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Russell Richardson

Russell Richardson, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Internal Medicine , Primary - , Adjunct -

Divisions: Geriatrics

Academic Office Information

Dr. Richardson joined the University of Utah in 2007 with joint appointments in the Department of Internal Medicine - Division of Geriatrics, and the Department of Exercise and Sport Science. He became a tenured professor in each department in 2010. Dr. Richardson directs the Utah Vascular Research Laboratory (UVRL) located at the Salt Lake VA Medical Center. He has had a long standing interest in oxygen transport from air to tissue, with a current research interest revolving around the link between vascular and skeletal muscle function. One of the many potential candidates, upon which we are focusing considerable attention, is the role of oxidative stress in the regulation/dysregulation of skeletal muscle metabolism and vascular control.

Education History

Fellowship University of California San Diego
University of Utah
Graduate Training Colorado State University
Loughborough University
Undergraduate West London Institute of Higher Education

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Layec G, Haseler LJ, Richardson RS (2013). Reduced muscle oxidative capacity is independent of O2 availability in elderly people. Age (Dordr), 35(4), 1183-92.
  2. Venturelli M, Schena F, Scarsini R, Muti E, Richardson RS (2013). Limitations to exercise in female centenarians: evidence that muscular efficiency tempers the impact of failing lungs. Age (Dordr), 35(3), 861-70.
  3. Ives SJ, Andtbacka RH, Noyes RD, Morgan RG, Gifford JR, Park SY, Symons JD, Richardson RS (2013). alpha1-Adrenergic responsiveness in human skeletal muscle feed arteries: the impact of reducing extracellular pH. Exp Physiol, 98(1), 256-67.
  4. Rossman MJ, Venturelli M, McDaniel J, Amann M, Richardson RS (2012). Muscle mass and peripheral fatigue: a potential role for afferent feedback? Acta Physiol (Oxf), 206(4), 242-50.
  5. Ives SJ, Andtbacka RH, Park SY, Donato AJ, Gifford JR, Noyes RD, Lesniewski LA, Richardson RS (2012). Human skeletal muscle feed arteries: evidence of regulatory potential. Acta Physiol (Oxf), 206(2), 135-41.
  6. Witman MA, Fjeldstad AS, McDaniel J, Ives SJ, Zhao J, Barrett-OKeefe Z, Nativi JN, Stehlik J, Wray DW, Richardson RS (2012). Vascular function and the role of oxidative stress in heart failure, heart transplant, and beyond. Hypertension, 60(3), 659-68.
  7. Layec G, Richardson RS (2012). Training to improve performance: one leg at a time. Acta Physiol (Oxf), 205(1), 186-8.
  8. Wray DW, Nishiyama SK, Harris RA, Zhao J, McDaniel J, Fjeldstad AS, Witman MA, Ives SJ, Barrett-OKeefe Z, Richardson RS (2012). Acute reversal of endothelial dysfunction in the elderly after antioxidant consumption. Hypertension, 59(4), 818-24.
  9. Trinity JD, Groot HJ, Layec G, Rossman MJ, Ives SJ, Runnels S, Gmelch B, Bledsoe A, Richardson RS (2012). Nitric oxide and passive limb movement: a new approach to assess vascular function. J Physiol, 590(Pt 6), 1413-25.
  10. Layec G, Haseler LJ, Richardson RS (2012). The effect of higher ATP cost of contraction on the metabolic response to graded exercise in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. J Appl Physiol (1985), 112(6), 1041-8.
  11. Harris RA, Tedjasaputra V, Zhao J, Richardson RS (2012). Premenopausal women exhibit an inherent protection of endothelial function following a high-fat meal. Reprod Sci, 19(2), 221-8.
  12. McDaniel J, Ives SJ, Richardson RS (2012). Human muscle length-dependent changes in blood flow. J Appl Physiol (1985), 112(4), 560-5.
  13. Venturelli M, Amann M, McDaniel J, Trinity JD, Fjeldstad AS, Richardson RS (2012). Central and peripheral hemodynamic responses to passive limb movement: the role of arousal. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 302(1), H333-9.