Farquharson, B., Abhyankar, P., Smith, K., Dombrowski, S. U., Treweek, S., Dougall, N., …Johnston, M. (2019). Reducing delay in patients with acute coronary syndrome and other time-critical conditions: a systematic review to identify the behaviour change techniques associated with effective interventions. Open Heart, 6(1), e000975. https://doi.org/10.1136/openhrt-2018-000975
No abstract available.
Frost, H., Campbell, P., Maxwell, M., O’Carroll, R. E., Dombrowski, S. U., Williams, B., …Pollock, A. (2018). Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on adult behaviour change in health and social care settings: A systematic review of reviews. PLoS ONE, 13(10), e0204890. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0204890
The challenge of addressing unhealthy lifestyle choice is of global concern. Motivational Interviewing has been widely implemented to help people change their behav...
Ryde, G. C., Gorely, T., Jepson, R., Gray, C., Shepherd, A., Mackison, D., …Evans, J. M. M. (2017). How active are women who play bingo: a cross-sectional study from the Well!Bingo project. BMC Women's Health, 17(1), doi:10.1186/s12905-017-0405-z
The benefits of physical activity are well established, yet large numbers of people are not sufficiently active to gain health benefits. Certain population groups a...
Murray, J., Williams, B., Hoskins, G., Skar, S., McGhee, J., Treweek, S., …Gauld, D. (2016). A theory-informed approach to developing visually mediated interventions to change behaviour using an asthma and physical activity intervention exemplar. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 2, 1-17. doi:10.1186/s40814-016-0091-x. ISSN 2055-5784
Background Visualisation techniques are used in a range of healthcare interventions. However, these frequently lack a coherent rationale or clear theoretical basis. This lack...
Morris, J. H., Oliver, T., Kroll, T., Joice, S., & Williams, B. (2017). Physical activity participation in community dwelling stroke survivors: synergy and dissonance between motivation and capability. A qualitative study. Physiotherapy, 103(3), 311-321. doi:10.1016/j.physio.2016.05.001
The evidence supporting benefits of physical activity (PA) on fitness, functioning, health and secondary prevention after stroke is compelling. However, many stroke...
Cameron, L. D., Humphris, G., Hollands, G., & Williams, B. (2009). Harnessing imagery to motivate health behaviours. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 17(Supplement 1), (S203). ISSN 1070-5503
This paper is an abstract in a special supplement - Abstracts from the 11th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine.
Williams, B., Mukhopadhyay, S., Dowell, J., & Coyle, J. (2007). From child to adult: An exploration of shifting family roles and responsibilities in managing physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis. Social Science and Medicine, 65(10), 2135-2146. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.07.020
Although chest physiotherapy is central to the management of cystic fibrosis many report problems with adherence. Research in other long-term conditions suggests that non-adhe...
Chappell, F., & Williams, B. (2002). Rates and Reasons for Non-adherence to Home Physiotherapy in Paediatrics. Physiotherapy, 88(3), (138-147). doi:10.1016/s0031-9406(05)60547-0. ISSN 0031-9406
Background and purpose
Little evidence is currently available on adherence to home physiotherapy within paediatrics. This study aims to provide an indication of the likely siz...
Steven, K., Pagliari, C., Williams, B., Hoskins, G., & Pinnock, H. (2000). Integrating three perspectives of goals in asthma: the patient, the health professional and the evidence to improve asthma morbidity. Primary Care Respiratory Journal, (78). ISSN 1471-4418
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. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07227-2_28
A theoretically-informed interactive animation was developed, using themes drawn from psychology, sociology, applied health research, and narrative theory, which aimed to enco...
Murray, J., Williams, B., Hoskins, G., McGhee, J., Gauld, D., & Brown, G. (2013). Developing a Theory-Informed Interactive Animation to Increase Physical Activity among Young People with Asthma. In Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality. Systems and Applications; Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 60-65. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39420-1_7
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...