Roger A Harrison
Affiliation: University of Manchester
- Planning to win: Health and lifestyles associated with physical activity amongst 15,423 adultsR 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...
- The population effect of crime and neighbourhood on physical activity: an analysis of 15,461 adultsRoger 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...
- Access to exercise referral schemes -- a population based analysisR 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...
- Population Impact Analysis: a framework for assessing the population impact of a risk or interventionArpana 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....
- Should we encourage over-the-counter statins? A population perspective for coronary heart disease preventionIslay 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...
- Does primary care referral to an exercise programme increase physical activity one year later? A randomized controlled trialRoger 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...
- Who and how many people are taking herbal supplements? A survey of 21,923 adultsRoger 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...
- 'Smoke gets in your eyes': a research-informed professional education and advocacy programmeJudith Thornton
Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
J Public Health (Oxf) 29:142-6. 2007....
- Cardiovascular disease registers and recording of behavioural risk factors: why untapped opportunities continueRoger A Harrison
Bolton Primary Care Trust, Bolton, UK
Public Health Nutr 8:7-9. 2005
- 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....
- The role of diet in susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic reviewDorothy 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...
- Risks and benefits of omega 3 fats for mortality, cardiovascular disease, and cancer: systematic reviewLee 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...
- Teenagers' perceptions of blindness related to smoking: a novel message to a vulnerable groupPhillip 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...
- Unsung heroes who put their lives at risk? Informal caring, health and neighbourhood attachmentStephen 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...