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David Robert Thompson

David Robert Thompson, British nurse. Registered Nurse. Fellowship European Society of Cardiology, Royal College of Nursing. Co-director British Heart Foundation Rehabilitation Research unit, University New York; Fellow British Psychological Society (associate).


  • Thompson, David Robert was born on October 2, 1955 in Bradford, United Kingdom. Son of James Thompson and Kathleen England.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Council for National Academic Awards, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Loughborough University, 1988. Master of Arts, Loughborough University, 1991.

      Master of Business Administration, Hull University, 2001.


    • Professor University Hull, United Kingdom, 1995-1998, University York, United Kingdom, since 1998. Visiting professor University Hong Kong, 2000, University Adelaide, 2000, University Calgary, 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse.


    • Training Techniques in Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • Written by four internationally recognized experts, this practical guide is packed with innovative ideas for prescribing safe, effective exercise programs that patients will enjoy! Because the activities are more fun than traditional programs, patients are more likely to make a long-term commitment to exercise—a step that can - reduce risk factors, - increase functional capacity, - improve psychosocial well-being, - help alleviate depression, - increase longevity, - relieve symptoms, - promote greater self-efficacy, and - improve overall quality of life.


    Co-director British Heart Foundation Rehabilitation Research unit, University New York. Fellow British Psychological Society (associate).



    Science biographies, contemporary art, travel.


    • Married Rosemary Anne Webster. Children: Luke, Jack.
    • father: James Thompson
    • mother: Kathleen England
    • spouse: Rosemary Anne Webster
    • children: Luke Thompson
    • Jack Thompson
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    Born October 2, 1955
    (age 62)