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Jon Stavres

Dr. Jon Stavres

Assistant Professor


Dr. Stavres earned his BS and MS in Exercise Science from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and his PhD in Exercise Physiology from Kent State University. His research focuses on cardiovascular control and autonomic regulation in healthy adults and individuals with chronic disease.

  • PHD - Kent State University at Kent (2017)
  • BS - Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2014)
  • MS - Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2014)

KIN 706 (Advanced Cardiovascular Physiology)
KIN 602 (Advanced Exercise Testing and Prescription)
KIN 402 (Exercise Physiology II)

  • Hemodynamic responses to handgrip and metaboreflex activation are exaggerated in individuals with metabolic syndrome independent of resting blood pressure, waist circumference, and fasting blood glucose, Frontiers in Physiology, 2023
  • Additive Influence of Exercise Pressor Reflex Activation on Valsalva Responses in White and Black Adults, European Journal of Applied Physiology, 2023
  • Exercise pressor responses are exaggerated relative to force production during, but not following, thirty-minutes of rhythmic handgrip exercise, European Journal of Applied Physiology, 2023
  • A 10mg Dose of Amiloride Increases Time to Failure During Flow-Restricted Plantar Flexion in Healthy Adults Without Influencing Blood Pressure, American Journal of Physiology- Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology,
  • Agreement Between Multiparametric MRI (PIVOT), Doppler Ultrasound, and Near-Infrared-Spectroscopy Based Assessments of Skeletal Muscle Oxygenation and Perfusion, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2022
  • American Physiological Soceity
  • American College of Sports Medicine

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Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 368



Areas of Expertise

autonomic function, vascular function, sympathetic regulation, skeletal muscle oxygen transport, vascular health, rehabilitation