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A mixed method, embedded approach to exploring participation in an exercise referral scheme

Journal Article
Hanson, C., & Dawkes, S. (in press)
A mixed method, embedded approach to exploring participation in an exercise referral scheme. Sage Research Methods Cases,
The case aims to highlight the potential of using a mixed methods embedded design to understand the effects of an intervention and provide greater understanding of how partici...

Conducting Evaluation Research with Exercise Referral Schemes as an Insider

Journal Article
Hanson, C., & Allin, L. (2020)
Conducting Evaluation Research with Exercise Referral Schemes as an Insider. Sage Research Methods Cases, https://doi.org/10.4135/9781529723656
The case study aims to highlight key methodological and ethical challenges faced whilst conducting mixed methods evaluation research as an insider with a senior position in an...

Synergy Between Licensed Rehabilitation Professionals and Clinical Exercise Physiologists: Optimizing Patient Care for Cancer Rehabilitation

Journal Article
Coletta, A. M., Campbell, A., Morris, G. S., & Schmitz, K. H. (in press)
Synergy Between Licensed Rehabilitation Professionals and Clinical Exercise Physiologists: Optimizing Patient Care for Cancer Rehabilitation. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 150975. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soncn.2019.150975
Objectives: To differentiate between rehabilitation and exercise training and propose how rehabilitation professionals and exercise physiologists can collaborate to optimize c...

The effect of exercise intensity and duration on cardiac troponin release

Journal Article
Mills, N., Marshall, L., Lee, K. K., Stewart, S., Wild, A., Fujisawa, T., …Ross, M. (2020)
The effect of exercise intensity and duration on cardiac troponin release. Circulation, 141(1), 83-85. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.041874
Abstract not available.

We are failing to improve the evidence base for “Exercise Referral”: How a Physical Activity Referral Scheme Taxonomy can help

Journal Article
Hanson, C. L., Oliver, E. J., Dodd-Reynolds, C. J., & Kelly, P. (in press)
We are failing to improve the evidence base for “Exercise Referral”: How a Physical Activity Referral Scheme Taxonomy can help. British Journal of Sports Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2019-101485
Abstract not available.

Early Career Professionals’ (Researchers, Practitioners, and Policymakers) Role in Advocating, Disseminating, and Implementing the Global Action Plan on Physical Activity: ISPAH Early Career Network View

Journal Article
Direito, A., Murphy, J. J., Mclaughlin, M., Mair, J., Mackenzie, K., Kamanda, M., …Shilton, T. (2019)
Early Career Professionals’ (Researchers, Practitioners, and Policymakers) Role in Advocating, Disseminating, and Implementing the Global Action Plan on Physical Activity: ISPAH Early Career Network View. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 16(11), 940-944. https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2019-0450
Increasing population levels of physical activity (PA) can assist in achieving the United Nations sustainable development goals, benefiting multiple sectors and contributing t...

The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural interventions at increasing adherence to physical activity in mental health populations: a systematic review

Journal Article
Snowden, A., Peddie, N., & Westbury, T. (in press)
The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural interventions at increasing adherence to physical activity in mental health populations: a systematic review. Advances in Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/18387357.2019.1684829
Objective: There is growing global evidence for stark inequalities in the physical health status and life-expectancy of people with a mental health diagnosis. In most cases, p...

Prototyping for public health in a local context: a streamlined evaluation of a community-based weight management programme (Momenta), Northumberland, UK

Journal Article
Dodd-Reynolds, C. J., Nevens, L., Oliver, E. J., Finch, T., Lake, A. A., & Hanson, C. L. (2019)
Prototyping for public health in a local context: a streamlined evaluation of a community-based weight management programme (Momenta), Northumberland, UK. BMJ Open, 9(10), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029718
Objectives: Stakeholder co-production in design of public health programmes may reduce the ‘implementation gap’ but can be time-consuming and costly. Prototyping, iterative re...

A systematic review and thematic synthesis exploring how a previous experience of physically activity influences engagement with cardiac rehabilitation

Journal Article
McHale, S., Astin, F., Neubeck, L., Dawkes, S., & Hanson, C. (2020)
A systematic review and thematic synthesis exploring how a previous experience of physically activity influences engagement with cardiac rehabilitation. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 19(1), 31-43. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515119882549
Background: Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation is recognised internationally as an effective therapy to improve quality of life and reduce risk of hospital readmission for ...

The effectiveness of home versus community-based weight control programmes initiated soon after breast cancer diagnosis: a randomised controlled trial

Journal Article
Harvie, M., Pegington, M., McMullan, D., Bundred, N., Livingstone, K., Campbell, A., …Howell, A. (2019)
The effectiveness of home versus community-based weight control programmes initiated soon after breast cancer diagnosis: a randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Cancer, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41416-019-0522-6
Background Breast cancer diagnosis may be a teachable moment for lifestyle behaviour change and to prevent adjuvant therapy associated weight gain. We assessed the acceptabili...
7 results

Implementation, at Scale, of a Model to support NICE Guidelines for the Management of Osteoarthritis (OA) in Primary Care

2019 - 2020
Musculoskeletal pain in adults over the age of 45 is the number one cause of disability world-wide and osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common cause of pain and disability (Global Burden of Disease 201...
Funder: University of Dundee | Value: £34,899

The influence of aerobic exercise training to attenuate chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity and vascular dysfunction in breast cancer and leukaemia patients

2018 - 2021
This project will be based in the Sport, Exercise and Health Research theme within the School of Applied Sciences, and is led by Dr. Mark Ross, Miss Karen Campbell and Professor Geraint Florida-James ...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £58,079

Pollution Exposure and Cardiovascular Health

2018 - 2019
The project aims to ascertain pollution exposure on Edinburgh main roads and greener routes, and also determine the health effects of active commuting via these routes
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £4,550

Participation in Mountain Biking - effects on aspects of psychological wellbeing of young participants

2018 - 2018
Participation in Mountain Biking - effects on aspects of psychological wellbeing of young participants
Funder: Scottish Cycling | Value: £4,999

Physical ACTivity: the tool to improve the quality of LIFE in osteoporosis people

2018 - 2020
ACTLIFE is focused on the development and dissemination across Europe of ACTLIFE protocol aimed to the secondary and tertiary prevention of osteoporosis consequences through physical activities. In pa...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £1,236

Assessing the efficacy of a Physical Activity and Health Behaviour Change interventions alongside the use of an activity tracking device and platform to change physical activity behaviour in cancer pa...

2016 - 2018
This is a research and evaluation of Macmillan Move all project in collaboration with Paths for all partnership.
Funder: Paths for All Partnership | Value: £19,885

Scale-up BP: Implementing evidence-based hypertension research at scale

2015 - 2017
To determine the feasibility of carrying out a phase 4 study on the clinical and health economic impact of implementing telemonitoring of BP as routine practice for the majority of patients with raise...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £2,291
7 results

Evaluating the long-term effectiveness of ALBA: An intervention designed to increase physical activity levels of people with mental and/or phusical health conditions, leading to improved mental and physical health

2016 - date
Nicola Peddie | Director of Studies: Dr Tony Westbury | Second Supervisor: Prof Austyn Snowden

The role of exercise and age on vitamin D metabolism

2015 - 2019
My main area of research interest is the role of exercise and ageing on vitamin D metabolism. Scotland is identified as a vitamin D deficient nation...
Dr Hannah Margaret Lithgow | Director of Studies: Dr Melanie Leggate | Second Supervisor: Prof Geraint Florida-James

An investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes

2015 - 2017
A mixed method approach to understanding the nature of psychological resielince in junior athletes, reviewing and proposi...
Dr Hollie Fountain | Director of Studies: Dr Russell Martindale | Second Supervisor: Dr Tony Westbury

The combined effect of high intensity intermittent training and vitamin D supplementation of insulin sensitivity in overweight and obese males and females

2014 - 2016
Dr Hannah Margaret Lithgow | Director of Studies: Dr Melanie Leggate | Second Supervisor: Prof Geraint Florida-James

The influence of age, aerobic fitness, cardiovascular risk factors and cytomegalovirus on angiogenic T cells and endothelial progenitor cells

2011 - 2016
Dr Mark Ross | Director of Studies: Prof Geraint Florida-James | Second Supervisor: Dr Eva Malone

Ambulatory physiological assessment: an ergonomic approach to the dynamic work environment and temporal variability in heart rate variability, blood pressure and the cortisol awakening response.

2011 - 2015
Dr Tom Campbell | Director of Studies: Prof Geraint Florida-James | Second Supervisor: Dr Tony Westbury

Sleep disruption, immune cell redeployment and endocrine response following an acute bout of exercise

2007 - 2016
Dr Lesley Ingram | Director of Studies: Prof Geraint Florida-James | Second Supervisor: Dr Eva Malone