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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.
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.
Honorary Research Fellow, University of Bath
3 Jan 2017 → 2 Jan 2020
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Exploring Meals on Wheels as a service provided to vulnerable adults in South-East Asia: establishing food safety, nutritional, social care, psychological and policy implications
19/07/21 → …
1/07/21 → 30/09/23
1/01/20 → 31/03/23
Adherence to a traditional Mexican diet and non-communicable disease-related outcomes: secondary data analysis of the cross-sectional Mexican National Health and Nutrition SurveyValerino-Perea, S., Armstrong, M. E. G. & Papadaki, A., 25 Jul 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: British Journal of Nutrition. p. 1-14 14 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article (Academic Journal) › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile5 Downloads (Pure)
The Traditional Mexican Diet and its Association with Non-Communicable Disease-Related Outcomes: Analysis of a Nationally Representative SurveyValerino Perea, S., Papadaki, A. & Armstrong, M. E. G., 2022, (Accepted/In press).
Research output: Contribution to conference › Conference Poster
Meals on Wheels should be supported by the Government to ensure the wellbeing of older, vulnerable, and self-isolating adults during lockdownPapadaki, A., Cameron, A. M., Armstrong, M. E. G. & Willis, P. B., Feb 2021
Research output: Other contributionOpen Access