Dr Joanne Wallace

Dr Joanne Wallace

Senior Lecturer

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Jo received a BSc (hons) degree in Sport Science (psychology) from Liverpool John Moores University in 2003 and stayed on to complete an MSc in Sport Physiology in 2004. Jo remained at John Moores to complete her PhD on "The Impact of Human Body Composition using Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry" in March 2007. Whilst at JMU she also provided physiological support to local professional athletes, football and Rugby clubs. In addition, Jo was awarded a postgraduate certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (PGCTHE) in 2010 ans is now a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She was appointed as a lecturer at Aberystwyth University in October 2007.



Anatomy and body systems specialising in musculoskeletal measures of body composition. Research areas focus on health and exercise interventions in diseased populations; osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes and cancer rehabilitation.


High-intensity interval training: a potential novel method for improving bone massGuppy, F. M., Thatcher, R. & Wallace, J. 2015
Six weeks of high-intensity interval training reduces fat mass in healthy malesGuppy, F. M., Thatcher, R. & Wallace, J. 2015
Formules de prédiction de l’adiposité chez la femme – contrôle de qualitéProvyn, S., Wallace, J., Scafoglieri, A., Sesboue, B., Marfell-Jones, M., Bautmans, I. & Clarys, J. P. 2010 In : Science and Sports.25, 6, p. 291–303
A macro-quality evaluation of DXA variables using whole dissection, ashing, and computer tomography in pigsClarys, J. P., Scafoglieri, A., Provyn, S., Louis, O., Wallace, J. A. & Mey, J. D. 2010 In : Obesity.18, 8, p. 1477-14859 p.
A comparison of skinfold thickness measurements and dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry analysis of percent body fat in football playersWallace, J., Marfell-Jones, M., George, K. & Reilly, T. 2009 Science and Football VI. Reilly, T. & Korkusuz, F. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, p. 364-3696 p.
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