Organization profile

Organisation profile

Research within Physical Activity and Health includes a number of research areas and themes:

  • Developing and testing physical activity  interventions
  • Physical activity across the lifespan
  • Sedentary behaviour patterns and health
  • Physical activity promotion in people with Type 2 diabetes
  • Prevention and treatment of childhood obesity in the developed and developing world
  • Physical activity and the aetiology of childhood obesity

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Exercise Medicine & Life Sciences
Walking Medicine & Life Sciences
Pediatric Obesity Medicine & Life Sciences
Obesity Medicine & Life Sciences
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Medicine & Life Sciences
Randomized Controlled Trials Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Scotland Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2004 2019

Research Output 1998 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

A closer look at the relationship among accelerometer-based physical activity metrics: ICAD pooled data

Kwon, S., Andersen, L. B., Grøntved, A., Kolle, E., Cardon, G., Davey, R., Kriemler, S., Northstone, K., Page, A. S., Puder, J. J., Reilly, J. J., Sardinha, L. B., van Sluijs, E. M. F. & Janz, K. F., 29 Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 16, 1, 9 p., 40.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Statistical Models

A feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial of a preschool obesity prevention intervention: ToyBox-Scotland

Malden, S., Reilly, J., Gibson, A-M., Bardid, F., Summerbell, C., De Craemer, M., Cardon, G., Androutsos, O., Manios, Y. & Hughes, A., 9 Nov 2019, In : Pilot and Feasibiliity Studies. 5, 11 p., 128.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Body Mass Index
Randomized Controlled Trials

A feasibility study with process evaluation of a teacher led resource to improve measures of child health

Buchan, D. S., Donnelly, S., McLellan, G., Gibson, A-M. & Arthur, R., 2 Jul 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 7, p. e0218243 21 p., e0218243.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Feasibility Studies
Consent Forms
Health Resources



Chancellor's Fellowship

Fiona Muirhead (Recipient), 30 Sep 2001

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Activities 2001 2019

Integration of technology to support active lifestyles within Type 2 diabetes care

Alison Kirk (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

PhD Exercise, Protein and Vitamin D for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Alison Kirk (Examiner)

Activity: Examination typesExamination

STEP University of Strathclyde

Sarah Deans (Participant)
17 Jun 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course