Dr Paul Kelly

Lecturer in Physical Activity for Health

Postgraduate teaching

  • Physical activity, all-cause mortality and morbidities
  • Physical activity and cardiovascular disease
  • Measurement of physical activity
  • Validity and reliability of physical activity assessment

Research summary

  • Physical activity epidemiology
  • Measurement of health behaviours
  • Walking, cycling and active travel benefits

Current and recent research

My current research focuses on the health benefits (physical and mental) of walking and cycling using data from large cohort studies and also RCTs.

I am also looking at improving the way we assess physical activity behaviour and energy expenditure through more valid and relaible measures.