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Professor Russ Jago

Professor Russ Jago

Professor Russ Jago
B.Sc.(C&GCHE), Ph.D.(R'dg)

Professor of Physical Activity & Public Health

Office Room 3G5, 12 Woodland Road
Social Science Complex,
8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TZ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 6603

Research summary


Principal Investigator, “A cluster randomised controlled trial of a Peer-Led Activity iNtervention for Adolescent girls (PLAN-A)NIHR Public Health Research Programme, 01/07/2018 – 31/12/2020

Co-Investigator, “The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC): A multi-generation, longitudinal resource focusing on life course health and well-being. Longitudinal Population Study support (Wellcome Trust and Medical Research Council jointly), 1st August 2019-1st July 2024, (PI Nic Timpson, Bristol

Co-Investigator “ARC West”, 01/10/2019 – 30/09/2024,  (PI John Macloed, Bristol)

Co-Investigator, A multicentre cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an ...

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Russ Jago is Professor of Paediatric Physical Activity & Public Health and Head of the Centre for Exercise, Nutrition & Health Sciences, within the School for Policy Studies at the University of Bristol. Professor Jago’s two inter-linked areas of research are: a) understanding the factors that influence children and adolescents' physical activity, and sedentary behaviour; and b) designing and evaluating complex interventions to change physical activity and sedentary behaviour among children and adolescents.

Professor Jago is Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition & Physical Activity ( 

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