Postdoctoral Research Assistant
I work on the Fit to Study project, a randomised controlled trial investigating the impact of physical activity during secondary school PE on academic attainment. I am particularly interested in whether and how physical activity and fitness are linked to adolescent mental health and wellbeing.
Fit to Study: Reflections on designing and implementing a large-scale randomized controlled trial in secondary schools
Wheatley C. et al, (2020), Trends in Neuroscience and Education, 100134 - 100134
Effects of a programme of vigorous physical activity during secondary school physical education on academic performance, fitness, cognition, mental health and the brain of adolescents (Fit to Study): study protocol for a cluster-randomised trial.
Wassenaar TM. et al, (2019), Trials, 20
Unspoken Playground Rules Discourage Adolescent Physical Activity in School: A Focus Group Study of Constructs in the Prototype Willingness Model.
Wheatley CM. et al, (2018), Qual Health Res, 28, 624 - 632