Dr Victoria Palmer
- Research Associate (Institute of Health & Wellbeing Social Sciences)
Victoria Palmer is a research associate based in the Institute of Health and Wellbeing and the Physical Activity for Health Research Centre at the University of Edinburgh. She is currently working as a qualitative researcher on the Seniors USP project a multi-disciplinary project exploring sedentary behaviour in older adults.
Victoria’s research uses sociological theory, as well as knowledge from the sport, exercise and life sciences to understand physical activity and sedentary behaviour. She completed her PhD ‘The negotiations of physical activity in three generational families’ at Glasgow Caledonian University in 2015.
- Physical activity and sedentary behaviour
- Sociology of the body, sport, health and illness, family life, ageing
- Innovative qualitative and mixed-methods methodologies