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  High-intensity interval training (HIIT) as an option in a multidimensional menu of physical activity choices to benefit population health
  Prof A Batterham, Dr K Weston, Dr L Avery
Application Deadline: 12 April 2019
The conclusions of the USA physical activity report and the forthcoming revised UK guidelines provide a stimulus for our programme.
  Improving physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour after stroke
  Dr S Shanmugam, Prof M Barber, Prof F van Wijck
Application Deadline: 14 April 2019
Stroke is one of the most important causes of adult disability across the world. Stroke survivors are under-active, and their average physical fitness level is about 50% of sedentary healthy controls.
  Engaging children and families in physical activity: novel interventions and practical applications
  Dr L Boddy, Prof Z Knowles
Application Deadline: 12 April 2019
To design and evaluate a novel family-based out-of-school physical activity intervention. 1. To undertake formative work to co-develop a family-based out of school physical activity intervention.
  Characterising changes and covariation in physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep during childhood and adolescence (AtkinAU18SF)
  Dr A Atkin
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019
Public health interventions often seek to change the amount of time that people spend in particular behaviours, such as increasing physical activity or reducing sedentary behaviour, with the aim of enhancing health.
  Development and feasibility evaluation of a digital intervention to promote physical activity (HardemanWU18SF)
  Dr Wendy Hardeman, Dr F Naughton
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019
Project. Physical inactivity is a major public health problem and the fourth leading risk factor for mortality worldwide (WHO, 2009).
  Physical activity, energy expenditures, and time use in agriculture and rural livelihood
  Dr G Zanello
Applications accepted all year round
The limited uptake of agricultural innovations with proven productivity-enhancing potential and the translation of productivity increases into improvements in nutrition are two major development challenges facing Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs).
  Using a novel 3D co-culture model to define metabolic flux maps of different cancer cell types in response to physical activity
  Dr M Morris, Dr A Islam, Prof M.P. Lewis
Applications accepted all year round
During exercise, and in the presence of sufficient oxygen, glucose is metabolised by muscle cells to produce pyruvate, a metabolic intermediate which is fed into the Kreb’s cycle in the mitochondria to produce large amounts of energy.
  Effect of physical activity and sedentary behaviour on quality of life in cancer survivorship: feasibility of online-delivered, computer tailored activity and nutrition programs.
  Dr C Forbes, Dr J Dyson
Application Deadline: 1 May 2019
The student will join a dedicated team of clinicians and academics working in the Institute of Clinical and Applied Health Research (ICAHR).
  Modelling behavioural changes induced by infectious disease via physical activity trackers
  Dr N Perra, Dr L Zhou
Application Deadline: 12 April 2019
Supervisors; Dr Nicola Perra, Dr Li Zhou, Dr Luis E Rocha, Dr Vittoria Colizza. The project aims to characterise behavioural changes induced by seasonal influenza on mobility patterns and physiological indicators.
  Does running increase the risk of developing osteoarthritis?
  Dr K Edwards
Application Deadline: 24 March 2019
The University of Nottingham. School of Medicine - Division of Rheumatology, Orthopaedics & Dermatology. Academic Orthopaedics, Trauma and Sports Medicine.
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