Gavin Sandercock

Summary

Affiliation: University of Essex
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Physical activity levels of children living in different built environments
    Gavin Sandercock
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, UK, CO43SQ
    Prev Med 50:193-8. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Ten year secular declines in the cardiorespiratory fitness of affluent English children are largely independent of changes in body mass index
    G Sandercock
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:46-7. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Aerobic fitness and mode of travel to school in English schoolchildren
    Christine Voss
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:281-7. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Changes in cardiorespiratory fitness in cardiac rehabilitation patients: a meta-analysis
    Gavin Sandercock
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO43SQ, UK
    Int J Cardiol 167:894-902. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness changes in patients receiving comprehensive outpatient cardiac rehabilitation in the UK: a multicentre study
    Gavin R H Sandercock
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ, UK
    Heart 99:785-90. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of a multicomponent intervention to improve weight status and fitness in children: Upstarts
    Gavin R H Sandercock
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, UK
    Pediatr Int 54:911-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Screen time and passive school travel as independent predictors of cardiorespiratory fitness in youth
    Gavin R H Sandercock
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, CO43SQ, UK
    Prev Med 54:319-22. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Centile curves and normative values for the twenty metre shuttle-run test in English schoolchildren
    Gavin Sandercock
    University of Essex, Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, School of Biological Sciences, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, UK
    J Sports Sci 30:679-87. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of cardiorespiratory fitness and body mass index between rural and urban youth: findings from the East of England Healthy Hearts Study
    Gavin R H Sandercock
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, UK
    Pediatr Int 53:718-24. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Associations between habitual school-day breakfast consumption, body mass index, physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness in English schoolchildren
    G R H Sandercock
    Department of Biological Sciences, Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, University of Essex, Colchester, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:1086-92. 2010

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Physical activity levels of children living in different built environments
    Gavin Sandercock
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, UK, CO43SQ
    Prev Med 50:193-8. 2010
    ..To review the available literature assessing differences in physical activity levels of children living in different built environments classified according to land use within developed countries...
  2. doi request reprint Ten year secular declines in the cardiorespiratory fitness of affluent English children are largely independent of changes in body mass index
    G Sandercock
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:46-7. 2010
    ..02). Cardiorespiratory fitness declined significantly (p<0.001) in both boys (7%) and girls (9%). This study shows a large and worrying decline in cardiorespiratory fitness in children from an affluent area of England...
  3. doi request reprint Aerobic fitness and mode of travel to school in English schoolchildren
    Christine Voss
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:281-7. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether a positive association exists between active travel and aerobic fitness in English schoolchildren, where cycling to school is rare...
  4. doi request reprint Changes in cardiorespiratory fitness in cardiac rehabilitation patients: a meta-analysis
    Gavin Sandercock
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO43SQ, UK
    Int J Cardiol 167:894-902. 2013
    ..Whether cardiac rehabilitation can increase cardiorespiratory fitness and which factors may influence such gains are less well quantified...
  5. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness changes in patients receiving comprehensive outpatient cardiac rehabilitation in the UK: a multicentre study
    Gavin R H Sandercock
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ, UK
    Heart 99:785-90. 2013
    ..Exercise training is a key component of cardiac rehabilitation but there is a discrepancy between the high volume of exercise prescribed in trials comprising the evidence base and the lower volume prescribed to UK patients...
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of a multicomponent intervention to improve weight status and fitness in children: Upstarts
    Gavin R H Sandercock
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, UK
    Pediatr Int 54:911-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if a low-cost school- and community-centered sports coaching program was able to improve health-related fitness in children...
  7. doi request reprint Screen time and passive school travel as independent predictors of cardiorespiratory fitness in youth
    Gavin R H Sandercock
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, CO43SQ, UK
    Prev Med 54:319-22. 2012
    ..The objective of this research was to assess the independence of these behaviours from one another and from physical activity as predictors of cardiorespiratory fitness in youth...
  8. doi request reprint Centile curves and normative values for the twenty metre shuttle-run test in English schoolchildren
    Gavin Sandercock
    University of Essex, Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, School of Biological Sciences, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, UK
    J Sports Sci 30:679-87. 2012
    ..The two cut-offs used for low fitness did not agree and future research should establish a cut-off for test performance which can predict present or future ill-health...
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of cardiorespiratory fitness and body mass index between rural and urban youth: findings from the East of England Healthy Hearts Study
    Gavin R H Sandercock
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, UK
    Pediatr Int 53:718-24. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine if there were differences in cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and body mass index (BMI) in rural versus urban youth...
  10. doi request reprint Associations between habitual school-day breakfast consumption, body mass index, physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness in English schoolchildren
    G R H Sandercock
    Department of Biological Sciences, Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, University of Essex, Colchester, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:1086-92. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess associations between habitual school-day breakfast consumption, body mass index (BMI), physical activity (PA) and cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Changes in short-term measures of heart rate variability after eight weeks of cardiac rehabilitation
    Gavin R H Sandercock
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, UK
    Clin Auton Res 17:39-45. 2007
    ..Reduced heart rate variability (HRV) is a risk factor for future cardiac event. Studies reporting changes in HRV post-cardiac rehabilitation (CR) are heterogeneous, due possibly to varied data collection and analysis protocols...
  12. doi request reprint The relationships between self-assessed habitual physical activity and non-invasive measures of cardiac autonomic modulation in young healthy volunteers
    Gavin R H Sandercock
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, UK
    J Sports Sci 26:1171-7. 2008
    ..The mechanism linking habitual physical activity and RR-interval length appears to be independent of physiological mechanisms that can be measured by heart rate variability...
  13. ncbi request reprint Normative values, reliability and sample size estimates in heart rate variability
    Gavin Sandercock
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, UK
    Clin Sci (Lond) 113:129-30. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint Twenty-metre shuttle run test performance of English children aged 11-15 years in 2007: comparisons with international standards
    Gavin Sandercock
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, UK
    J Sports Sci 26:953-7. 2008
    ..Differences in performance index may be due to the different geographical areas from which present and past samples were drawn. Reasons for differences in the performance indices between boys and girls warrant further investigation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Does the twenty meter shuttle-run test elicit maximal effort in 11- to 16-year-olds?
    Christine Voss
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, UK
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 21:55-62. 2009
    ..Peak HR values (196 bpm) were higher than cited criterion values (185 bpm) for maximal effort in laboratory studies. In a naturalistic setting, the 20m shuttle-run test elicits a maximal effort in most children...
  16. doi request reprint Long-term reliability of the incremental shuttle walking test in clinically stable cardiovascular disease patients
    Garyfallia Pepera
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    Physiotherapy 96:222-7. 2010
    ..However, studies have only assessed its test-retest reliability in the short term. The purpose of this study was to examine long-term test-retest reliability of the ISWT in clinically stable cardiac patients...
  17. doi request reprint Pacing strategy in schoolchildren differs with age and cognitive development
    Dominic Micklewright
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:362-9. 2012
    ..The study's purpose was to examine differences in pacing strategy between schoolchildren of different age, gender, and stage of cognitive development...
  18. doi request reprint Association between RR interval and high-frequency heart rate variability acquired during short-term, resting recordings with free and paced breathing
    Gavin Sandercock
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Science, School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, UK
    Physiol Meas 29:795-802. 2008
    ..It appears that lnHF is a valid index of vagal outflow, except in subjects with very low heart rates. Paced breathing data collection protocols appear preferable...
  19. doi request reprint A randomised control trial of physical activity in a perceived environment on self-esteem and mood in UK adolescents
    Carly Wood
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    Int J Environ Health Res 23:311-20. 2013
    ..05). Short bouts of moderate physical activity can have a positive impact on SE and mood in adolescents. Future research should incorporate field studies to examine the psychological effects of contact with real environments...