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Claire Taylor


Claire Taylor
Contact Details
Claire Taylor

Senior Lecturer

Carnegie School Of Sport

0113 81 22063 C.L.Taylor@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

About Claire Taylor

Claire’s research interests lie within the field of cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation, specifically the roles of exercise and physical activity in the modification of CVD risk. She previously worked at the University of Hull.

Claire's PhD research examined long-term mortality in patients undergoing exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation, in conjunction with Leeds Teaching Hospitals’ NHS Trust. In addition to her experience working with large observational data within the epidemiological setting, Claire recently worked in a clinical trial team examining short-term outcomes from UK cardiac rehabilitation (Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals' NHS Trust) and has published a clinician's guide to cardiopulmonary exercise testing.

Current Teaching

  • Science of Physical Activity for Adults and Older Adults (Level 5)
  • Scientific Foundations of Human Behaviour and Nutrition (Level 4)
  • Research Methods in Sport, Physical Activity and Health & Sport Exercise Science (Level 5)

Research Interests

Claire's current research interests include the assessment of outcomes from community-based, exercise maintenance programmes for adults with established CVD; and the development of these programmes to support, educate and improve the long-term exercise behaviours of patients exiting standard, NHS outpatient cardiac rehabilitation programmes.

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