Department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work


  • 2017

    Avery, A., Nagar, R., Hillier, S., Pallister, C., Lavin, J. and Mellor, D. (2017). Studying the impact on weight and glycaemic control in adults with diabetes attending a group-based commercial weight management programme. Practice Nursing 28, (2) 60-66.

    Clegg, M. (2017). They say coconut oil can aid weight loss, but can it really? Eur J Clin Nutr. In press.

    Hillier, S. and Olander, E. (2017). Women’s dietary changes before and during pregnancy: a systematic review. Midwifery: ObesitySpecial Edition 49, 19-31.

    Kennedy. S., Davies, E, Ryan, L and Clegg, M. (2017) Applying an extended theory of planned behaviour to predict breakfast consumption in adolescents. Eur J Clin Nutr. 71, (5): 607-613.

    Lightowler, H., Thondre, S., Holz, A. and Theis, S.  (2017). Replacement of glycaemic carbohydrates by inulin-type fructans from chicory (oligofructose, inulin) reduces the postprandial blood glucose and insulin response to foods: Report of two double-blind, randomized, controlled trials.  Eur J Nutr, doi:10.1007/s00394-017-1409-z.

    Lown, M., Fuller, R., Lightowler, H., Fraser, A., Gallagher, A., Stuart, B., Byrne, C and Lewith, G. (2017).  Mulberry-extract improves glucose tolerance and decreases insulin concentrations in normoglycaemic adults: results of a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled study.  PLoSONE 2017;12:e0172239.


    Avery, A., Hillier, S., Pallister, C., Barber, J. and Lavin, J. (2016). Factors influencing engagement in postnatal weight management and weight and wellbeing outcomes. British Journal of Midwifery .24, (11): 806-812.

    Campolier, M., Thondre, P.S., Clegg, M., Shafat, A., Mcintosh, A. and Lightowler, H. (2016). Changes in PYY and gastric emptying across the phases of the menstrual cycle and the influence of the ovarian hormones. Appetite 107, 106-115.

    Coe, S. and Ryan, L (2016). The impact of polyphenols on acute postprandial glycaemia: a systematic review. Journal of Nutritional Sciences. 5E24.

    Coleman, H., Quinn, P. and Clegg, M. (2016). Medium-chain triglycerides and conjugated linoleic acids in beverage form increase satiety and reduce food intake in humans.Nutrition Research 36, (6): 526-533.

    Croot, L., Rimmer, M., Dowse, E., Harries, J., Hatton, C., Hillier, S., Lavin, J. O’Cathain, A. and Salway, S. (2016). Modifying mainstream weight management interventions for use with people with intellectual disabilities: a user centred approach. Obesity Facts 9, (suppl 1): 40.

    Morey, S., Shafat, A. and Clegg, M. (2016). Oral versus intubated feeding and the effect on glycaemic and insulinaemic responses, gastric emptying and satiety. Appetite 96, 598-603.

    El-Chab, A., Simpson, C. and Lightowler, H. (2016). The reproducibility of a diet using three different dietary standardisation techniques in athletes. Eur J Clin Nutr 70, 954-958.


    Barber, J., Hillier, S., Middleton, G., Keegan, R., Henderson, H. and Lavin, J. (2015). Providing weight management via the workplace. International Journal of Workplace Health Management 9, (1).

    Coe, S. and Ryan, L. (2015). White bread enriched with polyphenol extracts shows no effect on glycaemic response or satiety, yet may increase postprandial insulin economy in healthy subjects. Nutrition Research 36, 193-200.

    Lown., M., Fuller, R., Lightowler, H., Fraser, A., Gallagher, A., Stuart, B., Byrne, C. and Lewith, G. (2015). Mulberry extract to modULate Blood glucosE Responses in noRmoglYcaemic adults (MULBERRY): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 16:486.

    Stubbs, R., Hillier, S., Pallister, C., Avery, A., McConnon, A. and Lavin, J. (2015). Changes in self-esteem in participants associated with weight-loss and maintenance of commercial weight management programme. Obesityand Control Therapies: Open Access 2, (1): 1-5.