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Dr Spencer Boyle

Dr. Spencer Earl Boyle is a Senior Lecturer in Health and Life Sciences at Northumbria University. After leaving The University of Central Lancashire, Spencer gained qualified teacher status and worked in secondary school PE before going on to study for his PhD at The University of Sheffield. With a wide ranging applied sport and physical activity background Spencer has worked in the delivery and management of sport and physical activity projects and continues to work as an accredited exercise professional in the health and fitness sector. His research has included work on physical activity, weight status and quality of life in children, barriers to school participation in fitness and physical activity. He continues to work on applied projects involving exercise in adults and in children’s opportunities to take part in activity.