Recent publications

Written evidence submitted to the National Plan for Sport and Recreation Committee

Lords Select Committee Inquiry: A National Plan for Sport and Recreation
Submitted by Professor Anna L Cox (University College London) on behalf of the GetAMoveOn Network+ on 28th January 2021

Download the written evidence: How can adults lead more active lifestyles?

Written evidence to UK Parliament: The Impact of Coronavirus on Business and Workers

Submitted to the UK Parliamentary Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, in response to the evidence call, “The impact of coronavirus on businesses and workers” August 2020.

Written evidence to the UK Parliament Lords’ Select Committee COVID-19 Committee Inquiry).

Submitted in collaboration with the eWorklife team: “Living online: the long-term impact on wellbeing”.

Latest publications from our feasibility project teams:

Exploring whether intelligent personal systems like Alexa, Echo and Google Home can help families to lead healthier lifestyles.
Carlin A, Logue C, Flynn J, Murphy MH, Gallagher AM. Development and Feasibility of a Family-Based Health Behavior Intervention Using Intelligent Personal Assistants: Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Formative Research. 2021 Jan;5(1):e17501. DOI: 10.2196/17501.

Addressing the challenge of how to reduce prolonged bouts of sitting amongst office workers.
Abigail S. Morris et al (2020) Rise and Recharge: Effects on Activity Outcomes of an e-Health Smartphone Intervention to Reduce Office Workers’ Sitting Time

Addressing the challenge of how to comprehensively, accurately and affordably measure older adults’ physical activity when it is often integrated into their daily life activities & terminology like moderate & vigorous is hard to apply.
Rosie Essery et al (2020) Development of the Digital Assessment of Precise Physical Activity (DAPPA Tool for Older Adults) Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17(21), 7949