Projects per year
Dr Amy Harwood joined the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences in May 2020 is a research fellow in Clinical and Exercise Sciences at Coventry University. Amy is currently deputy theme lead for Cardiovascular and Lifestyle Medicine | Coventry University. She is a BASES accredited sport and exercise scientist and obtained her PhD in exercise for peripheral artery disease from Hull York Medical School. Amy is also a qualified vascular sonographer having obtained certification from The University of Leeds in 2015.
Amy has extensive clinical and research experience working with patients with peripheral artery disease and is experienced in clinical trials and obervational studies in clinical exercise physiology and rehabilitation for patients with cardiovascular disease. Amy is also interested in understanding ajunct therapies such as heat therapy in specific clinical populations.
Amy is currently director of studies to Alexander Waddell. The project aims to understand habitual activity behaviour and patient requirements for a home-based exercise programme in people with peripheral artery disease and will develop a novel home-based programme. Alex started his PhD in January 2021.
PhD Medical Sciences, Degree, Hull York Medical School
Award Date: 1 Dec 2017
PgCert Diagnostic Imaging, University of Leeds
Award Date: 30 Nov 2015
MSc Human & Applied Physiology, MSc, King's College London
Award Date: 1 Sep 2014
BSc (hons) Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Portsmouth
Award Date: 31 Jul 2013
Honorary Lecturer in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Hull2018 → 2021
- QP Physiology
- Clinical Trials
- cardiovascular diseases
- Clinical Exercise
CVCOVID: Cardiovascular implications and physical activity in middle-age and older people with history of Covid-19.
18/01/21 → 17/06/24
Project: Internally funded project
Comparison of RR intervals and heart rate variability between disposable and reusable electrocardiography leads.
15/03/21 → 14/08/22
A systematic review of the role of heat therapy for patients with intermittent claudication due to peripheral artery diseaseHarwood, A., Pugh, C. J. A., Steward, C., Menzies, C., Thake, C. D. & Cullen, T., 15 Feb 2021, In: Vascular Medicine. (In-press), p. (In-press)
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile2 Downloads (Pure)
Harwood, A., McGregor, G., Ristic, A., Banerjee, P., Seferovic, P. M., MacGowan, G. A. & Jakovljevic, D., Feb 2021, In: ESC heart failure. 8, 1, p. 175-182 8 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile5 Downloads (Pure)
Cardiorespiratory fitness in patients undergoing elective open surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm: does it really fail to predict short-term postoperative mortality?Harwood, A., Perissiou, M. & Askew, C. D., Oct 2020, In: Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England. 102, 8, p. 643-645 3 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Comment/debate › peer-review
Considering the, feasibility, tolerability and safety of high-intensity interval training as a novel treatment for patients with intermittent claudication.Pymer, S., Ibeggazene, S., Palmer, J., Smith, G., Harwood, A., Hull, U., Ingle, L. & Chetter, I., 18 Nov 2020, In: Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. (In-press), p. (In-press)
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Exercise training for intermittent claudication: a narrative review and summary of guidelines for practitionersHarwood, A., Pymer, S., Ingle, L., Doherty, P., Chetter, I., Parmenter, B., Askew, C. D. & Tew, G., 6 Nov 2020, In: BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine. 6, 9 p., e000897.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile7 Citations (Scopus)4 Downloads (Pure)
The BASES Expert Statement on Exercise Training for People with Intermittent Claudication due to Peripheral Aterial Disease.
Amy Harwood (Speaker)27 Nov 2018
Activity: Talk or presentation › Invited talk
Harwood, Amy (Recipient), 2017
Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)