Staff profile

Dr Ruth Ashton


Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

Ruth smiling wearing a green shirt

Subject

Sport and Exercise Science

College

College of Science and Engineering

Department

School of Human Sciences

Research centre

Human Sciences Research Centre

ORCiD ID

0000-0001-6282-0352

Campus

Derby Campus

Email

R.Ashton@derby.ac.uk

About

I am a Lecturer in Exercise Physiology in the School of Human Sciences. I am also a researcher in the Human Science Research Centre; my research has primarily focused on exercise in adults with chronic diseases.

Teaching responsibilities

I currently contribute to teaching in the areas of exercise physiology and physcial activity and health. I also supervise student research projects. 

Research interests

My research focuses on exercise in adults with chronic diseases, in particular those diagnosed with cancer or cardiovascular disease. The research looks at how exercise can be an adjunctive therapy to conventional treatment to improve overall health and quality of life. 

Membership of professional bodies

Qualifications

Recent conferences

Additional interests and activities

Recent publications