Prof Tom Yates
Professor of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Health,
Diabetes Research Centre, University of Leicester
Prof Tom Yates is an academic within the Diabetes Research Centre, University of Leicester. He completed his PhD in 2008 at Loughborough University. He works across a broad portfolio of physical activity research from early phase experimental research through to implementing diabetes prevention lifestyle programmes within routine primary care. Prof Yates is also a core member of the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre where ongoing research is investigating how physical activity and reduced sedentary behaviour can be used as a therapy in the prevention and treatment of chronic disease. Dr Yates has published over 130 Medline indexed articles and holds several prestigious research grants.