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Pollution Exposure and Cardiovascular Health Mar 1, 2018 - Feb 28, 2019
The project aims to ascertain pollution exposure on Edinburgh main roads and greener routes, and also determine the health effects of active commuting via these routes

Exploring the use of activity tracking and mobile phone based feedback integrated with health care records to increase activity levels and reduce sedentary behaviour in people with type 2 diabetes Jan 1, 2018 - Sep 30, 2024
The benefits of exercise and reduced sedentary behavior on health and wellbeing are important for the whole population, but for those with type 2 diabetes they have particular benefits in enhancing blood glucose control. This proposal is to explore t... Read More about Exploring the use of activity tracking and mobile phone based feedback integrated with health care records to increase activity levels and reduce sedentary behaviour in people with type 2 diabetes.

Implementation, at Scale, of a Model to support NICE Guidelines for the Management of Osteoarthritis (OA) in Primary Care Jan 8, 2019 - Feb 28, 2021
Musculoskeletal pain in adults over the age of 45 is the number one cause of disability world-wide and osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common cause of pain and disability (Global Burden of Disease 2013). The incidence of osteoarthritis is projected t... Read More about Implementation, at Scale, of a Model to support NICE Guidelines for the Management of Osteoarthritis (OA) in Primary Care.

The influence of aerobic exercise training to attenuate chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity and vascular dysfunction in breast cancer and leukaemia patients Oct 1, 2018 - Sep 30, 2021
This project will be based in the Sport, Exercise and Health Research theme within the School of Applied Sciences, and is led by Dr. Mark Ross, Miss Karen Campbell and Professor Geraint Florida-James and is investigating the effect of exercise on che... Read More about The influence of aerobic exercise training to attenuate chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity and vascular dysfunction in breast cancer and leukaemia patients.

Assessing the implementation of the Public Health Scotland Physical Activity Referral Standards: A process evaluation Nov 1, 2022 - Apr 30, 2025
Physical inactivity is a major public health problem and increasing population physical activity levels is a Scottish Government priority. In Scotland, 49% of men and 58% of women were not active enough to benefit their health in 2020, increasing the... Read More about Assessing the implementation of the Public Health Scotland Physical Activity Referral Standards: A process evaluation.

Developing remote exercise support and rehabilitation for patients after spontaneous coronary artery dissection - a feasibility study Apr 1, 2024 - Mar 31, 2026
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is increasingly recognised as an important cause of myocardial infarction (MI), particularly among younger women and has been linked participating in strenuous physical activity (PA). This can lead to psy... Read More about Developing remote exercise support and rehabilitation for patients after spontaneous coronary artery dissection - a feasibility study.

Chair of Transport & Health Feb 12, 2024 - Feb 11, 2025
This will allow me to continue and extend some of the work that I do, to promote and support policy and practice which results in an increase in total physical activity time, mainly as a result in an increase in walking for transport, and overall an... Read More about Chair of Transport & Health.