Claire Fitzsimons

Summary

Affiliation: University of Strathclyde
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Does physical activity counselling enhance the effects of a pedometer-based intervention over the long-term: 12-month findings from the Walking for Wellbeing in the west study
    Claire F Fitzsimons
    School of Psychological Sciences and Health, University of Strathclyde, 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow G13 1PP, Scotland, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:206. 2012
  2. pmc Recruiting participants to walking intervention studies: a systematic review
    Charlie E Foster
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:137. 2011
  3. pmc 'Pedometers cost buttons': the feasibility of implementing a pedometer based walking programme within the community
    Rebecca Shaw
    School of Medicine, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:200. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Oxygen uptake kinetics measured at the onset of comfortable self-paced walking in elderly women after hip fracture
    Claire Fitzsimons
    Sport, Culture and the Arts and SIPBS, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:355-62. 2007
  5. pmc The 'Walking for Wellbeing in the West' randomised controlled trial of a pedometer-based walking programme in combination with physical activity consultation with 12 month follow-up: rationale and study design
    Claire F Fitzsimons
    Department of Sport, Culture and the Arts, University of Strathclyde, 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow, G13 1PP, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:259. 2008
  6. pmc The effect of a pedometer-based community walking intervention "Walking for Wellbeing in the West" on physical activity levels and health outcomes: a 12-week randomized controlled trial
    Graham Baker
    Department of Sport, Culture and the Arts, University of Strathclyde, 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow, G13 1PP, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:44. 2008
  7. pmc West End Walkers 65+: a randomised controlled trial of a primary care-based walking intervention for older adults: study rationale and design
    Freya Macmillan
    School of Psychological Sciences and Health, University of Strathclyde, Jordanhill Campus, 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow, G13 1PP, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:120. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Responses to walking-speed instructions: implications for health promotion for older adults
    Claire F Fitzsimons
    School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, UK
    J Aging Phys Act 13:172-83. 2005
  9. pmc Interventions to promote walking: systematic review
    David Ogilvie
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 334:1204. 2007

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Does physical activity counselling enhance the effects of a pedometer-based intervention over the long-term: 12-month findings from the Walking for Wellbeing in the west study
    Claire F Fitzsimons
    School of Psychological Sciences and Health, University of Strathclyde, 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow G13 1PP, Scotland, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:206. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the sustainability of pedometer-based interventions and empirically examine the role of physical activity consultations using long-term results of a community-based walking study...
  2. pmc Recruiting participants to walking intervention studies: a systematic review
    Charlie E Foster
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:137. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc 'Pedometers cost buttons': the feasibility of implementing a pedometer based walking programme within the community
    Rebecca Shaw
    School of Medicine, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:200. 2011
    ..This paper utilises the findings from a recent community-based pedometer study (Walking for Wellbeing in the West - WWW) undertaken in Glasgow, Scotland to address issues of feasibility...
  4. ncbi request reprint Oxygen uptake kinetics measured at the onset of comfortable self-paced walking in elderly women after hip fracture
    Claire Fitzsimons
    Sport, Culture and the Arts and SIPBS, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:355-62. 2007
    ..This test provides a promising methodology to evaluate rehabilitation efforts in frail individuals...
  5. pmc The 'Walking for Wellbeing in the West' randomised controlled trial of a pedometer-based walking programme in combination with physical activity consultation with 12 month follow-up: rationale and study design
    Claire F Fitzsimons
    Department of Sport, Culture and the Arts, University of Strathclyde, 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow, G13 1PP, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:259. 2008
    ..This paper outlines the rationale and design of this innovative and pragmatic study...
  6. pmc The effect of a pedometer-based community walking intervention "Walking for Wellbeing in the West" on physical activity levels and health outcomes: a 12-week randomized controlled trial
    Graham Baker
    Department of Sport, Culture and the Arts, University of Strathclyde, 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow, G13 1PP, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:44. 2008
    ..However, studies tend to be of a relatively short duration, with small clinical based samples. Further research is required to demonstrate their effectiveness in adequately powered, community based studies...
  7. pmc West End Walkers 65+: a randomised controlled trial of a primary care-based walking intervention for older adults: study rationale and design
    Freya Macmillan
    School of Psychological Sciences and Health, University of Strathclyde, Jordanhill Campus, 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow, G13 1PP, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:120. 2011
    ..The study rationale, protocol and recruitment process are discussed in this paper...
  8. ncbi request reprint Responses to walking-speed instructions: implications for health promotion for older adults
    Claire F Fitzsimons
    School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, UK
    J Aging Phys Act 13:172-83. 2005
    ....
  9. pmc Interventions to promote walking: systematic review
    David Ogilvie
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 334:1204. 2007
    ..To assess the effects of interventions to promote walking in individuals and populations...