Anna Campbell is Professor in Clinical Exercise Science at Edinburgh Napier University and has 19 years experience in the field of exercise oncology. She has been instrumental in the implementation of evidence-based exercise programmes for people affected by cancer across UK.
She is principal investigator / co-investigator on a number of research grants and has published over 40 peer reviewed research papers and three educational book chapters on the subject of cancer and exercise.
As key advisor to the charity Macmillan Cancer Care, she has worked on the development of the MoveMore programmes in Scotland and the evaluation of the UK wide MoveMore programme. Professor Campbell is also Director of CanRehab (www.canrehab.co.uk), established in 2007, which is an international provider of training on cancer exercise based rehabilitation for health professionals and fitness specialists.
Professor Campbell is part of an international taskforce working on updating the evidence-based guidelines for the provision of clinical and community based exercise programmes for cancer patients and survivors. The findings will be published in 2019.