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Primary teachers with expertise in PE: a win-win for all?
(INTO [Irish National Teacher's Organisation], 2009)
Worldwide trends in children’s and adolescents’ body mass index, underweight, overweight and obesity, in comparison with adults, from 1975 to 2016: A pooled analysis of 2,416 population-based measurement studies with 128.9 million participants (Pre-published version)
Background: Being underweight as well as overweight and obese in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwide trends in mean body ...
Teachers’ and students’ perspectives of participating in the ‘Active Classrooms’ movement integration programme (Pre-published version)
This paper evaluates perceptions of 5 teachers and 129 students of participating in an 8-week primary school movement integration intervention. Following training and provision of resources, teachers were asked to teach 2 ...
An intervention to improve the physical activity levels of children: Design and rationale of the ‘Active Classrooms’ cluster randomised controlled trial (Pre-published version)
Background: Recent evidence demonstrates that children are not engaging in the recommended 60mins of moderate to vigorous PA per day. PA interventions have been acknowledged by the WHO (2010) as a key strategy to increase ...
The effect of walking on risk factors for cardiovascular disease: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised control trials (Pre-published version)
Objective: To conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised control trials that examined the effect of walking on risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Methods: Four electronic databases and reference lists ...
Accumulated versus continuous exercise for health benefit: a review of empirical studies (Pre-published version)
(Springer Nature, 2009)
Current physical activity guidelines endorse the notion that the recommended amount of daily physical activity can be accumulated in short bouts performed over the course of a day. Although intuitively appealing, the ...