Research on leg ulcers

SnipImageHART member, Geoff Middleton, is currently working alongside a number of colleagues,  Garry A Tew (University of York), Jonathan Michaels (University of Sheffield), Helen Crank, Markos Klonizakis and Anil Gumber (Sheffield Hallam University), studying the effects of exercise on the healing process of venous leg ulcers. A new article has been published by the research team, which illustrates the experimental trial and the procedures involved. Details of the publication are available here.

The full reference for the article is: Tew GA, Michaels J, Crank H, Middleton G, Gumber A, Klonizakis M. (2015). Supervised exercise training as an adjunctive therapy for venous leg ulcers: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 16:443. doi:10.1186/s13063-015-0963-z.

About Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson

Professor in Sociology & Physical Culture, and Director, Health Advancement Research Team (HART) in the School of Sport & Exercise Science at the University of Lincoln.

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