James H. Jones

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Professor of Comparative Physiology

Departments

VM Surgical & Radiological Sci

Offices and Labs

101 Giannini Equine Athletic Performance Lab
752-3599

Profile Introduction

Comparative, exercise, respiratory, cardiovascular, environmental, ecological, evolutionary, integrative systems physiology

Degrees

1983 DVM Veterinary Medicine Colorado State University
1979 PhD Zoology Duke University
1976 MS Wildlife Ecology University of Arizona
1974 BS Biological Sciences University of Arizona
1974 BA Wildlife Biology University of Arizona

Research Interests

Comparative, exercise, respiratory, cardiovascular, environmental, ecological, evolutionary, integrative systems physiology

Physiology: comparative, exercise, respiratory, cardiovascular, environmental, ecological, evolutionary, and integrative systems. Allometry. Physiopathology of exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage. Transport stress in horses and use of heart rate variability to monitor. Temperature regulation in human and non-human animals. Prevention of heat stress in agricultural workers during summer heat.

Awards

American Physiological Society Scholander Award
UCD School of Veterinary Medicine Faculty Teaching Award

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology

Specialties / Focus

Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology
  • Systemic Physiology
  • Cardiorespiratory Physiology
  • Comparative Physiology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Domestic Animal Physiology
  • Metabolic Physiology

Graduate Groups not Housed in CBS

Comparative Pathology (Vet Med)

Field Sites

Equine Research Institute, Japan Racing Association, Utsunomiya. website

Teaching Interests

Physiology: comparative, respiratory, cardiovascular, exercise, environmental. Allometry. Physiological ecology. Equine sports medicine.
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Cultural and historical influences on Japanese garden design.
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Personal Interests

Japanophilia website

Publications

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  • Jones JH, Smith NS. 1979. Bobcat density and prey selection in central Arizona. Journal of Wildlife Management. 43:666-672.
  • Grubb B, Jones JH, Schmidt-Nielsen K. 1979. Avian cerebral blood flow: influence of the Bohr effect on oxygen supply. American Journal of Physiology. 236:H744-749.
  • Jones JH, Effmann EL, Schmidt-Nielsen K. 1981. Control of air flow in bird lungs: radiographic studies. Respiration Physiology. 45:121-131.
  • Jones JH. 1982. Pulmonary blood flow distribution in panting ostriches. Journal of Applied Physiology. 53:1411-1417.
  • Jones JH, Effmann EL, Schmidt-Nielsen K. 1985. Lung volume changes during respiration in ducks. Respiration Physiology. 59:15-25.
  • Banzett RB, Butler JP, Nations CS, Barnas GM, Lehr JL, Jones JH. 1987. Inspiratory aerodynamic valving in goose lungs depends on gas density and velocity. Respiration Physiology. 70:287-300.
  • Karas RH, Taylor CR, Jones JH, Lindstedt SL, Reeves RB, Weibel ER. 1987. Adaptive variation in the mammalian respiratory system in relation to energetic demand: VII. Flow of oxygen across the pulmonary gas exchanger. Respiration Physiology. 69:101-115.
  • Jones JH, Longworth KE, Lindholm A, Conley KE, Karas RH, Kayar SR, Taylor CR. 1989. Oxygen transport during exercise in large mammals. I. Adaptive variation in oxygen demand. Journal of Applied Physiology. 67:862-870.
  • Jones JH, Taylor CR, Lindholm A, Straub R, Longworth KE, Karas RH. 1989. Blood gas measurements during exercise: errors due to temperature correction. Journal of Applied Physiology. 67:879-884.
  • Jones JH. 1994. Comparative Vertebrate Exercise Physiology: Unifying Physiological Principles (vol A), Phyletic Adaptations (vol B). Academic Press, San Diego, CA. 291 pp, 236 pp
  • Smith BL, Jones JH, Carlson GP, Pascoe JR. 1994. Effect of body direction on heart rate in trailered horses. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 55:1007-1011.
  • Smith BL, Jones JH, Carlson GP, Pascoe JR. 1994. Body position and direction preferences in horses during road transport. Equine Veterinary Journal. 26:374-377.
  • Jones JH, Carlson GP. 1995. Estimation of metabolic energy cost and heat production during a 3-day-event. Equine Veterinary Journal. Supplement 20:23-30.
  • Jones JH. 1998. Optimization of the mammalian respiratory system: symmorphosis vs. single-species adaptation. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 120B:125-138
  • Hiraga A, Hobo S, Birks EK, Takahashi T, Hada T, Smith BL, Carr EA, Pascoe JR, Jones JH. 1999. Changes in left ventricular dynamics during graded exercise. Equine Veterinary Journal. Supplement 30:122-125.
  • Hobo S, A Hiraga, EK Birks, T Takahashi, T Hada, JH Jones. 1999. Is ventilation during maximal exercise in Thoroughbred horses limited by dynamic airway closure? Equine Veterinary Journal. Supplement 30:39-44
  • Pascoe JR, Hiraga A, Hobo S, Birks EK, Yarbrough TB, Takahashi T, Hada T, Aida H, Steffey EP, Jones JH. 1999. Cardiac output measurements using sonomicrometer crystals on the left ventricle at rest and exercise. Equine Veterinary Journal. Supplement 30:148-152.
  • Takahashi T, Hiraga A, Ohmura H, Kai M, Jones JH. 2001. Frequency of and risk factors for epistaxis associated with exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage in horses: 251,609 race starts (1992-1997). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 218:1462-1464.
  • Jones JH, Cox KS, Takahashi T, Hiraga A, Yarbrough TB, Pascoe JR. 2002. Heterogeneity of intrapleural pressures during exercise. Equine Veterinary Journal. Supplement 34:391-396.
  • Ohmura H, Hiraga A, Takahashi T, Kai M, Jones JH. 2003. Risk factors for atrial fibrillation during racing in slow-finishing horses. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 223:84-88.
  • Jones JH, H Ohmura, SD Stanley and A Hiraga. 2006. Energetic cost of locomotion on different equine treadmills. Equine Veterinary Journal. Supplement 36:365-369
  • Mukai K, Ohmura H, Hiraga A, Eto D, Takahashi T, Asai Y, Jones JH. 2006. Effect of detraining on cardiorespiratory variables in young thoroughbred horses. Equine Veterinary Journal. Supplement 36:210-213.
  • Ohmura H, A Hiraga, H Aida, M Kuwahara, H Tsubone and JH Jones. 2006. Changes in heart rate and heart rate variability in Thoroughbreds during prolonged road transportation. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 67:455-462
  • Ohmura H, A Hiraga and JH Jones. 2006. Method for quantifying net anaerobic power in exercising horses. Equine Veterinary Journal. Supplement 36:370-373
  • Mukai K, A Hiraga, D Eto, T Takahashi, T Hada, H Tsubone, JH Jones. 2008. Effects of warm-up intensity on oxygen transport during supramaximal exercise in horses. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 69:690-696
  • Nieto JE, JR Snyder, NE Vatistas and JH Jones. 2009. Effect of gastric ulceration on physiologic responses to exercise in horses. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 70:787-795.
  • Malka S, Hawkins MG, Jones JH, Pascoe PJ, Kass PH, Wisner ER. 2009. Effect of body position on respiratory system volumes in anesthetized redtailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis) as measured via computed tomography. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 70:1155-1160.
  • Colahan P, Jackson C, Rice B, Szabo N, Jones JH. 2010. The effect of sildenafil citrate administration on selected physiologic parameters of exercising Thoroughbred horses. Equine Veterinary Journal. Supplement 38:606-612.
  • Mukai K, Hiraga A, Takahashi T, Ohmura H, Jones JH. 2010. Effects of three warm-up regimens of equal distance on VO2 kinetics during supramaximal exercise in Thoroughbred horses. Equine Veterinary Journal. Supplement 38:33-39.
  • Ohmura H, Mukai K, Takahashi T, Matsui A, Hiraga A, Jones JH. 2010. Comparison of net anaerobic energy utilisation estimated by plasma lactate accumulation rate and accumulated oxygen deficit in Thoroughbred horses. Equine Veterinary Journal. Supplement 38:62-69.
  • Ohmura H, Boscan PL, Solano AM, Stanley SD, Jones JH. 2012. Changes in heart rate, heart rate variability, and atrioventricular block during withholding of food in Thoroughbreds. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 73:508-514.
  • Ohmura H, Hobo S, Hiraga A, Jones JH. 2012. Changes in heart rate and heart rate variability during transportation of horses by road and air. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 73:515-521.
  • Crocker GH, Toth B, Jones JH. 2013. Combined effects of inspired oxygen, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide on oxygen transport and aerobic capacity. Journal of Applied Physiology, 115:643-652.
  • Dlugosz EM, Chappell MA, Meek TH, Szafranska P, Zub K, Konarzewski M, Jones JH, Bicudo JEPW, Nespolo RF, Careau V, Garland T. 2013. Phylogenetic analysis of mammalian maximal oxygen consumption during exercise. Journal of Experimental Biology, 216:4712-4721.
  • Hawkins MG, Malka S, Pascoe PJ, Solano AM, Kass PH, Ohmura H, Jones JH. 2013. Evaluation of the effects of dorsal versus lateral recumbency on the cardiopulmonary system during anesthesia with isoflurane in red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis). American Journal of Veterinary Research, 74(1):136-143.
  • Ohmura H, Matsui A, Hada T, Jones JH. 2013. Physiological responses of young Thoroughbred horses to intermittent high-intensity treadmill training. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 55:59.
  • Crocker GH, Jones JH. 2014. Hypoxia and CO alter O2 extraction but not peripheral diffusing capacity during maximal aerobic exercise. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 114(4):837-845.
  • Crocker GH, Jones JH. 2014. Effects of oleic acid-induced lung injury on oxygen transport and aerobic capacity. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology, 196:43-9.

  • le Jeune SS, Willams CA, Pypendop BH, Ohmura H, Jones JH. 2014. Does acupuncture acutely affect heart rate variability in horses? Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 34(9):1084-1090.
     
     
  • le Jeune SS, Jones JH. 2014. Prospective study on the correlation of positive acupuncture scans and lameness in 102 performance horses. American Journal of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, (IN PRESS).