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Lindsey is a Senior Research Fellow whose research and expertise focuses on obesity, physical activity and public health.  Through her work at the University’s Centre for Sport and Exercise Science, Lindsey manages a broad portfolio of research and consultancy all aimed at understanding how physical activity and healthy lifestyles can support people with long term conditions, including cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Lindsey's specialist areas are in the design and development of obesity treatment strategies for children and adults and the evaluation of large-scale physical activity campaigns. Lindsey also a Macmillan professional.


  • Consequences of Obesity and its management and treatment (Child/adolescent/adult)

  • Behavior change / lifestyle intervention design and development

  • Physical activity

  • Evaluation of physical activity programmes 

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Lindsey has been interviewed by the Barnsley Chronicle about obesity figures and is available for similar requests.

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