Ruth has a background in Clinical Medicine and until commencing her PhD was working as a Registrar in Sport and Exercise Medicine. Her main interest lies in Exercise and Physical Activity in Health and Disease.
Sedentary Behaviour, Body Composition and Cardiometabolic Risk in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
The project will be looking at sedentary behaviour in COPD and its relationship with body composition and cardiometabolic risk. The work will involve cross-sectional analysis together with an intervention designed to promote sedentary behaviour change amongst people with COPD.