Publications

The ukactive Research Institute is constantly working on and producing new information for both academic and sector facing publication. Below is a complete list our research publications to date.

 


Effects On Aerobic Capacity Of Three 48-week Community-based Exercise Interventions.

Authors: Professor Alfonso Jimenez, Dr Steven Mann, Dr Sarah Domone, Matthew Wade and Dr Chris Beedie 
Published May 2016
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

Effects On Cardiovascular Risk Factors Of Three 48-week Community-based Exercise Interventions.

Authors: MatthewWade, Dr Steven Mann, Professor Alfonso Jimenez, Dr Sarah Domone and Dr Chris Beedie
Published May 2016
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

Programming Resistance Training Required For Positive Effects On Body Composition In Community Programmes. 

Authors:Dr Steven Mann, Professor Alfonso Jimenez, Dr Sarah Domone, Matthew Wade and Dr Chris Beedie
Published May 2016
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

The Feasibility, Scalability And Outcomes Of Cardiorespiratory Fitness Testing In Primary School Children.

Authors:Dr Sarah Domone, Dr Steven Mann, Matthew Wade and Dr Chris Beedie
Published May 2016
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

Effects Of Community-based Physical Activity Counselling Among At-risk Individuals.

Authors: Dr Chris, Dr Sarah Domone, Matthew Wade and Dr Steven Mann
Published May 2016
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

Combining Supervised Exercise And Physical Activity Counselling Might Increase Retention To GP Exercise Referral Programmes.

Authors: Dr Steven Mann, Dr Sarah Domone, Mattew Wade and Dr Chris Beedie
Published May 2016
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

A Method by Which to Assess the Scalability of Field-Based Fitness Tests of Cardiorespiratory Fitness Among Schoolchildren.

Authors: Dr Sarah Domone, Dr Steven Mann, Dr Gavin Sandercock, Matthew Wade and Dr Chris Beedie 

This paper proposes a method by which the scalability of cardiorespiratory field-based tests suitable for school-aged children might be assessed.

Published in May 2016
Sports Medicine

Comparative effects of three 48-week community-based physical activity and exercise interventions on aerobic capacity, total cholesterol and mean arterial blood pressure. 

Authors: Dr Steven Mann, Professor Alfonso Jimenez, Dr Sarah Domone and Dr Chris Beedie

The aim of this paper was to examine the treatment effectiveness of real-world physical activity (PA) interventions by investigating the effects of 3 interventions on directly measured cardiovascular variables. 

Publish in March 2016
BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine

Effects of three modes of GP exercise referral on cardiovascular risk among overweight patients.

Authors: Dr Chris Beedie, Professor Alfonso Jimenez, Dr Sarah Domone, Matthew Wade, and Dr Steven Mann 

The aim of this paper was to examine the treatment effectiveness of real-world physical activity (PA) interventions by investigating the effects of 3 interventions on directly measured cardiovascular variables. 

Translational Journal of The American College of Sports Medicine (submitted). 

Programming and Supervision Of Resistance Training Leads To Positive Effects On Body Composition In Two Community Fitness Programmes.

Authors: Dr Steve Mann, Professor Alfonso Jimenez, Dr Sarah Domone, Matthew Wade, and Dr Chris Beedie 

The aim of this paper was to examine the treatment effectiveness of real-world physical activity (PA) interventions by investigating the effects of 3 interventions on directly measured cardiovascular variables. 

Translational Journal of The American College of Sports Medicine (submitted). 

Death by effectiveness: exercise as medicine caught in the efficacy trap!

Authors: Dr Chris Beedie, Dr Steven Mann, Professor Alfonso Jimenez, Prof Lynne Kennedy, Prof Andrew M Lane, Dr Sarah Domone, Stephen Wilson, Prof Greg Whyte

The paper discusses the differentiation we must make between efficacy and effectiveness, suggesting the lines between the two have been blurred. Whilst the sector has had an abundance of evidence demonstrating the efficacy of SEM, there is a distinct lack of data with regards to its effectiveness.

Published in Feburary 2015
British Journal of Sports Medicine

Identifying 'what works' for local physical inactivity interventions.

Authors: Public Health England, The National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine, ukactive Research Institute

This report presents the results of one of the largest surveys of physical activity programmes in England ever carried out.  The document represents a marked step forward from the All Party Commission recommendations; for the first time, it provides tangible evidence of the strengths and weaknesses of the sector in respect to the richness of interventions and variable levels of monitoring and evaluation.

Published in November 2014
Public Health England, 2014

Changes In Body Composition Of Previously Sedentary Individuals Resulting From Four Gym-based Exercise Programmes.

Authors: Professor Alfonso Jimenez, Dr Steven Mann and Dr Chris Beedie
Published in May 2014
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Vol. 46, No. 5, pp. 615-615

Community fitness centre-based physical activity interventions: a brief review.

Authors: Dr Steven Mann, Dr Chris Beedie & Professor Alfonso Jimenez

The aim of this review was to evaluate evidence for the effectiveness of community fitness-center based interventions on inactivity related disease in adults.

Published in July 2014
Exercise is Medicine 13(4)


Changes In Cardiovascular Risk Of Previously Sedentary Individuals Resulting From Four Gym-based Exercise Programmes. 

Authors: Dr Steven Mann, Dr Chris Beedie and Professor Alfonso Jimenez
Published in May 2014
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Vol. 46, No. 5, pp. 104-104


Changes in Insulin Sensitivity in Response to Different Modalities of Exercise: a review of the evidence.

Authors: Dr Steven Mann, Dr Chris Beedie, Stefano Balducci, Silvano Zanuso, Judith Allgrove, Francesco Bertiato & Professor Alfonso Jimenez

We review the evidence from 34 published studies addressing the effects on glycemic control and insulin sensitivity of aerobic exercise (AE), resistance training (RT), and both combined (COM).

Published in March 2014
Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews 30(4)

An ecologically valid assessment of the exercise is medicine hypothesis.

Authors: Dr Steven Mann

Published in 2014

PhD thesis, University of Greenwich.

 

Differential effects on cholesterol and lipid profile of physical activity, aerobic exercise, resistance training and combined exercise modalities: A review and synthesis

Authors: Dr Steven Mann, Dr Chris Beedie & Professor Alfonso Jimenez

This review assesses the evidence from 18 published investigations and three review articles that have addressed the effects on cholesterol levels and lipid profile of physical activity (PA), aerobic exercise (AE), resistance training (RT) and AE and RT combined (COM).

Published in March 2013
Journal of Sports Medicine

The effect of 12 week fitness centre based; physical activity counselling and exercise upon cardiovascular risk factors

Authors: Dr Steven Mann, Judith Allgrove, Jameson Chassin and Professor Alfonso Jimenez
Published in 2012
Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 15, S313.
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