Dr Faatihah Niyi-Odumosu

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About me

Dr. Faatihah Adeyinka Niyi-Odumosu is currently a Senior Lecturer in Applied Physiology, Faculty of Health and Applied Science, the University of the West of England. She is a qualified medical doctor, obtained her MBChB degree from the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria; her MSc (Medical Physiology) from the University of East London, United Kingdom; and her Ph.D. (Clinical Exercise Physiology) from Loughborough University, United Kingdom. She is a Commonwealth Scholar (since 2015). 

Area of expertise

Faatihah's research in the past and currently is multidisciplinary and in lifestyle medicine: Physical activity (PA), exercise and nutrition in health and chronic lifestyle disorders (Type-2 diabetes, obesity, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and chronic kidney disease). Her main research interest in the healthy population is women: reproductive vs postmenopausal and the BAME population. She is also exploring the barriers and motivators to engaging in regular PA among this group of people. Another ongoing study is exploring various interventions/measures aimed at increasing PA and reducing sedentary time in workplaces (specifically the academic environment in the UK and abroad: Africa).


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