LENI
Research Group

Welcome to our website!

We are a clinical research group that explores the role of lifestyle interventions as treatment and preventative options in clinical and pre-clinical groups.

LENI
Research Group

Welcome to our website!

We are a clinical research group that explores the role of lifestyle interventions as treatment and preventative options in clinical and pre-clinical groups.

What we do

We run research projects playing our part in the development and testing of interventions targeting non-communicable diseases. We work with clinicians, scientists, funders and (most importantly) members of the general public to find solutions to problems that matter to people the most.

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Clinical Research

We run high quality clinical research on a range of conditions.

Lifestyle Innovation

We work hard to develop innovative lifestyle interventions.

Support Wellbeing

We strive to support the wellbeing of our communities.

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Collaborative Working

We work together with clinicians, academics and the general public to support clinical and pre-clinical groups.

Tailored Interventions

We go by the belief that lifestyle interventions can only succeed if the individual needs of our participants are met.

Improve Quality of Life

Our work aims to support people to to improve their quality of life.

ACELA II

Development and feasibility-testing of a home-based exercise training and compression hosiery intervention for people with venous ulceration.

FISCU II

Development and feasibility-testing of an intervention including home-based exercise training and compression hosiery for people with venous leg ulcers.

PORIAS-HF

Online rehabilitation intervention aiming to support people with heart failure.

Quality of Life & Systemic Sclerosis

Exploring the effects of an exercise programme combining aerobic and resistance training on pain and fatigue outcomes in people with systemic sclerosis.

COVID-19 Fitness

Assessing the relationship between physical activity and severity of COVID-19 symptoms in non-hospitalised individuals.

Exercise and PCOS

Using supervised exercise training and increased physical activity to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

ACELA

Exploring the effects of long-term, water-based exercise on the vascular function of healthy, older adults.

ISME-NRT

Assessing the effect of e-cigarettes with or without nicotine and prescription nicotine replacement therapy on cardiovascular function of smokers making a quit attempt.

Systemic Sclerosis

Developing and exploring the feasibility of an exercise programme including aerobic and resistance training in people with systemic sclerosis.

FISCU

Studying the use of supervised exercise training as an adjunctive therapy for venous leg ulcers.

Diet Projects

Exploring the preventative and therapeutic role of novel diets in clinical and pre-clinical populations.

Total Projects

Current Projects

Participants

Active Collaborations

Active Grants

From Our Participants

“I have a vast improvement to the way I’m feeling, to the way I’m holding myself, the way I move!”

Martha

FISCU I

“Thank you for helping me do this, after a month or so I begun to feel a lot better and do things a lot easier.”

Maria

Meditteranean Diet

“It was an excellent experience, I now feel more happy and more energetic, I feel stronger!”

Theo

Systemic Sclerosis

“The benefits I’ve had from this are absolutely amazing, the exercise has helped me heal better than anything I’ve tried before.”

James

FISCU I

“I never thought that I would be able to follow a diet but I did it with your help and feel so much better. Thank you so much!”

Karen

Meditteranean Diet

“Your team were so welcoming and nice. I’ve not had a chest infection or have been out of breath since stopping smoking. I can also smell and taste a lot better!”
Emily

ISME-NRT

Our mission is to help people in clinical and pre-clinical groups be more healthy, feel happier and improve their quality of life

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