Tortoise and hare: Physical activity profiles and their relationships with cardiometabolic disease

I am in the process of setting up this Biobank approved project on which I will collaborate with Prof Dylan Thompson (University of Bath), Dr Oliver Peacock(University of Bath), Dr Nicole Augustin (University of Bath), Assoc Prof Charlie Foster (University of Oxford), Prof Martin Landray (University of Oxford), Dr Aiden Doherty (University of Oxford), Prof Jane Green (University of Oxford) and others.

Health of Vegetarians: Bone health

I will be working with Prof Tim Key (University of Oxford), Dr Robert Clarke (University of Oxford), Dr Andrew Hart (University of East Anglia) on an MRC funded project considerng the health of vegetarians. I will be collaborating in the area of bone health.

Physical activity and physical fitness of African children and adolescents: PAHL Study

I have recently developed a collaboration with Professor Makama Andries Monyeki, North-West University, South Africa. Initially we are working together using data from the South African Physical Activity and Health Longitudinal (PAHL) Study.

Physical activity and physical fitness of African children and adolescents

In 2013 I was awarded a John Fell OUP Research fund grant to establish a collaboration on physical activity and physical fitness in sub-saharan African children and adolescents. A diverse group of collaborators are now working with me on this project including researchers based at the University of Cape Town, North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and the University of the Witwatersrand, in South Africa; the University of South Australia, the University of Sydney, and the University of Queensland, in Australia; and Universidade Pedagogica, in Mozambique.

Fractures Research

I have published work on fractures in collaboration with Professor Emily Banks from the Australian National University, Australia, and with Associate Professor Robyn Lucas and Dr Jeffrey Lai, also based at the Australian National University, Australia.