He was a member of the advisory board for Suffolk Cycling Strategy and contributed to providing relevant health evidence for the strategy. He has conducted research projects including on Primary Care Exercise Referral Schemes, and more recently assessing physical activity in people with learning disabilities.
He was a contributor to the ECOSEP Statement on Physical Activity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr Pakravan lectures extensively on health enhancing physical activity and has presented his work in international congresses.
He advocates physical activity in all aspects of life and provides his clients with appropriate advice and activity plan to suit their level of ability, and functional and health needs. He is the medical and wellbeing advisor to London Cognition.