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Where next for the design, delivery and evaluation of community-based physical activity prescription? Emerging lessons from the United Kingdom

Journal Article
Oliver, E., Buckley, B., Dodd-Reynolds, C., Downey, J., Hanson, C., Henderson, H., …Watson, P. (in press)
Where next for the design, delivery and evaluation of community-based physical activity prescription? Emerging lessons from the United Kingdom. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, https://doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2021-0101
Despite widespread use, community-based physical activity prescription is controversial. Data limitations have resulted in a lack of clarity about what works, under what circu...

The varied role, scope of practice, and education of cardiovascular nurses in ESC-affiliated countries: an ACNAP survey

Journal Article
Fitzsimons, D., Carson, M. A., Hansen, T. B., Neubeck, L., Tanash, M. I., & Hill, L. (2021)
The varied role, scope of practice, and education of cardiovascular nurses in ESC-affiliated countries: an ACNAP survey. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 20(6), 572-579. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjcn/zvab027
Aims Cardiovascular disease burden is increasing globally, pressuring nursing staff to deliver high-quality care across a diverse range of treatment areas. As such, an evaluat...

The European TeleCheck-AF project on remote app-based management of atrial fibrillation during the COVID-19 pandemic: Centre and patient experiences

Journal Article
Gawałko, M., Duncker, D., Manninger, M., Van der Velden, R. M., Hermans, A. N., Verhaert, D. V., …Linz, D. (2021)
The European TeleCheck-AF project on remote app-based management of atrial fibrillation during the COVID-19 pandemic: Centre and patient experiences. EP-Europace, 23(7), 1003-1015. https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euab050
Aims: TeleCheck-AF is a multicentre international project initiated to maintain care delivery for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) during COVID-19 through teleconsultati...

Understanding leisure centre-based physical activity after physical activity referral: evidence from scheme participants and completers in Northumberland UK

Journal Article
Bell, J., Neubeck, L., Jin, K., Kelly, P., & Hanson, C. (2021)
Understanding leisure centre-based physical activity after physical activity referral: evidence from scheme participants and completers in Northumberland UK. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(6), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18062957
Physical activity referral schemes (PARS) are a popular physical activity (PA) intervention in the UK. Little is known about the type, intensity and duration of PA undertaken ...

The Contribution of Leisure Center Usage to Physical Activity in the United Kingdom: Evidence From a Large Population-Based Cohort

Journal Article
Hanson, C., Kelly, P., Neubeck, L., Bell, J., Gibb, H., & Jin, K. (2021)
The Contribution of Leisure Center Usage to Physical Activity in the United Kingdom: Evidence From a Large Population-Based Cohort. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 18(4), 382-390. https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2020-0422
Background: Physical activity (PA) levels vary across specific population groups, contributing to health inequalities. Little is known about how local authority leisure centre...

Risk Factors for Leg Ulceration in People Who Inject Drugs: A Cross-Sectional Study

Journal Article
Coull, A. F., Kyle, R. G., Hanson, C. L., & Watterson, A. (2021)
Risk Factors for Leg Ulceration in People Who Inject Drugs: A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 30(11-12), 1623-1632. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15716
Aims and Objectives The aim of this study was to assess, for the first time in a hard-to-reach population, the risk factors for leg ulceration among PWID, with the objective o...

Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK

Journal Article
Hanson, C. L., Neubeck, L., Kyle, R. G., Brown, N., Gallagher, R., Clark, R. A., …Dawkes, S. (2021)
Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041700
Physical activity referral schemes (PARS) are implemented internationally to increase physical activity (PA) but evidence of effectiveness for population subgroups is equivoca...

ESC Working Group on e-Cardiology Position Paper: Use of Commercially Available Wearable Technology for Heart Rate and Activity Tracking in Primary and Secondary Cardiovascular Prevention

Journal Article
Jensen, M. T., Treskes, R. W., Caiani, E. G., Casado-Arroyo, R., Cowie, M. R., Dilaveris, P., …Lumens, J. (2021)
ESC Working Group on e-Cardiology Position Paper: Use of Commercially Available Wearable Technology for Heart Rate and Activity Tracking in Primary and Secondary Cardiovascular Prevention. European Heart Journal – Digital Health, 2(1), 49-59. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjdh/ztab011
Commercially available health technologies such as smartphones and smartwatches, activity trackers and eHealth applications, commonly referred to as wearables, are increasingl...

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

Journal Article
Hanson L., C., & Dawkes, S. (2020)
A mixed method, embedded approach to exploring participation in an exercise referral scheme. Sage Research Methods Cases, https://doi.org/10.4135/9781529741001
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...

Impact of area deprivation on the cardiac mortality in the UK between 1991 and 2010: evidence from a population-based longitudinal study

Journal Article
Jin, K., Neubeck, L., & Atherton, I. (2021)
Impact of area deprivation on the cardiac mortality in the UK between 1991 and 2010: evidence from a population-based longitudinal study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 20(5), 436-444. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjcn/zvaa021
Aim: Evidence from longitudinal studies on the influence of area deprivation in cardiac mortality is limited. We aimed to examine the impact of area deprivation on cardiac mor...
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ACS discharge and medication education using Avatar technologies to prevent 30-day readmission.

2020 - 2022
Australian data report that up to 1 in 5 acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients are readmitted within 30-days.[1] It is estimated that between 2017-18, ACS events cost Australia $1,930 million.[2] Int...

PhD studentship: DATA SCIENCE AND ADHERENCE TO MEDICATIONS

2020 - 2025
Adherence to medications is increasingly important for population health, as chronic conditions become more prevalent. With the development of IT infrastructures that record medication prescribing and...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £30,000

Increasing medication adherence among adults with atrial fibrillation: A Medical Research Council complex intervention framework development and feasibility study.

2019 - 2022
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common abnormal heart rhythm affecting more than 1-million people in Scotland. People with AF are five-times more likely to have a stroke and twice as likely to die, comp...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £283,191

Review of mobile applications (apps) for people with dementia

2018 - 2018
Mobile health (mHealth) is a rapidly growing area with patients and healthcare professionals using applications (apps) on smartphones to help them manage chronic illness. Dementia is a growing problem...
Funder: Burdett Trust for Nursing | Value: £7,956

Secondary detection of atrial fibrillation

2018 - 2019
Secondary detection of atrial fibrillation post stroke.
Funder: Digital Health Institute | Value: £29,423

Exploring the use of activity tracking and mobile phone based feedback integrated with health care records to increase activity levels and reduce sedentary behaviour in people with type 2 diabetes

2018 - 2020
The benefits of exercise and reduced sedentary behavior on health and wellbeing are important for the whole population, but for those with type 2 diabetes they have particular benefits in enhancing bl...
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £11,072

Scotland 2030 Vision

2017 - 2019
The "Scotland 2030 Vision” project seeks to build on internal research funding from Edinburgh Napier University to engage citizens in gaining their social, economic and cultural aspirations for the f...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £2,000

An Exploratory Study of Designing and Developing a Core Physiology Curriculum for Pre-registration Nursing Education

2017 - 2019
This project aims to inform the creation of a discipline specific physiology core curriculum that is agreed by stakeholder groups vested in nursing and physiology education to clarify relevant physiol...
Funder: The Physiological Society | Value: £3,580

An international multi-disciplinary training network on ageism

2017 - 2021
The proposed research is a direct response to the European Commission's Active and Healthy Ageing initiative, with an overarching goal to improve the quality of life of older people. By pursuing 15 di...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £388,222

The life and work of Derek Hoy – a Scottish nurse informatician

2017 - 2017
Derek Hoy was a Scottish nurse based predominantly in Glasgow who died in 2012. He worked for many years in the National Health Service (NHS) in a variety of clinical roles, where he began to experime...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,350