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Dr Lesley Ward

Research Fellow

Department: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

Lesley Ward

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Musculoskeletal conditions; chronic illness; complementary and integrative medicine; rehabilitation; self-management; older adults

Key Publications

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  • A 2x2 randomised factorial SWAT of the use of a pen and small, financial incentive to improve recruitment rates in a randomised controlled trial of yoga for older adults with multimorbidity, Fairhurst, C., Roche, J., Bissell, L., Hewitt, C., Hugill-Jones, J., Howsam, J., Maturana, C., Corbacho Martin, B., Paul, S., Rose, F., Torgerson, D., Ward, L., Wiley, L., Tew, G. 27 Apr 2021, In: F1000Research
  • CLARIFY 2021: explanation and elaboration of the Delphi-based guidelines for the reporting of yoga research, Moonaz, S., Nault, D., Cramer, H., Ward, L. 5 Aug 2021, In: BMJ Open
  • Effect of interval compared to continuous exercise training on physiological responses in patients with Chronic Respiratory Diseases: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Alexiou, C., Ward, L., Hume, E., Armstrong, M., Wilkinson, M., Vogiatzis, I. 25 Jun 2021, In: Chronic Respiratory Disease
  • Exercise Training-Induced Extracellular Matrix Protein Adaptation in Locomotor Muscles: A Systematic Review, Kritikaki, E., Asterling, R., Ward, L., Padget, K., Barreiro, E., Camargo Madeira Simoes, D. 26 Apr 2021, In: Cells
  • Yoga for older adults with multimorbidity (The Gentle Years Yoga Trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial, Tew, G., Bissell, L., Corbacho, B., Fairhurst, C., Howsam, J., Hugill-Jones, J., Maturana, C., Paul, S., Rapley, T., Roche, J., Rose, F., Torgerson, D., Ward, L., Wiley, L., Yates, D., Hewitt, C. 12 Apr 2021, In: Trials
  • Cohort profile: Oxford pain, activity and lifestyle (OPAL) Study, a prospective cohort study of older adults in England, Sanchez Santos, M., Williamson, E., Bruce, J., Ward, L., Mallen, C., Garrett, A., Morris, A., Lamb, S. Sep 2020, In: BMJ Open
  • Complementary medicine for the management of knee and hip osteoarthritis – A patient perspective, Kim, C., Stebbings, S., Sundberg, T., Munk, N., Lauche, R., Ward, L. 1 Mar 2020, In: Musculoskeletal Care
  • Does yoga reduce the risk of falls in older people?, Tew, G., Ward, L., Hewitt, C., Tiedemann, A. 3 Sep 2020, In: BMJ
  • Exercise training for lung transplant candidates and recipients: a systematic review, Hume, E., Ward, L., Wilkinson, M., Manifield, J., Clark, S., Vogiatzis, I. 31 Dec 2020, In: European Respiratory Review
  • Factors influencing participant compliance in acupuncture trials: An in-depth interview study, Cao, H., Li, X., Li, X., Ward, L., Xie, Z., Hu, H., Zhang, Y., Liu, J. Apr 2020, In: PLoS One

Qualifications

  • PhD August 16 2014
  • Psychology PGDip May 08 2010
  • Science and othersubjects BSc May 06 1989

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Musculoskeletal conditions; chronic illness; complementary and integrative medicine; rehabilitation; self-management; older adults


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