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Use of accelerometers to track changes in stepping behavior with the introduction of the 2020 COVID pandemic restrictions: a case study (2023)
Journal Article
restrictions: a case study. Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1123/jmpb.2022-0015

The COVID-19 lockdown introduced restrictions to free-living activities. Changes to these activities can be accurately quantified using combined measurement. Using activPAL3 and self-reports to collect activity data, the study aimed to quantify cha... Read More about Use of accelerometers to track changes in stepping behavior with the introduction of the 2020 COVID pandemic restrictions: a case study.

The cost-effectiveness of the SMART work & life intervention for reducing sitting time (2022)
Journal Article
Cox, E., Walker, S., Edwardson, C., Biddle, S., Clarke-Cornwell, A., Clemes, S., …Richardson, G. (2022). The cost-effectiveness of the SMART work & life intervention for reducing sitting time. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(22), 14861. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192214861

Sedentary behaviours continue to increase and are associated with heightened risks of morbidity and mortality. We assessed the cost-effectiveness of SMART Work & Life (SWAL), an intervention designed to reduce sitting time inside and outside of work,... Read More about The cost-effectiveness of the SMART work & life intervention for reducing sitting time.

The impact of type of acute myocardial infarction on cardiac patient self-efficacy after hospitalization (2022)
Journal Article
Shajrawi, A., Al-Smadi, A., Momani, A., Al-Akash, H., Granat, M., & Jones, I. (2022). The impact of type of acute myocardial infarction on cardiac patient self-efficacy after hospitalization. Dimensions in Critical Care Nursing, 41(6), 295-304. https://doi.org/10.1097/DCC.0000000000000547

Background Self-efficacy is an important psychological construct associated with patient adherence with healthy lifestyle choices. Few studies have focused on the impacts of the type of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), non–ST-elevation myocardial... Read More about The impact of type of acute myocardial infarction on cardiac patient self-efficacy after hospitalization.

Effectiveness of an intervention for reducing sitting time and improving health in office workers: three arm cluster randomised controlled trial (2022)
Journal Article
Edwardson, C. L., Biddle, S. J. H., Clemes, S. A., Davies, M. J., Dunstan, D. W., Eborall, H., …Clarke-Cornwell, A. M. (2022). Effectiveness of an intervention for reducing sitting time and improving health in office workers: three arm cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ, 378, e069288. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj-2021-069288

Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention, with and without a height adjustable desk, on daily sitting time, and to investigate the relative effectiveness of the two interventions, and the effectiveness of both interventions on phy... Read More about Effectiveness of an intervention for reducing sitting time and improving health in office workers: three arm cluster randomised controlled trial.

Integrating patients with intermittent claudication into an established cardiac rehabilitation programme: a feasibility study with embedded pilot (2022)
Thesis
Caldow, E. Integrating patients with intermittent claudication into an established cardiac rehabilitation programme: a feasibility study with embedded pilot. (Thesis). University of Salford

Introduction: In the UK, it is recommended that people diagnosed with intermittent claudication (IC) receive exercise therapy as first-line treatment of their condition. The optimal delivery of this treatment is a hospital-based, supervised exercise... Read More about Integrating patients with intermittent claudication into an established cardiac rehabilitation programme: a feasibility study with embedded pilot.

Concurrent measurement of global positioning system and event-based physical activity data : a methodological framework for integration (2020)
Journal Article
framework for integration. Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour, 4(1), 9-22. https://doi.org/10.1123/jmpb.2020-0005

Objective: Global positioning system (GPS) data can add context to physical activity data and have previously been integrated with epoch-based physical activity data. The current study aimed to develop a framework for integrating GPS data and event-b... Read More about Concurrent measurement of global positioning system and event-based physical activity data : a methodological framework for integration.

Physical activity and cardiac self-efficacy levels during early recovery after acute myocardial infarction : a Jordanian study (2020)
Journal Article
Shajrawi, A., Granat, M., Jones, I., & Astin, F. (2021). Physical activity and cardiac self-efficacy levels during early recovery after acute myocardial infarction : a Jordanian study. Journal of Nursing Research, 29(1), e131. https://doi.org/10.1097/jnr.0000000000000408

Background: Regular physical activity is important for patients with established coronary heart disease as it favorably influences their coronary risk profile. General self-efficacy is a powerful predictor of health behavior change that involves i... Read More about Physical activity and cardiac self-efficacy levels during early recovery after acute myocardial infarction : a Jordanian study.

Responsiveness, reliability, and validity of Arabic version of Oxford Knee Score for total knee arthroplasty (2020)
Journal Article
Bin sheeha, B., Williams, A., Johnson, D., Granat, M., Bin Nassar, A., & Jones, R. (2020). Responsiveness, reliability, and validity of Arabic version of Oxford Knee Score for total knee arthroplasty. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Volume, 102(15), e89. https://doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.19.00949

Background: The Oxford Knee Score (OKS) is a reliable, valid, and sensitive assessment tool for individuals undergoing a total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The published psychometric assessment of the Arabic version of the OKS (OKS-Ar) is limited to male... Read More about Responsiveness, reliability, and validity of Arabic version of Oxford Knee Score for total knee arthroplasty.

Patients' experiences and satisfaction at one year following primary total knee arthroplasty : a focus‐group discussion (2020)
Journal Article
Bin Sheeha, B., Williams, A., Johnson, D., Granat, M., & Jones, R. (2020). Patients' experiences and satisfaction at one year following primary total knee arthroplasty : a focus‐group discussion. Musculoskeletal Care, 18(4), 434-449. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1478

Objective: To date, no study has explored patients’ experiences, outcome expectations and satisfaction one-year post-TKA using focus-group discussion (FGD). The exploration of patients’ expectations, functional recovery and limitations may support fu... Read More about Patients' experiences and satisfaction at one year following primary total knee arthroplasty : a focus‐group discussion.

The contribution of commuting to total daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (2020)
Journal Article
Gbadamosi, A., Clarke-Cornwell, A., Sindall, P., & Granat, M. (2020). The contribution of commuting to total daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour, 3(3), 189-196. https://doi.org/10.1123/jmpb.2019-0027

Background: Actively commuting to and from work can increase moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and increase adherence to physical activity (PA) guidelines; however, there is a lack of evidence on the contribution of mixed-mode commutes an... Read More about The contribution of commuting to total daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity.

Does free-living physical activity improve one-year following total knee arthroplasty in patients with osteoarthritis : a prospective study (2020)
Journal Article
Bin sheeha, B., Granat, M., Williams, A., Sands Johnson, D., & Jones, R. (2020). Does free-living physical activity improve one-year following total knee arthroplasty in patients with osteoarthritis : a prospective study. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open, 2(3), 100065. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocarto.2020.100065

Objective Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is the gold-standard treatment for end-stage knee osteoarthritis, and the primary expectations are reduced pain and improved function. However, there is conflicting evidence regarding functional changes post-TK... Read More about Does free-living physical activity improve one-year following total knee arthroplasty in patients with osteoarthritis : a prospective study.

Are older people putting themselves at risk when using their walking frames? (2020)
Journal Article
Thies, S., Bates, A., Costamagna, E., Kenney, L., Granat, M., Webb, J., …Dawes, H. (2020). Are older people putting themselves at risk when using their walking frames?. BMC Geriatrics, 20(1), 90. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-020-1450-2

Background Walking aids are issued to older adults to prevent falls, however, paradoxically their use has been identified as a risk factor for falling. To prevent falls, walking aids must be used in a stable manner, but it remains unknown to what ext... Read More about Are older people putting themselves at risk when using their walking frames?.

A cross-cultural translation and adaptation of the Arabic cardiac self-efficacy questionnaire for patients with coronary heart disease (2020)
Journal Article
Shajrawi, A., Khalil, H., Al-Smadi, A., Al-Dweik, G., Slater, P., Granat, M., …Astin, F. (2020). A cross-cultural translation and adaptation of the Arabic cardiac self-efficacy questionnaire for patients with coronary heart disease. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 26(4), e12827. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12827

Aim: This study aimed to cross-culturally translate and adapt the Cardiac Self-Efficacy Questionnaire into Arabic and subsequently evaluate the psychometric properties of that translation in a population of Arabic patients. Method: The original Engli... Read More about A cross-cultural translation and adaptation of the Arabic cardiac self-efficacy questionnaire for patients with coronary heart disease.

How to build better fall detection technology : a search for characteristics unique to falls and methods to robustly evaluate performance (2020)
Thesis
Broadley, R. How to build better fall detection technology : a search for characteristics unique to falls and methods to robustly evaluate performance. (Thesis). University of Salford

Falls can have severe consequences for older adults, such as bone fractures and long periods unable to get up from the ground, known as a long-lie. The capability to automatically detect falls would reduce long-lies through ensuring prompt arrival of... Read More about How to build better fall detection technology : a search for characteristics unique to falls and methods to robustly evaluate performance.

Upper limb activity of twenty myoelectric prosthesis users and twenty healthy anatomically intact adults (2019)
Journal Article
Chadwell, A., Kenney, L., Granat, M., Thies, S., Galpin, A., & Head, J. (2019). Upper limb activity of twenty myoelectric prosthesis users and twenty healthy anatomically intact adults. Scientific Data, 6(1), 199. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-019-0211-6

The upper limb activity of twenty unilateral upper limb myoelectric prosthesis users and twenty anatomically intact adults were recorded over a 7-day period using two wrist worn accelerometers (Actigraph, LLC). This dataset reflects the real-world ac... Read More about Upper limb activity of twenty myoelectric prosthesis users and twenty healthy anatomically intact adults.

Quantifying sit-to-stand and stand-to-sit transitions in free-living environments using the activPAL thigh-worn activity monitor (2019)
Journal Article
Pickford, C., Findlow, A., Kerr, A., Banger, M., Clarke-Cornwell, A., Hollands, K., …Granat, M. (2019). Quantifying sit-to-stand and stand-to-sit transitions in free-living environments using the activPAL thigh-worn activity monitor. Gait & Posture, 73, 140-146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2019.07.126

Purpose: Standing up, sitting down and walking require considerable effort and coordination, which are crucial indicators to rehabilitation (e.g. stroke), and in older populations may indicate the onset of frailty and physical and cognitive decline.... Read More about Quantifying sit-to-stand and stand-to-sit transitions in free-living environments using the activPAL thigh-worn activity monitor.

How does the upper limb activity of adolescents with upper limb absence differ from anatomically intact adolescents, and does this change during sport? (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Clarke-Cornwell, A., Chinn, N., Chadwell, A., Kenney, L., Granat, M., & Head, J. (2019, June). How does the upper limb activity of adolescents with upper limb absence differ from anatomically intact adolescents, and does this change during sport?. Presented at International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement, Maastricht, Netherlands

Defining stepping bouts in free-living activities : mind the breaks in walking (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Gbadamosi, A., Clarke-Cornwell, A., Sindall, P., & Granat, M. (2019, June). Defining stepping bouts in free-living activities : mind the breaks in walking. Presented at International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement, Maastricht, Netherlands

Contribution of commuting to total daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Gbadamosi, A., Clarke-Cornwell, A., Sindall, P., & Granat, M. (2019, June). Contribution of commuting to total daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. Poster presented at International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement, Maastricht, Netherlands

A sequence analysis to examine the transition process between physical behaviours in the workplace : how are these processes linked to cardiometabolic risk factors? (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Clarke-Cornwell, A., Edwardson, C., Granat, M., & Cook, P. (2019, June). A sequence analysis to examine the transition process between physical behaviours in the workplace : how are these processes linked to cardiometabolic risk factors?. Presented at International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement, Maastricht, Netherlands