Nice to be cited

Recent Citations 

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:

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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