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An evaluation of the efficacy of the exercise on referral scheme in Northumberland, UK: association with physical activity and predictors of engagement. A naturalistic observation study

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Hanson, C. L., Allin, L. J., Ellis, J. G., & Dodd-Reynolds, C. J. (2013)
An evaluation of the efficacy of the exercise on referral scheme in Northumberland, UK: association with physical activity and predictors of engagement. A naturalistic observation study. BMJ Open, 3(8), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002849
ABSTRACT Objectives: Exercise on referral schemes (ERS) are widely commissioned in the UK but there is little evidence of their association with physical activity levels. We s...

Exercise on referral: evidence and complexity at the nexus of public health and sport policy

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Oliver, E. J., Hanson, C. L., Lindsey, I. A., & Dodd-Reynolds, C. J. (2016)
Exercise on referral: evidence and complexity at the nexus of public health and sport policy. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 8(4), 731-736. https://doi.org/10.1080/19406940.2016.1182048
Exercise on referral schemes (ERS) are recommended by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence for increasing physical activity in inactive patients with long-term health...

An exploratory study of the relationship between psychosocial hazard and ambulatory physiological response in higher education employees

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Campbell, T. (2016)
An exploratory study of the relationship between psychosocial hazard and ambulatory physiological response in higher education employees. International Journal of Workplace Health Management, 9(3), 360-374. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJWHM-11-2015-0068
Purpose: as exposure to psychosocial hazard at work represents a substantial risk factor for employee health in many modern occupations, being able to accurately assess how em...

Healthy lifestyle behaviours for people with intellectual disabilities: An exploration of organizational barriers and enablers

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O'Leary, L., Taggart, L., & Cousins, W. (2018)
Healthy lifestyle behaviours for people with intellectual disabilities: An exploration of organizational barriers and enablers. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 31, 122-135. https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12396
Background The health-related behaviours of people with intellectual disabilities may be determined by organisational influences. This innovative study aimed to explore manage...

Reducing Alcohol-related Harm in Disadvantaged Men: Development and Feasibility Assessment of a Brief Intervention Delivered by Mobile Telephone.

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Williams, B. (2013)
Reducing Alcohol-related Harm in Disadvantaged Men: Development and Feasibility Assessment of a Brief Intervention Delivered by Mobile Telephone. Southampton, UK: NIHR
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Prevention of Injury Group Initiative

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Frost, H., & Mccay, G. (1990)
Prevention of Injury Group Initiative. Physiotherapy, 76(12), 796-798. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0031-9406%2810%2963183-5
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders continue to be a problem among hospital workers. This paper describes a group project, carried out at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, O...

To screen or not to screen? Examining the arguments against screening for atrial fibrillation.

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Neubeck, L., Orchard, J., Lowres, N., & Freedman, S. B. (2017)
To screen or not to screen? Examining the arguments against screening for atrial fibrillation. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 26(9), 880-886. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2017.05.118
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, with a lifetime risk of 1 in 4 of developing AF over the age of 40 years. Around 40% of patients are asymptomat...

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

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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...

Impact of telemetry supported home blood pressure monitoring: experiences of patients and professionals participating in the HITS randomised controlled trial of telemetry enabled home blood pressure (BP)

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Hanley, J., Ure, J., Paterson, M., Wild, S., Padfield, P., Pagliari, C., & McKinstry, B. (2012)
Impact of telemetry supported home blood pressure monitoring: experiences of patients and professionals participating in the HITS randomised controlled trial of telemetry enabled home blood pressure (BP). International journal of integrated care, 12(4), doi:10.5334/ijic.910
Aim: To explore the experiences of participants in a randomised controlled trial of telemetry supported home blood pressure monitoring for people with hypertension in order to...

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

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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...