Mr Michael Sheldrick

Data Research and Insight Officer, Inclusive Student Support Services

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792

Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker

Research Links

Available For Postgraduate Supervision

About

Dr Michael Sheldrick is a Research Officer in Sport and Exercise Sciences. He leads the HomeSPACE-COVID-19 project, which has been looking at activity-related changes in homes in response to the pandemic and their impact on children’s physical activity and sitting. Previously he worked on the CONNECT project; a wellbeing project aiming to reduce loneliness and isolation among students.  

Areas Of Expertise

  • Public health
  • Physical activity and sedentary behaviour in children
  • Data analysis using Microsoft Excel and SPSS software
  • Population-Based Health Research

Career Highlights

Research

The relationship between the home environment and children’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour at home

Sedentary time and physical activity in children, and their relationships with health and lifestyle factors

The impact of changes to the physical and social environment on children’s physical activity and sitting at home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Project evaluation of the CONNECT project; a wellbeing project aiming to reduce loneliness and isolation among students

The transition pathway from further education to higher education

Award Highlights Collaborations