Department for Health

Dr Andy Siddall

Research Officer in Exercise and Occupational Physiology

Andrew Siddall

Research OfficerPhD

1 West 5.111
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 5761

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Dr Siddall completed his PhD in Health and Exercise Physiology at the University of Bath in 2012 and is now a research officer in the area of Occupational and Environmental Physiology.

In his current role, Dr Siddall is examining the physical demands and associated fitness standards of UK firefighters, and cardiovascular disease risk, lifestyle and well-being in the UK Fire & Rescue Service as a whole. From this and his PhD which examined the influence of smoking on various biochemical components of training stress, adaptation and musculoskeletal injury in military training, he has completed multiple field-based trials and epidemiological surveys in occupational settings.

Dr Siddall has also worked as a teaching fellow at the University of Bath on the Sport, Health and Exercise Science undergraduate programme, lecturing in fundamental and applied physiology.

Research interests

  • Occupational and environmental physiology
  • Physiological employment standards
  • Immune response to exercise training and thermal stress
  • Injury and lifestyle epidemiology

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