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Bizzy break! The effect of a classroom-based activity break on in-school physical activity levels of primary school children (Pre-published version)
(Human Kinetics, 2013)
The school has been identified as a key setting to promote physical activity. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of a classroom-based activity break on in-school step counts of primary school children. ...
Session 1: Public health nutrition physical activity prescription for public health
(Cambridge University Press, 2010)
The increased prevalence of CVD deaths in the past 60 years is a result in considerable part of the influence of environmental and lifestyle changes, including decreased daily energy expenditure through physical exertion. ...
Prevalence and correlates of physical inactivity in community-dwelling older adults in Ireland
(Public Library of Science, 2015)
The public health challenges associated with rapid population ageing are likely to be exacerbated by poor physical activity levels. The purpose of this study was to identify correlates of physical inactivity in a ...
An evaluation of Irish primary school children’s physical activity during the segmented school-day
(DCU [Dublin City University], 2013)
Assessment tools in primary physical education: enhancing teaching and learning
(afPE [Association for Physical Education], 2011)
Effect of active lessons on physical activity, academic and health outcomes: A systematic review (Pre-published version)
(Taylor & Francis [Routledge], 2017)
Purpose. To conduct a systematic review of classroom-based PA interventions which integrate academic content and assess the effectiveness of the interventions on PA, learning, facilitators of learning, and health outcomes. ...
Preliminary findings of Active Classrooms: An intervention to increase physical activity levels of primary school children during class time (Pre-published version)
This study evaluates the effects of a behaviour change intervention, which encourages the integration of PA into the teaching of academic lessons, on PA levels of students. The main outcome is mean minutes of moderate-to-vigorous ...
Self-rated walking pace and all-cause, cardiovascular disease, and cancer mortality: Individual participant pooled analysis of 50,225 walkers from 11 population British cohorts (Pre-published version)
(BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2018)
Background/Objectives: Walking pace is associated with risk of premature mortality. However, whether this relationship is independent of total volume of physical activity and highest physical activity intensity reached ...
Determinants of uptake and maintenance of active commuting to school (Pre-published version)
The objective was to identify determinants of uptake and maintenance of active school travel (AST) over 4 years in children aged 9 at baseline. Data from wave 1 (n=8502) and 2 (n=7479) of the Growing Up in Ireland study ...