R Cooper

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Medical Research
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Childhood socioeconomic position and objectively measured physical capability levels in adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Kate Birnie
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e15564. 2011
  2. pmc Parental obesity and risk factors for cardiovascular disease among their offspring in mid-life: findings from the 1958 British Birth Cohort Study
    R Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:1590-6. 2013
  3. pmc Physical capability and subsequent positive mental wellbeing in older people: findings from five HALCyon cohorts
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, University College London, 33 Bedford Place, London, WC1B 5JU, UK
    Age (Dordr) 36:445-56. 2014
  4. pmc Lifetime body size and reproductive factors: comparisons of data recorded prospectively with self reports in middle age
    Benjamin J Cairns
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:7. 2011
  5. pmc Menopausal status and physical performance in midlife: findings from a British birth cohort study
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Menopause 15:1079-85. 2008
  6. pmc Objective measures of physical capability and subsequent health: a systematic review
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, Division of Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Age Ageing 40:14-23. 2011
  7. pmc Objectively measured physical capability levels and mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing and Division of Population Health, University College London, London WC1B 5JU
    BMJ 341:c4467. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Associations between parental and offspring adiposity up to midlife: the contribution of adult lifestyle factors in the 1958 British Birth Cohort Study
    Rachel Cooper
    Medical Research Council Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing and Division of Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:946-53. 2010
  9. pmc Do positive psychological characteristics modify the associations of physical performance with functional decline and institutionalization? Findings from the longitudinal aging study Amsterdam
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, 33 Bedford Place, London, WC1B 5JU, UK
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:468-77. 2011
  10. pmc Physical activity across adulthood and physical performance in midlife: findings from a British birth cohort
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, Division of Population Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 41:376-84. 2011

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc Childhood socioeconomic position and objectively measured physical capability levels in adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Kate Birnie
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e15564. 2011
    ..We have undertaken a systematic review with meta-analyses to test the hypothesis that adverse childhood SEP is associated with lower levels of objectively measured physical capability in adulthood...
  2. pmc Parental obesity and risk factors for cardiovascular disease among their offspring in mid-life: findings from the 1958 British Birth Cohort Study
    R Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:1590-6. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Physical capability and subsequent positive mental wellbeing in older people: findings from five HALCyon cohorts
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, University College London, 33 Bedford Place, London, WC1B 5JU, UK
    Age (Dordr) 36:445-56. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc Lifetime body size and reproductive factors: comparisons of data recorded prospectively with self reports in middle age
    Benjamin J Cairns
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:7. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Menopausal status and physical performance in midlife: findings from a British birth cohort study
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Menopause 15:1079-85. 2008
    ..To test the associations of menopausal status, timing of menopause, and hysterectomy with physical performance at age 53 years...
  6. pmc Objective measures of physical capability and subsequent health: a systematic review
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, Division of Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Age Ageing 40:14-23. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Objectively measured physical capability levels and mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing and Division of Population Health, University College London, London WC1B 5JU
    BMJ 341:c4467. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Associations between parental and offspring adiposity up to midlife: the contribution of adult lifestyle factors in the 1958 British Birth Cohort Study
    Rachel Cooper
    Medical Research Council Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing and Division of Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:946-53. 2010
    ..Parent-offspring associations in adiposity are well known, but the extent to which they are explained by modifiable environmental and lifestyle factors remains to be elucidated...
  9. pmc Do positive psychological characteristics modify the associations of physical performance with functional decline and institutionalization? Findings from the longitudinal aging study Amsterdam
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, 33 Bedford Place, London, WC1B 5JU, UK
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:468-77. 2011
    ..To investigate whether 3 positive psychological characteristics, related to sense of control, modify the associations of physical performance levels with subsequent functional decline and institutionalization...
  10. pmc Physical activity across adulthood and physical performance in midlife: findings from a British birth cohort
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, Division of Population Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 41:376-84. 2011
    ..It is unclear whether the benefits of physical activity accumulate across life or whether there are sensitive periods when physical activity is more influential...
  11. pmc Timing of menarche, childbearing and hysterectomy risk
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, London, UK
    Maturitas 61:317-22. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint Hysterectomy and subsequent psychological health: findings from a British birth cohort study
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, 33 Bedford Place, London, WC1B 5JU, UK
    J Affect Disord 115:122-30. 2009
    ..We aimed to test the association between hysterectomy and subsequent psychological health and examine variation in this association by characteristics of hysterectomy...
  13. pmc Gestational age and risk factors for cardiovascular disease: evidence from the 1958 British birth cohort followed to mid-life
    Rachel Cooper
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:235-44. 2009
    ..Associations between gestational age and risk factors for cardiovascular disease have not been fully investigated...
  14. pmc Is there an association between hysterectomy and subsequent adiposity?
    Rachel Cooper
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    Maturitas 58:296-307. 2007
    ....
  15. pmc Socioeconomic position and hysterectomy: a cross-cohort comparison of women in Australia and Great Britain
    R Cooper
    MRC National Survey of Health and Development, Department of Epidemiology and PublicHealth, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:1057-63. 2008
    ..To examine the associations between indicators of socioeconomic position (SEP) and hysterectomy in two Australian and two British cohorts...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the associations between birthweight and lipid levels in middle-age: findings from the 1958 British birth cohort
    Rachel Cooper
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    Atherosclerosis 200:141-9. 2008
    ..To examine sex differences in birthweight-lipid associations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Is adiposity across life associated with subsequent hysterectomy risk? Findings from the 1946 British birth cohort study
    R Cooper
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
    BJOG 115:184-92; discussion 192. 2008
    ..To examine the associations between adiposity at time points from early life onwards and subsequent hysterectomy risk...
  18. pmc Age and gender differences in physical capability levels from mid-life onwards: the harmonisation and meta-analysis of data from eight UK cohort studies
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, Division of Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e27899. 2011
    ..These harmonised data are now being used within HALCyon to understand the lifetime social and biological determinants of physical capability and its changes with age...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk at age 53 years in relation to the menopause transition and use of hormone replacement therapy: a prospective British birth cohort study
    D Kuh
    MRC National Survey of Health and Development, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BJOG 112:476-85. 2005
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  20. pmc Validity of age at menarche self-reported in adulthood
    R Cooper
    MRC National Survey of Health and Development, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:993-7. 2006
    ..To test the validity of age at menarche self-reported in adulthood and examine whether socioeconomic position, education, experience of gynaecological events and psychological symptoms influence the accuracy of recall...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function across the life course and the menopausal transition in a British birth cohort
    Helen S Kok
    MRC National Survey of Health and Development, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, England
    Menopause 13:19-27. 2006
    ....
  22. doi request reprint A life course approach to healthy ageing: the HALCyon programme
    D Kuh
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, London, UK
    Public Health 126:193-5. 2012
    ..In this symposium, HALCyon co-investigators reported the first wave of findings from five of the eight work packages...
  23. pmc Is chair rise performance a useful measure of leg power?
    Rebecca Hardy
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, Division of Population Health, University College London, UK
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:412-8. 2010
    ..We assessed the relationship of chair rise performance with leg extensor power (LEP), measured using the Nottingham Power Rig (NPR), and with standing balance performance...
  24. pmc A life course approach to reproductive health: theory and methods
    Gita D Mishra
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College and Royal Free Medical School, 33 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JU, United Kingdom
    Maturitas 65:92-7. 2010
    ..This approach has implications for the development of effective health policy that moves beyond identifying not only the type of intervention but also the most appropriate time across life to intervene...
  25. pmc Early life circumstances and their impact on menarche and menopause
    Gita D Mishra
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, University College and Royal Free Medical School, London, UK
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 5:175-90. 2009
    ..It examines possible explanations of the associations found, including life history theory, and discusses areas for future research...
  26. pmc Lifetime cognitive performance is associated with midlife physical performance in a prospective national birth cohort study
    Diana Kuh
    MRC National Survey of Health and Development, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 71:38-48. 2009
    ..To examine whether measures of cognitive performance across life are related to physical performance at age 53 years, allowing for potential confounders...
  27. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic position across the life course and hysterectomy in three British cohorts: a cross-cohort comparative study
    Rachel Cooper
    MRC National Survey of Health and Development, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    BJOG 112:1126-33. 2005
    ..To examine the association between indicators of lifetime socio-economic position and rates of hysterectomy in three British cohorts...
  28. pmc Birth weight and growth from infancy to late adolescence in relation to fat and lean mass in early old age: findings from the MRC National Survey of Health and Development
    D Bann
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, Division of Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 38:69-75. 2014
    ..This study examined associations of birth weight and weight and height gain in infancy, childhood and adolescence with fat and lean mass in early old age...
  29. pmc Cessation of hormone replacement therapy after reports of adverse findings from randomized controlled trials: evidence from a British Birth Cohort
    Gita Mishra
    National Survey of Health and Development, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, England
    Am J Public Health 96:1219-25. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Coaching for clinicians
    John Driscoll
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 12:18-23. 2005
  31. pmc An examination of enrollment of children in public health insurance in New York City through facilitated enrollment
    Gerry Fairbrother
    Division of Health and Science Policy, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 5283, USA
    J Urban Health 81:191-205. 2004
    ..In a multivariable analysis, some of the factors associated with success in enrollment included being assisted by a community-based facilitated enroller, knowledge of required documents, and having lost a child's other health insurance...