Shania Boom

The understanding and co-development of a targeted approach to support the least active children

Shania is a PhD Student in the Faculty of Health Studies at the University of Bradford, funded through White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership. She earned her BSc in Sport, Physical Activity and Health from Leeds Beckett University in 2017, followed by a Masters in Social Science Research in Healthcare at the University of Bradford in 2022. Shania’s research experience also includes a Research Assistant role at the University of Leeds, where she investigated the impact of increasing physical activity during curriculum time, using Physically Active Learning and Movement breaks, on children’s academic achievement and attentional control. Shania’s continued research commitment is to drive research as a force for change in developing a healthy childhood.

Shania Boom's latest projects

The understanding and co-development of a whole-school approach to support the least active children

Physical inactivity is becoming a growing public health concern worldwide. Research shows that there is an average decline of 4.2% in total physical activity for each subsequent year of age....

Other Team members

Kate Morton

Research Fellow

Sarah Blower

Principal Research Fellow

Mallory Morehead

Research Fellow