Herve Besson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Objectively measured physical activity during pregnancy: a study in obese and overweight women
    Catherine McParlin
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:76. 2010
  2. pmc Validation of the historical adulthood physical activity questionnaire (HAPAQ) against objective measurements of physical activity
    Herve Besson
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, IMS, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:54. 2010
  3. ncbi Relationship between subdomains of total physical activity and mortality
    Herve Besson
    Epidemiology Unit, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1909-15. 2008
  4. ncbi A cross-sectional analysis of physical activity and obesity indicators in European participants of the EPIC-PANACEA study
    H Besson
    Medical Research Council, Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:497-506. 2009
  5. ncbi Estimating physical activity energy expenditure, sedentary time, and physical activity intensity by self-report in adults
    Herve Besson
    Medical Research Council, Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:106-14. 2010
  6. pmc Television viewing and incident cardiovascular disease: prospective associations and mediation analysis in the EPIC Norfolk Study
    Katrien Wijndaele
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e20058. 2011
  7. doi Television viewing time independently predicts all-cause and cardiovascular mortality: the EPIC Norfolk study
    Katrien Wijndaele
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 40:150-9. 2011
  8. pmc A systematic review of reliability and objective criterion-related validity of physical activity questionnaires
    Hendrik J F Helmerhorst
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:103. 2012
  9. doi Physical activity and gain in abdominal adiposity and body weight: prospective cohort study in 288,498 men and women
    Ulf Ekelund
    Medical Research Council, Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:826-35. 2011
  10. ncbi Time spent being sedentary and weight gain in healthy adults: reverse or bidirectional causality?
    Ulf Ekelund
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:612-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Objectively measured physical activity during pregnancy: a study in obese and overweight women
    Catherine McParlin
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:76. 2010
    ..Obese and overweight women may benefit from increased physical activity (PA) during pregnancy. There is limited published data describing objectively measured PA in such women...
  2. pmc Validation of the historical adulthood physical activity questionnaire (HAPAQ) against objective measurements of physical activity
    Herve Besson
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, IMS, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:54. 2010
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  3. ncbi Relationship between subdomains of total physical activity and mortality
    Herve Besson
    Epidemiology Unit, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1909-15. 2008
    ..However, it is unclear how this association varies according to the domain of life in which the activity takes place...
  4. ncbi A cross-sectional analysis of physical activity and obesity indicators in European participants of the EPIC-PANACEA study
    H Besson
    Medical Research Council, Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:497-506. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi Estimating physical activity energy expenditure, sedentary time, and physical activity intensity by self-report in adults
    Herve Besson
    Medical Research Council, Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:106-14. 2010
    ..Few questionnaires that assess usual physical activity have been reported to be valid for all different subdimensions of physical activity...
  6. pmc Television viewing and incident cardiovascular disease: prospective associations and mediation analysis in the EPIC Norfolk Study
    Katrien Wijndaele
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e20058. 2011
    ..This study examined whether television viewing time is associated with these three outcomes, independently of physical activity energy expenditure and other confounding variables...
  7. doi Television viewing time independently predicts all-cause and cardiovascular mortality: the EPIC Norfolk study
    Katrien Wijndaele
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 40:150-9. 2011
    ..Television viewing (TV), a highly prevalent behaviour, is associated with higher cardiovascular risk independently of physical activity. The relationship with mortality, however, is relatively unknown...
  8. pmc A systematic review of reliability and objective criterion-related validity of physical activity questionnaires
    Hendrik J F Helmerhorst
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:103. 2012
    ..Newly developed PAQs do not appear to perform substantially better than existing PAQs in terms of reliability and validity. Future PAQ studies should include measures of absolute validity and the error structure of the instrument...
  9. doi Physical activity and gain in abdominal adiposity and body weight: prospective cohort study in 288,498 men and women
    Ulf Ekelund
    Medical Research Council, Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:826-35. 2011
    ..The protective effect of physical activity (PA) on abdominal adiposity is unclear...
  10. ncbi Time spent being sedentary and weight gain in healthy adults: reverse or bidirectional causality?
    Ulf Ekelund
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:612-7. 2008
    ..Whether obesity is a cause or a consequence of a sedentary lifestyle has not yet been fully elucidated, which leaves uncertainty about the direction of causality...
  11. pmc Randomized controlled trial of the efficacy of aerobic exercise in reducing metabolic risk in healthy older people: The Hertfordshire Physical Activity Trial
    Francis M Finucane
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Endocr Disord 9:15. 2009
    ..TRIAL REGISTRATION: Current Controlled Trials: ISRCTN60986572...
  12. ncbi The association between physical activity in different domains of life and risk of osteoporotic fractures
    Alireza Moayyeri
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Institute of Public Health, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Bone 47:693-700. 2010
    ..This study suggests that different domains of physical activity may relate differently to fracture risk and these relationships may vary by sex...
  13. ncbi Assessment of physical activity - a review of methodologies with reference to epidemiological research: a report of the exercise physiology section of the European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation
    Janet M Warren
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:127-39. 2010
    ..A framework is presented to guide researchers on the selection of the most suitable tool for use in a specific study...