Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time are associated with cardio metabolic risk factors in adults with pre-diabetes: The PREVIEW study. Diabetes Care
  2. Validity and reliability of the >Fitbit Zip as a measure of pre-school children’s step count. BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine
  3. & Profiling Movement and Gait Quality Characteristics in Pre-School Children. Journal of Motor Behavior, 1-9.
  4. & Investigating the relationship between energy expenditure, walking speed and angle of turning in humans. PLOS ONE 12(8), e0182333
  5. & A machine learning approach to measure and monitor physical activity in children. Neurocomputing 228, 220-230.
  6. & High-Intensity Interval Training Interventions in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review. Sports Medicine
  7. & Perceptions of asthma and exercise in adolescents with and without asthma. Journal of Asthma, 00-00.
  8. & Physical Activity and Sedentary Time Patterns in Children and Adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis and Age- and Sex-Matched Healthy Controls. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 1-24.
  9. & High-Intensity Interval Training Interventions in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review. Sports Medicine
  10. & Investigating the Physiological and Psychosocial Responses of Single- and Dual-Player Exergaming in Young Adults. Games for Health Journal 5(6), 375-381.
  11. & Feasibility and Effectiveness of Using Wearable Activity Trackers in Youth: A Systematic Review. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 4(4), e129
  12. MISSION POSSIBLE: USING UBIQUITOUS SOCIAL GOAL SHARING TECHNOLOGY TO PROMOTE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN CHILDREN. Movement, Health & Exercise 5(2), 1-15.
  13. et. al. A spherical-plot solution to linking acceleration metrics with animal performance, state, behaviour and lifestyle. Movement Ecology 4(1)
  14. & Active children through incentive vouchers – evaluation (ACTIVE): a mixed-method feasibility study. BMC Public Health 16(1)
  15. & Investigating the Relative Exercise Intensity of Exergames in Prepubertal Children. Games for Health Journal 5(2), 135-140.
  16. & Reproducibility of Heart Rate Variability Indices in Children with Cystic Fibrosis. PLOS ONE 11(3), e0151464
  17. & The CHANGE! Project: Changes in Body Composition and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in 10-11 Year Old After Completing the CHANGE! Intervention. Pediatric Exercise Science, 1-25.
  18. & Energy Cost of Free-Play Activities in 10- to 11-Year-Old Children. Journal of Physical Activity and Health 13(6 Suppl 1), S71-S74.
  19. & Investigating optimal accelerometer placement for energy expenditure prediction in children using a machine learning approach. Physiological Measurement 37(10), 1728-1740.
  20. & A Review of Emerging Analytical Techniques for Objective Physical Activity Measurement in Humans. Sports Medicine
  21. & Weekday and weekend sedentary time and physical activity in differentially active children. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 18(4), 444-449.
  22. & Investigating the effectiveness on educational attainment and behaviour of Commando Joe’s: a school-based, military-ethos intervention. Archives of Exercise in Health and Disease 5
  23. Ten-Year Secular Changes in Selected Health and Fitness Parameters of 10-11 Years Old Swansea School Children – 2003-2013. Advances in Obesity, Weight Management & Control 3(5)
  24. & Longitudinal investigation of training status and cardiopulmonary responses in pre- and early-pubertal children. European Journal of Applied Physiology 114(8), 1573-1580.
  25. & Promoting healthy weight in primary school children through physical activity and nutrition education: a pragmatic evaluation of the CHANGE! randomised intervention study. BMC Public Health 13(1), 626
  26. & A Calibration Protocol for Population-Specific Accelerometer Cut-Points in Children. PLoS ONE 7(5), e36919
  27. Clustered Cardiometabolic Risk, Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Physical Activity in 10-11 Year-Old Children. The CHANGE! Project Baseline. Archives of Exercise in Health and Disease 3(3), 207-2013.
  28. & Using formative research to develop the healthy eating component of the CHANGE! school-based curriculum intervention. BMC Public Health 12(1), 710
  29. & Using formative research to develop CHANGE!: a curriculum-based physical activity promoting intervention. BMC Public Health 11(1), 831

Book Chapters

  1. & A Machine Learning Approach to Measure and Monitor Physical Activity in Children to Help Fight Overweight and Obesity. In Intelligent Computing Theories and Methodologies. (pp. 676-688).