Carolyn Roskell

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There has been little attempt to summarise and synthesise qualitative studies concerning the experience and perception of living with Parkinson's disease. Bringing this information together would provide a background to understand the importance of an individual's social identity on their well-being and hope. Three primary aims were identified (a)(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this review was to consider the impact of being introduced to a sport and sport participation on (a) weight loss and psychiatric symptoms, (b) any other health benefits in people with schizophrenia, supported by quantitative and qualitative findings. SUBJECT AND METHODS A systematic review in accordance with the PRISMA statement(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Patient experience is increasingly being recognised as a key health outcome due to its positive correlation with quality of life and treatment compliance. The aim of this study was to create a model of how patient's experiences of rehabilitation after stroke influence their outcome. METHODS A metaethnography of qualitative articles(More)
This research provides a critical consideration of the outcome measures used to assess physical activity in individuals with severe mental illness. A narrative synthesis was utilised to provide a simple juxtapose of the current research. A sensitive topic-based search strategy was conducted in order to identify studies that met the eligibility criteria.(More)
BACKGROUND Given that physical activity (PA) has a positive impact on COPD symptoms and prognosis, this study examined the factors that both encourage and limit participation in PA for individuals with COPD in a primary care setting from the perspective of social cognitive theory. METHODS A purposive sample of 26 individuals with a range of COPD severity(More)
AIM To explore health professionals' intentional behaviour and what determines their intention to use products of research in clinical practice. BACKGROUND Trying to get research and products of research into clinical practice is an enduring problem. A clearer picture is emerging as to how individual practitioners respond toward practical problems of(More)
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