Katherine joined the York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences as a Research Fellow (Trials Coordinator) in 2020. She is currently completing a PhD investigating the effects of a 6-month resistance training programme on muscle function and bone mineral density in adults with in Crohn’s Disease.
Currently Katherine is working on VenUS 6, a randomised controlled trial of compression therapies for the treatment of venous leg ulcers.
BSc Sports Science with Coaching, University of Northumbria at Newcastle
MSc Clinical Exercise Physiology, University of Northumbria at Newcastle
Katherine's research interests are primarily focused on the role of exercise prescription in the management, treatment and prevention of chronic diseases, with a particular interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis).