Staff Profiles: Prof. Diane Crone

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Prof. Diane Crone

Staff Profile: Prof. Diane Crone
Professor of Exercise Science, Convenor of Sport, Exercise, Health and Wellbeing Research Priority Area

Prof. Diane Crone

Prof. Diane Crone

Professor of Exercise Science, Convenor of Sport, Exercise, Health and Wellbeing Research Priority Area

Health and Social Care

Sport and Exercise

Diane teaches on applied research topics which include cardiac rehabilitation, public policy and active transport, the role of purposeful activity in health promotion and the role of physical activity for mental health improvement.

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 715161 Email: dcrone@glos.ac.uk

Biography

Evidence-based practice is central to both the teaching and research that Prof Crone undertakes. She has managed a number of large scale European and national projects including integrating active transport into public policy across Europe, developing a professional development product for health professionals and evaluating mental health awareness programs in specific population groups. She regularly presents in the UK and in Europe in both English and Spanish. Where possible she works to linking students with local applied research projects to enable students to have real

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BSc (Hons) Sport (Science and administration) Nottingham Trent University 1990
PhD Exercise Psychology University of Leeds 2002
PGCert Higher Education Leadership and Management University Gloucestershire 2013

Accreditation

British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences - Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (1999-2017)

Membership of professional bodies

British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (Full Member)

Teaching and research

Teaching

Public policy and active transport

The role of purposeful activity (exercise and art) in health promotion

The role of physical activity for mental health improvement

Cardiac rehabilitation

Qualitative research methods

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

Public policy and active transport

The role of purposeful activity (exercise and art) in health promotion

The role of physical activity for mental health improvement

Cardiac rehabilitation

Qualitative research methods

Publications

More publications from Prof. Diane Crone can be found in the Research Repository.

Thesis Supervision

External responsibilities

Mental Health First Aid for the Armed Forces Community 2014-2016 SPAcE – Supporting Policy and Action in Active Environments, EU Erasmus+ Funded project 2015- 2018.  Research4Gloucestershire – university lead for collaboration with Gloucestershire Hospitals Trust and wider county health communi