James Paskins

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OBJECTIVES To examine whether children compensate for participating in physically active behaviors by reducing activity at other times (the 'activitystat' hypothesis); or alternatively become more active at other times (activity synergy). METHODS In 2002-2006, 345 British children (8-13 years) completed activity diaries and wore accelerometers. This(More)
BACKGROUND Children in primary school are more physically active in the spring/summer. Little is known about the relative contributions of day length and weather, however, or about the underlying behavioral mediators. METHODS 325 British children aged 8 to 11 wore accelerometers as an objective measure of physical activity, measured in terms of mean(More)
This paper presents findings from the evaluation of Bridging the Gaps: Sustainable Urban Spaces (BTG), a novel interdisciplinary sustainability research funding programme at University College London (UCL), funding by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). All of the EPSRC's Bridging the Gaps programmes aim to initiate and(More)
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