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    Mr Geoff Middleton

    Principal Lecturer (Enterprise)

    School of Sport and Exercise Science
    College of Social Science

    About Geoff Middleton

    Geoff has had over 15 years experience working with local authorities, schools, sports clubs and private organisations. Over the past 9 years with the University, he has become an active member of the School’s consultancy drive in research, evaluation and income generation from private and community-based sources.

    Geoff’s research interests include nutrition, health promotion and evaluation theory; with a particular focus on complex multi-level and site interventions in the policy and practice domain. He is also an invited reviewer for a number of scientific journals and continues to practice sports nutrition with aspiring amateur athletes.

    Department Responsibilities

    Chair of the College of Social Science Enterprise Working group
    Teaching and administration of subject specific undergraduate degree modules:
    Exercise Instruction
    Personal Training
    Sport and Exercise Nutrition
    Physical Activity and Public Health
    Promoting Physical Activity and Health
    Community Health Development

    Subject Specialism

    Health promotion; public health; evaluation; nutrition


    • MSc Sport & Exercise Science (Physiology/Nutrition) — 2006
    • BSc Sport & Exercise Science — 2003

    Professional Affiliations

    External Activities and Consultancy

    Performance Nutritionist: University of Lincoln Athlete Bursary students
    Consultant evaluation specialist for complex and innovative social interventions/programmes  

    Research Group Memberships

    Research Projects

    • Exploring the new participant experience of Vitality: a community-based physical activity programme for the over 60s (PI) — One Life Ltd in 2016
    • Feasibility of an Exercise Intervention in patients with Venous Ulcers (Lincoln Site manager) — National Institute for Health Research in 2015
    • Evaluation of Lincolnshire’s Workplace Challenge (Co-I) — Lincolnshire Sport in 2014
    • Exploring the occupational identity of the Health Trainer (Co-I) — College of Social Science (UoL) in 2014
    • Eating the Mediterranean Diet in the UK: Exploring barriers and facilitators (PI) — College of Social Science (UoL) in 2012
    • Evaluation of the Lincolnshire One Venue ‘X-Change’ programme (PI) — Paul Hamyln Foundation in 2012
    • The microcirculatory effects of a dietary and exercise intervention in middle-aged to older adults (Co-I) — College of Social Science (UoL) in 2011
    • Weight management referral in the workplace (Co-I) — Slimming World in 2011
    • Specialist Health Promotion Service Review (PI) — North East Lincolnshire Care Trust Plus in 2010
    • Evaluation of the Food for Fitness Team (PI) — North East Lincolnshire Care Trust Plus in 2009
    • Evaluation of the Obesity Prevention Scheme (PI) — North East Lincolnshire Care Trust Plus in 2009

    Research in the Lincoln Repository

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