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Dr Garry Tew

Associate Professor

Department: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

 Garry Lew 3Following several years working in the fitness industry, Garry moved into Higher Education by completing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in sport and exercise science and exercise physiology, respectively.

Garry held research positions at Sheffield Hallam University and the University of York before arriving at Northumbria in 2015, where he is now an Associate Professor in Exercise and Health Sciences. Garry is also the Director of Enterprise and Engagement for the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation and one of the leading members of Department’s “Promoting and Preserving Health and Wellbeing” research theme. He has been a BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist since 2010.


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Campus Address

Northumberland Building
City Campus
Newcastle upon Tyne


  • Clinical Science PhD September 01 2009
  • Sports Science MSc August 01 2006
  • Sports Science August 01 2005
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2016
  • Chartered Scientist CSci 2013
  • BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (Physiology - Research) 2010
  • Professional Member British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) 2009

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Community-based prehabilitation before elective major surgery: the PREP-WELL quality improvement project, Tew, G., Bedford, R., Carr, E., Durrand, J., Gray, J., Hackett, R., Lloyd, S., Peacock, S., Taylor, S., Yates, D., Danjoux, G. 24 Mar 2020, In: BMJ Open
  • Exercise therapy in routine management of peripheral arterial disease and intermittent claudication: a scoping review, Abaraogu, U., Duru, O., Dall, P., Tew, G., Stuart, W., Brittenden, J., Seenan, C. 2020, In: Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease
  • Infographic: Exercise for Intermittent Claudication, Tew, G., Allen, L., Askew, C., Chetter, I., Cucato, G., Doherty, P., Garnham, A., Harwood, A., Ingle, L., Jenkins, M., Michaels, J., Pittack, S., Seenan, C., Trender, H. 23 Jan 2020, In: British Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Randomised clinical trial: Combined impact and resistance training in adults with stable Crohn’s disease, Jones, K., Baker, K., Speight, A., Thompson, N., Tew, G. 30 Jul 2020, In: Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Surgery versus cast immobilisation for adults with a bicortical fracture of the scaphoid waist (SWIFFT), Dias, J., Brealey, S., Fairhurst, C., Amirfeyz, R., Bhowal, B., Blewitt, N., Brewster, M., Brown, D., Choudary, S., Coapes, C., Cook, L., Costa, M., Davis, T., DisMascio, L., Giddins, G., Hedley, H., Hewitt, C., Hinde, S., Hobby, J., Hodgson, S., Jefferson, L., Jeyapalan, K., Johnston, P., Jones, J., Keding, A., Leighton, P., Logan, A., Mason, W., McAndrew, A., McNab, I., Muir, L., Nicoll, J., Northgraves, M., Palmer, J., Poulter, R., Rahimtoola, Z., Rangan, A., Richards, S., Richardson, G., Stuart, P., Taub, N., Tavakkolizadeh, A., Tew, G., Thompson, J., Torgerson, D., Warwick, D. 8 Aug 2020, In: The Lancet
  • Affective and Enjoyment Responses to 12 weeks of High Intensity Interval Training and Moderate Continuous Training in Adults with Crohn’s Disease, Bottoms, L., Leighton, D., Carpenter, R., Anderson, S., Langmead, L., Ramage, J., Faulkner, J., Coleman, E., Fairhurst, C., Seed, M., Tew, G. 20 Sep 2019, In: PLoS One
  • Cross-sectional study of patient-reported fatigue, physical activity and cardiovascular status in men after robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy, Ashton, R., Tew, G., Robson, W., Saxton, J., Aning, J. 10 Apr 2019, In: Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Efficacy and Feasibility of Pain management and Patient Education for Physical Activity in Intermittent claudication (PrEPAID), Abaraogu, U., Dall, P., Brittenden, J., Stuart, W., Tew, G., Godwin, J., Seenan, C. 16 Apr 2019, In: Trials
  • Factors associated with regular physical activity participation among people with severe mental ill health, Mishu, M., Peckham, E., Heron, P., Tew, G., Stubbs, B., Gilbody, S. 1 Jul 2019, In: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology

PGR Supervision

  • James Durrand Start: 01/03/2018
  • Shane O'Leary Gym ecology: How fitness centre environments affect exercise behaviours and psychological states. Start: 21/10/2016
  • David King The Appetite and Glycaemic Effects of Whey Protein Administration in Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity Start: 19/07/2016


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