Course director: Dr Karl New

Karl New


Dr Karl New is a member of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science, The Physiological Society, American College of Sports Medicine, American Physiological Society, American Heart Association and is an advisory board member to the Wales Virtual Institute of Health & Exercise Science.

Specifically he is interested in the following distinctive areas:

  • Investigating the control and integration of blood pressure and vascular tone in the human upon exposure to acute environmental oxygen variation.
  • Investigating the phenomenon of post-exercise hypotension following bouts of dynamic exercise.
  • Investigating the control of post-exercise vascular conductance and endothelial function.
  • Analysing the role of redox regulation (free radicals) of nitric oxide in response to the perturbation of acute exercise and environmental oxygen in particular focused at the level of the systemic vascular endothelium. 

Karl oversees strategic management of the MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine course and the collaboration with Learna Ltd. He leads the Exercise Physiology aspects of the diploma and the Research Methods and Research Projects modules of the MSc.