Dr Emma DerbyshireLecturer in Human Nutrition

Specialist Areas


Maternal Nutrition

Research Interests


Body composition during and after pregnancy, nutrition and adolescent pregnancies

Professional Body Membership and Activity


Member of the Higher Education Academy.
Registered Nutritionist (2007, 553).
Member of the Nutrition Society Reproduction and Child Health Group.
Member of the British Society of Sport and Exercise Scientists (BASES).

Editorships and Consultancies

Reviewed for:
Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics
Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics
Journal of Physical Activity and Health
Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
British Journal of Nursing
Clinical Medicine: Reproductive Health (Obesity and time to conception)

Impact


Article 'Dietary factors and fertility in women of childbearing age' published in Nutrition & Food Science was a Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2008

Research Outputs

Authored Books

Derbyshire E.J., Davies J., Dettmar P.W., Costarelli V. 2010. ""Dietary intake, physical activity and gastrointestinal function throughout pregnancy and in the puerperium"". VDM publishing, Germany.
isbn: 978-3-639244-87-8

Chapters

Derbyshire E.J. 2010. "The Nutritional value of whole pulse and pulse fractions" in: B. Tiwari, A. Gowen & B.McKenna (eds) Pulse Foods: Processing, Quality and Nutraceutical Application. Elsevier Inc., London.
isbn: 978-0-123820-18-1

Derbyshire E.J., Davies J., Dettmar P.W. 2004. "Hydrocolloid intakes and bowel function during the first trimester of pregnancy" in: P.A. Williams and G.O. Phillips (eds) Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry 12. Royal Society of Chemistry. pp.589-596
isbn: 978-0-854048-91-5 (0-854048-91-X)

Journal Articles

Derbyshire E.J., Brennan C., Li W., Bokhari F.W. 2010. "Iron deficiency - is there a role for the food industry? " International Journal of Food Science & Technology, vol.45 no.12, pp.2443-2448
issn: 1365-2621 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2621.2010.02431.x/pdf

Derbyshire E.J. 2010. "Iron deficiency anaemia in pregnancy - What are the solutions?" Nutrition & Food Science, vol.40 no.6, pp.598-607
issn: 0034-6659 doi: 10.1108/00346651011090400

Derbyshire E.J. 2010. "Does adult calcium intake influence body composition? A review" Nutrition and Food Science (Special edition on micronutrients), vol.40 no.5, pp.494-503
issn: 0034-6659 doi: 10.1108/00346651011077009

Derbyshire E.J. 2010. "Dietary habits of pregnant and non-pregnant adolescents" Nutrition and Food Science, vol.39 no.5, pp.490-498
issn: 0034-6659 doi: 10.1108/00346650910992141

Ruxton C.H.S., Derbyshire E.J. 2010. "Women's Diets" Nutrition Bulletin (Journal of the British Nutrition Foundation), vol.35, pp.126-137
issn: 1471-9827 doi: 10.1111/j.1467-3010.2010.01828.x

Derbyshire E.J., Bokhari F.W. 2010. "Food safety in pregnancy: conventional issues and future concerns." Advances in Food Hospitality and Tourism, vol.1 no.2, pp.2-10
issn: 2043-8907 url: http://www.afht.org/vol-1-no-2-april-2010/

Derbyshire E.J. 2009. "Can anthropometric and body composition measurements during pregnancy be used to predict preeclampsia risk? An evaluation of the literature" Current Women's Health Reviews, vol.5 no.4, pp.225-229
issn: 1573-4048 url: http://www.benthamscience.com/contents-JCode-CWHR-Vol-00000005-Iss-00000004.htm#3156883

Ruxton C.H.S., Derbyshire E.J. 2009. "Latest evidence on omega-3 fatty acids and health" Nutrition and Food Science, vol.39 no.4, pp.423 - 438
issn: 0034-6659 doi: 10.1108/00346650910976293

Derbyshire E.J. 2009. "Functional fatty acids in pregnancy: A short review" Journal of Foodservice, vol.20 no.5, pp.224-229
issn: 1748-0159 doi: 10.1111/j.1748-0159.2009.00146.x

Ruxton C.H.S., Derbyshire E.J. 2009. "Health impacts of vitamin D: are we getting enough?" Nutrition Bulletin, vol.34, pp.185-197
issn: 1471-9827 doi: 10.1111/j.1467-3010.2009.01755.x

Derbyshire E.J., Davies G.J., Costarelli V., Dettmar P.W. 2009. "Habitual micronutrient intake during and after pregnancy in Caucasian Londoners" Journal of Maternal and Child Nutrition, vol.5 no.1, pp.1-9
issn: 1740-8695 doi: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2008.00152.x

Derbyshire E.J., Davies G.J., Costarelli V., Dettmar P.W. 2008. "Habitual patterns of physical activity throughout and after pregnancy" British Journal of Midwifery, vol.16 no.1, pp.20-24
issn: 0969-4900

Derbyshire E.J., Karaglani L. 2008. "Dietary intake in an elderly population living in Athens" Nutrition and Food Science, vol.38 no.4, pp.348-354
issn: 0034-6659 doi: 10.1108/00346650810891406

Derbyshire E.J., Abdula S. 2008. "Habitual caffeine intake in women of childbearing age" Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, vol.21 no.2, pp.159-164
issn: 0952-3871 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-277X.2008.00859

Derbyshire E.J. 2008. "The value of consuming a calcium-rich diet: a focus on pregnancy" British Journal of Nursing, vol.18 no.13, pp.856-858
issn: 0966-0461 url: http://www.internurse.com/cgi-bin/go.pl/library/article.cgi?uid=30539;article=BJN_17_13_856_858;format=pdf

Ruxton C.H.S., Derbyshire E.J. 2008. "A systematic review of the association between cardiovascular risk factors and regular consumption of oats" Vol.110, No.11. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, British Food Journal, pp.1119-1132
issn: 0007-070X doi: 10.1108/00070700810918027

Derbyshire E.J., Abdula S. 2008. "Letter to the Editor - Reply to JHN910" Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, vol.21 no.5, pp.517-517
issn: 0952-3871 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-277X.2008.00912.x

Derbyshire E.J. 2008. "Dietary factors in the aetiology of postnatal depression" Nutrition Bulletin (Journal of the British Nutrition Foundation), vol.33 no.3, pp.162-168
issn: 1471-9827 doi: 10.1111/j.1467-3010.2008.00703.x

Derbyshire E.J. 2008. "Hyponatraemia in female athletes" Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, vol.17 no.1, pp.80-84
issn: 1063-6161 url: http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Hyponatraemia in female athletes.-a0220136001

Derbyshire E.J. 2008. "Pregnancy - the implications of high maternal weight. Part 2" Nursing Standard, vol.22 no.49, pp.42-46
issn: 0029-6570 url: http://nursingstandard.rcnpublishing.co.uk/archive/article-implications-of-high-maternal-weight-during-pregnancy

Derbyshire E.J. 2007. "Pregnancy: The importance of fibre and fluid" Nursing Standard, vol.21 no.24, pp.40-43
issn: 0029-6570 url: http://nursingstandard.rcnpublishing.co.uk/archive/article-the-importance-of-adequate-fruit-and-fibre-intake-during-pregnancy

Derbyshire E.J. 2007. "Taking it a step too far? - Physical activity and infertility" Nutrition and Food Science, vol.37 no.5, pp.313-318
issn: 0034-6659 doi: 10.1108/00346650710828334

Derbyshire E.J., Davies G.J. 2007. "Sodium - can infants consume too much?" Nutrition and Food Science, vol.37 no.6, pp.400-405
issn: 0034-6659 doi: 10.1108/00346650710838054

Derbyshire E.J. 2007. "Pregnancy - the implications of low maternal weight. Part 1" Nursing Standard, vol.22 no.3, pp.43-46
issn: 0029-6570 url: http://nursingstandard.rcnpublishing.co.uk/archive/article-low-maternal-weight-during-pregnancy

Derbyshire E.J. 2007. "Maternal nutrition and gene expression" British Journal of Nursing, vol.16 no.13, pp.738-740
issn: 0966-0461 url: http://www.internurse.com/cgi-bin/go.pl/library/article.cgi?uid=24250;article=BJN_16_13_820_822;format=pdf

Derbyshire E.J. 2007. "Dietary Factors and Fertility in Women of Childbearing Age" Nutrition and Food Science, vol.37 no.2, pp.100-104
issn: 0034-6659 doi: 10.1108/00346650710736363

Derbyshire E.J., Davies J., Costarelli V., Detmar P. 2007. "Changes in Bowel Function: Pregnancy and the Puerperium" Digestive Diseases and Sciences, vol.52 no.2, pp.324-328
issn: 1573-2568 doi: 10.1007/s10620-006-9538-x

Derbyshire E.J. 2007. "Nutrition in pregnant teenagers: how can nurses help" British Journal of Nursing, vol.16 no.3, pp.144-145
issn: 0966-0461 url: http://www.internurse.com/cgi-bin/go.pl/library/article.cgi?uid=22966;article=BJN_16_3_144_145;format=pdf

Derbyshire E.J., Davies J., Costarelli V., Dettmar P.W. 2006. "Prepregnancy Body Mass Index and Dietary Intake in the First Trimester of Pregnancy" Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, vol.19 no.4, pp.267-273
issn: 0952-3871 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-277X.2006.00705.x

Derbyshire E.J., Davies J., Costarelli V., Dettmar P.W. 2006. "Diet, Physical Inactivity and the Prevalence of Constipation Throughout and After Pregnancy" Maternal and Child Nutrition, vol.2 no.3, pp.127-134
issn: 1740-8709 doi: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2006.00061.x

Conference Presentations

Alaunyte I., Stojceska V., Derbyshire E.J., Plunkett A., Ainsworth P. 2009. "Iron-rich Teff grain bread: an opportunity to improve iron status" at: Nutrition Society Meeting, Surrey University. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society.

Derbyshire E.J., Davies J., Dettmar P.W. 2005. "Associations between body weight and defecation frequencies throughout and after pregnancy" at: 13th United European Gastroenterology Week. Copenhagen. Gut 54 (sup vii). pp.A231

Derbyshire E.J., Davies J., Dettmar P.W. 2005. "Bowel function in the puerperium" at: 13th United European Gastroenterology Week. Copenhagen. Gut 54 (sup vii). pp.A258

Derbyshire E.J., Davies J., Dettmar P.W. 2004. "Frequency of defecation throughout and after pregnancy" at: 12th United European Gastroenterology Week. Prague. Gut 53 (sup vi). pp.A203

Derbyshire E.J., Davies J., Costarelli V., Dettmar P.W. 2004. "Associations between body mass index and nutrient intakes in early pregnancy" at: Nutrition Society Meeting, Trinity College. Dublin, Ireland. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 25A. pp.63

Derbyshire E.J., Davies J., Dettmar P.W. 2004. "Prevalence of constipation throughout and after pregnancy" at: Digestive Disease Week, McCormick Place. Chicago, USA. Gastroenterology vol.128 no.4 (sup 2).

Derbyshire E.J., Davies J., Dettmar P.W. 2003. "Nutrient intakes in early pregnancy in Caucasian Londoners" at: 2nd World Congress on Fetal Origins of Adult Disease. Brighton, UK. Paediatric Research vol.53 (sup 6). pp.43A

Derbyshire E.J., Davies J., Dettmar P.W. 2002. "Hydrocolloid intakes and bowel function during the first trimester of pregnancy" at: Gums & Stabilisers Conference. Wrexham, Wales.

Supervised Research Student Titles

Folic acid intake in women of childbearing age.

Diet and health in an elderly Greek population.

Nutrient intake in first year male students.

Fibre consumption in two elderly populations.

Diet and lifestyle in the over 75s.

Dietary intake in the adolescent population.

Dietary intake in areas of varying affluence.

Food, mood and PMS.

Healthy food shopping in two Manchestercommunities (food mapping).

Gluten consumption and health status.

Dietary intake of women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.

Magazines, men and their nutrient profile.

Current Teaching Input


Taught units including Food trends, Biochemistry and Metabolism (calcium/iron metabolism), Diet and health Epidemiology, Sports Nutrition and Health Development, Physiology/Human Physiology, Nutritional Genomics, Food Policy Issues, Research Strategies/Undertaking the Honours Project, Computer Analysis (SPSS)
Emma Derbyshire

Research Centre

Health, Rehabilitation and Psychology

Department

Hospitality Management Department
Hollings Campus
Old Hall Lane
Manchester
M14 6HR

Tel: 0161 247 2483

Email: e.derbyshire@mmu.ac.uk