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