Projects per year
Areas of Expertise
- Chronic fatigue syndrome
- Randomised controlled trials
- Research methods
- Trial management
- Complex interventions
- Graded exercise therapy
- Exercise psychology and physiology
- Exercise as a treatment for chronic illness
- Exercise and health
Key Research Interests
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Randomised controlled trials
Quantitative research methods
Complex intervention development and testing
Exercise psychology and physiology
Exercise as a treatment for chronic illness
Exercise for health
Sleep management for fatigue
I completed my BSc in sports Science at the University of Brighton and an MSc in Sports Science (Fitness and Health) at the University of Essex. I obtained my PhD in Medicine at the University of London. I have taught and undertaken research at the University of Essex, Kings College London, Queen Mary University of London and the University of East Anglia.
My research focusses on health and wellbeing, particularly the management of chronic fatigue through exercise, and looking at the effects of shift work on sleep and fatigue. I have developed graded exercise interventions and trained and supervised therapists to deliver those interventions.
Doctor of Philosophy, King's College London
1999 → 2005
Award Date: 1 Feb 2005
Master of Science, University of Essex
1996 → 1997
Award Date: 1 Aug 1997
Bachelor of Science, University of Brighton
1990 → 1993
Award Date: 2 Aug 1993
Honorary Research Fellow, Queen Mary University of London
1 Mar 2017 → 28 Feb 2019
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Determining the feasibility of managing post stroke fatigue in the community with guided graded exercise therapy
1/01/19 → 31/03/22
Cessation of smoking trial in the emergency department (CoSTED): protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trialNotley, C., Clark, L., Belderson, P., Ward, E., Clark, A. B., Parrott, S., Agrawal, S., Bloom, B. M., Boyle, A. A., Morris, G., Gray, A., Coats, T., Man, M-S., Bauld, L., Holland, R. & Pope, I., 18 Jan 2023, In: BMJ Open. 13, 1, e064585.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile2 Downloads (Pure)
A feasibility study to assess the design of a multicentre randomized controlled trial of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of a caregiving intervention for people following hip fracture surgerySmith, T., Clark, L., Khoury, R., Man, M-S., Hanson, S., Welsh, A., Clark, A., Hopewell, S., Pfeiffer, K., Logan, P., Crotty, M., Costa, M. & Lamb, S. E., Nov 2021, In: Bone and Joint Open. 2, 11, p. 909–920 12 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile13 Downloads (Pure)
Guided graded exercise self-help for chronic fatigue syndrome: Long term follow up and cost-effectiveness following the GETSET trialClark, L., McCrone, P., Pesola, F., Vergara-Williamson, M. & White, P. D., Jul 2021, In: Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 146, 110484.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile2 Citations (Scopus)1 Downloads (Pure)
Mental health, well-being and support interventions for UK ambulance services staff: an evidence map 2000 to 2020Clark, L. V., Fida, R., Skinner, J., Murdoch, J., Rees, N., Williams, J., Foster, T. & Sanderson, K., 1 Mar 2021, In: British Paramedic Journal. 5, 4, p. 25-39 15 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile58 Downloads (Pure)
Sick of the sick role: Narratives of what "recovery" means to people with CFS/MECheshire, A., Ridge, D., Clark, L. V. & White, P. D., Jan 2021, In: Qualitative Health Research. 31, 2, p. 298-308 11 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile6 Citations (Scopus)10 Downloads (Pure)