Dr Helen Hawley-Hague BA. MA. PhD

Photograph of Helen Hawley-Hague

ProFouND Scientific Coordinator/Communication and Dissemination Manager/Research Associate

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
The University of Manchester
Jean McFarlane Building
University Place
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL


Dr Helen Hawley-Hague obtained her PhD from the University of Manchester in 2011, her work focused on older adults’ uptake and adherence to exercise classes and the role of the exercise instructor. She has worked both in Public Health and in research looking at falls and fracture identification and prevention and exercise pathways for 10 years. She was awarded the MRC Centenary Award in 2012 to further develop her PhD work as a postdoctoral researcher and has been working on a project looking at the delivery of evidence based strength and balance exercise programmes in practice.  She is currently Research Associate and Communication and Dissemination Manager for the FARSEEING project and is leading the work on the systematic review and taxonomy for WP2.  For further information please go to farseeingresearch.eu. She is also Scientific Coordinator for ProFouND- The Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination,   profound.eu.com/.



  • Hawley-Hague, H., Boulton, E., Hall, A., Pfeiffer, K. & Todd, C (2014). Older adults' perceptions of technologies aimed at falls prevention, detection or monitoring: A systematic review. Int J Med Inform, eScholarID:229646 | DOI:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2014.03.002


  • Hawley-Hague, H., Horne, M., Campbell, M., Demack, S., Skelton, D.A., Todd, C. (2013). Multiple levels of influence on older adults’ attendance and adherence to community exercise classes. The Gerontologist, eScholarID:209708


  • Blake, H. Hawley, H. (2012). Effects of Tai Chi exercise on physical and psychological health of older people. Current Ageing Science, 5(1), 19-27. eScholarID:170164 | DOI:10.2174/1874609811205010019
  • Hawley, H. Campbell, M. Skelton, D, A. Todd, C. (2012). Are attitudes of exercise instructors who work with older adults influenced by their training and personal characteristics? Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 20(1), 47-63. eScholarID:170163


  • Taylor, G. Hawley, H. (2010). Health and Society: Key Debates in Health Care. Maiden Head: Open University Press. eScholarID:170166


  • Hawley H. (2009). Older Adults' Perspectives on Home Exercise after Falls Rehabilitation - an Exploratory Study. Health Education Journal, 68(3), 207-218. eScholarID:170165 | DOI:10.1177/0017896909339533