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Lucy Faux

Lucy Faux BSc (Hons)

Associate Lecturer

School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

Room no. RM121


Lucy graduated from Solent University in 2017 with a first class honours degree in BSc (Hons) Health, Exercise and Physical Activity. She is currently studying on the MSc Public Health Nutrition at the University of Southampton.

Lucy is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and is in the process of developing a portfolio to achieve full fellowship. Alongside this, she is working towards professional endorsement from the Association for Nutrition and undertaking research into public health physical activity and nutrition interventions to improve general public health.

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Further information

  1. Awards

    Lucy's awards include Solent Undergraduate Research Internship 2016 and the Solent Research and Innovations Conference ‘Best 2 Minute Dissertation Presentation’
  2. Industry experience

    Lucy has gained much industry experience in the areas of nutrition and exercise. Follow the link below to find out more.

    Lucy is qualified to level 3 exercise referral and older adult exercise prescription, and level 4 exercise for cancer rehabilitation. She currently teaches dance based exercise and nutrition classes for dementia clients through Age UK and runs a support group for the families of dementia clients. She has worked in public health and fitness for the past four years, undertaking a variety of roles including gym instruction, group exercise instruction, physical activity and nutrition education for health improvement, private nutrition consultation and exercise referral consultation.

    Lucy is also a member of the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Research Review Panel.

    Lucy has a level 3 food hygiene certificate, an NVQ Level 2 in catering, and extensive experience in the practical application of food science through previous experience in hospitality and catering.

  3. Research interests

    Lucy's research interests include public health nutrition and exercise interventions, AfN competencies, workplace health interventions for wider family health, and physical activity and exercise for health prescription.
  4. Teaching experience

    Click the link below to find out more about Lucy's teaching experience...

    Lucy has been teaching for a year at Solent and is an accredited Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has a substantial base of teaching experience through her industry experience, within which she has developed nutrition education material in order to teach British South Asian women basic energy requirements, metabolism and macro and micronutrient interactions.

    Lucy has also developed and taught ‘cook and eat’ programmes to facilitate healthy eating practice in a variety of demographics.

    She is an experienced group fitness instructor and has taught group classes for the general public and older adults with various medical restrictions, adapting classes according to assessment of individual fitness level and personal fitness goals. 

  5. Work in progress

    Follow the link below to read more about what Lucy is currently working on.
    • Workplace nutrition education intervention to impact on wider family health.
    • Nutrition and physical activity public health intervention to improve widespread general health in local communities.
    • ‘Body Confidence’ physical activity classes for improvement of clinical health conditions.
    • Physical activity in medically referred clients for facilitation of improved quality of life.