Francis Eves

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OBJECTIVE To assess whether a life-style physical activity intervention improved antibody response to a pneumococcal vaccination in sedentary middle-aged women. METHODS Eighty-nine sedentary women completed a 16-week exercise (physical activity consultation, pedometer, telephone/e-mail prompts; n = 44) or control (advisory leaflet; n = 45) intervention.(More)
This study examines the application of key constructs of the transtheoretical model and an integrated perceived barrier construct to exercise behaviour. Research participants were middle-aged, sedentary, males and females (N = 393) who were referred by their general practitioner for a three-month prescription of exercise. Partial support for the use of the(More)
BACKGROUND Prolonged sedentary time is linked with poor health, independent of physical activity levels. Workplace sitting significantly contributes to sedentary time, but there is limited research evaluating low-cost interventions targeting reductions in workplace sitting. Current evidence supports the use of multi-modal interventions developed using(More)
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