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Personal details
Name Professor Ken Fox
Job title Emeritus Professor
Department School for Policy Studies University of Bristol
Work contact details
Email address
 
Telephone number work(0117) 331 1153
Out-of-hours contact details home01392 253 761
Qualifications BSc(Lond), MSc, PhD(Arizona), PGCE
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Faculty of Public Health, Royal College of Physicians
Association for the Study of Obesity
Physical Education Association UK
British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
British Nutrition Foundation
Keywords physical activity
exercise
psychology
obesity
public health
mental health
ageing
self-esteem
Areas of expertise Spokesperson for the field of physical activity/exercise and public health. Senior scientific editor of the CMO report (2004)and co-author of joint CMOs report (2011) on physical activity guidelines. Adviser to the Health Select Committee Enquiry on obesity (2004). Panel member for Foresight report on obesity (2007). Presenter to House of Lords Enquiry on health behaviour change. Scientific governor of the British Nutrition Foundation. Adviser to Department of Health on physical activity.

Research projects include activity interventions for children and older adults, exercise and mental health, exercise and weight management, theoretical research into self-esteem and self-perceptions.
Media experience I act as a spokesperson for physical activity and public health, on activity for children and older adults, obesity and mental health issues. Many past TV, radio and press interviews and regularly present at professional and research conferences.