Mark P Petticrew

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc What are the health benefits of active travel? A systematic review of trials and cohort studies
    Lucinda E Saunders
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e69912. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Complex interventions and their implications for systematic reviews: a pragmatic approach
    Mark Petticrew
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1H 9SH, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1209-14. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Synthesizing evidence on complex interventions: how meta-analytical, qualitative, and mixed-method approaches can contribute
    Mark Petticrew
    Social and Environmental Health Research Department, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1H 9SH, UK Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1230-43. 2013
  4. pmc The Well London program--a cluster randomized trial of community engagement for improving health behaviors and mental wellbeing: baseline survey results
    Gemma Phillips
    Institute for Health and Human Development, University of East London, Water Lane, E15 4LZ London, UK
    Trials 13:105. 2012
  5. pmc Health equity: evidence synthesis and knowledge translation methods
    Vivian A Welch
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON K1N6N5, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:43. 2013
  6. pmc Environmental interventions to reduce fear of crime: systematic review of effectiveness
    Theo Lorenc
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 5 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Syst Rev 2:30. 2013
  7. pmc PROSPERO at one year: an evaluation of its utility
    Alison Booth
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, Alcuin B Block, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Syst Rev 2:4. 2013
  8. pmc Using spatial equity analysis in the process evaluation of environmental interventions to tackle obesity: the healthy towns programme in England
    Alice M Dalton
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, UK
    Int J Equity Health 12:43. 2013
  9. pmc Challenges to evaluating complex interventions: a content analysis of published papers
    Jessica Datta
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, WC1H 9SH, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:568. 2013
  10. pmc Fear of crime and the environment: systematic review of UK qualitative evidence
    Theo Lorenc
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:496. 2013

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Publications66

  1. pmc What are the health benefits of active travel? A systematic review of trials and cohort studies
    Lucinda E Saunders
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e69912. 2013
    ..However, the strength of evidence underpinning this strategy is unclear. This study aimed to assess the evidence that active travel has significant health benefits...
  2. doi request reprint Complex interventions and their implications for systematic reviews: a pragmatic approach
    Mark Petticrew
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1H 9SH, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1209-14. 2013
    ..g., social policy or international development). We end by concluding that systematic reviews should follow the principle of Occam's razor: explanations should be as complex as they need to be and no more. ..
  3. doi request reprint Synthesizing evidence on complex interventions: how meta-analytical, qualitative, and mixed-method approaches can contribute
    Mark Petticrew
    Social and Environmental Health Research Department, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1H 9SH, UK Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1230-43. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc The Well London program--a cluster randomized trial of community engagement for improving health behaviors and mental wellbeing: baseline survey results
    Gemma Phillips
    Institute for Health and Human Development, University of East London, Water Lane, E15 4LZ London, UK
    Trials 13:105. 2012
    ..The effectiveness of Well London is being evaluated in a pair-matched cluster randomized trial (CRT). The baseline survey data are reported here...
  5. pmc Health equity: evidence synthesis and knowledge translation methods
    Vivian A Welch
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON K1N6N5, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:43. 2013
    ..Although systematic reviews are recognized as an important source for evidence-informed policy, they have been criticized for failing to assess effects on health equity...
  6. pmc Environmental interventions to reduce fear of crime: systematic review of effectiveness
    Theo Lorenc
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 5 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Syst Rev 2:30. 2013
    ..Fear of crime is associated with negative health and wellbeing outcomes, and may mediate some impacts of the built environment on public health. A range of environmental interventions have been hypothesized to reduce the fear of crime...
  7. pmc PROSPERO at one year: an evaluation of its utility
    Alison Booth
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, Alcuin B Block, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Syst Rev 2:4. 2013
    ..After one year of operation we describe access and use, explore user experience and identify areas for future improvement...
  8. pmc Using spatial equity analysis in the process evaluation of environmental interventions to tackle obesity: the healthy towns programme in England
    Alice M Dalton
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, UK
    Int J Equity Health 12:43. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Challenges to evaluating complex interventions: a content analysis of published papers
    Jessica Datta
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, WC1H 9SH, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:568. 2013
    ..This paper outlines the findings of this documentary analysis...
  10. pmc Fear of crime and the environment: systematic review of UK qualitative evidence
    Theo Lorenc
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:496. 2013
    ..It is influenced by factors in the physical and social environment. This study aimed to review and synthesize qualitative evidence from the UK on fear of crime and the environment...
  11. pmc Type A behavior pattern and coronary heart disease: Philip Morris's "crown jewel"
    Mark P Petticrew
    SEHRD, PHP, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK, WC1E 9SH
    Am J Public Health 102:2018-25. 2012
    ..Our analysis suggests that these "decline effects" are partly explained by tobacco industry involvement in TABP research...
  12. pmc The nuts and bolts of PROSPERO: an international prospective register of systematic reviews
    Alison Booth
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, Alcuin B Block, Heslington, York, UK, YO10 5DD
    Syst Rev 1:2. 2012
    ..The objectives were to reduce unplanned duplication of reviews and provide transparency in the review process, with the aim of minimizing reporting bias...
  13. pmc The monkey puzzle: a systematic review of studies of stress, social hierarchies, and heart disease in monkeys
    Mark Petticrew
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e27939. 2012
    ..Evidence in favour of this model of health inequalities has relied, in part, on studies of the health effects of the natural social hierarchies found among non-human primates. This study aimed to assess the strength of this evidence...
  14. doi request reprint To RCT or not to RCT: deciding when 'more evidence is needed' for public health policy and practice
    Mark Petticrew
    Public and EnvironmentalHealth Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:391-6. 2012
    ..This paper describes a simple decision aid to help policymakers, researchers and other decision makers assess the potential 'information value' of a new public health randomised controlled trial...
  15. pmc The influence of environmental factors on the generalisability of public health research evidence: physical activity as a worked example
    Paul Watts
    Institute for Health and Human Development, University of East London, Water Lane, London, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:128. 2011
    ..We then highlight the ways in which EFs may impact on the generalisability of different types of evidence...
  16. pmc Personal and environmental correlates of active travel and physical activity in a deprived urban population
    David Ogilvie
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:43. 2008
    ....
  17. pmc Shoe leather epidemiology: active travel and transport infrastructure in the urban landscape
    David Ogilvie
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit and Centre for Diet and Activity Research CEDAR, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:43. 2010
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  18. pmc Perceived characteristics of the environment associated with active travel: development and testing of a new scale
    David Ogilvie
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:32. 2008
    ..We therefore developed and established the test-retest reliability of a new scale for use in a study of the correlates of active travel and overall physical activity in deprived urban neighbourhoods in Glasgow, Scotland...
  19. pmc Does dissemination extend beyond publication: a survey of a cross section of public funded research in the UK
    Paul M Wilson
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Implement Sci 5:61. 2010
    ..In this study, we aimed to describe the dissemination practices and impacts of applied and public health researchers working across the UK...
  20. pmc Disseminating research findings: what should researchers do? A systematic scoping review of conceptual frameworks
    Paul M Wilson
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Implement Sci 5:91. 2010
    ..Against this background, we performed a systematic scoping to identify and describe any conceptual/organising frameworks that could be used by researchers to guide their dissemination activity...
  21. pmc Protocol for a systematic review of the effects of schools and school-environment interventions on health: evidence mapping and syntheses
    Chris Bonell
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:453. 2011
    ..Evidence concerning the effects of such interventions has not been recently synthesised...
  22. pmc An exploratory cluster randomised controlled trial of knowledge translation strategies to support evidence-informed decision-making in local governments (The KT4LG study)
    Elizabeth Waters
    Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, McCaughey Centre Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:34. 2011
    ....
  23. pmc Evaluation of community level interventions to address social and structural determinants of health: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Martin Wall
    Institute for Health and Human Development, University of East London, London E15 4LZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:207. 2009
    ..The interventions focus on healthy eating, healthy physical activity and mental health and wellbeing and are designed and executed with community participation complementing existing facilities and services...
  24. pmc Population tobacco control interventions and their effects on social inequalities in smoking: placing an equity lens on existing systematic reviews
    Caroline Main
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:178. 2008
    ....
  25. pmc Observations from behind the bar: changing patrons' behaviours in response to smoke-free legislation in Scotland
    Shona Hilton
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:238. 2008
    ..This qualitative study presents insights from bar workers about their observations of the changing social bar environment, changing patrons' behaviours and challenges bar workers have faced in managing smoke-free legislation...
  26. pmc Psychosocial risk factors in home and community settings and their associations with population health and health inequalities: a systematic meta-review
    Matt Egan
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G128RZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:239. 2008
    ..We have conducted a meta-review (a review of reviews) exploring how psychosocial factors may relate to population health in home and community settings...
  27. pmc Protocol for a mixed methods study investigating the impact of investment in housing, regeneration and neighbourhood renewal on the health and wellbeing of residents: the GoWell programme
    Matt Egan
    Medical Research Council Chief Scientist Office Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:41. 2010
    ..The GoWell Programme has been designed to measure effects on health and wellbeing of multi-faceted regeneration interventions on residents of disadvantaged neighbourhoods in the city of Glasgow, Scotland...
  28. pmc The harvest plot: a method for synthesising evidence about the differential effects of interventions
    David Ogilvie
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:8. 2008
    ....
  29. pmc School nurses' experiences of delivering the UK HPV vaccination programme in its first year
    Shona Hilton
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 11:226. 2011
    ..This study offers insights from school nurses' perspectives and experiences of delivering this new vaccination programme...
  30. pmc "We're not short of people telling us what the problems are. We're short of people telling us what to do": an appraisal of public policy and mental health
    Mark Petticrew
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:314. 2008
    ..We report on the theory, methods and findings of a project which involved an appraisal of current Scottish policy with respect to its potential impacts on mental health and wellbeing...
  31. pmc The "father of stress" meets "big tobacco": Hans Selye and the tobacco industry
    Mark P Petticrew
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit PEHRU, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 101:411-8. 2011
    ..These findings have implications for assessing the scientific integrity of certain areas of stress research and for understanding corporate influences on public health research, including research on the social determinants of health...
  32. doi request reprint Damned if you do, damned if you don't: subgroup analysis and equity
    Mark Petticrew
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:95-8. 2012
    ..Finally, it suggests how policy needs for information on subgroups can be met while maintaining rigour...
  33. pmc The SHARP study: a quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the short-term outcomes of housing and neighbourhood renewal
    Mark Petticrew
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London UK
    BMC Public Health 9:415. 2009
    ..This paper presents the study background, the design and methods, and the findings at one year...
  34. ncbi request reprint Systematic reviews--do they 'work' in informing decision-making around health inequalities?
    Mark Petticrew
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Econ Policy Law 3:197-211. 2008
  35. doi request reprint Publication bias in qualitative research: what becomes of qualitative research presented at conferences?
    M Petticrew
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:552-4. 2008
    ..This has been well documented for quantitative studies, but has never been explored in relation to qualitative research...
  36. pmc Evidence for public health policy on inequalities: 1: the reality according to policymakers
    Mark Petticrew
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:811-6. 2004
    ....
  37. pmc The health impacts of housing-led regeneration: a prospective controlled study
    Hilary Thomson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:211-4. 2007
    ..To evaluate self-reported changes in housing quality and health associated with housing-led area regeneration...
  38. pmc The social determinants of tuberculosis: from evidence to action
    James R Hargreaves
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 101:654-62. 2011
    ..Interventions from outside the health sector-specifically, in social protection and urban planning-have the potential to strengthen tuberculosis control...
  39. doi request reprint Public health evaluation in the twenty-first century: time to see the wood as well as the trees
    Richard D Smith
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:2-7. 2010
    ..That is, those involved in public health evaluation need to step back and first consider the wood before focusing in on specific trees...
  40. pmc Do urban regeneration programmes improve public health and reduce health inequalities? A synthesis of the evidence from UK policy and practice (1980-2004)
    Hilary Thomson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:108-15. 2006
    ..To synthesise data on the impact on health and key socioeconomic determinants of health and health inequalities reported in evaluations of national UK regeneration programmes...
  41. pmc Evaluating the health effects of social interventions
    Hilary Thomson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, G12 8RZ
    BMJ 328:282-5. 2004
  42. pmc Systematic reviews of health effects of social interventions: 1. Finding the evidence: how far should you go?
    David Ogilvie
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:804-8. 2005
    ..There is little guidance on how to identify useful evidence about the health effects of social interventions. The aim of this study was to assess the value of different ways of finding this type of information...
  43. ncbi request reprint Presumed innocent. Why we need systematic reviews of social policies
    Mark Petticrew
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Am J Prev Med 24:2-3. 2003
  44. pmc "Profits before people"? A systematic review of the health and safety impacts of privatising public utilities and industries in developed countries
    Matt Egan
    MRC SPHSU, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:862-70. 2007
    ..Some evidence suggests that adverse health outcomes could result from redundancies associated with privatisation...
  45. pmc Systematic reviews of health effects of social interventions: 2. Best available evidence: how low should you go?
    David Ogilvie
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:886-92. 2005
    ..There is little guidance on how to select the best available evidence of health effects of social interventions. The aim of this paper was to assess the implications of setting particular inclusion criteria for evidence synthesis...
  46. ncbi request reprint 'More research needed': plugging gaps in the evidence base on health inequalities
    Mark Petticrew
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Eur J Public Health 17:411-3. 2007
  47. pmc The health impacts of housing improvement: a systematic review of intervention studies from 1887 to 2007
    Hilary Thomson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK, G12 8RZ
    Am J Public Health 99:S681-92. 2009
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the health impacts of housing improvement...
  48. pmc Covert observation in practice: lessons from the evaluation of the prohibition of smoking in public places in Scotland
    Mark Petticrew
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:204. 2007
    ..A workshop was therefore convened to identify practical lessons learned so far from the Scottish evaluation...
  49. pmc MMR: marginalised, misrepresented and rejected? Autism: a focus group study
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4, Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:322-7. 2007
    ..To explore how the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine controversy impacted on the lives of parents caring for children with autism...
  50. pmc Expectations and changing attitudes of bar workers before and after the implementation of smoke-free legislation in Scotland
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:206. 2007
    ..In Scotland on March 26, 2006 a comprehensive prohibition on smoking in all enclosed public places was introduced. This study examines bar workers' attitudes towards a smoke-free working environment...
  51. pmc Parents' champions vs. vested interests: who do parents believe about MMR? A qualitative study
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:42. 2007
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to examine parents' views on the role the media, politicians and health professionals have played in providing credible evidence about MMR safety...
  52. pmc Why certain systematic reviews reach uncertain conclusions
    Mark Petticrew
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 326:756-8. 2003
  53. pmc Evidence for public health policy on inequalities: 2: assembling the evidence jigsaw
    Margaret Whitehead
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:817-21. 2004
    ..To garner research leaders' perceptions and experiences of the types of evidence that influence policy on health inequalities, and their reflections on how the flow of such research evidence could be increased...
  54. pmc New roads and human health: a systematic review
    Matt Egan
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, Scotland, UK
    Am J Public Health 93:1463-71. 2003
    ..Major urban roads increase disturbance and severance. More robust research is needed in this area, particularly regarding effects of new roads on respiratory health, mental health, access to health services, and physical activity...
  55. pmc Influence of psychological coping on survival and recurrence in people with cancer: systematic review
    Mark Petticrew
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 325:1066. 2002
    ..To summarise the evidence on the effect of psychological coping styles (including fighting spirit, helplessness/hopelessness, denial, and avoidance) on survival and recurrence in patients with cancer...
  56. pmc Evaluation of the health effects of a neighbourhood traffic calming scheme
    David S Morrison
    Greater Glasgow NHS Board, Dalian House, PO Box 15329, 350 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G3 8YZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:837-40. 2004
    ..To assess the secondary health impacts of a traffic calming scheme on a community...
  57. ncbi request reprint Deep and crisp and eaten: Scotland's deep-fried Mars bar
    David S Morrison
    Lancet 364:2180. 2004
  58. ncbi request reprint The contextual development of healthy living centres services: an examination of food-related initiatives
    David Rankin
    RUHBC, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
    Health Place 12:644-55. 2006
    ..Consideration is then given to how HLCs adapt to meet the practicalities of improving health while addressing social exclusion through targeting health inequalities...
  59. pmc Large scale food retailing as an intervention for diet and health: quasi-experimental evaluation of a natural experiment
    Steven Cummins
    Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:1035-40. 2005
    ..To assess the effect on fruit and vegetable consumption, self reported, and psychological health of a "natural experiment"-the introduction of large scale food retailing in a deprived Scottish community...
  60. ncbi request reprint Potential barriers to prevention of cancers and to early cancer detection among Irish people living in Britain: a qualitative study
    Karen Scanlon
    Breast Cancer Care, Kiln House, 210 New Kings Road, London SW6 4NZ, UK
    Ethn Health 11:325-41. 2006
    ..To identify and explore explanatory models of cancer among Irish and white British people living in Britain...
  61. ncbi request reprint Evaluating health effects of transport interventions methodologic case study
    David Ogilvie
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, Scotland
    Am J Prev Med 31:118-26. 2006
    ..Major transport projects may promote or discourage physical activity in the form of walking and cycling, but researching the health effects of such "natural experiments" in transport policy or infrastructure is challenging...
  62. doi request reprint Evidence synthesis, upstream determinants and health inequalities: the role of a proposed new Cochrane Public Health Review Group
    Elizabeth Waters
    Cochrane Health Promotion and Public Health Field, The McCaughey Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Public Health 18:221-3. 2008
  63. pmc The psychosocial and health effects of workplace reorganisation. 1. A systematic review of organisational-level interventions that aim to increase employee control
    Matt Egan
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G128RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:945-54. 2007
    ..Systematic review of the health and psychosocial effects of increasing employee participation and control through workplace reorganisation, with reference to the "demand-control-support" model of workplace health...
  64. pmc Developing and evaluating complex interventions: the new Medical Research Council guidance
    Peter Craig
    MRC Population Health Sciences Research Network, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 337:a1655. 2008
  65. pmc Why promote the findings of single research studies?
    Paul Wilson
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York
    BMJ 336:722. 2008
  66. pmc Quality of Cochrane reviews. Quality of Cochrane reviews is better than that of non-Cochrane reviews
    Mark Petticrew
    BMJ 324:545. 2002