Andy P Jones

Summary

Affiliation: University of East Anglia
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc "I used to be as fit as a linnet" - beliefs, attitudes, and environmental supportiveness for physical activity in former mining areas in the North-East of England
    Esther Rind
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 126:110-8. 2015
  2. pmc A longitudinal study of the distance that young people walk to school
    P Chillon
    PROFITH PROmoting FITness and Health Through Physical Activity Research Group, Department of Physical Education and Sport, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Ctra de Alfacar s n, Granada 18071, Spain Electronic address
    Health Place 31:133-7. 2015
  3. pmc How well do modelled routes to school record the environments children are exposed to? A cross-sectional comparison of GIS-modelled and GPS-measured routes to school
    Flo Harrison
    UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research CEDAR, MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Box 285 Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 13:5. 2014
  4. pmc Development of methods to objectively identify time spent using active and motorised modes of travel to work: how do self-reported measures compare?
    Jenna Panter
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:116. 2014
  5. pmc Developing and testing a street audit tool using Google Street View to measure environmental supportiveness for physical activity
    Pippa Griew
    Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:103. 2013
  6. pmc Children's sedentary behaviour: descriptive epidemiology and associations with objectively-measured sedentary time
    Tessa Klitsie
    Medical Research Council, Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:1092. 2013
  7. pmc Assessing environmental features related to mental health: a reliability study of visual streetscape images
    Yu Tzu Wu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, University of Cambridge, School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:1094. 2014
  8. pmc Association between diet and physical activity and sedentary behaviours in 9-10-year-old British White children
    P A J Vissers
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Public Health 127:231-40. 2013
  9. pmc Using spatial equity analysis in the process evaluation of environmental interventions to tackle obesity: the healthy towns programme in England
    Alice M Dalton
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, UK
    Int J Equity Health 12:43. 2013
  10. 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

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Publications39

  1. pmc "I used to be as fit as a linnet" - beliefs, attitudes, and environmental supportiveness for physical activity in former mining areas in the North-East of England
    Esther Rind
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 126:110-8. 2015
    ....
  2. pmc A longitudinal study of the distance that young people walk to school
    P Chillon
    PROFITH PROmoting FITness and Health Through Physical Activity Research Group, Department of Physical Education and Sport, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Ctra de Alfacar s n, Granada 18071, Spain Electronic address
    Health Place 31:133-7. 2015
    ..Future interventions should consider the distance that young people actually walk...
  3. pmc How well do modelled routes to school record the environments children are exposed to? A cross-sectional comparison of GIS-modelled and GPS-measured routes to school
    Flo Harrison
    UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research CEDAR, MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Box 285 Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 13:5. 2014
    ..We compared modelled GIS routes and actual Global Positioning Systems (GPS) measured routes in a free-living sample of children using varying travel modes...
  4. pmc Development of methods to objectively identify time spent using active and motorised modes of travel to work: how do self-reported measures compare?
    Jenna Panter
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:116. 2014
    ..We sought to develop methods for objectively deriving time spent in specific travel behaviours from a combination of locational and activity data, and to assess the convergent validity of two self-reported estimates...
  5. pmc Developing and testing a street audit tool using Google Street View to measure environmental supportiveness for physical activity
    Pippa Griew
    Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:103. 2013
    ..This research investigates the reliability of a new street characteristic audit tool designed for use with Google Street View, and assesses levels of agreement between computer-based and on-site auditing...
  6. pmc Children's sedentary behaviour: descriptive epidemiology and associations with objectively-measured sedentary time
    Tessa Klitsie
    Medical Research Council, Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:1092. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to: 1) describe the leisure-time sedentary behaviour of 9-10 year old British children, and 2) establish associations with objectively-measured sedentary time...
  7. pmc Assessing environmental features related to mental health: a reliability study of visual streetscape images
    Yu Tzu Wu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, University of Cambridge, School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:1094. 2014
    ..The aim of this work is to examine the inter-method reliability of the two audit methods for assessing community environments with a specific focus on physical features related to mental health...
  8. pmc Association between diet and physical activity and sedentary behaviours in 9-10-year-old British White children
    P A J Vissers
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Public Health 127:231-40. 2013
    ..To examine the association between diet and physical activity and sedentary behaviours in 9-10-year-old children...
  9. pmc Using spatial equity analysis in the process evaluation of environmental interventions to tackle obesity: the healthy towns programme in England
    Alice M Dalton
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, UK
    Int J Equity Health 12:43. 2013
    ....
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Road traffic crashes and the protective effect of road curvature over small areas
    Andrew P Jones
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ, England, UK
    Health Place 18:315-20. 2012
    ..The results add to evidence suggesting that road casualty risk effects vary with geographical scale. Although individual road bends might be hazardous, frequent bends have a protective effect over a few kilometres of road...
  13. pmc Validation of travel times to hospital estimated by GIS
    Robin Haynes
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 5:40. 2006
    ..This investigation compared GIS estimates of travel times with the actual times reported by a sample of 475 cancer patients who had travelled by car to attend clinics at eight hospitals in the North of England...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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
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  17. pmc Environmental determinants of active travel in youth: a review and framework for future research
    Jenna R Panter
    University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:34. 2008
    ..However, links between the environment and active travel have received less attention...
  18. 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
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  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Geographical access to healthcare in Northern England and post-mortem diagnosis of cancer
    A P Jones
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:532-7. 2010
    ..There is some previous evidence that diagnosis of cancer at death, recorded as registry death certificate only records, is associated with problems of access to care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Asthma and the home environment
    A P Jones
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
    J Asthma 37:103-24. 2000
    ..The efficacy of various environmental controls to limit the impact of these pollutants is explored...
  22. doi request reprint The effects of mobile speed camera introduction on road traffic crashes and casualties in a rural county of England
    Andrew P Jones
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 1LT, UK
    J Safety Res 39:101-10. 2008
    ..This study assesses the impact of crash and casualty numbers in correspondence to the introduction of mobile speed cameras in the rural county of Norfolk, England...
  23. ncbi request reprint Geographical variations in mortality and morbidity from road traffic accidents in England and Wales
    A P Jones
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ, UK
    Health Place 14:519-35. 2008
    ..This study demonstrates that a geographical approach to road traffic crash analysis can identify contextual associations that conventional studies of individual road sections would miss...
  24. pmc Greenspace access, use, and physical activity: understanding the effects of area deprivation
    Andy Jones
    Centre for Diet and Activity Research CEDAR, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Prev Med 49:500-5. 2009
    ..To understand the patterning of greenspace provision and use by area deprivation, and determine how deprivation moderates relationships with physical activity...
  25. pmc Physical activity in children: does how we define neighbourhood matter?
    Andy P Jones
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Health Place 16:236-41. 2010
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Early life exposures and the prevalence of atopic disorders in a sample of school-age infants
    A P Jones
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 59:38-43. 2003
    ..The results suggest that genetic influences and patterns of exposure to infections appear to be the greatest influences on the development of infant atopy...
  27. ncbi request reprint The use of multilevel models for the prediction of road accident outcomes
    Andrew P Jones
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Accid Anal Prev 35:59-69. 2003
    ..The benefits of using multilevel models to analyse accident data are discussed along with the limitations of traditional regression modelling approaches...
  28. doi request reprint Travel time to hospital and treatment for breast, colon, rectum, lung, ovary and prostate cancer
    A P Jones
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Eur J Cancer 44:992-9. 2008
    ..Services provided in only a few specialised centres, involving longer than average patient journeys, all showed an inverse association between travel time and treatment take-up...
  29. pmc Breakfast consumption and daily physical activity in 9-10-year-old British children
    Pauline A J Vissers
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Public Health Nutr 16:1281-90. 2013
    ..To examine the association between breakfast consumption and physical activity in a well-characterised sample of English children...
  30. pmc The relationship of physical activity and overweight to objectively measured green space accessibility and use
    Emma Coombes
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 70:816-22. 2010
    ..The findings suggest that the provision of good access to green spaces in urban areas may help promote population physical activity...
  31. pmc The geography of recreational physical activity in England
    Esther Rind
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Health Place 17:157-65. 2011
    ..The environmental and behavioural factors driving those patterns are still poorly understood. We conclude that the variations observed might reflect recreational opportunities and the socio-cultural context of areas...
  32. doi request reprint A critical review of approaches to aquatic environmental assessment
    Jo Foden
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Chancellor s Drive, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:1825-33. 2008
    ..The assessment terminology and categorisation system provided could in future simplify the way that assessments are defined and used to inform development of management strategies...
  33. doi request reprint Neighbourhood variations in child accidents and related child and maternal characteristics: does area definition make a difference?
    Robin Haynes
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Health Place 14:693-701. 2008
    ..Neighbourhoods subjectively defined by planners did not produce stronger effects than computer-generated areas...
  34. ncbi request reprint Speeding drivers' attitudes and perceptions of speed cameras in rural England
    Kate M Blincoe
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 1LT, UK
    Accid Anal Prev 38:371-8. 2006
    ..Possible implications for road safety initiatives are discussed and recommendations are given for specifically targeting different driver types...
  35. pmc Neighborhood, route, and school environments and children's active commuting
    Jenna R Panter
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 38:268-78. 2010
    ..These behaviors may be influenced by characteristics of the environment around homes and schools, yet few studies have quantified the potential associations between these two sets of factors...
  36. doi request reprint Associations between physical activity, perceptions of the neighbourhood environment and access to facilities in an English city
    Jenna R Panter
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 67:1917-23. 2008
    ..There is a need for further studies to clarify the respective roles that social and environmental factors play in determining observed variations in physical activity...
  37. pmc Local food outlets, weight status, and dietary intake: associations in children aged 9-10 years
    Amy Jennings
    School of Medicine and School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 40:405-10. 2011
    ..Limited evidence suggests that there may be interactions between environmental factors at a neighborhood level and the development of obesity, with the availability and accessibility of food outlets being potentially important...
  38. pmc What can global positioning systems tell us about the contribution of different types of urban greenspace to children's physical activity?
    Kate Lachowycz
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7JT, UK
    Health Place 18:586-94. 2012
    ..Around half of outdoor moderate-vigorous activity took place in greenspace at the weekend and use was consistent across seasons. The findings suggest the importance of certain types of greenspace to children's physical activity...
  39. pmc Understanding diabetes population dynamics through simulation modeling and experimentation
    Andrew P Jones
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop K 10, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:488-94. 2006
    ....