- Thermal and Exercise Physiology
- Heat Acclimation/Acclimatization
- Skin Cooling
- Neuromuscular Function
Dr Ralph Gordon is a Research Fellow in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton. After completing a BSc (Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK) and MSc (University of Roehampton, UK), Ralph obtained his PhD in thermal and neuromuscular physiology (University of Roehampton, UK).
Following his doctorate Ralph held academic lecturing positions at the University of Bedfordshire and Anglia Ruskin University, before joining the Skin Sensing Research Group at the University of Southampton in September 2023.
Ralph is an active researcher within the field of thermal physiology and a member of the THERMOSENSELAB (http://www.thermosenselab.com/). He is currently working on a Medical Research Council funded project titled: “Temperature Modulation Of Skin Tolerance To Applied Mechanical Loading And Shear”.