Department: MRC Epidemiology Unit
School: Clinical Medicine
Organisation: University of Cambridge
The role of physical activity for healthy growth and development during early childhood.
Childhood physical inactivity as a key pathway in the development of chronic diseases.
Characterisation of the individual, family, and environmental determinants of the physical activity and sedentary behaviour habits of young children and their parents.
Public health, childcare and family based interventions to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour in young children and their parents.
The role of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in the health inequalities of migrant populations in industrialised countries, particularly South Asians living in the UK.
Methodology for the objective assessment of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in young children, particularly using movement sensors.