Move it or Lose it are on a mission to transform the health and wellbeing of our nation’s older adults. With the support of our advisory board, we’re at the forefront of active ageing, helping to combat loneliness, and reducing social isolation.
Together we’re committed to helping future generations to move more, sit less, and age well!
Professor Sir Muir Gray CBE, FRCPSGlas, FCLIP is an Honorary Clinical Researcher and has worked for the NHS since 1972. Among many other highly esteemed positions, he founded the National Library for Health and was the first person to hold the post of Chief Knowledge Officer of the NHS (England). He is internationally renowned for his expertise and passion for improving health and well-being.
Karen is a retired member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Her 35+ year career with the NHS was primarily in the treatment and rehabilitation of older people, culminating as an Advanced Clinical Specialist in Falls Prevention and Management.
She trained as a Move it or Lose it instructor in 2018, sharing an affinity with the mission of Move it or Lose it to improve the fitness of older people. She has professional experience of the difference that keeping active can make, by helping to reduce the risk of admission to hospital and boosting quality of life. She now enjoys running several classes a week in villages around York and helping signpost other instructors to relevant information from physiotherapy and NHS resources.
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