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 Curtis Wadey

Curtis Wadey

Postgraduate Research Student

 Baring Court 135


Baring Court, University of Exeter St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK


I am currently working within the Children’s Health & Exercise Research Centre (CHERC) completing a PhD in cardiorespiratory fitness, cardiac function, and health in young people with congenital heart disease. We aim to investigate the importance of cardiorespiratory fitness and how to improve it. The aim is to help shape future physical activity guidelines and health care policy. I also work in the department of Sport and Health Sciences as a postgraduate teaching associate. 

Supervisors: Professor Craig Williams, Dr Guido Pieles, Dr Alan Barker


  • MSc in Paediatric Exercise and Health (Distinction) - University of Exeter
  • BA (Hons) in Physical Education And Sport Coaching (1st Class) - University of Chichester


My past academic roles:

  • Research intern, helping to track the fitness and heart health of elite paediatric athletes going through cardiac screening.
  • Research assistant, conducting and interpreting cardiopulmonary exercise tests in paediatric patients with Barth syndrome.

Other roles:

Previously I have worked within Primary Care as a research coordinator in collaboration with the national institute of health research, along with several other roles. I have also worked with a large GP Federation aiming to improve efficiency in general practice.


Research grants

  • 0 Wellcome Trust
    Parental recommendations and exercise attitudes in congenital hearts (PREACH)


Supervision / Group

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