DR Philippa Dall

Job title: senior research fellow

Department: School of Health & Life Sciences

Organisation: Glasgow Caledonian University

Address: Cowcaddens Road Glasgow G4 0BA

Homepage URL: http://www.gcu.ac.uk/hls/staff/drphilippadall/

Expertise: objective measurement, sedentary behaviour, physical activity, activPAL, workplace sitting

Philippa Dall is a senior research fellow in the School of Health and Life Sciences with a background in physics and engineering. Her current research interest is focused on the objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in a free-living environment. This includes the development of novel data analysis techniques and their application to the elderly population for upper-limb function, wheelchair use and in the rehabilitation setting. She is interested in measuring the quantity and pattern of sitting in office workers and call-centre staff, and intervening to reduce prolonged sedentary behaviour at work.

BSc (hons) Physical with Medical Applications, 1994, Newcastle University, UK PhD Bioengineering,2004, University of Strathclyde, UK

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