Nice to be cited

Recent Citations 

Canadian Pharmacists Journal: Mercer et al., (2015) Do wearable activity trackers have a place in pharmacies? 

Mental Health & Physical Acitivity: Ronch et al. (2015) Association of television viewing with mental health and mild cognitive impairment in the elderly in three European countries, data from the MentDis_ICF65+ project:

The Journal of Nutrition: Prieto et al. (2015). A Healthy Lifestyle Score is Associated with Cardiometabolic and Neuroendocrine Risk Factors among Peurto Riacan Adults:

Building Research & Information: Brookfield et al. (2015). The home as an enabler of more active lifestyle among older adults:

BMC Family Practice Journal: Heseltine et al. (2015). “Keeping Moving”: factors associated with sedentary behaviour among older people recruited to an exercise promotion trial in general practice:

Hippocampus Journal: Varma et al. (2015). Low-intensity daily walking activity is associated with hippocampal volume in older adults: Daily Walking Activity and Hippocampal Volume:

BMJ Open Journal: Barnett et al. (2015). Neighbourhood environment, sitting time and motorised transport in older adults: a cross-sectional study in Hong Kong:

Journal of Physical Activity & Health Journal: Gennuso et al. (2015). Reliability and Validity of Two Self-Report Measures to Assess Sedentary Behavior in Older Adults:

Obesity: Chatin et al. (2015).Meta-Anal ysis of the Relationship Between Breaks in Sedentary Behavior and Cardiometabolic Health:

Pain Medicine: Stubbs et al. (2014). The avoidance of activities due to fear of falling contributes to sedentary behaviour among community-dwelling older adults with chronic musculoskeletal pain: a multisite observational study.

Journal of Physical Activity and Health: Gennuso et al. (2014). Reliability and validity of 2 self-report measures to assess sedentary behaviour in older adults:

Bone Journal: Chastin et al. (2014). Associations between objectively-measured sedentary behaviour and physical activity with bone mineral density in adults and older adults, the NHANES study:

Working with Older People: E McIntosh & B Laventure (2014). “Care….about physical activity” in care homes in Scotland:

Agility: Skelton et al (2014). Sitting and Health: The emerging evidence and potential solutions:

BMJ Response: Sedentary behavior: causes, effects, and health literacy approach, Van Tuyen Duong (Jan 2015):

The Scotsman: Office workers told to stand or risk health risk, Lizzy Buchan (June 2015):

older adult computer use

Enriching Rehabilitation through Technology and the Arts

Abstract: Harvey JH, Chastin SFM, Skelton DA, (2015) The art and science of defining the context of sedentary behaviour by older adults, using interview, activity monitoring and body worn cameras.

Proceedings for SRR Summer meeting published in Clinical Rehabilitation April 2015 29: 314doi:10.1177/0269215515578891:

What’s coming up in 2015?


February ~ NIHR Age & Aging Specialities Conference

April ~ Scottish Federation of University Women Research Day:

April ~ NIHR Self Management Research Showcase Seminar

June ~ International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference:

June ~ International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement:

June ~ DEDIPAC Sedentary Behaviour Taxonomy Seminar:

What amount of sedentary behaviour is normal in older adults?


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For this we need to know the average amount of sedentary behaviour when it is measured in different ways:

Harvey JA, Chastin SFM, Skelton JA, 2014. How Sedentary are Older People  A Systematic Review of the Amount of Sedentary Behavior. Journal of Aging & Physical Activity, 2014 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print]


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