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Leon Mabire

Thesis title

Leon walking studyThe influence of body weight on the effectiveness of brisk walking for the management of obesity in adults.

Area of study

  • Obesity
  • Physical activity


Supervisors

  • Prof. David Baxter, Centre for Health, Activity, and Rehabilitation Research, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago (Primary Supervisor)
  • Dr Hilda Mulligan, Centre for Health, Activity, and Rehabilitation Research, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago
  • Dr Ramakrishnan Mani, Centre for Health, Activity and Rehabilitation Research, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago

Education background

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, University of Central Lancashire, UK
  • MSc Physiotherapy (Distinction), University of Salford, UK

Publications

Liu, L, Skinner, M., McDonough, S., Mabire, L. and Baxter, G.D. (2015) Acupuncture for Low Back Pain: An Overview of Systematic Reviews. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2015,

Mabire, L. (2010). The Physiotherapist’s Role in Maintaining a Healthy, Elderly Population. Diffusion 3(1): pp. 34-40

Awards

University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship

Why did you chose the School of Physiotherapy?

Access to world-class expertise and facilities.

Best things so far about your study

Having the opportunity, and support, to research a topic of particular interest to me.