• Centre for Health Science Old Perth Rd Inverness IV2 3JH

    United Kingdom

  • 6841 Citations
  • 34 h-Index
1994 …2020

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Personal profile

Research expertise

My main research interests are in psychological and behavioural aspects of physical activity, sedentary behaviour and health.  My work is underpinned by behavioural epidemiology and has focused on health outcomes, physical activity and sedentary behaviour measurement, understanding the correlates of these behaviours and the design and evaluation of behaviour change interventions.  I have been involved in a number of randomised controlled trials of behaviour change interventions (e.g., PREPARE, STAND, Girls Active).  Populations I have worked with include children and adolescents, young adults, individuals at high risk of type 2 diabetes, older adults, and adults with peripheral arterial disease.  I have received funding from the Medical research Council, NIHR, government departments, health charities and commercial partners.

Teaching expertise

Supervised 6 PhD students to completion

External examiner for 9 PhD students from Universities in Australia, NZ, Norway, and UK.

Postgraduate and undergraduate teaching:

I have a post-graduate certificate in tertiary education. Over my career I have lead modules in a variety of subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate level (see below).  I have also led the curriculum development for two different MSc programmes.

Example modules:

Psychology of Physical Activity

Exercise and Health Promotion

Young People and Physical Activity

Research Methods

Sport and Exercise Psychology

Applied Sport Psychology

Academic Qualifications

PhD                University of Western Australia

MEd                University of Western Australia

DipGrad          University of Otago, New Zealand

BPhEd (dist.)   University of Otago, New Zealand

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Research Output

  • 6841 Citations
  • 34 h-Index
  • 105 Article
  • 5 Chapter
  • 2 Comment/debate

A citizen science study of short physical activity breaks at school: improvements in cognition and wellbeing with self-paced activity

Booth, J. N., Chesham, R. A., Brooks, N. E., Gorely, T. & Moran, C. N., 17 Mar 2020, In : BMC Medicine. 18, p. 1-11 11 p., 62 (2020) .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • Associations between cataract and multimorbidity: a cross-sectional study of 23,089 adults from Spain

    Jacob, L., López-Sánchez, G. F., Yang, L., Haro, J. M., Shin, J. I., Veronese, N., Soysal, P., Gorely, T., Koyanagi, A. & Smith, L., 13 May 2020, In : Eye.

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  • Bullying victimization and obesogenic behaviour among adolescents aged 12 to 15 years from 54 low‐ and middle‐income countries

    Smith, L., Jacob, L., Shin, J. I., Tully, M., Pizzol, D., López-Sánchez, G. F., Gorely, T., Yang, L., Grabovac, I. & Koyanagi, A., 29 Jul 2020, In : Pediatric Obesity. e12700.

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  • Co-production of "nature walks for wellbeing" public health intervention for people with severe mental illness: Use of theory and practical know-how

    Hubbard, G., Thompson, C. W., Locke, R., Jenkins, D., Munoz, S. A., Van Woerden, H., Maxwell, M., Yang, Y. & Gorely, T., 1 Apr 2020, In : BMC Public Health. 20, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., 428 (2020).

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    Activities

    • 1 Types of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement

    RSE Start Up Science Masterclasses

    Marie Cameron (Participant), & Trish Gorely (Participant)

    3 Nov 201810 Nov 2018

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement

    Press / Media

    Free lecture focuses onhealthy living

    Trish Gorely

    16/10/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Patients urged to attend cardiac rehab

    Trish Gorely

    4/03/19

    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Stirling experts identify the key to The Daily Mile's success

    Trish Gorely

    23/10/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Stirling experts identify the key to The Daily Mile’s success

    Trish Gorely

    23/10/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    A 15-minute ‘Daily Mile’ Could Enhance Children’s Health

    Trish Gorely

    10/05/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research