Dr Katharine Richardson

Senior Research Officer
School of Health and Social Care
Dr Katharine Richardson



  • PhD in "The effect of preoperative exercise training on postoperative outcome" University of Kent,


University of Essex

  • Senior Research Officer, University of Essex (23/7/2017 - present)

Other academic

  • Visiting Fellow, Academic Unit of Clinical & Experimental Sciences Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton (4/1/2016 - present)


Journal articles (3)

Richardson, KA., Levett, D., Jack, S. and Grocott, M., (2017). Fit for surgery? Perspectives on preoperative exercise testing and training. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 119 (S1), i34-i43

West, MA., Asher, R., Browning, M., Minto, G., Swart, M., Richardson, K., McGarrity, L., Jack, S. and Grocott, MPW., (2016). Validation of preoperative cardiopulmonary exercise testing-derived variables to predict in-hospital morbidity after major colorectal surgery. British Journal of Surgery. 103 (6), 744-752

Costa, RJS., Fortes, MB., Richardson, K., Bilzon, JLJ. and Walsh, NP., (2012). The Effects of Postexercise Feeding on Saliva Antimicrobial Proteins. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 22 (3), 184-191

Grants and funding


Stockport Comma Evaluation

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council


Self care programme bid

Eastern Academic Health Science Network

Study Design for Myspira

Orbital Media & Advertising Ltd

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