Taofeek Oluwole Awotidebe
Obafemi Awolowo University
Institution: Obafemi Awolowo University
Area of Research: Cardiovascular Risk Profile And Physical Activity Level of Residents of a Semi – Urban Community In Nigeria
Oluwole is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medical Rehabilitation, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, Nigeria.His research interest focuses on cardiopulmonary exercise rehabilitation which covers exercise stress testing, cardio-respiratory fitness training, physical in/activity and leisure time recreational activities in apparently healthy individuals and patients with cardiac challenges, type-2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. He has contributed to knowledge in the assessment of factors responsible for the decline in physical activity and obesity related risk factors for cardiovascular disease among adolescents and adults. He is passionate about making impact in the field of cardiovascular health with the view to improving physical functioning and general well-being of individuals with cardiac problems. He has also led some research projects as principal investigator in a good number of randomized clinical trials and observational studies. He also won the highly competitive CARTA Re-entry research grant.