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Jeffrey L. Jasperse
Professor of Sports Medicine

Division: Natural Science Division
Office: Rockwell Academic Center (RAC) 198
Phone: (310) 506-4949

  • Ph.D., Physiology, University of Missouri
  • MS, Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Arizona
  • BA, Physical Education, Calvin College
  • Human Anatomy
  • Principles of Human Physiology
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introductory Statistics
Key Awards/Affiliations:
  • American Physiological Society
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Scientific Affiliation
Academic Interests:
  • Mechanisms involved in regulation of skeletal muscle blood flow
Selected Works:
  • Gray, E.J., M.R. Carter, and J.L. Jasperse. Pressure dependence of reactive and agonist-induced dilation. FASEB J. 25:1108.9, 2011.
  • Carter, M.R., E.J. Gray, H.D. Lee, and J.L. Jasperse. Potassium channel role in EDHF-induced dilation of soleus feed arteries from sedentary and short-term exercise trained rats. FASEB J. 25:1108.15, 2011.
  • Clifford, P.S., J.L. Jasperse, and J.K. Shoemaker. Limb position affects magnitude of reactive hyperemia. FASEB J. 24:804.12, 2010.
  • Lee , J.Y., H.D. Lee, and J.L. Jasperse. Endothelial and smooth muscle adaptations to short term exercise training in rat soleus feed arteries. FASEB J. 22(4):LB6, 2008.
  • Clifford, P.S. and J.L. Jasperse. Feedforward vasodilation at the onset of exercise. Journal of Physiology 583(3):811, 2007.
  • Clifford, P.S., H.A. Kluess, J.J. Hamann, J.B. Buckwalter, and J.L. Jasperse. Mechanical compression elicits vasodilatation in skeletal muscle vasculature. Journal of Physiology 572(2):561-567, 2006. (This article was highlighted in the "Highlights from the Literature" section of Physiology 21(3):159, 2006).
  • Jasperse, J.L. and M.H. Laughlin. Exercise training and endothelial function in animals. Med. Sci. Sports Exer. 38(3):445-454, 2006.
  • Jasperse, J.L. and M.H. Laughlin. Exercise and Skeletal Muscle Circulation. In Microvascular Research: Biology and Pathology, Chapter 85, P. 553-564. Ed. By D. Shepro, Elsevier Academic Press, New York, 2006.