Dr Ellen Castle
Lecturer in Physiotherapy
Mary Seacole 301 Pod 8 Desk F
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tel: +44 (0)1895 266537
- Physiotherapy and Physician Associate
- Department of Health Sciences
- College of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Dr Ellen Castle is a Lecturer and Researcher in Physiotherapy in the Department of Health Sciences.
Dr Castle’s research interests include the exploration of physical activity, exercise and wellbeing interventions for people living with long-term conditions. She is particularly interested in digital and face-to-face interventions, and participant experience using qualitative methods. Dr Castle works with Dr Greenwood who leads the King’s Renal Rehabilitation and Exercise Team at King’s College Hospital.
Dr Castle is co-chair of the UK Kidney Research Consortium MedTech group, co-chair of the special interest groups (SIG) leadership group for the UK Kidney Association, a member of the European Society of Organ Transplantation prehab guidance group, and an author of the UK renal workforce planning guidelines.
Newest selected publications
Castle, EM., Dijk, G., Asgari, E., Shah, S., Phillips, R., Greenwood, J., (2022) 'The Feasibility and User-Experience of a Digital Health Intervention Designed to Prevent Weight Gain in New Kidney Transplant Recipients—The ExeRTiOn2 Trial'. Frontiers in Nutrition, 9. pp. 1 - 18.Open Access Linket al.
Baker, LA., March, DS., Wilkinson, TJ., Billany, RE., Bishop, NC., Castle, EM., (2022) 'Clinical practice guideline exercise and lifestyle in chronic kidney disease'. BMC Nephrology, 23 (1). pp. 1 - 36. ISSN: 1471-2369 Open Access Linket al.
Wilkinson, TJ., Bishop, NC., Billany, RE., Lightfoot, CJ., Castle, EM., Smith, AC. and (2021) 'The effect of exercise training interventions in adult kidney transplant recipients: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised control trials'. Physical Therapy Reviews, 27 (2). pp. 114 - 134. ISSN: 1083-3196 Open Access Linket al.
Castle, EM., McBride, E., Greenwood, J., Bramham, K., Chilcot, J. and Greenwood, SA. (2021) 'Do Exercise, Physical Activity, Dietetic, or Combined Interventions Improve Body Weight in New Kidney Transplant Recipients? A Narrative Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis'. Kidney and Dialysis, 1 (2). pp. 100 - 120.Open Access Link
Castle, EM., Greenwood, J., Chilcot, J. and Greenwood, SA. (2020) 'Usability and experience testing to refine an online intervention to prevent weight gain in new kidney transplant recipients'. British Journal of Health Psychology, 26 (1). pp. 232 - 255. ISSN: 1359-107X