Walid El Ansari

Summary

Affiliation: University of Gloucestershire
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Are fuel poverty reduction schemes associated with decreased excess winter mortality in elders? A case study from London, U.K
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester GL2 9HW, United Kingdom
    Chronic Illn 4:289-94. 2008
  2. doi request reprint You get what you measure: Assessing and reporting student satisfaction with their health and social care educational experience
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester GL2 9HW, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 31:173-8. 2011
  3. pmc Relationships between food consumption and living arrangements among university students in four European countries - a cross-sectional study
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Nutr J 11:28. 2012
  4. pmc Does school-based physical activity decrease overweight and obesity in children aged 6-9 years? A two-year non-randomized longitudinal intervention study in the Czech Republic
    Erik Sigmund
    Center for Kinanthropology Research, Institute of Active Lifestyle, Palacky University in Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic
    BMC Public Health 12:570. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Case study of cognitive behavioural therapy awareness educational programme using blended learning, UK
    W El Ansari
    Professor, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Business, Education and Professional Services, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 20:50-63. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Leadership in community partnerships: South African study and experience
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK
    Cent Eur J Public Health 20:174-84. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of smoking, quit attempts and attitudes towards total smoking bans at university: findings from eleven faculties in Egypt
    Walid El Ansari
    University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:2547-56. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with smoking, quit attempts and attitudes towards total smoking bans at university: a survey of seven universities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:705-14. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Health promoting behaviours and lifestyle characteristics of students at seven universities in the UK
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Cent Eur J Public Health 19:197-204. 2011
  10. pmc Depressive symptoms and perceived burdens related to being a student: Survey in three European countries
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 4:19. 2008

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Are fuel poverty reduction schemes associated with decreased excess winter mortality in elders? A case study from London, U.K
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester GL2 9HW, United Kingdom
    Chronic Illn 4:289-94. 2008
    ..The implications are discussed...
  2. doi request reprint You get what you measure: Assessing and reporting student satisfaction with their health and social care educational experience
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester GL2 9HW, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 31:173-8. 2011
    ..We recommend the use of two summary measures and discuss the implications for research and practice...
  3. pmc Relationships between food consumption and living arrangements among university students in four European countries - a cross-sectional study
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Nutr J 11:28. 2012
    ..Food consumption may change especially if students are living away from home. We aimed to assess food consumption patterns among university students from four European countries and how they differ by their living arrangements...
  4. pmc Does school-based physical activity decrease overweight and obesity in children aged 6-9 years? A two-year non-randomized longitudinal intervention study in the Czech Republic
    Erik Sigmund
    Center for Kinanthropology Research, Institute of Active Lifestyle, Palacky University in Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic
    BMC Public Health 12:570. 2012
    ..This study assessed whether augmenting physical activity (PA) within the school setting resulted in increased daily PA and decreased overweight/obesity levels in 6-9-year-old children...
  5. doi request reprint Case study of cognitive behavioural therapy awareness educational programme using blended learning, UK
    W El Ansari
    Professor, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Business, Education and Professional Services, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 20:50-63. 2013
    ..The challenges associated with the initiation and running of such educational programmes are highlighted, as well as suggestions for the way forward considering the learners', employers' and educational providers' perspectives...
  6. ncbi request reprint Leadership in community partnerships: South African study and experience
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK
    Cent Eur J Public Health 20:174-84. 2012
    ..Participants included community, academic and health service partners. The partnerships aimed to achieve interprofessional community-sensitive health professions education...
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of smoking, quit attempts and attitudes towards total smoking bans at university: findings from eleven faculties in Egypt
    Walid El Ansari
    University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:2547-56. 2012
    ..We assessed the associations between socio-demographic, health and wellbeing variables as independent variables, with daily smoking, attempts to quit smoking, and agreement with smoking ban as dependent variables...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with smoking, quit attempts and attitudes towards total smoking bans at university: a survey of seven universities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:705-14. 2012
    ..This study assessed the associations between socio-demographic, health and wellbeing variables (independent variables) and daily smoking, attempts to quit smoking, and agreement with smoking ban (dependent variables)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health promoting behaviours and lifestyle characteristics of students at seven universities in the UK
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Cent Eur J Public Health 19:197-204. 2011
    ..We compared differences in these parameters between males and females, and across the participating universities...
  10. pmc Depressive symptoms and perceived burdens related to being a student: Survey in three European countries
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 4:19. 2008
    ..Despite a high prevalence of depressive symptoms among university students, few studies have examined how this mental health problem is associated with perceived stress and perceived burdens related to being a student...
  11. pmc Secular trends: a ten-year comparison of the amount and type of physical activity and inactivity of random samples of adolescents in the Czech Republic
    Dagmar Sigmundová
    Palacky University in Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic
    BMC Public Health 11:731. 2011
    ..The present study assessed levels, types and secular trends of PA and sedentary behaviour of a sample of adolescents in the Czech Republic...
  12. pmc Factors associated with self-rated health status in university students: a cross-sectional study in three European countries
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    Department of Public Health Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Public Health 8:215. 2008
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  13. pmc Relationship between perceived body weight and body mass index based on self- reported height and weight among university students: a cross-sectional study in seven European countries
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:40. 2010
    ..Despite low rates of obesity, many university students perceive themselves as overweight, especially women. This is of concern, because inappropriate weight perceptions can lead to unhealthy behaviours including eating disorders...
  14. pmc Feeling healthy? A survey of physical and psychological wellbeing of students from seven universities in the UK
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester GL2 9HW, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:1308-23. 2011
    ..The observed clustering effects also indicated the need for local (university-specific) health and wellbeing profiles as basis and guidance for relevant health promotion programmes at universities...
  15. pmc Does the association between depressive symptomatology and physical activity depend on body image perception? A survey of students from seven universities in the UK
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester GL2 9HW, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:281-99. 2011
    ..The practical implications of these findings are that PA programmes targeting persons with depressive symptoms should include effective components to enhance body image perception...
  16. pmc Associations between physical activity and health parameters in adolescent pupils in Egypt
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, GL2 9HW, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:1649-69. 2010
    ..There is also an urgent need to look at current PA systems within schools in Egypt in order to assess PA outside school times...
  17. pmc How do I look? Body image perceptions among university students from England and Denmark
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:583-95. 2010
    ..The findings highlight the need for interventions with focus on healthy food choices whilst acknowledging financial stressors and quality of life...
  18. pmc Is the health and wellbeing of university students associated with their academic performance? Cross sectional findings from the United Kingdom
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:509-27. 2010
    ..Comprehensive health promotion programmes may have the potential to influence relevant predictors of educational achievement in university students...
  19. ncbi request reprint Promoting public health: benefits and challenges of a Europeanwide research consortium on student health
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Cent Eur J Public Health 15:58-65. 2007
    ..The purpose of this paper is to highlight some of the benefits and challenges when undertaking research across several countries comprising diverse ethnic, lingual and historically different communities...
  20. doi request reprint The role of advocacy and interpretation services in the delivery of quality healthcare to diverse minority communities in London, United Kingdom
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 17:636-46. 2009
    ..The paper concludes with identifying the implications for future development of bilingual advocacy services and the implications for their workforce...
  21. pmc Barriers to exercise in younger and older non-exercising adult women: a cross sectional study in London, United Kingdom
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1443-55. 2009
    ..Age categories employing narrower age brackets are recommended. Issues surrounding family responsibilities e.g. childcare duties may be shared between these groups and require further research and policy attention...
  22. pmc Engagement and action for health: the contribution of leaders' collaborative skills to partnership success
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:361-81. 2009
    ..Leadership skills explained between 20% and 7% of the variance of 10 partnership factors. The influence of leaders' skills in effective health-focussed partnerships is much broader than previously conceptualised...
  23. doi request reprint One size fits all partnerships? What explains community partnership leadership skills?
    Walid El Ansari
    University of Gloucestershire, Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Health Promot Pract 11:501-14. 2010
    ..Attention to these and other factors is warranted...
  24. ncbi request reprint Nurses' involvement in international research collaborations
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK
    Nurs Stand 21:35-40. 2007
    ..Consortia need to find a balance between a consistent organisational structure and communication styles, and respecting the differences between members of the consortium...
  25. ncbi request reprint Students' satisfaction with their health and social care educational programmes: qualitative findings from the UK
    W El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    East Mediterr Health J 13:925-38. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that 3 interrelated factors are imperative for "educationally effective" modules: 1) module administration, content and assessment; 2) module teams and university resources; and 3) module relevance...
  26. pmc Food consumption frequency and perceived stress and depressive symptoms among students in three European countries
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester GL2 9HW, UK
    Nutr J 8:31. 2009
    ....
  27. pmc Physical and Psychological Well-being of University Students: Survey of Eleven Faculties in Egypt
    Walid El Ansari
    Department of Sport and Exercise, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Int J Prev Med 4:293-310. 2013
    ..We examined perceived health status and physical and psychological well-being of 3,271 undergraduate students attending eleven faculties in a university in Egypt...
  28. doi request reprint Do importance of religious faith and healthy lifestyle modify the relationships between depressive symptoms and four indicators of alcohol consumption? A survey of students across seven universities in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland
    Walid El Ansari
    1Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Subst Use Misuse 49:211-20. 2014
    ..Promotion of students' mental and spiritual health could have a preventive role in hazardous drinking at universities. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint What 'really' affects health professions students' satisfaction with their educational experience? Implications for practice and research
    Walid El Ansari
    School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, Jack Straws Lane, Marston Road, Oxford OX3 OFL, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 24:644-55. 2004
    ..The demographic variables were not as influential as the educational ones as regards the affects on students' satisfaction. The implications of the findings for research and practice are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Appraisal skills as a public health competency for evidence-based care: students' satisfaction with their research education
    Walid El Ansari
    Post Graduate Programme in Public Health, School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, Heritage Gate, Sandringham House, Sandy Lane West, Oxford OX4 6LB, United Kingdom
    J Public Health Manag Pract 10:354-65. 2004
    ..However, there were significant differences in satisfaction with the module administration, content, integration, and assessment procedures; the module team and university resources; and the module relevance and stimulation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Educational partnerships for public health: do stakeholders perceive similar outcomes?
    Walid El Ansari
    School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, Heritage Gate, Sandringham House, Sandy Lane West, Oxford OX4 6LB, United Kingdom
    J Public Health Manag Pract 9:136-56. 2003
    ..For partnership working, the article proposes an orbital hypothesis of stakeholders' perceptions for further investigation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of depressive symptoms in university students from Germany, Denmark, Poland and Bulgaria
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    Department of Public Health Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:105-12. 2008
    ..This difference was thought to be linked to political and economic instabilities resulting from political changes in the early 1990s. We investigated whether these differences persist 15 years later...
  33. ncbi request reprint Quality of research on community partnerships: developing the evidence base
    Walid El Ansari
    Postgraduate Public Health Programme, School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, UK
    Health Educ Res 21:175-80. 2006
    ..Multimethod approaches to research on partnership context, functioning and outcomes are advocated, and policy recommendations are made...
  34. ncbi request reprint Student nurse satisfaction levels with their courses: part I -- effects of demographic variables
    Walid El Ansari
    Public and Community Health Department, School of Health Care, Oxford Brookes University, Heritage Gate, Sandringham House, Sandy Lane West, Oxford, OX4 6LB, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 22:159-70. 2002
    ....