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Dr Daniel Crabtree

Research Fellow, Physical Activity & Health

Daniel Crabtree

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I am a Research Fellow with a background in nutrition and exercise metabolism. I am interested in the relationship between diet and physical activity in weight management and disease prevention. I also have an interest in appetite control and gut-brain interactions.

Main research interests

  • Effects of physical activity on metabolic health
  • The use of dietary interventions for weight management
  • Mechanisms underlying appetite control

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Dr David Muggeridge

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Exercise & Cardiovascular Health

David Muggeridge

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I am a postdoctoral researcher with a background in sport and exercise physiology. I am particularly interested in novel interventions to improve sport performance and/ or cardiovascular health. I am also interested in the use of wearable technology within these settings. In my current role we are aiming to advance cardiac health care by utilising interventions, technology and novel diagnostics.

Main research interests

  • Dietary nitrate supplementation for sport performance and cardiovascular health
  • The use of wearable technology for patient monitoring
  • Novel interventions for cardiovascular health

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Kirsty Hickson RD

Research Technician, Active Health Group

Kirsty Hickson

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I am a Registered Dietitian and have worked in research, clinical dietetics and industry for several years. The role of nutrition, activity and lifestyle in the prevention and rehabilitation of disease conditions is of particular interest to me. I am also very interested in the role of antioxidants in disease states.

Main research interests

The effects of lifestyle and nutrition in health and disease.

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