise and cardiovascular disease 


Tim Hardy (Primary supervisor) 60% FTE

Summerfield DT, Coffman KE, Taylor BJ, Issa AN, Johnson BD Exhaled Nitric Oxide Changes During Acclimatization to High Altitude: A Descriptive Study HIGH ALTITUDE MEDICINE&BIOLOGY, 2018

Taylor BJ, Bowen TS Respiratory Muscle Weakness in Patients with Heart Failure: Time to Make It a Standard Clinical Marker and a Need for Novel Therapeutic Interventions? Journal of Cardiac Failure 24 217-218, 2018

Wheatley CM, Baker SE, Taylor BJ, Keller-Ross ML, Chase SC, Carlson AR, Wentz RJ, Snyder EM, Johnson BD Influence of Inhaled Amiloride on Lung Fluid Clearance in Response to Normobaric Hypoxia in Healthy Individuals. High Altitude Medicine and Biology 18, 2017
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Taylor BJ, Stewart GM, Marck JW, Summerfield DT, Issa AN, Johnson BD Interstitial lung fluid balance in healthy lowlanders exposed to high-altitude Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology 243 77-85, 2017
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Chase SC, Taylor BJ, Cross TJ, Coffman KE, Olson LJ, Johnson BD Influence of Thoracic Fluid Compartments on Pulmonary Congestion in Chronic Heart Failure Journal of Cardiac Failure, 2017
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Coffman KE, Carlson AR, Miller AD, Johnson BD, Taylor BJ The effect of aging and cardiorespiratory fitness on the lung diffusing capacity response to exercise in healthy humans Journal of Applied Physiology 122 1425-1434, 2017
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Taylor BJ, O’Keeffe I, Hammond JL Effect of Acute Expiratory Loading on Abdominal Muscle Function and Exercise Tolerance in Healthy Humans, 2017

Taylor BJ, Snyder EM, Richert ML, Wheatley CM, Chase SC, Olson LJ, Johnson BD Effect ofβ2-adrenergic receptor stimulation on lung fluid in stable heart failure patients. J Heart Lung Transplant 36 418-426, 2017
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Coffman KE, Chase SC, Taylor BJ, Johnson BD The blood transfer conductance for nitric oxide: Infinite vs. finiteθNO. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 241 45-52, 2016
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Issa AN, Herman NM, Wentz RJ, Taylor BJ, Summerfield DC, Johnson BD Association of Cognitive Performance with Time at Altitude, Sleep Quality, and Acute Mountain Sickness Symptoms Wilderness&Environmental Medicine 27 371-378, 2016
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Chase SC, Wheatley CM, Olson LJ, Beck KC, Wentz RJ, Snyder EM, Taylor BJ, Johnson BD Impact of chronic systolic heart failure on lung structure–function relationships in large airways Physiological Reports 4, 2016
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Coffman KE, Taylor BJ, Wheatley CM, Carlson AR, Fermoyle CC, Ziegler BL, Johnson BD Effect of Exercise on Pulmonary Arterial Capacitance in Heart Failure Medicine&Science in Sports&Exercise 48 480-480, 2016

Taylor BJ, Coffman KE, Summerfield DT, Issa AN, Kasak AJ, Johnson BD Pulmonary capillary reserve and exercise capacity at high altitude in healthy humans European Journal of Applied Physiology 116 427-437, 2016
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Coffman KE, Taylor BJ, Carlson AR, Wentz RJ, Johnson BD Optimizing the calculation of D<inf>M,CO</inf>and V<inf>C</inf>via the single breath single oxygen tension DL<inf>CO/NO</inf>method Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology 221 19-29, 2016
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Cross TJ, Keller-Ross M, Issa A, Wentz R, Taylor B, Johnson B The Impact of Averaging Window Length on the "Desaturation" Indexes Obtained Via Overnight Pulse Oximetry at High Altitude SLEEP 38 1331-1334, 2015

Taylor BJ, Smetana MR, Frantz RP, Johnson BD Submaximal Exercise Pulmonary Gas Exchange in Left Heart Disease Patients with Different Forms of Pulmonary Hypertension Journal of Cardiac Failure 21 647-655, 2015
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Taylor BJ, Carlson AR, Miller AD, Johnson BD Exercise-induced interstitial pulmonary edema at sea-level in young and old healthy humans Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology 191 17-25, 2014
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West CR, Taylor BJ, Campbell IG, Romer LM Effects of inspiratory muscle training on exercise responses in Paralympic athletes with cervical spinal cord injury Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports 24 764-772, 2014
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Kim CH, Cha YM, Shen WK, Maccarter DJ, Taylor BJ, Johnson BD Effects of atrioventricular and interventricular delays on gas exchange during exercise in patients with heart failure Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 33 397-403, 2014
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Miller AD, Taylor BJ, Johnson BD Energy expenditure and intensity levels during a 6170-m summit in the karakoram mountains Wilderness and Environmental Medicine 24 337-344, 2013
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Taylor BJ, How SC, Romer LM Expiratory muscle fatigue does not regulate operating lung volumes during high-intensity exercise in healthy humans Journal of Applied Physiology 114 1569-1576, 2013
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Taylor BJ, Mojica CR, Olson TP, Woods PR, Frantz RP, Johnson BD A possible role for systemic hypoxia in the reactive component of pulmonary hypertension in heart failure Journal of Cardiac Failure 19 50-59, 2013
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Taylor BJ, Olson TP, Kim CH, MacCarter D, Johnson BD Use of noninvasive gas exchange to track pulmonary vascular responses to exercise in heart failure Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 7 53-60, 2013
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Johnson MW, Taylor BJ, Hulsebus ML, Johnson BD, Snyder EM Hypoxia induced changes in lung fluid balance in humans is associated with beta-2 adrenergic receptor density on lymphocytes Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology 183 159-165, 2012
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Taylor BJ, Snyder EM, Johnson BD Hypobaric vs. normobaric hypoxia: The lungs may be different Journal of Applied Physiology 112 1791-1792, 2012

Woods PR, Taylor BJ, Frantz RP, Johnson BD A pulmonary hypertension gas exchange severity (PH-GXS) score to assist with the assessment and monitoring of pulmonary arterial hypertension American Journal of Cardiology 109 1066-1072, 2012
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Woods PR, Frantz RP, Taylor BJ, Olson TP, Johnson BD The usefulness of submaximal exercise gas exchange to define pulmonary arterial hypertension Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 30 1133-1142, 2011
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Taylor BJ, Kjaergaard J, Snyder EM, Olson TP, Johnson BD Pulmonary capillary recruitment in response to hypoxia in healthy humans: A possible role for hypoxic pulmonary venoconstriction? Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology 177 98-107, 2011
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Olson TP, Taylor BJ, Johnson BD The two-hour marathon: The importance of breathing economy Journal of Applied Physiology 110 291-, 2011

Taylor BJ, Woods PR, Wehrwein EA Modulation of the central chemoreflex magnitude by the peripheral chemoreceptors: A hyperadditive effect or are we barking up the wrong tree? Journal of Physiology 588 4857-4858, 2010

West CR, Taylor BJ, Campbell IG, Romer LM Validity of the international wheelchair basketball and rugby classification systems, 2010
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Taylor BJ, Johnson BD The pulmonary circulation and exercise responses in the elderly Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 31 528-538, 2010
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Taylor BJ, West CR, Romer LM No effect of arm-crank exercise on diaphragmatic fatigue or ventilatory constraint in Paralympic athletes with cervical spinal cord injury Journal of Applied Physiology 109 358-366, 2010
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Taylor BJ, Romer LM Effect of expiratory resistive loading on inspiratory and expiratory muscle fatigue Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology 166 164-174, 2009
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Taylor BJ, Romer LM Effect of expiratory muscle fatigue on exercise tolerance and locomotor muscle fatigue in healthy humans Journal of Applied Physiology 104 1442-1451, 2008
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How SC, McConnell AK, Taylor BJ, Romer LM Acute and chronic responses of the upper airway to inspiratory loading in healthy awake humans: An MRI study Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology 157 270-280, 2007
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Taylor BJ, How SC, Romer LM Exercise-induced Expiratory Muscle Fatigue in Healthy Humans, 2006

Taylor BJ, How SC, Romer LM Exercise-induced abdominal muscle fatigue in healthy humans Journal of Applied Physiology 100 1554-1562, 2006
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