Kenneth R. Fox

Russell Jago26
Janice L Thompson15
Rowan Brockman13
Simon J Sebire13
26Russell Jago
15Janice L Thompson
13Rowan Brockman
13Simon J Sebire
7Angie S Page
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BACKGROUND Physical activity has many positive effects on children's health while TV viewing has been associated with adverse health outcomes. Many children do not meet physical activity recommendations and exceed TV viewing guidelines. Parents are likely to be an important influence on their children's behaviour. There is an absence of information about(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine whether parenting styles and practices are associated with children's physical activity. METHODS Cross-sectional survey of seven hundred ninety-two 10- to 11-year-old UK children in Bristol (UK) in 2008-2009 was conducted. Accelerometer-assessed physical activity and mean minutes of(More)
BACKGROUND A key public health objective is increasing health-enhancing physical activity (PA) for older adults (OAs). Daily trip frequency is independently associated with objectively assessed PA volumes (OAs). Little is known about correlates and these trips' transport mode, and how these elements relate to PA. PURPOSE to describe the frequency,(More)
BACKGROUND Targeted interventions may be more effective at increasing children's physical activity. The aim of this study was to identify clusters of children based on physical activity and sedentary patterns across the week. METHODS Participants were 761, 10-11 year old children. Participant's self-reported time spent in eight physical activity and(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effectiveness of facilitated physical activity as an adjunctive treatment for adults with depression presenting in primary care. DESIGN Pragmatic, multicentre, two arm parallel randomised controlled trial. SETTING General practices in Bristol and Exeter. PARTICIPANTS 361 adults aged 18-69 who had recently consulted their(More)
BACKGROUND Many youth physical activity interventions have minimal effect. To design better interventions we need to understand more about the factors that influence youth activity. Application of self-determination theory to youth physical activity, particularly the relatedness and competence, might suggest that friends and friendship groups influence the(More)
BACKGROUND Physical activity independent of adult supervision is an important component of youth physical activity. This study examined parental attitudes to independent activity, factors that limit licence to be independently active and parental strategies to facilitate independent activity. METHODS In-depth phone interviews were conducted with 24(More)
BACKGROUND Physical activity has important benefits for children's physical health and mental wellbeing, but many children do not meet recommended levels. Research suggests that active play has the potential to make a valuable contribution to children's overall physical activity, whilst providing additional cognitive, social and emotional benefits. However,(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine associations between active play and the physical activity of 10- to 11-year-old children. METHOD Cross-sectional study of 747, 10- tot11-year-olds, conducted between February 2008 and March 2009 in Bristol, UK. Mean minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and mean activity levels (counts per minute, CPM) were(More)