Conference Presentations

 


American College of Sports Medicine, Boston, USA, 2016 

The Feasability, Scalability and Outcomes of Cardiorespiratory Fitness Testing In Primary School Children.
Authors: Dr Sarah Domone, Dr Steven Mann, Matthew Wade and Dr Chris Beedie
Effects of community-based physical activity counselling among at-risk individuals.
Authors: Dr Chris Beedie, Dr Sarah Domone, Matthew Wade and Dr Steven Mann
Combining supervised exercise and physical activity counselling might increase retention to GP Exercise Referal Programmes.
Authors: Dr Steven Mann, Dr Sarah Domone, Matthew Wade and Dr Chris Beedie 
Effects on aerobic capacity of three 48-week community based exercise interventions. 
Authors:  Proffesor Alfonso Jimenez, Dr Steven Mann, Dr Sarah Domone, Matthew Wade and Dr Chris Beedie
Effects on cardiovascular risk factors of three 48-week community-based exercise interventions.
Authors:  Matthew Wade, Dr Steven Mann, Proffesor Alfonso Jimenez, Dr Sarah Domone and Dr Chris Beedie
Supervision and programming of resistance training leads to positive effects on body composition in community programmes. 
Authors:  Dr Steven Mann, Proffesor Alfonso Jimenez,Dr Sarah Domone, Matthew Wade and Dr Chris Beedie

Summary

Six of the ukactive Research Institute’s abstract submissions were accepted by the American College of Sports Medicine and presented at their 2016 Annual Meeting in Boston, USA.


American College of Sports Medicine, Orlando, 2014

Changes in cardiovascular risk of previously sedentary individuals resulting from four gym-based exercise programmes
Authors:  Dr Chris Beedie, Dr Steven Mann and Proffesor Alfonso Jimenez
Summary

Presentation of the 24 week data from Project get ukactive. Data divided between body composition, cardiovascular risk factors and behavioural variables. This multi-centre (n=26) investigation aimed to investigate four physical activity interventions delivered by exercise professionals within community fitness facilities.


ukactive Vanguard Focus Group and Dinner, London, 2014

Physical Activity & Health: From research to action
Authors: Professor Greg Whyte OBE
Summary

Presentation on the physical activity research landscape, the rationale and background to the Research Institute and the findings from 'Project Get UK Active' study. 


European Congress Sports Science, Barcelona, 2013

Effect of Exercise and physical activity counselling on cardiovascular risk factors
Authors: Dr Steven Mann
Summary

Presentation of the rationale and results of the ukactive Research Institute pilot study, before introducing Project get ukactive. 


Health and Wellbeing at Work, Birmingham, 2013

Physical activity interventions in the workplace and the importance of evaluation

Authors: Dr Steven Mann
Summary

Presentation of the current evidence surrounding work place interventions designed to improve health and wellbeing, productivity and absenteeism. Evidence is discussed and the importance of properly controlled data collection emphasised.


ukactive webinar, London, 2013

ukactive Research Institute
Summary

An introduction to the ukactive Research Institute, the results of the pilot study and an explanation of Project get ukactive.


American College of Sports Medicine, San Francisco, 2012

Relationship between Physical Fitness, Body Composition and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Healthy Individuals
Authors: Dr Steven Mann, Judith Allgrove, James Brown & Professor Alfonso Jimenez
Summary

A poster presented examining the links between physical fitness, body composition and cardiovascular risk factors in a cohort of sedentary individuals.


 International Congress for Physical Activity and Public Health, Sydney, 2012

The Effect of Fitness Centre based Exercise and Physical Activity Counselling upon Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Authors: Dr Steven Mann, Judith Allgrove, & Professor Alfonso Jimenez

Summary

A poster comparing fitness centre based exercise and physical activity counselling in a previously sedentary cohort.

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