Researcher biography

Nick joined the School in January 2008. He completed his under-graduate degree (Human Movement Studies) and PhD at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. His first post-doctoral position was at Liverpool Hope University College, UK where he lectured in Exercise Science (1997-2001). Prior to moving to UQ he was a Senior and Principal Lecturer in Exercise Science and Health within the Carnegie Faculty, Leeds Metropolitan University.

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Nick is an internationally recognised expert in measuring, understanding and influencing occupational physical activity, sedentary behavior, health and productivity. Recent funded work has included leading multi-disciplinary teams in developing and testing innovative health solutions for office workers, truck drivers and veterans. Nick regularly presents to international conferences and academic groups, provides consultancy services to industry, and supervises PhD and other post-graduate projects.