• University of Huddersfield
    Queensgate
    Huddersfield
    HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

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Biography

Dr Liane Azevedo is a Reader in Health Research at the University of Huddersfield. Her research interest is in Public Health, particularly in behaviour change interventions. She has worked in many studies involving interventions with children, targeting the increase in physical activity and the reduction in sedentary behaviour. She has published several systematic reviews focusing on treating and preventing overweight and obesity in children and the correlates of physical activity and academic achievement or fundamental motor skills.
Liane has developed strong collaborations with the sports organisations, local authorities, community, and voluntary sectors, contributing to bridging the expertise and knowledge between sectors. In addition, she has established many rewarding research collaborations with scholars from the UK and internationally.
She wants to contribute to knowledge development on early years movement behaviour and how interactive technology influences young children's health and development.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Public Health
  • Physical Activity
  • Exercise science
  • Health Promotion
  • Children and Youth
  • Systematic Reviews

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