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Dr Daniel Bailey

Dr Daniel Bailey
Senior Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

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Dr Daniel Bailey is a Senior Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (physiology) in the Division of Sport, Health and Exercise SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences, and a member of the Centre for Human Performance, Exercise and Rehabilitation. Dr Bailey's research investigates the relationship between sedentary behaviour and chronic health conditions, with a particular focus on cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes. This research includes the epidemiology of sedentary behaviour and association with chronic health risks, rigorously controlled laboratory studies examining the benefits of breaking up prolonged sitting time on markers of health, and the development and evaluation of interventions to reduce sedentary behaviour in a wide range of population groups.

Dr Bailey has been awarded a total of 12 research grants from funding bodies and industry partners since 2014 and has published 28 research articles. He has delivered 18 conference presentations and invited talks across the UK and Europe and is a Technical Advisor for the Qatar National Physical Activity Guidelines 2nd edition, which is being released in 2020. Dr Bailey is Associate Editor for Frontiers in Public Health, which recently received its first impact factor of 2.031, he is membership rep for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Physical Activity for Health Division, and a member of the scientific committee leadership group for the 8th International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) Congress.

Dr Bailey has a wealth of experience teaching physical activity, sedentary behaviour and health topics at undergraduate and postgraduate level and in his previous role as Senior Lecturer in Health, Nutrition and Exercise at the University of Bedfordshire he was leader for the BSc (Hons) Health, Nutrition and Exercise programme.


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Bedfordshire 2012, An investigation into cardiometabolic risk in children and adolescents

Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice, University of Bedfordshire 2015

BSc (Hons) Applied Sports Science, 2:1, University of Bedfordshire 2008

Newest selected publications

Charalambous, LH., Champion, RB., Smith, LR., Mitchell, ACS. and Bailey, DP. (2019) 'Effects of Interrupting Sitting with Use of a Treadmill Desk Versus Prolonged Sitting on Postural Stability'. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 40 (13). pp. 871 - 875. ISSN: 0172-4622 Open Access Link

Journal article

Stockwell, SL., Smith, LR., Weaver, HM., Hankins, DJ. and Bailey, DP. (2019) 'Associations of Sitting Behavior Patterns With Cardiometabolic Risk in Children: The Sit Less for Health Cross-Sectional Study'. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 16 (10). pp. 836 - 842. ISSN: 1543-3080 Open Access Link

Journal article

Maylor, BD., Zakrzewski-Fruer, JK., Stensel, DJ., Orton, CJ. and Bailey, DP. (2019) 'Effects of Frequency and Duration of Interrupting Sitting on Cardiometabolic Risk Markers'. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 40 (13). pp. 818 - 824. ISSN: 0172-4622 Open Access Link

Journal article

Brierley, ML., Chater, AM., Smith, LR. and Bailey, DP. (2019) 'The Effectiveness of Sedentary Behaviour Reduction Workplace Interventions on Cardiometabolic Risk Markers: A Systematic Review'. Sports Medicine, 49 (11). pp. 1739 - 1767. ISSN: 0112-1642

Journal article

Ojo, SO., Bailey, DP., Brierley, ML., Hewson, DJ. and Chater, AM. (2019) 'Breaking barriers: using the behavior change wheel to develop a tailored intervention to overcome workplace inhibitors to breaking up sitting time'. BMC Public Health, 19 (1). pp. 1126. ISSN: 1471-2458 Open Access Link

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