Roger A Harrison

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Planning to win: Health and lifestyles associated with physical activity amongst 15,423 adults
    R A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, St Peters House, Silverwell Street, Bolton, BL1 1PP UK
    Public Health 120:206-12. 2006
  2. pmc The population effect of crime and neighbourhood on physical activity: an analysis of 15,461 adults
    Roger A Harrison
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, Epidemiology and Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:34-9. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Access to exercise referral schemes -- a population based analysis
    R A Harrison
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:326-30. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Population Impact Analysis: a framework for assessing the population impact of a risk or intervention
    Arpana Verma
    Manchester Urban Collaboration on Health, School of Translational Medicine, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M14 7PH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:83-9. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Should we encourage over-the-counter statins? A population perspective for coronary heart disease prevention
    Islay Gemmell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 7:299-302. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Does primary care referral to an exercise programme increase physical activity one year later? A randomized controlled trial
    Roger A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, St Peters House, Silverwell Street, Bolton BL1 1PP, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:25-32. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Who and how many people are taking herbal supplements? A survey of 21,923 adults
    Roger A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, St Peter s House, Silverwell Street, Bolton BL1 1PP, England
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 74:183-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint 'Smoke gets in your eyes': a research-informed professional education and advocacy programme
    Judith Thornton
    Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:142-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease registers and recording of behavioural risk factors: why untapped opportunities continue
    Roger A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, Bolton, UK
    Public Health Nutr 8:7-9. 2005
  10. pmc Increasing response to a postal survey of sedentary patients - a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN45665423]
    Roger A Harrison
    Research Scientist in Public Health, Directorate of Public Health, Bolton Primary Care Trust, Bolton, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:31. 2004

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Planning to win: Health and lifestyles associated with physical activity amongst 15,423 adults
    R A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, St Peters House, Silverwell Street, Bolton, BL1 1PP UK
    Public Health 120:206-12. 2006
    ..To assess levels of physical activity in the general population and amongst the 'healthy', and to identify factors associated with this important health behaviour...
  2. pmc The population effect of crime and neighbourhood on physical activity: an analysis of 15,461 adults
    Roger A Harrison
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, Epidemiology and Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:34-9. 2007
    ..Strategies to increase physical activity in the population need to consider the wider determinants of health-related behaviour, including fear of crime and safety...
  3. ncbi request reprint Access to exercise referral schemes -- a population based analysis
    R A Harrison
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:326-30. 2005
    ..The analysis considers the effectiveness of these schemes to a geographically defined population...
  4. doi request reprint Population Impact Analysis: a framework for assessing the population impact of a risk or intervention
    Arpana Verma
    Manchester Urban Collaboration on Health, School of Translational Medicine, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M14 7PH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:83-9. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Should we encourage over-the-counter statins? A population perspective for coronary heart disease prevention
    Islay Gemmell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 7:299-302. 2007
    ..In the UK, simvastatin is currently available without prescription; however, the US FDA rejected an application for nonprescription lovastatin in 2005...
  6. ncbi request reprint Does primary care referral to an exercise programme increase physical activity one year later? A randomized controlled trial
    Roger A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, St Peters House, Silverwell Street, Bolton BL1 1PP, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:25-32. 2005
    ..Main outcome measures Meeting physical activity target at 12 months following referral, with a secondary outcome measured at 6 months from referral...
  7. ncbi request reprint Who and how many people are taking herbal supplements? A survey of 21,923 adults
    Roger A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, St Peter s House, Silverwell Street, Bolton BL1 1PP, England
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 74:183-6. 2004
    ..There is little information on the number and characteristics of adults taking herbal supplements and the relationship of this with other health and lifestyle factors. These were examined in the current study...
  8. ncbi request reprint 'Smoke gets in your eyes': a research-informed professional education and advocacy programme
    Judith Thornton
    Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:142-6. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease registers and recording of behavioural risk factors: why untapped opportunities continue
    Roger A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, Bolton, UK
    Public Health Nutr 8:7-9. 2005
  10. pmc Increasing response to a postal survey of sedentary patients - a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN45665423]
    Roger A Harrison
    Research Scientist in Public Health, Directorate of Public Health, Bolton Primary Care Trust, Bolton, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:31. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint The role of diet in susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review
    Dorothy J Pattison
    ARC Epidemiology Unit, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    J Rheumatol 31:1310-9. 2004
    ..Studies investigated a possible effect of individual components of diet and the development of RA, but the lack of a systematic review means there is no unbiased assessment of the evidence...
  12. pmc Risks and benefits of omega 3 fats for mortality, cardiovascular disease, and cancer: systematic review
    Lee Hooper
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
    BMJ 332:752-60. 2006
    ..To review systematically the evidence for an effect of long chain and shorter chain omega 3 fatty acids on total mortality, cardiovascular events, and cancer...
  13. pmc Teenagers' perceptions of blindness related to smoking: a novel message to a vulnerable group
    Phillip Moradi
    Bolton Eye Unit, Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust, Bolton BL4 0JR, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:605-7. 2007
    ..Cigarette smoking often starts in teenage years. It is not known whether teenagers are aware of the association of smoking with eye disease and blindness...
  14. ncbi request reprint Unsung heroes who put their lives at risk? Informal caring, health and neighbourhood attachment
    Stephen Barrow
    Institute for Public Health Research and Policy, University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford M5 4QA, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:292-7. 2005
    ..We also considered previously neglected differences between informal care 'at home' and care elsewhere, along with neighbourhood attachment as a possible modifier of the associations we found...