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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...

Will Soldiers be quick marching in trainers?

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Graham, S., & Martindale, R. (2017)
Will Soldiers be quick marching in trainers?. UK
The study investigated loads and impact using British military drill boots.

Blood lactate thresholds and walking/running economy are determinants of backpack-running performance in trained soldiers

Journal Article
Simpson, R. J., Graham, S. M., Connaboy, C., Clement, R., Pollonini, L., & Florida-James, G. D. (2017)
Blood lactate thresholds and walking/running economy are determinants of backpack-running performance in trained soldiers. Applied Ergonomics, 58, 566-572. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2016.04.010
We developed a standardized laboratory treadmill protocol for assessing physiological responses to a simulated backpack load-carriage task in trained soldiers, and assessed th...

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

Journal Article
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...

Investigating the association of self-regulated learning skills and physical activity in Hong Kong Chinese and Scottish adolescents

Journal Article
Pitkethly, A. J., Lau, P. W. C., & Maddison, R. (2019)
Investigating the association of self-regulated learning skills and physical activity in Hong Kong Chinese and Scottish adolescents. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 17(6), 670-684. https://doi.org/10.1080/1612197x.2018.1444077
Zimmerman's self-regulated learning (SRL) model focusses on how individuals are able to make improvements through a cyclical and systematic method of learning how to adapt to ...

Lower Resting and Exercise-Induced Circulating Angiogenic Progenitors and Angiogenic T-Cells in Older Men

Journal Article
Ross, M. D., Malone, E. M., Simpson, R., Cranston, I., Ingram, L., Wright, G. P., …Florida-James, G. D. (2018)
Lower Resting and Exercise-Induced Circulating Angiogenic Progenitors and Angiogenic T-Cells in Older Men. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 314(3), 392-402. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.00592.2017
Ageing is associated with a dysfunctional endothelial phenotype, as well as reduced angiogenic capabilities. Exercise exerts beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system, p...

Recruitment to the “Breast—Activity and Healthy Eating After Diagnosis” (B-AHEAD) Randomized Controlled Trial

Journal Article
Pegington, M., Adams, J. E., Bundred, N. J., Harvie, M. N., Campbell, A., Howell, A., …Harvey, M. (2018)
Recruitment to the “Breast—Activity and Healthy Eating After Diagnosis” (B-AHEAD) Randomized Controlled Trial. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 17(1), 131-137. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735416687850
Excess weight at breast cancer diagnosis and weight gain during treatment are linked to increased breast cancer specific and all-cause mortality. The Breast—Activity and Healt...

Development and validation of self-reported line drawings of the modified Beighton score for the assessment of generalised joint hypermobility

Journal Article
Cooper, D. J., Scammell, B. E., Batt, M. E., & Palmer, D. (2018)
Development and validation of self-reported line drawings of the modified Beighton score for the assessment of generalised joint hypermobility. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 18(11), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-017-0464-8
Background: The impracticalities and comparative expense of carrying out a clinical assessment is an obstacle in many large epidemiological studies. The purpose of this study ...

The Injury/Illness Performance Project (IIPP): A Novel Epidemiological Approach for Recording the Consequences of Sports Injuries and Illnesses

Journal Article
Palmer-Green, D., Fuller, C., Jaques, R., & Hunter, G. (2013)
The Injury/Illness Performance Project (IIPP): A Novel Epidemiological Approach for Recording the Consequences of Sports Injuries and Illnesses. Journal of sports medicine, 2013, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/523974
Background. Describing the frequency, severity, and causes of sports injuries and illnesses reliably is important for quantifying the risk to athletes and providing direction ...

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

Journal Article
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...