Dr Charlie E M Foster

BEd Hons, MSc, PhD

  • BS8 1TZ


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Personal profile

Research interests

Research Themes – Systematic reviews and meta-analysis, epidemiology of physical activity and health outcomes, development of physical activity measurement, behaviour and surveillance, economic burden of physical activity, physical activity and environment, physical activity policy, physical activity trials and interventions, evaluation of natural experiments.

External positions

Chair of UK CMO Expert Committee for Physical Activity, Department of Health

2014 → …

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Research Output

  • 74 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 5 Editorial (Academic Journal)
  • 3 Review article (Academic Journal)
  • 2 Comment/debate (Academic Journal)

A critical evaluation of systematic reviews assessing the effect of chronic physical activity on academic achievement, cognition and the brain in children and adolescents: A systematic review.

Wassenaar, T. M., Williamson, W., Johansen-Berg, H., Dawes, H., Roberts, N., Foster, C. & Sexton, C. E., 22 Jun 2020, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 17, 79 (2020), 18 p.

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    Interventions outside the workplace for reducing sedentary behaviour in adults under 60 years of age

    Murtagh, EM., Murphy, M. H., Milton, K., Roberts, NW., O'Gorman, CSM. & Foster, C. E. M., 17 Jul 2020, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • “Let’s Talk about Physical Activity”: Understanding the Preferences of Under-Served Communities when Messaging Physical Activity Guidelines to the Public

    Nobles, J., Thomas, C., Gross, Z. B., Hamilton, M., Trinder-Widdess, Z., Speed, C., Gibson, A., Davies, R., Farr, M., Jago, R., Foster, C. & Redwood, S., 17 Apr 2020, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17, 8, 16 p., 2782.

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    Open Access
  • 32 Downloads (Pure)


    Seedcorn Funding - Improving the Communication of the Chief Medical Officer's Physical Activity Guidelines

    Nobles, James (Recipient), Farr, Michelle C (Recipient), Redwood, Sabi M (Recipient), Emer Brangan (Recipient), Zoe Trinder-Widdess (Recipient), Jago, Russell (Recipient), Foster, Charlie E M (Recipient), Rosie Davies (Recipient), Andrew Gibson (Recipient) & Zoe Banks-Gross (Recipient), 12 Dec 2018

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

  • Supervised Work

    Understanding the nature of association between anxiety disorders and anorexia nervosa: a triangulation approach

    Author: Lloyd, E. C., 28 Nov 2019

    Supervisor: Foster, C. E. M. (Supervisor), Verplanken, B. (External person) (Supervisor), Haase, A. M. (Supervisor) & Brunstrom, J. M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)