Effects of exercise and non-invasive brain stimulation on brain function, gut hormones, and eating

Exploring the links between exercise, brain stimulation and eating behaviours to promote healthier eating and prevent obesity and metabolic disease.

Men on the margins: constructing health behaviour within communities of deprivation

This study will explore the intersection between masculinity and poverty and its impact on health.

The development and evaluation of a digital intervention to increase physical activity in disabled older adults

A potential way to promote physical activity in community-dwelling older adults with disabilities is through web-based (or digital) interventions.

Dose-response associations of physical activity with weight management: a multilevel-network meta-regression analysis of aggregate data

The main purpose of this research question is to investigate the optimal dose (METs/week) to manage weight effectively.

Using a breast cancer diagnosis as a teachable moment for mothers and their daughters for primary and secondary prevention

Exploring how to engage with breast cancer patients and their daughters and granddaughters to encourage physical activity.

Process evaluation of the dataset of a large, community-based, exercise and behavioural maintenance trial using mixed methods approaches

Examining the mechanisms of change and maintenance of physical function 12-months post intervention.

Sharing the same motivational space: implications for exercise professionals and client outcomes

The relationship between exercise professionals and clients is an important factor in the success of attempts at behaviour change.

Reframing middle-aged women’s possible selves to change physical activity and exercise perceptions and behaviours

Exploring if interventions can be used to help middle-aged women to modify their future selves and help to increase physical activity and exercise behaviours.

Systematic review of reversal theory-based interventions to change health-related outcomes

A number of theories are used to underpin behaviour change interventions aiming to improve health outcomes, but evidence is yet to identify that these are fully successful.

The impact of homeworking on occupational sedentary behaviour: prevalence and opportunities

COVID-19 caused a rapid change in the working environment, resulting many workplaces having to close and vast numbers of workers now working from home. Initial evidence suggests that levels of physical activity in the population have fallen over the course of the pandemic.