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Personalised Prescription of Scalable High Intensity Interval Training to Inactive Female Adults of Different Ages

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Mair, J. L., Nevill, A. M., De Vito, G., & Boreham, C. A. (2016)
Personalised Prescription of Scalable High Intensity Interval Training to Inactive Female Adults of Different Ages. PLOS ONE, 11(2), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0148702
Stepping is a convenient form of scalable high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that may lead to health benefits. However, the accurate personalised prescription of stepping...

Low Volume, Home-Based Weighted Step Exercise Training Can Improve Lower Limb Muscle Power and Functional Ability in Community-Dwelling Older Women

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Mair, J. L., De Vito, G., & Boreham, C. A. (2019)
Low Volume, Home-Based Weighted Step Exercise Training Can Improve Lower Limb Muscle Power and Functional Ability in Community-Dwelling Older Women. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(1), 41. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm8010041
Stepping exercise can be used as a scalable form of high intensity exercise to enhance important aspects of physical fitness in older populations. The addition of supplementar...

Exploring the Views of Desk-Based Office Workers and Their Employers’ Beliefs Regarding Strategies to Reduce Occupational Sitting Time, With an Emphasis on Technology-Supported Approaches

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Stephenson, A., McDonough, S. M., Murphy, M. H., Nugent, C. D., Wilson, I. M., & Mair, J. L. (2020)
Exploring the Views of Desk-Based Office Workers and Their Employers’ Beliefs Regarding Strategies to Reduce Occupational Sitting Time, With an Emphasis on Technology-Supported Approaches. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 62(2), 149-155. https://doi.org/10.1097/jom.0000000000001777
Objective: Employee and employer views regarding how technology-supported strategies can best meet their needs to reduce occupational sitting are not well known. This study ex...

School-based Interventions to Reduce Sedentary Behaviour in Children: A Systematic Review

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M. Hegarty, L., Mair, J. L., Kirby, K., Murtagh, E., & Murphy, M. H. (2016)
School-based Interventions to Reduce Sedentary Behaviour in Children: A Systematic Review. AIMS public health, 3(3), 520-541. https://doi.org/10.3934/publichealth.2016.3.520
Prolonged, uninterrupted periods of sedentary time may be associated with increased risk of Type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality even if the minimu...

Altering Pace Control and Pace Regulation: Attentional Focus Effects during Running

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Brick, N. E., Campbell, M. J., Metcalfe, R. S., Mair, J., & MacIntyre, T. E. (2016)
Altering Pace Control and Pace Regulation: Attentional Focus Effects during Running. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(5), 879-886. https://doi.org/10.1249/mss.0000000000000843
Purpose: To date there are no published studies directly comparing self-controlled and externally-controlled pace endurance tasks. However, previous research suggests pace con...

Using computer, mobile and wearable technology interventions to change sedentary behaviours: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Stephenson, A., Murphy, M., McDonough, . S., Nugent, C., & Mair, J. (2017)
Using computer, mobile and wearable technology interventions to change sedentary behaviours: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Frontiers, https://doi.org/10.3389/conf.FPUBH.2017.03.00033
Rationale: High levels of sedentary behavior (SB) are strongly associated with several negative health consequences (1). Technologies such as mobile applications (apps), weara...

Effectiveness of physical activity and sedentary behaviour interventions in altering sedentary behaviour among older adults: a systematic review

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McCorry, M., Murphy, M., Bleakley, C., & Mair, J. (2018)
Effectiveness of physical activity and sedentary behaviour interventions in altering sedentary behaviour among older adults: a systematic review. Lancet, 392(S61), S61. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(18)32045-2
Background Long and frequent bouts of sedentary behaviour pose a major risk to health and increase the incidence of hypokinetic diseases and mortality, independent of the risk...

Benefits of a worksite or home-based bench stepping intervention for sedentary middle-aged adults - a pilot study

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Mair, J. L., Boreham, C. A., Ditroilo, M., McKeown, D., M. Lowery, M., Caulfield, B., & De Vito, G. (2014)
Benefits of a worksite or home-based bench stepping intervention for sedentary middle-aged adults - a pilot study. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 34(1), 10-17. https://doi.org/10.1111/cpf.12056
The aim of this study was to investigate the benefits of a low-volume, vigorous intensity bench stepping programme in sedentary middle-aged adults. Thirty-one healthy but sede...

Multifactorial e- and mHealth interventions for cardiovascular disease primary prevention: Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

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Direito, A., Rawstorn, J., Mair, J., Daryabeygi-Khotbehsara, R., Maddison, R., & Tai, E. S. (2020)
Multifactorial e- and mHealth interventions for cardiovascular disease primary prevention: Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Digital Health, 5, https://doi.org/10.1177/2055207619890480
Objective: Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are a leading cause of mortality and disease burden. Preventative interventions to augment the population-level adoption of health lif...

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

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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...