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Acceptability and Applicability of an American Health Videogame with Story for Childhood Obesity Prevention Among Hong Kong Chinese Children

Journal Article
Wang, J., Baranowski, T., Lau, P. W. C., Pitkethly, A. J., & Buday, R. (2015)
Acceptability and Applicability of an American Health Videogame with Story for Childhood Obesity Prevention Among Hong Kong Chinese Children. Games for health journal, 4(6), 513-519. https://doi.org/10.1089/g4h.2015.0029
Objective: Positive changes in diet have been observed in research carried out in the United States from the use of “Escape from Diab” (Diab), a health videogame designed to l...

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...

An investigation into the minimum accelerometry wear time for reliable estimates of habitual physical activity and definition of a standard measurement day in pre-school children.

Journal Article
Hislop, J., Law, J., Rush, R., Grainger, A., Bulley, C., Reilly, J. J., & Mercer, T. (2014)
An investigation into the minimum accelerometry wear time for reliable estimates of habitual physical activity and definition of a standard measurement day in pre-school children. Physiological Measurement, 35(11), 2213-2228. https://doi.org/10.1088/0967-3334/35/11/2213
The purpose of this study was to determine the number of hours and days of accelerometry data necessary to provide a reliable estimate of habitual physical activity in pre-sch...

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...

Objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour: review with new data

Journal Article
Reilly, J. J., Penpraze, V., Hislop, J., Davies, G., Grant, S., & Paton, J. Y. (2008)
Objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour: review with new data. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 93(7), 614-619. https://doi.org/10.1136/adc.2007.133272
Objective methods are being used increasingly for the quantification of the amount of physical activity, intensity of physical activity and amount of sedentary behaviour in ch...

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...

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...

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

Journal Article
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...

Reducing the risk of Type 2 diabetes in people with intellectual disabilities: A three phase study

Thesis
Maine, A. Reducing the risk of Type 2 diabetes in people with intellectual disabilities: A three phase study. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1510775
Background: People with intellectual disabilities (ID) remain at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D) due to lifestyle associated risk factors such poor diets and low...