Dr Lindsey Fellows


Senior Lecturer, Nutritional Therapy/Dietetics

Department of Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Nutritional Therapy

Contact Details

email: l.fellows@worc.ac.uk
tel: TBC

Lindsey has been a Higher Education Lecturer since 1996, teaching various subjects from Sport and Exercise Psychology, Physical Education, and Public Health. She retrained and qualified as a Nutritional Therapist and became a member of the UoW Nutritional Therapy team in 2016. More recently, becoming a permanent member of staff, and balancing time Lecturer and Practitioner roles.



Teaching & Research


  • Behaviour Change and Motivational Interviewing
  • Functional Medicine
  • Clinical aspects of Nutritional Therapy
  • Research Methods (Philosophical groundings of research, qualitative paradigms, qualitative methods of collection and analysis)
  • Academic standards: critical thinking and writing
  • Gender and Health


  • Qualitative research in Nutritional Therapy: including nutrition in pregnancy, nutrition to support PCOS, nutrition to support thyroid conditions.
  • Exercise motives and barriers during pregnancy
  • Gender and physical activity and well being Health and well-being in schools

Research Interests

  • Nutrition and Covid-19
  • Gender and physical activity and well being
  • Health and well-being in schools
  • Exercise motives and barriers during pregnancy



Postgraduate Diploma Nutritional Therapy
PG Diploma in Higher Education
MSc Sport and Exercise Sciences
BA (Hons) Human Movement Studies

External Responsibilities

  • External Examiner for BSc/BSc Hons Nutritional Therapy, University of West London (2018-2022)


Hopkinson, Y., Hill, D.M., Fellows, L., & Fryer, S. (2018) Midwives understanding of physical activity guidelines during pregnancy, Midwifery, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2017.12.019

Busby, E., Bold, J., Fellows, L., & Rostami, K. (2018) Mood disorders and gluten: It’s not all in your mind! A systematic review with meta-analysis. Nutrients, 10 (11), 1708: doi:10.3990/nu10111708.

Bold, J., Harris, M., Fellows, L., & Couchane, M. (2020) Nutrition, the digestive system and immunity in COVID-19 infection, Gastroenterology and Hepatology From Bed to Bench, 13 (4): 331-340.

Professional Bodies

  • British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT)
  • Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)