David Broom


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    Interests in physical activity, exercise and sedentary behaviour.

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    David Broom is Professor of Physical Activity, Exercise and Health at Coventry University. His area of expertise is the effects of exercise and nutritional interventions on appetite and energy balance in the prevention and treatment of excess weight and obesity.


    This includes the funded development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of such interventions with burgeoning expertise in home-based exercise.


    Notably, he was on the Chief Medical Officers expert working group that updated the adult Physical Activity Guidelines published in 2019 and is former Chair of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Division of Physical Activity for Health.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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