Daniel P. Bailey PhD, PgCAP, BSc, FHEACo-Director, Centre for Physical Activity in Health and Disease; Senior Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, Brunel University London, United Kingdom
Dr. Daniel Bailey is a Senior Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences and is Co-Director of the Centre for Physical Activity in Health and Disease at Brunel University London. Dr. Bailey's research investigates the relationship between sedentary behaviour and chronic health conditions, with a particular focus on cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes. This research includes the epidemiology of sedentary behaviour and associations with chronic health risks, rigorously controlled laboratory studies examining the benefits of breaking up prolonged sitting time on cardiometabolic biomarkers, and the development and evaluation of interventions to reduce sedentary behaviour and increase physical activity in a range of population groups at risk of adverse health such as office workers, wheelchair users, older adults and people with Type 2 diabetes.
Dr. Bailey has been awarded multiple research grants from funding bodies and industry partners to support his research and has published a large number of research articles in the field of sedentary behaviour, physical activity and health. He has delivered multiple conference presentations and invited talks across the UK and Europe and was Technical Advisor for the Qatar National Physical Activity Guidelines 2nd edition, 2021. Dr. Bailey is Deputy Chair of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Physical Activity for Health Division, and was a member of the scientific global leadership committee for the 8th International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) Congress.