Matthew McCarthy - PhD Student


      Research interests:


      • Glucose control and metabolic heath in chronic disease: Whether novel approaches to increase physical activity/reduce sedentary behaviour are effective?


      Research projects:


      • FIT 2 SIT study: The impact of cardio-respiratory fitness on an individual’s metabolic response to prolonged sitting and light activity breaks.


      Contact details:


      NIHR Leicester-Loughborough Diet, Lifestyle and Physical Activity BRU,

      Leicester Diabetes Centre (Origin)

      Leicester General Hospital
      Gwendolen Road

      Leicester LE5 4PW, UK


      Tel: 07756379440




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