Before joining the primary care unit, Kate worked as an Information Officer at the British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health providing information, support and advice for professionals working in physical activity promotion. Prior to this, Kate completed an MSc in Physical Activity and Public Health and a BSc Sport and Exercise Science at Loughborough University.
Kate’s research interests include early years physical activity, designing physical activity interventions. Her PhD will focus on conducting a systematic review and a multi-methods formative research study to design a postnatal physical activity intervention followed by intervention testing. Kate is supervised by Professor Stephen Sutton and Dr Sally Pears.
Kate’s PhD is funded by the NIHR School of Primary Care Research (SCPR).