Dr Johnny Collett

BSc, PhD

Reader in Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation

Department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work

Johnny Collett

Role

Johnny is research lead for the Department of Sport, Health sciences and Social Work and leads the rehabilitation theme with MOReS, OxInAHR. He has considerable experience in rehabilitation research with a focus on neurological conditions. His interests span from understanding mechanism to pragmatic delivery of interventions. He has specific interests in optimising movement, exercise and physical activity. His work is motivated by enabling people to participate in activities meaningful to them. He is an experienced doctoral supervisor and eager to support those working clinically wanting to pursue research.

Teaching and supervision

Supervision

Dr Collett welcomes inquiries from prospective PhD candidate on his area of expertise.

Research Students

Name Thesis title Completed
Helene Eisenhut Exploring the barriers and facilitators for volunteering as an intervention for those with chronic conditions Active
Mrs Robyn Stiger Prehabilitation for cancer patients Active

Research

Centres and institutes

Groups

Projects as Principal Investigator, or Lead Academic if project is led by another Institution

  • Contribution to Oxford Health BRC (01/04/2022 - 30/09/2022), funded by: Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, funding amount received by Brookes: £7,073
  • LOng COvid Multidisciplinary consortium: Optimising Treatments and servIces acrOss the NHS (LOCOMOTION) (led by University of Leeds) (26/07/2021 - 30/06/2024), funded by: National Institute for Health Research, funding amount received by Brookes: £7,136
  • Transcranial direct current stimulation to improve motor function in children with cerebral palsy (01/01/2020 - 31/12/2023), funded by: Action Medical Research, funding amount received by Brookes: £171,581
  • Reversibility of Early Cardiometabolic Dysfunction in Sedentary and Obese Adolescents (led by University of Oxford) (01/07/2018 - 30/06/2023), funded by: British Heart Foundation, funding amount received by Brookes: £136,018

Projects as Co-investigator

  • Alzheimer’s Research UK Thames Valley Network Centre 2022 (led by University of Oxford)(01/01/2022 - 31/12/2023), funded by: Alzheimer's Research UK, funding amount received by Brookes: £0, funded by: Alzheimer's Research UK
  • A lifestyle weight management program for paediatric patients with demyelinating conditions(01/07/2020 - 29/02/2024), funded by: Great Ormond Street Hospital Childrens Charity, funding amount received by Brookes: £92,409, funded by: Great Ormond Street Hospital Childrens Charity

Publications

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