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Anna Sorsby


Summary

I have a BSc (Honours) in Nutrition Health and Lifestyle and an MSc in Nutrition and Public Health Management, both from Sheffield Hallam University. I am a Registered Nutritionist and Course Leader for BSc (Hons) Nutrition Diet and Lifestyle and BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Public Health. I have been a lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University since 2008 . I have also been involved in a variety of research projects focusing on weight management, behaviour change and physical activity, including programmes such as Small Changes, Be Active, and Moving Forward. I have a particular interest in the role of dietary fibre and seaweed in appetite control and health.

About

Qualifications

  • 2012: Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 2010: MSc Nutrition and Public Health Management, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 2008: BSc Nutrition, Health and Lifestyle, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

CPD/ Attendance at annual conferences

Other

  • 2017: , Psychology of Eating Conference, United Kingdom

Member of professional body

Membership

  • 2013: I am a Registered Nutritionist and a Course assessor for the AfN, Association for Nutriiton

Membership of external committee

Other

  • 2017: , Association for Nutrition, United Kingdom

Professional body committee member

  • 2014 to 2020: , Association for Nutrition, United Kingdom

Teaching

Department of Service Sector Management

Sheffield Business School

Food

2016 to present: Communicating Nutrition and Health Messages, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

2016 to present: Epidemiology of Diet and Disease, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

2015 to 2016: Issues in Public Health and Nutrition, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

2014 to present: Nutrition in Context, Nutritional Physiology and Metabolism, , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

Publications

Paxman, J., Nield, K., & Hall, A. (2011). Motivation, Confidence, and Control; Unraveling Active Learning for Nutrition and Food Undergraduates. Journal of Food Science Education, 10 (4), 45-53. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1541-4329.2011.00129.x

Paxman, J., Hall, A., Harden, C., O'Keeffe, J., & Simper, T. (2011). Weight loss is coupled with improvements to affective state in obese participants engaged in behavior change therapy based on incremental, self-selected “Small Changes”. Nutrition Research, 31 (5), 327-337. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.nutres.2011.03.015

Conference papers

Sorsby, A., & Lynn, A. (2015). Effect of bilberry juice on muscle damage and inflammation in runners completing a half marathon. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society.

Brownlee, I., Fairclough, A., Hall, A., & Paxman, J. (2011). Dietary seaweed and human health. In Culinary Arts and Sciences VII:Global, National and Local Perspectives, (pp. 82-88). Bournemouth University UK: Bournemouth University International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research

Sorsby, A., & Paxman, J. (2010). Seaweed (ascophyllum nodosum) enriched bread is acceptable to consumers. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 69.

Hall, A., Fairclough, A., Mahadevan, K., & Paxman, J. (2010). Seaweed (Ascophyllum nodosum) enriched bread is acceptable to consumers. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 69 (OCE5), E352. http://doi.org/10.1017/S0029665110002132

Book chapters

Brownlee, I., Fairclough, A., Hall, A., & Paxman, J. (2012). The potential health benefits of seaweed and seaweed extract. In Pomin, V.H. (Ed.) Seaweed : ecology, nutrient composition and medicinal uses. (pp. 119-136). Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science Publishers

Presentations

Barker, M., & Sorsby, A. (2017). Changing Food Choice for Environmental Ends: Understanding Willingness to Reduce Meat Consumption.

Sorsby, A., & Paxman, J. (2010). Motivation, Control and Confidence in 'live' assessment; a learning journey.

Sorsby, A., & Paxman, J. (2010). Presentation - Dietary Seaweed and Human Health.

Other activities

External Responsibilities

  • 2015: Academic Lead for the SBS Food and Nutrition Student Society, Sheffield Business School

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