Video: How should we measure physical activity?

As part of our focus on physical activity this month, we spoke to Dr. Paul Kelly about his experience as a researcher and educator in the area of physical activity.

Paul is a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh where he teaches courses in a new graduate program, Physical Activity for Health (MSc/PgDip/PgCert). His research interests focus on improving how we measure physical activities, such as walking and cycling.

Paul has published many research papers that cover diverse topics such as:

This interview was first aired as part of a free online course offered by Exercise Works and Physiopedia called Physiotherapy, Exercise and Physical Activity Open Online Course (PEPA MOOC).

Physical activity programme

A series of five online courses that comprehensively explore physical activity and the related role of physiotherapy / physical therapy