Owen Tomlinson
Associate Research Fellow


Owen has a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Bath and an MSc in Paediatric Exercise and Health from the University of Exeter. His PhD, awarded in 2019, focused on the role of exercise testing in the assessment and treatment of cystic fibrosis - a genetic condition that predominantly affects the lungs, and has around 11,000 people in the UK.

He is currently an Associate Research Fellow in Sport & Health Science, responsible for coordinating a national randomised control trial, examining an online physical activity intervention in patients with cystic fibrosis. 

He is also actively involved with the local provision of exercise testing and training at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, coordinating and leading the exercise testing service; as well as leading the national 'Cystic Fibrosis and Exercise Technicians Network', a group for frontline NHS staff that are responsible for exercise provision in cystic fibrosis. 


2012: BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science - University of Bath 
2013: MSc Paediatric Exercise and Health - University of Exeter
2015: Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
2019: PhD Sport & Health Science - University of Exeter

Contact details

Tel+44 (0)1392 727049
AddressUniversity of Exeter
St Luke's Campus
OfficeHaighton 27

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