Biography: Alex joined the University of Salford in September 2015 as a Lecturer in Public Health, having previously been a Research Fellow at the University (2008-2011). She is currently writing up her PhD, which is entitled, 'Sedentary behaviour, work and health-related outcomes analysis from the Health Survey for England'. She has been involved in a range of research projects that have used her experience of epidemiology and statistics. These include for example, studies relating to the burden of musculoskeletal disease in the UK, coding in general practice research databases, and evaluations of uptake of cardiovascular health checks in North West England. More specifically, her PhD focuses on the associations between sedentary behaviour and health-related outcomes in the workplace.
Research Interests: Measurements of sedentary behaviour and physical activity, determinants of sedentary behaviour, the impact of office design on physical activity, workplace health, vascular health checks in the UK.
NB - Alex has previously published using the surname Clarke.
Part of the 'Fabulous Five' Early Career Researcher Team from the School of Health Sciences
Awarded £17,607 from the University of Salford’s Research Capital Investment Fund, in order to purchase new physical activity behaviour monitors for future research projects.
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