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Cultural reflections on the Scottish HPV vaccination programme

Journal Article
Carnegie, E., Whittaker, A., Gray Brunton, C., Hanif, N., Harding, S., Hilton, S., …Pow, J. (2016)
Cultural reflections on the Scottish HPV vaccination programme. European Journal of Public Health, 26(1 supp 1), https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckw169.049
Background The Scottish HPV vaccination programme serves young women aged 11 to 18 years and reports consistently high uptake rates, yet these figures may conceal levels of un...

Young men with intellectual disabilities’ constructions of the human papillomavirus and vaccine

Journal Article
Carnegie, E., Whittaker, A., Gray Brunton, C., Harding, S., Hilton, S., Hogg, R., …Willis, D. (2016)
Young men with intellectual disabilities’ constructions of the human papillomavirus and vaccine. European Journal of Public Health, 26(suppl_1), ckw169.050. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckw169.050
Scotland is one European country offering a national schoolbased HPV vaccination programme to at least one age-cohort of females, however it does not include young men. A subs...

Young men, sexual health and responsibility for contraception: a qualitative pilot study

Journal Article
Brown, S. (2011)
Young men, sexual health and responsibility for contraception: a qualitative pilot study. Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, 38, 44-47. https://doi.org/10.1136/jfprhc-2011-100119
Background and methodology: despite increasing interest over the last decade or more in men’s views of sexual health services and use of contraception, most published literatu...

School-based brief psycho-educational intervention to raise adolescent cancer awareness and address barriers to medical help-seeking about cancer: a cluster randomised controlled trial: School-based psycho-educational intervention to raise cancer awareness

Journal Article
Neal, R. D., O'Carroll, R. E., Hubbard, G., Stoddart, I., Forbat, L., Haw, S., …Kyle, R. G. (2016)
School-based brief psycho-educational intervention to raise adolescent cancer awareness and address barriers to medical help-seeking about cancer: a cluster randomised controlled trial: School-based psycho-educational intervention to raise cancer awareness. Psycho-Oncology, 25(7), 760-771. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.4001
Objectives Raising cancer awareness and addressing barriers to help-seeking may improve early diagnosis. The aim was to assess whether a psycho-educational intervention increa...

Why don’t teenagers use contraception? A qualitative interview study.

Journal Article
Brown, S., & Guthrie, K. (2010)
Why don’t teenagers use contraception? A qualitative interview study. European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 15, 197-204. https://doi.org/10.3109/13625181003763456
Objectives: to investigate the causes of unintended pregnancies and, in particular, reasons for non-use of contraception among young women attending a day unit for surgical ab...

Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on adult behaviour change in health and social care settings: A systematic review of reviews

Journal Article
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), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204890
Background The challenge of addressing unhealthy lifestyle choice is of global concern. Motivational Interviewing has been widely implemented to help people change their behav...

Minimum Wear Duration for the activPAL Professional Activity Monitor in Adolescent Females

Journal Article
Dowd, K. P., Purtill, H., Harrington, D. M., Hislop, J. F., Reilly, J. J., & Donnelly, A. E. (2017)
Minimum Wear Duration for the activPAL Professional Activity Monitor in Adolescent Females. Pediatric Exercise Science, 29(3), 427-433. https://doi.org/10.1123/pes.2016-0188
Objectives: This study aims to determine the minimum number of days of monitoring required to reliably predict sitting/lying time, standing time, light intensity physical acti...

Validity of wrist worn accelerometers and comparability between hip and wrist placement sites in estimating physical activity behaviour in preschool children

Journal Article
Hislop, J., Palmer, N., Anand, P., & Aldin, T. (2016)
Validity of wrist worn accelerometers and comparability between hip and wrist placement sites in estimating physical activity behaviour in preschool children. Physiological Measurement, 37(10), 1701-1714. https://doi.org/10.1088/0967-3334/37/10/1701
Wrist-worn accelerometers can increase compliance with wearing accelerometers, however, several large scale studies continue to use hip-worn accelerometers and it is unclear h...

Comparison of Epoch and Uniaxial versus Triaxial Accelerometers in the Measurement of Physical Activity in Preschool Children: A Validation Study

Journal Article
Hislop, J. F., Bulley, C., Mercer, T. H., & Reilly, J. J. (2012)
Comparison of Epoch and Uniaxial versus Triaxial Accelerometers in the Measurement of Physical Activity in Preschool Children: A Validation Study. Pediatric Exercise Science, 24(3), 450-460. doi:10.1123/pes.24.3.450
This study compared accelerometry cut points for sedentary behavior, light and moderate to vigorous intensity activity (MVPA) against a criterion measure, the Children's Activ...

User adoption of the Worktivity mobile app to help reduce occupational sedentary behaviour in an office environment

Conference Proceeding
Garcia-Constantino, M., Nugent, C., Stephenson, A., McDonough, S. M., Murphy, M. H., & Mair, J. L. (2018)
User adoption of the Worktivity mobile app to help reduce occupational sedentary behaviour in an office environment. In Conference Proceedings of HCI 2018. https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2018.175
In this paper we introduce the Worktivity mobile app as a potential solution to help reduce occupational sitting in an office environment. Worktivity functions by sending hour...