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Jenny Paxman


Summary

Jenny is a Registered Nutritionist [RNutr (Food)] with an MMedSci in Human Nutrition and MPhil in nutrition (appetite regulation) from the University of Sheffield, and a BA Hons in anthropology from Durham University. Jenny holds a PGCert in Learning and Teaching and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  Jenny has been lecturing at Sheffield Hallam University since September 2002 and is a Senior Lecturer in Nutrition. Jenny lectures on Association for Nutrition (AfN)-accredited undergraduate degrees and MSc programmes and has supervised PhDs in nutrition, appetite regulation and associated fields.

Jenny has published 20+ peer-reviewed publications since 2008 and was returned in the most recent Research Execellence Framework (UoA 3 - Allied Health Professions). Sine 2008, she has successfully bid for over £250,000 worth of funding.  Jenny's on-going research relates to obesity, weight management, dietary fibre, and appetite regulation.

Jenny has been involved in delivering projects for various major retailers and manufacturers including healthy eating and healthy product training.   She works with a number of local and national partners including major retailers, charities, and trusts.

Jenny is a peer reviewer for a number of journals, publishers and funding bodies.  She is also a Course Accreditor for AfN and a sits on the AfN Accreditation Committee.  Jenny has been a member of the Nutrition Society since 2001.

About

Qualifications

  • 2008: MPhil Can a strong-gelling sodium alginate formulation modulate human appetite?, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • 2004: Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 2002: MMedSci Human Nutrition, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • 2001: BA Anthropology, Durham University, United Kingdom

Maintenance of professional recognition

Recognised qualification

  • 2002: Course Assessor, Member, RNutr (Food), Association for Nutrition, United Kingdom

Member of professional body

Membership

  • 2001: , Nutrition Society, United Kingdom

Membership of external committee

Committee Member

  • 2017 to 2020: , Association for Nutrition, United Kingdom

Teaching expertise

  • Nutrition

Research

  • Nutrition, specifically appetite regulation and control and weight management.

Industry Links

  • Accreditation Committee Member and Assessor for Association for Nutrition

Teaching

Department of Service Sector Management

Sheffield Business School

Food

Publications

Journal articles

Hart, K., Marsden, R., & Paxman, J. (2020). Generation of thirst: a critical review of dehydration amongst older adults living in residential care. Nursing and Residential Care, 22 (12). http://doi.org/10.12968/nrec.2020.22.12.6

Rocha, J., Paxman, J., Dalton, C., Hopkins, M., & Broom, D. (2018). An acute bout of cycling does not induce compensatory responses in pre-menopausal women not using hormonal contraceptives. Appetite, 128, 87-94. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2018.05.143

Rocha, J., Paxman, J., Dalton, C., Winter, E., & Broom, D. (2016). Effects of a 12-week aerobic exercise intervention on eating behaviour, food cravings and 7-day energy intake and energy expenditure in inactive men. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 41 (11), 1129-1136. http://doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2016-0189

Rocha, J., Paxman, J., Dalton, C., Winter, E., & Broom, D. (2015). Effects of an acute bout of aerobic exercise on immediate and subsequent three-day food intake and energy expenditure in active and inactive pre-menopausal women taking oral contraceptives. Appetite, 89 (1), 183-191. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2015.02.005

Rocha, J., Paxman, J., Dalton, C., Winter, E., & Broom, D. (2013). Effects of an acute bout of aerobic exercise on immediate and subsequent three-day food intake and energy expenditure in active and inactive men. Appetite, 71, 369-378. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2013.09.009

Morris, C., Paxman, J., & Sorsby, J. (2012). Food science at Sheffield Hallam University. Food Science and Technology (London), 26 (4), 12-15.

Hall, A., Fairclough, A., Mahadevan, K., & Paxman, J. (2012). Ascophyllum nodosum enriched bread reduces subsequent energy intake with no effect on post-prandialglucose and cholesterol in healthy, overweight males. A pilot study. Appetite, 58 (1), 379-386. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2011.11.002

Harden, C., Richardson, J.C., Dettmar, P.W., Corfe, B.M., & Paxman, J. (2012). An ionic-gelling alginate drink attenuates postprandial glycaemia in males. Journal of functional foods, 4 (1), 122-128. http://ac.els-cdn.com/S1756464611000892/1-s2.0-S1756464611000892-main.pdf?_tid=3629c61a-f285-11e1-b69f-00000aacb35e&acdnat=1346319155_6d6f1263decf5fc3006fb7b42b7ccc71

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

Harden, C., Corfe, B.A., Richardson, J.C., Dettmar, P.W., & Paxman, J.R. (2009). Body mass index and age affect Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire scores in male subjects. Nutrition Research, 29 (6), 379-382. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.nutres.2009.04.001

Paxman, J.R., Richardson, J.C., Dettmar, P.W., & Corfe, B.A. (2008). Alginate reduces the increased uptake of cholesterol and glucose in overweight male subjects: a pilot study. Nutrition Research, 28 (8), 501-505. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.nutres.2008.05.008

Paxman, J.R., Richardson, J.C., Dettmar, P.W., & Corfe, B.M. (2008). Daily ingestion of alginate reduces energy intake in free-living subjects. Appetite, 51 (3), 713-719. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2008.06.013

Conference papers

Ashworth, P., Jensen, Y.L., Stockton, H.J., Morris, C., Giove, S., & Paxman, J. (2016). Influence of the obesogenic/leptogenic food environment on consumer behaviour in leisure centres. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 75 (OCE3), E136. http://doi.org/10.1017/S0029665116001518

Rocha, J., Paxman, J., Dalton, C., & Broom, D. (2016). Effects of a 12-week aerobic exercise intervention on eating behaviour, food cravings and 7-day energy intake and energy expenditure in inactive men. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34 (S1), s61. http://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1260807

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

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

Simper, T., Paxman, J.R., & O'Keeffe, J. (2008). Small-group weight management programme using self selected goals improves General Well Being scores. International Journal of Obesity, 32, S230. http://doi.org/10.1038/ijo.2008.47

Harden, C., Paxman, J., Richardson, J.C., Dettmar, P.W., & Corfe, B.M. (2008). Critical role for fibre gelation in regulation of glucose uptake: implications for diabetes management. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 67 (oce8), E422. http://doi.org/10.1017/S0029665108000967

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

Theses / Dissertations

Ashworth, P. (2017). Leptogenicity of the Food Environment and Food ChoiceBehaviour in Leisure Centres. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Morris, C. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00099

Rocha, J.B.P.F.D. (2013). Effects of exercise on hunger, food intake and energy expenditure. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Broom, D., Paxman, J., & Dalton, C.

Presentations

Ashworth, P., Morris, C., Giove, S., & Paxman, J. (2016). Impact of nudging strategies on consumer food choice intentions and behaviours in leisure centres. http://doi.org/10.1017/S002966511600241X

Paxman, J., & Rundle, R. (2014). Mapping Sheffield-based Nutrition Enterprises.

Paxman, J. (2013). Feeding the Future: why weight?

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

Harden, C., O'Keeffe, J., Paxman, J., & Simper, T. (2009). 'Small Changes' a behavioural change intervention for weight management. Presented at: Tackling Child and Adult Obesity in Sheffield: Evidence, Policy and Practice

Posters

Simper, T., Harden, C., Paxman, J., & O'Keeffe, J. (2009). Energy intake is significantly reduced following the 12-week 'Small Changes' intervention for weight management. Presented at: Tackling Child and Adult Obesity in Sheffield: Evidence, Policy and Practice

Paxman, J., O'Keeffe, J., Harden, C., & Simper, T. (2009). Micronutrient intake significantly alters when energy intake is reduced following the 12-week 'Small Changes' intervention for weight management. Presented at: Tackling Child and Adult Obesity in Sheffield: Evidence, Policy and Practice

Other activities

HEA fellow or senior fellow

  • 2014: HEA Fellow, Higher Education Academy (HEA), United Kingdom

Research funding or grant

  • 2012: Engineering for Life, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), United Kingdom
  • 2008: Small Changes Weight Management, All Saints Educational Trust, United Kingdom
  • 2008: Small Changes Weight Management Programme, All Saints Educational Trust, United Kingdom

Postgraduate supervision

2013: Effects of exercise on hunger, food intake and energy 

2017: Leptogenicity of the Food Environment and Food Choice Behaviour in Leisure Centres. Doctoral, Sheffield Hallam University. 

Completed supervisions

  • 2013:PhD supervision to completion (1 student)
  • 2010:PhD supervision to completion (1 student)

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