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Dr David Broom

Dr David Broom

Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University

Dr David Broom

Sheffield Hallam University


David is a Reader in Physical Activity and Health.  He has a broad interest in the benefits of physical activity on health but has examined the effects of exercise on appetite and appetite related hormones and has been involved in the development, monitoring and evaluation of physical activity and weight management interventions. 

He is elected Chair of BASES Division of Physical Activity for Health and an Associate Editor of BMC Obesity. He is an appointed member of the Chief Medical Officers Adult Expert Working Group tasked with updating the UK's physical activity guidelines and is therefore influencing national government policy.  READ FULL BIO