Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
- "It's a balance of just getting things right": mothers' views about pre-school childhood obesity and obesity prevention in ScotlandFlora Douglas
Public Health Nutrition Research Group, Rowett Institute of Health and Nutrition, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
BMC Public Health 14:1009. 2014..The beliefs and perspectives of parents about early childhood obesity, and their views and opinions about the need for weight management interventions for this age group are poorly understood...
- Services just for men? Insights from a national study of the Well Men Services PilotsFlora C G Douglas
The Rowett Institute of Health and Nutrition, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
BMC Public Health 13:425. 2013..In the period 2005-2008 the Scottish Government funded a nationwide community health promotion programme aimed at improving men's health, called Well Men Service Pilots (henceforth WMS)...
- Using a realist approach to evaluate smoking cessation interventions targeting pregnant women and young peopleFlora C G Douglas
Section of Population Health, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 10:49. 2010..The study design was developed on so-called 'realist' evaluation principles, which are concerned with the implementation of interventions as well as their outcomes...
- Primary care staff's views and experiences related to routinely advising patients about physical activity. A questionnaire surveyFlora Douglas
Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Buildings, Forresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
BMC Public Health 6:138. 2006..This study explores Scottish primary care staff's knowledge, attitudes and experiences associated with advising patients about physical activity during routine consultations...
- Promoting physical activity in primary care settings: health visitors' and practice nurses' views and experiencesFlora Douglas
Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
J Adv Nurs 55:159-68. 2006..This paper reports a study investigating health visitors' and practice nurses' attitudes, beliefs and practice associated with routinely advising patients about physical activity...
- Are men difficult to find? Identifying male-specific studies in MEDLINE and EmbaseFiona Stewart
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Syst Rev 3:78. 2014....
- Developing a timeline for evaluating public health nutrition policy interventions. What are the outcomes and when should we expect to see them?Jennie I Macdiarmid
Public Health Nutrition Research Group, Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen, Greenburn Road, Bucksburn, Aberdeen AB21 9SB, UK
Public Health Nutr 14:729-39. 2011..To develop a timeline for evaluating public health nutrition policy interventions...
- Clinical governance and research ethics as barriers to UK low-risk population-based health research?Edwin R van Teijlingen
Section of Population Health, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
BMC Public Health 8:396. 2008..Recently, a range of factors led to the development of more stringent bureaucratic procedures, governing the conduct of low-risk population-based health research in the United Kingdom...
- What works with men? A systematic review of health promoting interventions targeting menLynn M Robertson
University of Aberdeen, Department of Public Health, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 8:141. 2008..The aim of this study was to appraise the available evidence of effective interventions aimed at improving men's health...
- Gaining pounds by losing pounds: preferences for lifestyle interventions to reduce obesityMandy Ryan
1Health Economics Research Unit, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, UK
Health Econ Policy Law 10:161-82. 2015..Policymakers face challenges in inducing people to change their behaviour and adopt healthy lifestyles. ..
- Designing questionnaires for midwifery researchFlora Douglas
Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen
RCM Midwives 8:212-5. 2005
- Systematic reviews of and integrated report on the quantitative, qualitative and economic evidence base for the management of obesity in menClare Robertson
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Health Technol Assess 18:v-vi, xxiii-xxix, 1-424. 2014..More men than women are overweight or obese in the UK but men are less likely to perceive their weight as a problem and less likely to engage with weight-loss services...