Simon J Griffin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Protocol for systematic reviews of determinants/correlates of obesity-related dietary and physical activity behaviors in young children (preschool 0 to 6 years): evidence mapping and syntheses
    Rajalakshmi Lakshman
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrookes Hospital, Box 285, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    Syst Rev 2:28. 2013
  2. pmc School related factors and 1yr change in physical activity amongst 9-11 year old English schoolchildren
    Joyce A Mantjes
    Center for Human Movement Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Section F, PO Box 196, Groningen 9700 AD, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:153. 2012
  3. pmc The feasibility of rapid baseline objective physical activity measurement in a natural experimental study of a commuting population
    Lin Yang
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, United Kingdom
    BMC Public Health 12:841. 2012
  4. pmc An explanatory randomised controlled trial of a nurse-led, consultation-based intervention to support patients with adherence to taking glucose lowering medication for type 2 diabetes
    Andrew Farmer
    Department of Primary Health Care Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 13:30. 2012
  5. pmc Correlates of time spent walking and cycling to and from work: baseline results from the commuting and health in Cambridge study
    Jenna Panter
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Sciences, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:124. 2011
  6. pmc The impact of rainfall and school break time policies on physical activity in 9-10 year old British children: a repeated measures study
    Flo Harrison
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7JT, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:47. 2011
  7. pmc Commuting and health in Cambridge: a study of a 'natural experiment' in the provision of new transport infrastructure
    David Ogilvie
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit and UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research CEDAR, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:703. 2010
  8. pmc Impact of informed-choice invitations on diabetes screening knowledge, attitude and intentions: an analogue study
    Eleanor Mann
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:768. 2010
  9. pmc Impact of an informed choice invitation on uptake of screening for diabetes in primary care (DICISION): trial protocol
    Eleanor Mann
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:63. 2009
  10. pmc A translational framework for public health research
    David Ogilvie
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit and Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:116. 2009

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  1. pmc Protocol for systematic reviews of determinants/correlates of obesity-related dietary and physical activity behaviors in young children (preschool 0 to 6 years): evidence mapping and syntheses
    Rajalakshmi Lakshman
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrookes Hospital, Box 285, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    Syst Rev 2:28. 2013
    ..For example, we need to understand whether it would be more important to target the family, childcare settings or the wider environment and identify the most effective way of changing these energy balance related behaviors...
  2. pmc School related factors and 1yr change in physical activity amongst 9-11 year old English schoolchildren
    Joyce A Mantjes
    Center for Human Movement Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Section F, PO Box 196, Groningen 9700 AD, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:153. 2012
    ..In this study we investigated how objectively measured one-year changes in physical activity may be associated with school-related factors in 9- to 10-year-old British children...
  3. pmc The feasibility of rapid baseline objective physical activity measurement in a natural experimental study of a commuting population
    Lin Yang
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, United Kingdom
    BMC Public Health 12:841. 2012
    ..This paper reports and reflects on the practical issues, challenges and results of rapid baseline objective physical activity measurement using accelerometers distributed by post in a natural experimental study...
  4. pmc An explanatory randomised controlled trial of a nurse-led, consultation-based intervention to support patients with adherence to taking glucose lowering medication for type 2 diabetes
    Andrew Farmer
    Department of Primary Health Care Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 13:30. 2012
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of a consultation-based intervention to support objectively-assessed adherence to oral glucose lowering medication (OGLM) compared to usual care among people with type 2 diabetes...
  5. pmc Correlates of time spent walking and cycling to and from work: baseline results from the commuting and health in Cambridge study
    Jenna Panter
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Sciences, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:124. 2011
    ..We assessed these associations using baseline data from a quasi-experimental cohort study of the effects of major transport infrastructural developments in Cambridge, UK...
  6. pmc The impact of rainfall and school break time policies on physical activity in 9-10 year old British children: a repeated measures study
    Flo Harrison
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7JT, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:47. 2011
    ..This study aims to examine the association between PA and rainfall in 9-10 year old children, and how it may be modified by school policies...
  7. pmc Commuting and health in Cambridge: a study of a 'natural experiment' in the provision of new transport infrastructure
    David Ogilvie
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit and UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research CEDAR, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:703. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Impact of informed-choice invitations on diabetes screening knowledge, attitude and intentions: an analogue study
    Eleanor Mann
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:768. 2010
    ..We tested a model of the impact on knowledge, attitude and intentions of a diabetes screening invitation designed to facilitate informed choices...
  9. pmc Impact of an informed choice invitation on uptake of screening for diabetes in primary care (DICISION): trial protocol
    Eleanor Mann
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:63. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc A translational framework for public health research
    David Ogilvie
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit and Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:116. 2009
    ..We therefore outline a translational framework for public health research...
  11. pmc Validation of a maternal questionnaire on correlates of physical activity in preschool children
    Alison M McMinn
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:81. 2009
    ..With minor revision, this could be a useful tool for future research in this area. This, in turn, will aid the development of interventions to promote physical activity in this age group...
  12. pmc Overestimation of physical activity level is associated with lower BMI: a cross-sectional analysis
    Clare Watkinson
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrookes Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:68. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  13. pmc Who will increase their physical activity? Predictors of change in objectively measured physical activity over 12 months in the ProActive cohort
    Rebecca K Simmons
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:226. 2010
    ..The aim was to identify predictors of change in objectively measured physical activity over 12 months in the ProActive cohort to improve understanding of factors influencing change in physical activity...
  14. pmc Protocol for the ADDITION-Plus study: a randomised controlled trial of an individually-tailored behaviour change intervention among people with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes under intensive UK general practice care
    Simon J Griffin
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:211. 2011
    ..The ADDITION-Plus trial was designed to address these issues among recently diagnosed patients in primary care over one year...
  15. pmc Effect of early intensive multifactorial therapy on 5-year cardiovascular outcomes in individuals with type 2 diabetes detected by screening (ADDITION-Europe): a cluster-randomised trial
    Simon J Griffin
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Lancet 378:156-67. 2011
    ..Intensive treatment of multiple cardiovascular risk factors can halve mortality among people with established type 2 diabetes. We investigated the effect of early multifactorial treatment after diagnosis by screening...
  16. pmc Is a change in mode of travel to school associated with a change in overall physical activity levels in children? Longitudinal results from the SPEEDY study
    Lee Smith
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:134. 2012
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to investigate the association between change in mode of travel to school and change in overall physical activity levels in children...
  17. pmc School-level correlates of physical activity intensity in 10-year-old children
    Esther M F van Sluijs
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e574-81. 2011
    ..We therefore aimed to study associations between activity intensities and physical and social school environmental factors...
  18. pmc Screening for type 2 diabetes and population mortality over 10 years (ADDITION-Cambridge): a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Rebecca K Simmons
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Lancet 380:1741-8. 2012
    ..However, uncertainty persists around the benefits of screening for type 2 diabetes. We assessed the effect of a population-based stepwise screening programme on mortality...
  19. pmc Associations between active commuting and physical activity in working adults: cross-sectional results from the Commuting and Health in Cambridge study
    Lin Yang
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    Prev Med 55:453-7. 2012
    ..To quantify the association between time spent in active commuting and in moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in a sample of working adults living in both urban and rural locations...
  20. pmc Estimating the population impact of screening strategies for identifying and treating people at high risk of cardiovascular disease: modelling study
    Parinya Chamnan
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ
    BMJ 340:c1693. 2010
    ....
  21. pmc Effect of communicating genetic and phenotypic risk for type 2 diabetes in combination with lifestyle advice on objectively measured physical activity: protocol of a randomised controlled trial
    Job G Godino
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Box 285, CB2 0QQ, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:444. 2012
    ..We aim to assess the effects of communicating genetic and phenotypic risk of T2D on risk-reducing health behaviours, anxiety, and other cognitive and emotional theory-based antecedents of behaviour change...
  22. pmc Objectively measured moderate- and vigorous-intensity physical activity but not sedentary time predicts insulin resistance in high-risk individuals
    Ulf Ekelund
    Medical Research Council, Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:1081-6. 2009
    ....
  23. pmc Impact of personalised feedback about physical activity on change in objectively measured physical activity (the FAB study): a randomised controlled trial
    Job G Godino
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e75398. 2013
    ..Whether or not personalised feedback about physical activity following objective measurement motivates behaviour change has yet to be rigorously examined...
  24. doi request reprint Obesity is associated with altered lung function independently of physical activity and fitness
    Rebekah M Steele
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:578-84. 2009
    ..These associations were independent of the degree of physical activity and aerobic fitness in this cohort...
  25. pmc The ADDITION-Cambridge trial protocol: a cluster -- randomised controlled trial of screening for type 2 diabetes and intensive treatment for screen-detected patients
    Justin B Echouffo-Tcheugui
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:136. 2009
    ..Population-based screening and early treatment for type 2 diabetes could reduce this growing burden. However, the benefits of such a strategy remain uncertain...
  26. pmc Physical activity and dietary behaviour in a population-based sample of British 10-year old children: the SPEEDY study (Sport, Physical activity and Eating behaviour: environmental Determinants in Young people)
    Esther M F van Sluijs
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrookes Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:388. 2008
    ..We present here the analyses of the PA, dietary and anthropometry data...
  27. pmc Perception versus reality awareness of physical activity levels of British children
    Kirsten Corder
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 38:1-8. 2010
    ..Interventions to increase children's physical activity have had limited success. One reason may be that children and their parents overestimate children's levels of physical activity, although there is a small amount of data on this topic...
  28. pmc A simple risk score using routine data for predicting cardiovascular disease in primary care
    Parinya Chamnan
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
    Br J Gen Pract 60:e327-34. 2010
    ..Population-based screening for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, incorporating blood tests, is proposed in several countries...
  29. doi request reprint Changes in children's physical activity over 12 months: longitudinal results from the SPEEDY study
    Kirsten Corder
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 126:e926-35. 2010
    ..We measured physical activity changes among 10-year-old British children over 12 months and assessed biological and demographic determinants...
  30. pmc Maternal awareness of young children's physical activity: levels and cross-sectional correlates of overestimation
    Kathryn R Hesketh
    UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:924. 2013
    ..This paper investigates maternal awareness of preschool-aged children's PA levels and determined correlates associated with maternal overestimation of PA...
  31. pmc Randomised controlled trial of the effects of physical activity feedback on awareness and behaviour in UK adults: the FAB study protocol [ISRCTN92551397]
    Clare Watkinson
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrookes Hospital, Box 285, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB20QQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:144. 2010
    ..Secondary objectives are to determine the influence of feedback on physical activity awareness and cognitions, and to compare behavioural effects by type of feedback...
  32. pmc Correlates of light and moderate-to-vigorous objectively measured physical activity in four-year-old children
    Esther M F van Sluijs
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research CEDAR, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e74934. 2013
    ..The aim of the current study is to investigate associations between personal, social and environmental factors and objectively measured light and moderate-to-vigorous PA (LPA and MVPA, respectively) in four-year-old children...
  33. pmc Intrahepatic Lipid Content and Insulin Resistance Are More Strongly Associated with Impaired NEFA Suppression after Oral Glucose Loading Than with Fasting NEFA Levels in Healthy Older Individuals
    Francis M Finucane
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, P O Box 285 Hills Road, Cambridge CB20QQ, UK Galway Diabetes Research Centre, School of Medicine, Clinical Science Institute, NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland
    Int J Endocrinol 2013:870487. 2013
    ..24 after adjustment). Conclusions. Impaired postprandial NEFA suppression, but not fasting NEFA, contributes to the strong and well-established association between whole body insulin resistance and liver fat accumulation...
  34. pmc Interventions to promote cycling: systematic review
    Lin Yang
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit and UK Clinical Research Collaboration Centre for Diet and Activity Research CEDAR, Cambridge, UK
    BMJ 341:c5293. 2010
    ..To determine what interventions are effective in promoting cycling, the size of the effects of interventions, and evidence of any associated benefits on overall physical activity or anthropometric measures...
  35. pmc Performance of the UK Prospective Diabetes Study Risk Engine and the Framingham Risk Equations in Estimating Cardiovascular Disease in the EPIC- Norfolk Cohort
    Rebecca K Simmons
    1MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:708-13. 2009
    ..0%; and 3) individuals with normoglycemia defined as A1C <6.0%...
  36. doi request reprint Performance of the UKPDS outcomes model for prediction of myocardial infarction and stroke in the ADDITION-Europe trial cohort
    Libo Tao
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Value Health 16:1074-80. 2013
    ....
  37. pmc Screening for type 2 diabetes is feasible, acceptable, but associated with increased short-term anxiety: a randomised controlled trial in British general practice
    Paul Park
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:350. 2008
    ..To assess the feasibility and uptake of a diabetes screening programme; to examine the effects of invitation to diabetes screening on anxiety, self-rated health and illness perceptions...
  38. pmc Is active travel to non-school destinations associated with physical activity in primary school children?
    Lee Smith
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, United Kingdom
    Prev Med 54:224-8. 2012
    ..To examine associations between mode of travel to non-school destinations and physical activity in schoolchildren...
  39. ncbi request reprint Sociocultural correlates of physical activity in children and adolescents: findings from the Danish arm of the European Youth Heart study
    Alison M McMinn
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Sciences, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 20:319-32. 2008
    ..For adolescents' physical activity, factors from other domains may be more important to target...
  40. pmc Determinants of change in physical activity in children and adolescents: a systematic review
    Christopher Craggs
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science and UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 40:645-58. 2011
    ..This review aims to systematically review the published evidence regarding determinants of change in physical activity in children and adolescents...
  41. doi request reprint Do children's individual correlates of physical activity differ by home setting?
    Christopher Craggs
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Health Place 17:1105-12. 2011
    ..These results highlight the potential importance of tailoring interventions to specific environmental and population strata...
  42. pmc Incidence of type 2 diabetes using proposed HbA1c diagnostic criteria in the european prospective investigation of cancer-norfolk cohort: implications for preventive strategies
    Parinya Chamnan
    MRCEpidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Care 34:950-6. 2011
    ..To evaluate the incidence and relative risk of type 2 diabetes defined by the newly proposed HbA(1c) diagnostic criteria in groups categorized by different baseline HbA(1c) levels...
  43. pmc Association between objectively assessed sedentary time and physical activity with metabolic risk factors among people with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes
    Andrew J M Cooper
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    Diabetologia 57:73-82. 2014
    ....
  44. pmc Family and home correlates of children's physical activity in a multi-ethnic population: the cross-sectional Child Heart and Health Study in England (CHASE)
    Alison M McMinn
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:11. 2011
    ..This paper investigates associations between family and home factors and childhood PA in a multi-ethnic population and explores whether associations differ between ethnic groups...
  45. pmc An investigation of patterns of children's sedentary and vigorous physical activity throughout the week
    Rebekah M Steele
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:88. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  46. doi request reprint Glucose intolerance and cardiovascular risk factors in Hong Kong: data from two occupation-based cross-sectional surveys
    Rebecca K Simmons
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 90:222-7. 2010
    ..To examine the distribution of plasma glucose and related cardiovascular risk factors in two occupation-based cross-sectional surveys in a Chinese ethnic population...
  47. doi request reprint Association between birth weight and visceral fat in adults
    Emanuella De Lucia Rolfe
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:347-52. 2010
    ..Several studies reported inverse associations between birth weight and central adiposity in adults. However, few studies investigated the contributions of different abdominal fat compartments...
  48. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and metabolic risk in individuals with a family history of type 2 diabetes
    Ulf Ekelund
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, U K
    Diabetes Care 30:337-42. 2007
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Efficacy of a theory-based behavioural intervention to increase physical activity in an at-risk group in primary care (ProActive UK): a randomised trial
    Ann Louise Kinmonth
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Lancet 371:41-8. 2008
    ..Efforts to reverse this trend have not been successful. We aimed to assess the efficacy of a facilitated behavioural intervention to increase the physical activity of sedentary individuals at familial risk of diabetes...
  50. pmc Environmental and psychological correlates of older adult's active commuting
    Jenna R Panter
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia and UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Norwich, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1235-43. 2011
    ..This study explored the environmental and psychological correlates of active commuting in a sample of adults from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer Norfolk cohort...
  51. pmc Are people with negative diabetes screening tests falsely reassured? Parallel group cohort study embedded in the ADDITION (Cambridge) randomised controlled trial
    Charlotte A M Paddison
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge CB2 0SR
    BMJ 339:b4535. 2009
    ..To assess whether receiving a negative test result at primary care based stepwise diabetes screening results in false reassurance...
  52. pmc Psychological impact of screening for type 2 diabetes: controlled trial and comparative study embedded in the ADDITION (Cambridge) randomised controlled trial
    Helen C Eborall
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 0SR
    BMJ 335:486. 2007
    ..To quantify the psychological impact of primary care based stepwise screening for type 2 diabetes...
  53. pmc Effect on health-related outcomes of interventions to alter the interaction between patients and practitioners: a systematic review of trials
    Simon J Griffin
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 2SR, UK
    Ann Fam Med 2:595-608. 2004
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Physical activity awareness of British adolescents
    Kirsten Corder
    Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, United Kingdom
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:603-9. 2011
    ..To assess adolescent physical activity (PA) awareness and to investigate associations with biologic and psychosocial factors...
  55. pmc Effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in children and adolescents: systematic review of controlled trials
    Esther M F van Sluijs
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Sciences, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ
    BMJ 335:703. 2007
    ..To review the published literature on the effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in children and adolescents...
  56. doi request reprint Increasing objectively measured sedentary time increases clustered cardiometabolic risk: a 6 year analysis of the ProActive study
    Katrien Wijndaele
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Box 285, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    Diabetologia 57:305-12. 2014
    ....
  57. pmc Family and home influences on children's after-school and weekend physical activity
    Alison M McMinn
    1 Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Public Health 23:805-10. 2013
    ..Here we investigate whether family- and home-related correlates of children's PA are different for the after-school period on weekdays than for the weekend...
  58. pmc The contribution of active travel to children's physical activity levels: cross-sectional results from the ALSPAC study
    Esther M F van Sluijs
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Prev Med 48:519-24. 2009
    ..To assess the association between active travel to school and physical activity (PA) in a large population-based sample of 11-year old children...
  59. ncbi request reprint Population impact of strategies for identifying groups at high risk of type 2 diabetes
    Anne Helen Harding
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Prev Med 42:364-8. 2006
    ..To assess the incidence of diabetes among sub-groups of the population defined by the presence of one or more simple risk factors, and to investigate population stratification as a means of identifying groups at high risk of diabetes...
  60. pmc Development of a questionnaire to assess maternal attitudes towards infant growth and milk feeding practices
    Rajalakshmi R Lakshman
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:35. 2011
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Associations between exposure to takeaway food outlets, takeaway food consumption, and body weight in Cambridgeshire, UK: population based, cross sectional study
    Thomas Burgoine
    UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Medical Research Council MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Box 285, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    BMJ 348:g1464. 2014
    ..To examine the association between environmental exposure to takeaway food outlets, takeaway food consumption, and body weight, while accounting for home, work place, and commuting route environments...
  62. pmc Applied public health research -- falling through the cracks?
    Rebecca K Simmons
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:362. 2009
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Framingham risk score in the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer-Norfolk cohort: does adding glycated hemoglobin improve the prediction of coronary heart disease events?
    Rebecca K Simmons
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, England
    Arch Intern Med 168:1209-16. 2008
    ..There is a continuous relationship between glycated hemoglobin (HbA(1c)) and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk, even below diagnostic thresholds for diabetes mellitus...
  64. doi request reprint Temporal shifts in cardiovascular risk factor distribution
    Gráinne H Long
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 46:112-21. 2014
    ..Complementary strategies to shift risk factor population distributions and target high-risk individuals are required to reduce the burden of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  65. pmc Environmental supportiveness for physical activity in English schoolchildren: a study using Global Positioning Systems
    Andrew P Jones
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrookes Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:42. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  66. 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...