Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
Stephenson, A., McDonough, S. M., Murphy, M. H., Nugent, C. D. & Mair, J. L. (2017). Using computer, mobile and wearable technology enhanced interventions to reduce sedentary behaviour: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity. 14(1)doi:10.1186/s12966-017-0561-4. ISSN 1479-5868
Background High levels of sedentary behaviour (SB) are associated with negative health consequences. Technology enhanced solutions such as mobile applications, activity monito...
Pegington, M., Adams, J. E., Bundred, N. J., Campbell, A., Howell, A., Howell, S. J., …Harvey, M. (2017). Recruitment to the “breast - activity and healthy eating after diagnosis” (B-AHEAD) randomized controlled trial. Integrative Cancer Therapies. 1-7doi:10.1177/1534735416687850. ISSN 1534-7354
Excess weight at breast cancer diagnosis and weight gain during treatment are linked to increased breast cancer specific and all-cause mortality. The Breast—Activity and Healt...
Ross, M., Tormey, P., Ingram, L., Simpson, R., Malone, E. & Florida-James, G. (2016). A 10 km time trial running bout acutely increases the number of angiogenic T cells in the peripheral blood compartment of healthy males: Acute exercise mobilizes angiogenic T cells. Experimental Physiology. doi:10.1113/ep085771. ISSN 0958-0670
What is the central question of the study?
Are CD31+ angiogenic T (TANG) cells preferentially mobilized in response to acute exercise?
What is the main findin...
Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Hubbard, G., O’Carroll, R., Munro, J., Mutrie, N., Haw, S., Mason, H. & Treweek, S. (2016). The feasibility and acceptability of trial procedures for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a structured physical activity intervention for people diagnosed with colorectal cancer: findings from a pilot trial of cardiac rehabilitation versus usual care (no rehabilitation) with an embedded qualitative study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 2(1)doi:10.1186/s40814-016-0090-y. ISSN 2055-5784
Background: Pilot and feasibility work is conducted to evaluate the operational feasibility and acceptability of the intervention itself and the feasibility and acceptability ...
Wang, J. J., Baranowski, T., Lau, W. C. P., Chen, T. A. & Pitkethly, A. J. (2016). Validation of the Physical Activity Questionnaire for Older Children (PAQ-C) among Chinese Children *. Biomedical and Environmental Sciences. 29(293), 177-186. doi:10.3967/bes2016.022. ISSN 0895-3988
Objective This study initially validates the Chinese version of the Physical Activity Questionnaire for Older Children (PAQ-C), which has been identified as a potentially vali...
Hubbard, G., Adams, R., Campbell, A., Kidd, L., Leslie, S. J., Munro, J. & Watson, A. (2016). Is referral of postsurgical colorectal cancer survivors to cardiac rehabilitation feasible and acceptable? A pragmatic pilot randomised controlled trial with embedded qualitative study. BMJ Open. 6, e009284. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009284. ISSN 2044-6055
Objectives (1) Assess whether cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is a feasible and acceptable model of rehabilitation for postsurgical colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors, (2) evaluate...
Hubbard, G., Campbell, A., Davies, Z., Munro, J., Ireland, A. V., Leslie, S., …Treweek, S. (2015). Experiences of recruiting to a pilot trial of Cardiac Rehabilitation In patients with Bowel cancer (CRIB) with an embedded process evaluation: lessons learned to improve recruitment. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 1(1)doi:10.1186/s40814-015-0009-z. ISSN 2055-5784
Recruitment to randomised controlled trials (RCTs) is a perennial problem. Calls have been made for trialists to make recruitment performance publicly available. Th...
Christensen, J. F., Bandak, M., Campbell, A., Jones, L. W. & Højman, P. (2014). Treatment-related cardiovascular late effects and exercise training countermeasures in testicular germ cell cancer survivorship. Acta oncologica. 54(5), 592-599. doi:10.3109/0284186X.2014.995776. ISSN 0284-186X
Treatment of testicular germ cell cancer constitutes a major success story in modern oncology. Today, the vast majority of patients are cured by a therapeutic strategy using o...
Trinh, L., Mutrie, N., Campbell, A. M., Crawford, J. J. & Courneya, K. S. (2014). Effects of supervised exercise on motivational outcomes in breast cancer survivors at 5-year follow-up. European Journal of Oncology Nursing. 18(6), 557 - 563. doi:10.1016/j.ejon.2014.07.004. ISSN 1462-3889
Short-term physical activity (PA) has beneficial effects on symptom management and quality of life, however, longer-term adherence is likely needed for improved disease outcom...
Murray, J., Williams, B., Hoskins, G., Skar, S., McGhee, J., Gauld, D., …Hagen, S. (2013). Can a Theory-Informed Interactive Animation Increase Intentions to Engage in Physical Activity in Young People with Asthma?. In Human-Computer Interaction. Applications and Services, 289-300. Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07227-2_28. ISBN 978-3-319-07226-5
A theoretically-informed interactive animation was developed, using themes drawn from psychology, sociology, applied health research, and narrative theory, which aimed to enco...
Hoskins, G., Williams, B. W., Murray, J., Skar, S., McGhee, J., Gauld, D., …Hagen, S. (2013). P109 Can A Theory-informed Interactive Animation Increase Intentions To Engage In Physical Activity In Young People With Asthma?. Thorax. 69, A125-A125. doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2014-206260.250. ISSN 0040-6376
Background Participation in regular physical activity improves aerobic fitness and well-being. For people with asthma the benefits also include reduced hospital admissions, ab...
Palmer-Green, D. S., Stokes, K. A., Fuller, C. W., England, M., Kemp, S. P. T. & Trewartha, G. (2013). Match injuries in English youth academy and schools rugby union, an epidemiological study. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 41(4), 749-755. doi:10.1177/0363546512473818. ISSN 0363-5465
Background - Numerous injury epidemiology studies have reported injury patterns in senior rugby union, but investigations in youth rugby are limited.
Purpose - To describe the...
Murray, J., Williams, B., Hoskins, G., McGhee, J., Gauld, D. & Brown, G. (2012). Developing a Theory-Informed Interactive Animation to Increase Physical Activity among Young People with Asthma. In Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality. Systems and Applications, 60-65. Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39420-1_7. ISBN 978-3-642-39419-5
The current paper describes the development of a theory-informed interactive animation and which aims to increase levels of physical activity in young people with asthma. The...
Martindale, A. & Martindale, R. (2012). Psychological Skills Training. In Sproule, J. (Ed.). IB Course Companion: Sports, Exercise and Health Science, 264-277. Oxford University Press (OUP). ISBN 978-0-19-912969-0
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Pitkethly, A. & Lau, P. W. (2014, May). Self-regulated learning and its association with self-report leisure-time physical activity among Hong Kong Chinese Adolescents.. Poster presented at International Society for Behaviour, Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), San Diego, USA.
Introduction: Only 57.4% of 13-19 year old Hong Kong adolescents engage in three or more days of 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity weekly (Hong Kong Department of He...
A mixed method approach to understanding the nature of psychological resielince in junior athletes, reviewing and proposi...