Childhood Obesity; Environmental correlates for obesity risk; Children's eating behaviour; Parent feeding styles.
- Exploring individual differences in the aetiology of childhood obesity by working to further understand the characteristics of behavioural phenotypes for obesity risk.
- Investigating the child's unique home environment and how this can impact on a child's risk for obesity
- Researching how the home environment can be modified using behavioural interventions to reduce the risk of obesity, with specific interest in the mechanisms and utilisation of parent modelling.
The Obesity-Phenotype Study: A four year longitudinal study investigating behavioural phenotypes for obesity risk.
Phd: Studying the Child's unique environment and it's associations with obesity risk.
Cancer-Research UK Phd studentship
2005 - 2006 Research Assistant, Mental Health Research Network, University
2004 - 2005 Assistant Psychologist National Spinal Injuries Centre, Stoke
2004 BA Social & Political Sciences, Cambridge University
BREATHE committee member (the British REsearch And Training in HEalth Psychology initiative).
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