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The Northumberland Exercise Referral Scheme as a universal community weight management programme: a mixed methods exploration of outcomes, expectations and experiences across a social gradient

Journal Article
Dodd-Reynolds, C., Vallis, D., Kasim, A., Akhter, N., & Hanson, C. (in press)
The Northumberland Exercise Referral Scheme as a universal community weight management programme: a mixed methods exploration of outcomes, expectations and experiences across a social gradient. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,
Exercise referral schemes (ERS) are internationally recognised, yet little attention has been paid to discrete referral groups, nor the influence of wider social determinants ...

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...

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 ...

How do participant experiences and characteristics influence engagement in exercise referral? A qualitative longitudinal study of a scheme in Northumberland, UK

Journal Article
Hanson, C. L., Oliver, E. J., Dodd-Reynolds, C. J., & Allin, L. J. (2019)
How do participant experiences and characteristics influence engagement in exercise referral? A qualitative longitudinal study of a scheme in Northumberland, UK. BMJ Open, 9(2), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024370
Objectives Exercise referral schemes (ERSs) are internationally widespread. This study aimed to gain an insight into differential engagement through understanding participant...

Evaluating the impact of evidence‐based change within the Northumberland Exercise on Referral Scheme

Presentation / Conference
Hanson, C. (2016, April)
Evaluating the impact of evidence‐based change within the Northumberland Exercise on Referral Scheme. Presented at The Third Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health, Newcastle Gateshead, UK
Exercise on referral schemes (ERS) allow health professionals to encourage physical activity (PA) for patients with long‐term conditions. One such scheme is the Northumberland...

An evaluation of the efficacy of the exercise on referral scheme in Northumberland, UK: association with physical activity and predictors of engagement. A naturalistic observation study

Journal Article
Hanson, C. L., Allin, L. J., Ellis, J. G., & Dodd-Reynolds, C. J. (2013)
An evaluation of the efficacy of the exercise on referral scheme in Northumberland, UK: association with physical activity and predictors of engagement. A naturalistic observation study. BMJ Open, 3(8), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002849
ABSTRACT Objectives: Exercise on referral schemes (ERS) are widely commissioned in the UK but there is little evidence of their association with physical activity levels. We s...