Menopausal lifestyle interventions to prevent dementia and cardiovascular disease risk factor

Preventing dementia and cardiovascular disease through menopausal lifestyle interventions

Can Trauma-Informed approaches help practitioners to support young people to make choices that enhance their health, wellbeing and weight more effectively?

Children and young people whose bodies do not conform to societal expectations have a greater risk of being teased or bullied. This may be experienced as trauma. Trauma-informed practice aims to develop awareness of how trauma negatively impacts individuals to facilitate responses which empower them to make choices that promote their health and wellbeing.

Social, psychological, and psychopathological predictors of disordered eating

Exploring social media use, body appreciation, self-esteem, anxiety and depressive symptoms as predictors of disordered eating.

Effect of carbohydrate reduction on obesity and type 2 diabetes among adults in Africa

Evaluating the role of carbohydrate reduction in the prevention and management of obesity and reversal of type 2 diabetes in Africa.

Exploring socio-economic and cultural influences on self-management of type 2 diabetes in Kenya

Investigating the socio-economic and cultural influences on self-management and control of type 2 diabetes in Kenya.

Objectively measured physical activity patterns of adolescents in Ghana

This project will help address the urgent issue of insufficient physical activity levels among adolescents in Ghana.

Social prescription of fruit and vegetables in Black minority ethnic groups

This study will pilot social prescribing of fruit and vegetables among the Black ethnic minorities in Greater Manchester.

Meditation and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to treat Sleep Paralysis

Investigating the use of meditation and cognitive behavioural therapy to reduce reliance on pharmacological interventions to treat sleep paralysis.

Developing a multidisciplinary lifestyle behaviour and interventions research hub in Ghana

Ghana is experiencing a nutrition transition with transitioning dietary habits and sedentary lifestyles related to urban demographic change.

An illness like any other? Exploring understandings of mental illness in elite sport settings

The “mental illness is like any other illness” trope may inflate stigma rather than reduce it.