Affiliation: University of Bristol
- Physical activity in older women: associations with area deprivation and with socioeconomic position over the life course: observations in the British Women's Heart and Health StudyM Hillsdon
Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TP, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 62:344-50. 2008..To assess the association between residential area-level deprivation, individual life-course socioeconomic position and adult levels of physical activity in older British women...
- Equitable access to exercise facilitiesMelvyn Hillsdon
Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, UK
Am J Prev Med 32:506-8. 2007..Existing studies are restricted to single geographic areas or regions. In this study, national-level data were used to examine the relationship between neighborhood deprivation and the density of physical activity facilities in England...
- The relationship between access and quality of urban green space with population physical activityM Hillsdon
University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TP, UK
Public Health 120:1127-32. 2006..This study examined the association between access to quality urban green space and levels of physical activity...
- Neighbourhood deprivation and physical activity in UK older adultsK R Fox
Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TN, UK
Health Place 17:633-40. 2011..These results suggest the importance of strategies to help older adults maintain physical function, healthy weight, and remain active in their communities...
- Physical activity and obesityK R Fox
Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Obes Rev 8:115-21. 2007
- Work, retirement and physical activity: cross-sectional analyses from the Whitehall II studyGill K Mein
International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, London, UK
Eur J Public Health 15:317-22. 2005..To explore the relationship between work, retirement and physical activity...
- Environmental perceptions and walking in English adultsCharles Foster
BHF Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 58:924-8. 2004..To examine the relation between adults' perceptions of the social and physical environment and their self reported walking behaviour...
- Changing the environment to promote health-enhancing physical activityCharles Foster
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public, Health University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
J Sports Sci 22:755-69. 2004..Further developmental research into the nature of the relationship of the environment to particular HEPA behaviours is strongly recommended before developing new environmental interventions...
- Domestic physical activity in relationship to multiple CVD risk factorsEmmanuel Stamatakis
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
Am J Prev Med 32:320-327. 2007....
- Equity of access to physical activity facilities in an English cityJenna Panter
School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
Prev Med 46:303-7. 2008..To examine associations between household income, access to sports facilities and gyms, and physical activity in an English city...
- Perceived barriers to walking in the neighborhood environment: a survey of middle-aged and older adultsJill Dawson
Div Of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
J Aging Phys Act 15:318-35. 2007..72, p = .006). The authors concluded that, among older people who favor walking, health problems might more seriously affect overall physical activity levels than perceived environmental barriers...
- Can a simple measure of vigorous physical activity predict future mortality? Results from the OXCHECK studyMelvyn Hillsdon
Health Promotion Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Public Health Nutr 7:557-62. 2004..This study investigates whether such a measure of physical activity is associated with the risk of death from all causes and death from specific causes...
- Comparison of imputation and modelling methods in the analysis of a physical activity trial with missing outcomesAngela M Wood
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
Int J Epidemiol 34:89-99. 2005..Here we review a wide range of methods to handle missing outcomes in single and repeated measures data and discuss which methods are most appropriate...
- Perceived barriers to walking in the neighbourhood environment and change in physical activity levels over 12 monthsJill Dawson
Division of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Br J Sports Med 41:562-8. 2007..To investigate whether, and to what extent, perceived barriers to neighbourhood walking (BTNW) may be associated with physical activity levels...
- Effects of physical activity on cognitive functioning in middle age: evidence from the Whitehall II prospective cohort studyArchana Singh-Manoux
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, England
Am J Public Health 95:2252-8. 2005..We examined the association between physical activity and cognitive functioning in middle age...
- Advising people to take more exercise is ineffective: a randomized controlled trial of physical activity promotion in primary careMelvyn Hillsdon
Health Promotion Research Unit and Medical Statistics Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Int J Epidemiol 31:808-15. 2002..However, blanket physical activity promotion in primary care is not effective. The most effective way of increasing physical activity in primary care has yet to be determined...