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Amie Woodward
Research Fellow (Trial Coordinator)

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Biography

Amie joined the York Trials Unit as a Research Fellow in January 2021. She is currently in the final stage of PhD completion. Amie's doctoral research explores the impact of physical activity on cardiovascular disease risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

Qualifications

  • BSc Sports Coaching and Performance, University of Hull
  • MSc Sport, Health and Exercise Science, University of Hull
  • PhD Clinical Exercise Physiology, Sheffield Hallam University

Research

Overview

Amie's research interests include cardiovascular and metabolic health, pathophysiology, exercise physiology, and women's health.

Projects

  • OSTRICH: A large, pragmatic, multi-armed, randomised controlled trial to assess the clinical and cost-effectiveness of therapeutic orthoses for children with symptomatic pes planus
  • PERSONAL-EYE-S: A cross-over, randomised feasibility study of digitally printed versus hand-painted artificial eyes in adults.

Research group(s)

Supervision

  • Cardiovascular and metabolic health
  • Exercise physiology
  • Physical activity

Publications

Selected publications

  • Woodward, A., Klonizakis, M. & Broom D. (2020). Exercise and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. In: J. Xiao (ed.), Physical Exercise for Human Health. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 1228. Springer, 123-136.

  • Woodward, A., Broom, D., Dalton, C. et al. Supervised exercise training and increased physical activity to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: study protocol for a randomized controlled feasibility trial. Trials 21, 101 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-019-3962-7

  • Woodward, A., Broom, D., Harrop, D. et al. The effects of physical exercise on cardiometabolic outcomes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome not taking the oral contraceptive pill: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Diabetes Metab Disord (2019) 18: 597. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40200-019-00425-y

  • Woodward, A., Klonizakis, M., Lahart, I. et al. The effects of exercise on cardiometabolic outcomes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome not taking the oral contraceptive pill: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. Syst Rev 8, 116 (2019) doi:10.1186/s13643-019-1030-8

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Amie Woodward
Research Fellow (Trial Coordinator)

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@healthsciyork