Dr Andy Daly-Smith is a reader in physical activity and healthy childhood. He leads the Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Research healthy Childhood theme.
His research focuses on the design, development and evaluation of behaviour change interventions for physical activity and health in children. Born in Bradford as a Research Director on the Sport England funded Join Us: Move Play programme.
Recently, Andy led the co-development of the first UK-based whole-school physical activity framework with 50 regional, national and international stakeholders. The model has been widely adopted across the UK to drive systems change for health and physical activity within schools. In May 2018 he co-delivered a TEDxEducation talk on physically active learning.