Category Archive for "Publications"

Athlete health protection: Why qualitative research matters

Jul 03 2020

Qualitative research is increasingly recognised as relevant and useful to uncovering and understanding new and differentiated insights that move both research and practice forward. The field of athlete health protection – that is, injury…

Return on Investment Dynamic Work intervention

Jun 08 2020

To assess the cost-effectiveness and return-on-investment (ROI) of the Dynamic Work (DW) Intervention, a worksite intervention aimed at reducing sitting time among office workers. In total, 244 workers were randomized to the…

5- and 10-year cost-effectiveness EuroFIT

Mar 04 2020

Increasing physical activity reduces the risk of chronic illness including Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer. Lifestyle interventions can increase physical activity but few successfully engage men. This…

Barriers for academics to conduct D&I research

Jan 16 2020

Ineffective research-practice translation is a major challenge to population health improvement. This paper presents an international perspective on the barriers and facilitators associated with the uptake of and engagement in Dissemination and…

Effectiveness dynamic work intervention to reduce sitting time

Jan 10 2020

Prolonged sitting, which is highly prevalent in office workers, has been associated with several health risks. The aim of this study was to evaluate the Dynamic Work intervention by determining its effect…

Intervention Scalability Assessment Tool

Jan 03 2020

Promising health interventions tested in pilot studies will only achieve population-wide impact if they are implemented at scale across communities and health systems. Scaling up effective health interventions is vital as not…

Intervention mapping meets youth-led participatory action research

Dec 12 2019

Youth-led Participatory Action Research (YPAR) involves children throughout the process of developing and implementing interventions. Combining YPAR with a structural approach for designing and planning interventions, such as Intervention Mapping (IM), may…

Implementation of school-based physical activity in real-world settings: review

Dec 02 2019

Globally, many children fail to meet the World Health Organization’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines. Schools are an ideal setting to intervene, yet despite many interventions in this setting, success when…

Time trends in correlates of self-reported sitting time in European adults

Nov 12 2019

This study explores trends in the prevalence of high sitting time and its correlates among “high sitting” and “high sitting-least active” European adults from 2002 to 2017. Both groups have merit for…

Active transport to school in children: review and meta-analysis

Jun 07 2019

The systematic review investigated the effectiveness of active travel (AT) interventions on physical activity and fitness in primary school children. The review assessed intervention effectiveness, design, complexity, and study quality. Searches were…