Dr Miranda E G Armstrong

BSc (Hons), MPhil, PhD

  • BS8 1TZ

20062020

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Research interests

Miranda Armstrong is a Physical Activity Epidemiologist and Lecturer in Physical Activity in Adults. Her research focuses on the associations between physical activity and various health outcomes such as vascular diseases and fractures in adults. She also has external collaborations with researchers based in Africa in which she researches childhood physical fitness, physical activity and nutritional status.

Miranda has a BSc. (hons) (Rhodes University, 2003), an MPhil in Computational Biology (University of Cambridge, 2007) and was awarded a PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Cape Town in 2009.

 

Previous Appointment

2008-2017: Physical Activity Epidemiologist on the Million Women Study (http://www.millionwomenstudy.org), Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford.

Within the Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Miranda used data from the Million Women Study (a prospective study of 1.3 Million middle-aged UK Women) to examine the associations between physical activity and body size, and health outcomes including fractures and various vascular diseases.

External positions

Honorary Research Fellow, University of Bath, Department of Health

3 Jan 20172 Jan 2020

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Research Output

  • 24 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 2 Conference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)
  • 1 Letter (Academic Journal)

A practice theory view of the temporality of mothering routines to inform physical activity social marketing programmes

Spotswood, F., Nobles, J. D. & Armstrong, M. E. G., 29 Jan 2020, (Unpublished) University of Bath Qualitative Research Symposium.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

  • Mothering routines, the family nexus and physical activity: Using practice theory to advance social marketing thinking

    Spotswood, F., Nobles, J. D. & Armstrong, M. E. G., 21 Apr 2020, (Unpublished) British Sociological Association.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

  • Definition of the traditional Mexican diet and its role in health: a systematic review

    Valerino Perea, S., Lara-Castor, L., Armstrong, M. E. G. & Papadaki, A., 17 Nov 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 11, 33 p., 2803.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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