Chris Minson, Department of Human Physiology

Chris Minson

minson@uoregon.edu
Academic Areas:

Chris Minson is an expert in exercise physiology, women’s health, heart health and thermoregulation. At the University of Oregon, he is a Singer Endowed professor of human physiology. Chris investigates the impact of estrogen and progesterone on heart health in women. He also studies the effects of aging and heat on athletic performance.  

Contact:
minson@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4105 | @ChrisMinson

Websites:
http://hcvlab.uoregon.edu
http://physiology.uoregon.edu/profile/minson
http://eepcore.uoregon.edu

Recent Media:
How does aging affect athletic performance? (The Oregonian, April 7 , 2017)
Could a cooling wristband be the answer to athletes who struggle with the heat? (LetsRun.com, Feb. 14, 2017)
Your body in extreme heat (Outside Magazine, Aug. 23, 2016)
The surprising benefits of training in the heat (Outside Magazine, July 21, 2016)
Dear Science: Why am I always cold indoors? (The Washington Post, June 13, 2016)
How to get your body used to working out in hot weather (Sports Illustrated, April 29, 2016)
Experts in exercise physiology on the evidence of an effective session. (Yahoo! Health, Dec. 22, 2015)
How extreme heat affects our health (Jefferson Public Radio, July 31, 2015)
How heat kills (Discovery News, July 20, 2015)
Eight bizarre side effects that happen during exercise (Men’s Health, July 11, 2015)
How does aging affect athletic performance? (The Conversation, July 6, 2015)
VIDEO: The Evonuk Environmental Physiology Core (PAC-12 Network, July 22, 2014)
Women now regularly manipulating menstrual cycles, study indicates (Inquisitr, May 11, 2013)
No period please: many women skip menstruating (LiveScience, May 7, 2013)
Heat acclimation gives big cycling performance improvements in cool conditions, study finds (Velo News, Dec. 14, 2012)