ATTAIN Network

Professor Leigh Breen (Director)

Associate Professor: Metabolic and Molecular Physiology, University of Birmingham

Professor Afroditi Stathi (Co-Director)

Professor of Physical Activity & Community Health, University of Birmingham 

Professor Sharon Simpson

Professor of Behavioural Sciences and Health, University of Glasgow 

Professor Diane Crone

Professor of Exercise and Health, Cardiff Metropolitan University 

Dr Tom Maden-Wilkinson

Senior Research Fellow, University of Sheffield

Dr Victoria Palmer

Research Associate (MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit), University of Glasgow 

Arya Savadi

Research Network Coordinator 

Research Network Coordinator

Ms. Arya Savadi

External Advisors

John Gladman

Professor in the Medicine of Older People

University of Nottingham

Melrose Stewart OBE

Honorary Lecturer in Physiotherapy

University of Birmingham

Charlie Foster MBE

Professor of Physical Activity and Public Health

University of Bristol

Susan Kay

Chief Executive

Dunhill Medical Trust

Cameron Swift

Chair Research Grants Committee

Abbeyfield Research Foundation

Anita Shervington

Director & Community Engagement Consultant

Community Perspectives

Kaseem Khan


Strength For Life LTD

Julie Robinson

Chief Executive

Move It Or Lose It!

Kenny Butler

Strategic Lead - Health & Wellbeing

UK active

Robert Jasper

Public Contributor and Group Lead

NIHR Biomedical Research Centre - Muscle Health PPI/E

Ine Wauben

Chief Executive

McMaster University Institute for Research on Ageing

Laura Chapman

Patient and Public Involvement/Engagement Manager

NIHR Biomedical Research Centre