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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
  • 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
  • High-intensity interval training and moderate-intensity continuous training in adults with Crohn’s disease, Tew, G., Leighton, D., Carpenter, R., Anderson, S., Langmead, L., Ramage, J., Faulkner, J., Coleman, E., Fairhurst, C., Seed, M., Bottoms, L. 29 Jan 2019, In: BMC Gastroenterology
  • Homeopathy for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (Review), Peckham, E., Cooper, K., Roberts, E., Agrawal, A., Brabyn, S., Tew, G. 4 Sep 2019, In: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
  • Participant experiences in a feasibility trial of supervised exercise training in adults with venous leg ulcers, Kesterton, S., Crank, H., Tew, G., Michaels, J., Gumber, A., McIntosh, E., King, B., Klonizakis, M. 13 Oct 2019, In: International Wound Journal
  • Scaphoid Waist Internal Fixation for Fractures Trial (SWIFFT), Dias, J., Brealey, S., Cook, L., Fairhurst, C., Hinde, S., Leighton, P., Choudary, S., Costa, M., Hewitt, C., Hodgson, S., Jefferson, L., Jeyapalan, K., Keding, A., Northgraves, M., Palmer, J., Rangan, A., Richardson, G., Taub, N., Tew, G., Thompson, J., Torgerson, D. 29 Mar 2019, In: Health Technology Assessment
  • The effect of protein and amino acid supplementation on muscle mass and function in patients with chronic heart failure, Nichols, S., McGregor, G., al-Mohammad, A., Ali, A., Tew, G., O'Doherty, A. 28 Oct 2019, In: European Journal of Nutrition
  • Three-curve rocker-soled shoes and gait adaptations to intermittent claudication pain, Jordan, A., Tew, G., Hutchins , S., Shalan, A., Cook, L., Thompson, A. Jan 2019, In: Gait and Posture

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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