Ashley R Cooper

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Active travel and physical activity across the school transition: the PEACH project
    Ashley R Cooper
    Center for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1890-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Sedentary time, breaks in sedentary time and metabolic variables in people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes
    A R Cooper
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, 8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TZ, UK
    Diabetologia 55:589-99. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Commuting to school: are children who walk more physically active?
    Ashley R Cooper
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, Centre for Sport, Exercise and Health, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TP, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 25:273-6. 2003
  4. pmc Patterns of GPS measured time outdoors after school and objective physical activity in English children: the PEACH project
    Ashley R Cooper
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TP, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:31. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Mapping the walk to school using accelerometry combined with a global positioning system
    Ashley R Cooper
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition, and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 38:178-83. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Longitudinal associations of cycling to school with adolescent fitness
    Ashley R Cooper
    Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Prev Med 47:324-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels of children who walk, cycle, or are driven to school
    Ashley R Cooper
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Am J Prev Med 29:179-84. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Active travel to school and cardiovascular fitness in Danish children and adolescents
    Ashley R Cooper
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1724-31. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Six-year change in youth physical activity and effect on fasting insulin and HOMA-IR
    Russell Jago
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, England
    Am J Prev Med 35:554-60. 2008
  10. pmc Action 3:30: protocol for a randomized feasibility trial of a teaching assistant led extracurricular physical activity intervention
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Trials 14:122. 2013

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Active travel and physical activity across the school transition: the PEACH project
    Ashley R Cooper
    Center for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1890-7. 2012
    ..This study investigated whether change in travel mode to/from school was associated with change in physical activity among young people transitioning from primary to secondary school...
  2. doi request reprint Sedentary time, breaks in sedentary time and metabolic variables in people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes
    A R Cooper
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, 8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TZ, UK
    Diabetologia 55:589-99. 2012
    ..We investigated whether objectively measured sedentary time and interruptions in sedentary time are associated with metabolic factors in people with type 2 diabetes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Commuting to school: are children who walk more physically active?
    Ashley R Cooper
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, Centre for Sport, Exercise and Health, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TP, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 25:273-6. 2003
    ..However, the contribution that active commuting to school makes to overall physical activity is unknown. This study used objective measurement to investigate the physical activity patterns of children by mode of travel to school...
  4. pmc Patterns of GPS measured time outdoors after school and objective physical activity in English children: the PEACH project
    Ashley R Cooper
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TP, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:31. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  5. doi request reprint Mapping the walk to school using accelerometry combined with a global positioning system
    Ashley R Cooper
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition, and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 38:178-83. 2010
    ..Walking to school is associated with higher levels of physical activity, but the contribution of the journey itself to physical activity before school is unknown...
  6. doi request reprint Longitudinal associations of cycling to school with adolescent fitness
    Ashley R Cooper
    Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Prev Med 47:324-8. 2008
    ..To investigate whether change in transport to school from non-cycling to cycling was associated with change in cardio-respiratory fitness (CRF) over a six-year follow-up...
  7. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels of children who walk, cycle, or are driven to school
    Ashley R Cooper
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Am J Prev Med 29:179-84. 2005
    ..Active commuting to school by walking or bicycle is widely promoted to increase children's physical activity. However, there is little data to describe the impact that travel mode, and in particular cycling, may have on activity levels...
  8. ncbi request reprint Active travel to school and cardiovascular fitness in Danish children and adolescents
    Ashley R Cooper
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1724-31. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the way that children and adolescents travel to school is associated with level of cardiovascular fitness...
  9. doi request reprint Six-year change in youth physical activity and effect on fasting insulin and HOMA-IR
    Russell Jago
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, England
    Am J Prev Med 35:554-60. 2008
    ..To guide future prevention efforts, data were used from the Danish arm of the European Youth Heart Study to examine these issues...
  10. pmc Action 3:30: protocol for a randomized feasibility trial of a teaching assistant led extracurricular physical activity intervention
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Trials 14:122. 2013
    ..The aim of this feasibility study is to examine whether the Action 3:30 PA intervention, which is delivered by TAs, could be effective in increasing the PA of Year 5 and 6 children...
  11. pmc Bristol girls dance project feasibility trial: outcome and process evaluation results
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:83. 2012
    ..This study examined the feasibility of conducting a cluster randomized controlled trial (RCT) to evaluate an after-school dance program to increase PA among 11-12 year old girls in Bristol, UK...
  12. doi request reprint Contribution of the school journey to daily physical activity in children aged 11-12 years
    Elissa F Southward
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 43:201-4. 2012
    ..Active travel is a possible method to increase physical activity in children, but the precise contribution of walking to school to daily physical activity is unclear...
  13. doi request reprint Greenspace and children's physical activity: a GPS/GIS analysis of the PEACH project
    Benedict W Wheeler
    DECIPHer Centre, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Prev Med 51:148-52. 2010
    ..To quantify the volume and intensity of children's physical activity after school in greenspace and elsewhere...
  14. ncbi request reprint Three-year changes in fitness and adiposity are independently associated with cardiovascular risk factors among young Danish children
    Russell Jago
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition, and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Phys Act Health 7:37-44. 2010
    ..It is not clear the extent to which change in adiposity and cardiovascular fitness (CRF) during early childhood are associated with change in cardiovascular risk factors or if associations are independent or interactive...
  15. doi request reprint Friends and physical activity during the transition from primary to secondary school
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:111-7. 2012
    ..The study's purpose was to examine whether friendship factors predict discretionary physical activity after the transition to secondary school...
  16. doi request reprint Exercise training in adults with congenital heart disease: feasibility and benefits
    Jaspal S Dua
    Bristol Congenital Heart Unit, Bristol Heart Institute and Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Int J Cardiol 138:196-205. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels in adults with congenital heart disease
    Jaspal S Dua
    Bristol Congenital Heart Centre, Bristol Heart Institute and Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:287-93. 2007
    ..Advances in treatment have resulted in an increasing population of adults with congenital heart disease. Few data are available on physical activity levels and attitude to exercise in this group...
  18. doi request reprint Children's screen viewing is related to psychological difficulties irrespective of physical activity
    Angie S Page
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition, and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TH, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 126:e1011-7. 2010
    ....
  19. doi request reprint The school effect on children's school time physical activity: the PEACH Project
    Pippa Griew
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, Bristol University, Bristol, UK
    Prev Med 51:282-6. 2010
    ..However limited research has focused on whether children's school-time physical activity is associated with the school they attend. This paper investigates the school effect on children's physical activity...
  20. pmc Independent mobility in relation to weekday and weekend physical activity in children aged 10-11 years: The PEACH Project
    Angie S Page
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:2. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  21. doi request reprint Bristol girls dance project (BGDP): protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial of an after-school dance programme to increase physical activity among 11-12 year old girls
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:1003. 2013
    ..Therefore, after-school dance sessions may be an appropriate and cost-effective activity through which adolescent girls' PA levels can be increased...
  22. pmc Adolescent girls' and parents' views on recruiting and retaining girls into an after-school dance intervention: implications for extra-curricular physical activity provision
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, 8 Priory Rd, Bristol, BS8 1TZ, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:91. 2011
    ..There is a lack of information about the factors that would affect girls' recruitment and retention in an after-school dance programme...
  23. pmc Independent mobility, perceptions of the built environment and children's participation in play, active travel and structured exercise and sport: the PEACH Project
    Angie S Page
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:17. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  24. doi request reprint Associations of birth size and duration of breast feeding with cardiorespiratory fitness in childhood: findings from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC)
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Rd, Bristol, BS8 2PR, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:411-22. 2008
    ..To explore the developmental origins of cardiorespiratory fitness...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association between nocturnal sleep duration, body fatness, and dietary intake in Greek women
    Victoria G Rontoyanni
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Nutrition 23:773-7. 2007
    ..We investigated the association of nocturnal sleep duration with body fatness, energy, and macronutrient intake in female adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels and patterns of 9- and 15-yr-old European children
    Chris J Riddoch
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:86-92. 2004
    ..Very limited physical activity data exist that have been collected from representative samples of children and even fewer data collected where physical activity has been measured using objective methods...
  27. doi request reprint The effect of a home-based walking program on risk factors for coronary heart disease in hypercholesterolaemic men. A randomized controlled trial
    Nikki Coghill
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of England, UK
    Prev Med 46:545-51. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether a home-based physical activity program meeting current guidelines improved the lipid profile of hypercholesterolaemic men...
  28. ncbi request reprint Associations between objectively assessed physical activity and indicators of body fatness in 9- to 10-y-old European children: a population-based study from 4 distinct regions in Europe (the European Youth Heart Study)
    Ulf Ekelund
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Strangeways Research Laboratories, Wort s Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:584-90. 2004
    ..The rising prevalence of obesity in children may be due to a reduction in physical activity (PA)...
  29. pmc The broader impact of walking to school among adolescents: seven day accelerometry based study
    Leslie M Alexander
    Public Health Sciences, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
    BMJ 331:1061-2. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint Low cardiorespiratory fitness is a strong predictor for clustering of cardiovascular disease risk factors in children independent of country, age and sex
    Sigmund A Anderssen
    Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:526-31. 2007
    ..This cross-sectional study examined the association between fitness and clustered CVD risk in children and adolescents from three European countries...