Mark T Conner

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Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relations between implicit and explicit measures of attitudes and measures of behavior: evidence of moderation by individual difference variables
    Mark T Conner
    University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:1727-40. 2007
  2. pmc Enhanced invitation methods to increase uptake of NHS health checks: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Alice S Forster
    King s College London, SE1 3QD London, UK
    Trials 15:342. 2014
  3. pmc Development and initial validation of the determinants of physical activity questionnaire
    Natalie Taylor
    Institute of Health Research, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Duckworth Lane, Bradford BD9 6RJ, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:74. 2013
  4. pmc Study protocol: can a school gardening intervention improve children's diets?
    Meaghan S Christian
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 9JT, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:304. 2012
  5. pmc Study protocol: A cluster randomised controlled trial of implementation intentions to reduce smoking initiation in adolescents
    Mark Conner
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:54. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Some feelings are more important: cognitive attitudes, affective attitudes, anticipated affect, and blood donation
    Mark Conner
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Health Psychol 32:264-72. 2013
  7. pmc Testing a workplace physical activity intervention: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Rosemary R C McEachan
    Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:29. 2011
  8. pmc Evidence, theory and context: using intervention mapping to develop a worksite physical activity intervention
    Rosemary R C McEachan
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:326. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Application of the theory of planned behaviour to the prediction of objectively assessed breaking of posted speed limits
    Mark Conner
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
    Br J Psychol 98:429-53. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Changing exercise through targeting affective or cognitive attitudes
    Mark Conner
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Psychol Health 26:133-49. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Relations between implicit and explicit measures of attitudes and measures of behavior: evidence of moderation by individual difference variables
    Mark T Conner
    University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:1727-40. 2007
    ..In Study 2, the SRHI x IAT interaction is replicated for an objective behavior measure. Implications for understanding the relationship between implicit and explicit measures of attitudes and measures of behavior are discussed...
  2. pmc Enhanced invitation methods to increase uptake of NHS health checks: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Alice S Forster
    King s College London, SE1 3QD London, UK
    Trials 15:342. 2014
    ..Individuals without existing cardiovascular disease or diabetes are invited for a Health Check every 5 years. Uptake among those invited is lower than anticipated...
  3. pmc Development and initial validation of the determinants of physical activity questionnaire
    Natalie Taylor
    Institute of Health Research, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Duckworth Lane, Bradford BD9 6RJ, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:74. 2013
    ..Targeting requires accurate identification of specific theoretical determinants of physical activity. Two studies were undertaken to develop and validate the Determinants of Physical Activity Questionnaire...
  4. pmc Study protocol: can a school gardening intervention improve children's diets?
    Meaghan S Christian
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 9JT, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:304. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Study protocol: A cluster randomised controlled trial of implementation intentions to reduce smoking initiation in adolescents
    Mark Conner
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:54. 2013
    ..This study is a pragmatic trial to test the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of such an intervention in reducing smoking initiation in a sample of UK adolescents...
  6. doi request reprint Some feelings are more important: cognitive attitudes, affective attitudes, anticipated affect, and blood donation
    Mark Conner
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Health Psychol 32:264-72. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Testing a workplace physical activity intervention: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Rosemary R C McEachan
    Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:29. 2011
    ..The purpose of the current study was to explore the impact and cost-effectiveness of a workplace physical activity intervention designed to increase physical activity levels...
  8. pmc Evidence, theory and context: using intervention mapping to develop a worksite physical activity intervention
    Rosemary R C McEachan
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:326. 2008
    ..The current paper describes the development of a three month theory-based intervention that aims to increase levels of moderate intensity physical activity amongst employees in sedentary occupations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Application of the theory of planned behaviour to the prediction of objectively assessed breaking of posted speed limits
    Mark Conner
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
    Br J Psychol 98:429-53. 2007
    ..A total of 17% of the variance in speed as assessed on-road was accounted for with intentions and moral norms being significant. Practical implications of the findings for road safety are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Changing exercise through targeting affective or cognitive attitudes
    Mark Conner
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Psychol Health 26:133-49. 2011
    ..Study 2 indicated these effects to be significantly stronger among those high in NFA or low in NFC. These findings indicate the value of affective messages that target affective attitudes in changing exercise behaviour...
  11. doi request reprint Long-term effects of implementation intentions on prevention of smoking uptake among adolescents: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Mark Conner
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Health Psychol 29:529-38. 2010
    ..To test the efficacy of implementation intentions in reducing smoking uptake in a sample of adolescents...
  12. doi request reprint Direct, mediated and moderated impacts of personality variables on smoking initiation in adolescents
    Mark Conner
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Psychol Health 24:1085-104. 2009
    ..The findings indicate that the impact of personality variables on smoking is through mediated (through cognitions) and moderated (conscientiousness by intention interaction) pathways...
  13. doi request reprint Using action planning to promote exercise behavior
    Mark Conner
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    Ann Behav Med 40:65-76. 2010
    ..Action planning promotes exercise behavior and mediates intention-behavior relationships...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gender, sexuality, body image and eating behaviours
    Mark Conner
    School of Psychology, University of Leeds, UK
    J Health Psychol 9:505-15. 2004
    ..001). The findings support the role of socially prescribed body shapes on body shape concerns, eating motivations, and eating styles in men and women and suggest impacts are greater for heterosexual women and homosexual men...
  15. ncbi request reprint Commentary on Hobbis and Sutton
    Mark Conner
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    J Health Psychol 10:23-5; discussion 37-43. 2005
    ..In relation to the second issue it is noted that CBT may well identify a number of useful techniques for changing beliefs, although a variety of other techniques may also be useful for changing beliefs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Role of anticipated regret, intentions and intention stability in adolescent smoking initiation
    Mark Conner
    School of Psychology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 11:85-101. 2006
    ..To examine the moderating role of anticipated regret and intention stability on the relationship between intentions and smoking initiation in adolescents...
  17. doi request reprint Do implicit measures of attitudes incrementally predict snacking behaviour over explicit affect-related measures?
    Karen Ayres
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
    Appetite 58:835-41. 2012
    ..This is important in order to establish determinants that explain unique variance in dietary behaviours and to inform dietary change interventions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Conscientiousness and the intention-behavior relationship: predicting exercise behavior
    Mark Conner
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Sport Exerc Psychol 29:518-33. 2007
    ..The findings indicate a role for conscientiousness in understanding intention-behavior relationships when the context of behavior is changing or unknown...
  19. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of collaborative implementation intentions targeting working adults' physical activity
    Andrew Prestwich
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
    Health Psychol 31:486-95. 2012
    ..The research tested the efficacy of planning and partner-based interventions to promote physical activity over six months...
  20. doi request reprint Partner- and planning-based interventions to reduce fat consumption: randomized controlled trial
    Andrew Prestwich
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 19:132-48. 2014
    ..The research tested the efficacy of partner- and planning-based interventions to reduce dietary fat intake over a 6-month period...
  21. ncbi request reprint Promoting adherence to antibiotics: a test of implementation intentions
    Cath Jackson
    School of Healthcare, Baines Wing, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 61:212-8. 2006
    ..Implementation intentions specify exactly when and where an individual will undertake an activity. They may help people achieve health behaviours, such as taking medicines...
  22. ncbi request reprint Barriers to healthy eating amongst men: a qualitative analysis
    Brendan Gough
    Department of Psychology, University of Leeds, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:387-95. 2006
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to masculine ideals such as rationality, autonomy and strength. The implications of our analysis for future research and men's health promotion policy are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Moderating role of attitudinal ambivalence within the theory of planned behaviour
    Mark Conner
    School of Psychology, University of Leeds, UK
    Br J Soc Psychol 42:75-94. 2003
    ..These effects were confirmed in within-participants analyses. The findings are discussed in terms of the role of ambivalence in furthering our understanding of relationships in the TPB...
  24. ncbi request reprint The theory of planned behavior and healthy eating
    Mark Conner
    School of Psychology, University of Leeds, England
    Health Psychol 21:194-201. 2002
    ..Implications for understanding health cognitions in long-term performance of health behavior are discussed...
  25. doi request reprint Why do young adult smokers continue to smoke despite the health risks? A focus group study
    Brendan Gough
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Psychol Health 24:203-20. 2009
    ..The implications of these three interlocking repertoires are discussed in relation to smoking maintenance, and suggestions for targeted health promotion are made...
  26. doi request reprint Raising awareness of hypertension risk through a web-based framing intervention: does consideration of future consequences make a difference?
    Daryl B O'Connor
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
    Psychol Health Med 14:213-9. 2009
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Desire or reason: predicting health behaviors from affective and cognitive attitudes
    Rebecca Lawton
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Health Psychol 28:56-65. 2009
    ..The authors explore the role of affective attitudes in predicting 14 health-promoting or health-risk behaviors...
  28. doi request reprint Smoking in the lived world: how young people make sense of the social role cigarettes play in their lives
    Gary Fry
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Br J Soc Psychol 47:763-80. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Impact of daily mood, work hours, and iso-strain variables on self-reported health behaviors
    Fiona Jones
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, England
    J Appl Psychol 92:1731-40. 2007
    ..Findings point to the limited impact of stable features of work design compared to the effects of daily work stressors on health behaviors...
  30. doi request reprint Effects of daily hassles and eating style on eating behavior
    Daryl B O'Connor
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, England
    Health Psychol 27:S20-31. 2008
    ..This study investigated the daily hassles-eating behavior relationship and its moderators in a naturalistic setting...
  31. ncbi request reprint Beyond intention: do specific plans increase health behaviours in patients in primary care? A study of fruit and vegetable consumption
    Cath Jackson
    School of Healthcare, Baines Wing, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:2383-91. 2005
    ..Consumption was not improved by implementation intentions. These findings are discussed in the context of the targeted health behaviour and sample...
  32. doi request reprint A mere measurement effect for anticipated regret: impacts on cervical screening attendance
    Tracy Sandberg
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Br J Soc Psychol 48:221-36. 2009
    ..The discussion considers the implications for understanding the 'mere measurement effect' and the use of anticipated regret to change behaviour...
  33. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences: factors influencing a woman's decision to use dietary supplements
    Mark Conner
    School of Psychology, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    J Nutr 133:1978S-1982S. 2003
    ..These findings highlight the potential of the theory of planned behavior in exploring supplement-taking behavior while throwing light on the factors influencing an individual's motivations to use dietary supplements...
  34. ncbi request reprint Applying an extended version of the theory of planned behaviour to physical activity
    Cath Jackson
    School of Psychology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    J Sports Sci 21:119-33. 2003
    ..Focusing on positive descriptive norms might benefit sedentary individuals. The significant role of past behaviour is less useful in directing interventions...
  35. doi request reprint Exploring the benefits of conscientiousness: an investigation of the role of daily stressors and health behaviors
    Daryl B O'Connor
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, LS2 9JT
    Ann Behav Med 37:184-96. 2009
    ..This study investigated the impact of conscientiousness and its facets on health behaviors and daily hassles (stressors) and the moderating effects of conscientiousness on the hassles-health behavior relationship..
  36. doi request reprint Adherence to nebulised antibiotics in cystic fibrosis
    Gary Latchford
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 75:141-4. 2009
    ..To examine the adherence of patients with cystic fibrosis to nebulised antibiotics...
  37. ncbi request reprint Beyond cognition: predicting health risk behaviors from instrumental and affective beliefs
    Rebecca Lawton
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Health Psychol 26:259-67. 2007
    ..Two studies assessed the relative contribution of affective and instrumental beliefs to the prediction of 2 risk behaviors: driving above the speed limit and smoking...
  38. doi request reprint Reasons for binge drinking among undergraduate students: An application of behavioural reasoning theory
    Paul Norman
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 17:682-98. 2012
    ..The reasons students use to justify and defend binge drinking may provide important information on motivations underlying such behaviour...
  39. pmc Study protocol: a cluster randomised controlled trial of a school based fruit and vegetable intervention - Project Tomato
    Meaghan S Kitchen
    Leeds Institute for Genetics, Health and Therapeutics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:101. 2009
    ..This proposed study aims to design a flexible multi-component intervention for schools to support the maintenance of fruit and vegetable consumption for Year 3 children who are no longer eligible for the scheme...
  40. ncbi request reprint The theory of planned behaviour and binge drinking: Assessing the moderating role of past behaviour within the theory of planned behaviour
    Paul Norman
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 11:55-70. 2006
    ..The results are discussed in relation to the need to develop and test alternative measures of habit. The implications of the findings for interventions to encourage more appropriate drinking behaviour are outlined...
  41. doi request reprint Using an extended theory of planned behaviour to inform interventions aimed at increasing breastfeeding uptake in primiparas experiencing material deprivation
    Brian McMillan
    University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 14:379-403. 2009
    ..Underlying beliefs were examined in order to inform future interventions aimed at increasing breastfeeding uptake among women living in such areas, which is associated with low rates of breastfeeding...
  42. doi request reprint Classifying health-related behaviours: exploring similarities and differences amongst behaviours
    Rosemary R C McEachan
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 15:347-66. 2010
    ..However, to date, little research has attempted to identify these characteristics and explore the dimensions along which behaviours differ. This paper uses an inductive approach to explore this issue...
  43. ncbi request reprint Anticipated regret as an additional predictor in the theory of planned behaviour: a meta-analysis
    Tracy Sandberg
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Br J Soc Psychol 47:589-606. 2008
    ..Implications and issues for further research are discussed...
  44. ncbi request reprint Stages of change or changes of stage? Predicting transitions in transtheoretical model stages in relation to healthy food choice
    Christopher J Armitage
    Centre for Research in Social Attitudes, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, United Kingdom
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:491-9. 2004
    ..However, given that this change of stage marks the transition between cognition and actual behavior, the identification of variables that bridge this gap is crucial for the development of interventions to promote stage transitions...
  45. doi request reprint Is there a role for patients and their relatives in escalating clinical deterioration in hospital? A systematic review
    Abigail K Albutt
    School of Psychology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Health Expect . 2016
    ..However, deteriorating patients continue to go unrecognized. To address this, interventions have been developed that invite patients and relatives to escalate patient deterioration to a rapid response team (RRT)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Daily hassles and eating behaviour: the role of cortisol reactivity status
    Emily Newman
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:125-32. 2007
    ..This suggests that cortisol reactivity may in part account for the moderating role of eating style on stress-induced eating. The results are discussed within the context of future health risk...
  47. doi request reprint Healthy masculinities? How ostensibly healthy men talk about lifestyle, health and gender
    Claire Sloan
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Psychol Health 25:783-803. 2010
    ..These findings are discussed with respect to the relationships between masculinities and health, and implications for health promotion work with men are discussed...
  48. doi request reprint Smoking to stay thin or giving up to save face? Young men and women talk about appearance concerns and smoking
    Sarah Grogan
    Department of Psychology, Staffordshire University, Staffordshire, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 14:175-86. 2009
    ..This study was designed to investigate how young men and women smokers and non-smokers talk about the impact of smoking on appearance, with the aim of using these accounts to inform anti-smoking campaigns targeted at young people...
  49. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the quality of patient leaflets about renal replacement therapy across UK renal units
    Anna Winterbottom
    Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:2291-6. 2007
    ..This research aims to audit the provision of patient information by renal units and charities and to assess the quality of written information about dialysis treatment options...
  50. doi request reprint Does narrative information bias individual's decision making? A systematic review
    Anna Winterbottom
    School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9JT, UK anna winterbottom co uk
    Soc Sci Med 67:2079-88. 2008
    ..Until evidence is provided on why and how narratives influence decision making, the use of narratives in interventions to facilitate medical decision making should be treated cautiously...
  51. ncbi request reprint Relation between breakfast food choices and knowledge of dietary fat and fiber among Swedish schoolchildren
    M Christina Berg
    Department of Home Economics, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden Chirstina
    J Adolesc Health 31:199-207. 2002
    ..To investigate dietary knowledge and beliefs of schoolchildren, in relationship to breakfast choices, with specific attention to fat and fiber content...