Professor Ashley R Cooper

B.Sc.(Bristol), Ph.D.(Lond.), MSc

  • BS8 1TZ

19962020

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Research Output

2014

Effect of Diet or Diet Plus Physical Activity Versus Usual Care on Inflammatory Markers in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes: The Early ACTivity In Diabetes (ACTID) Randomized, Controlled Trial

Thompson, D., Walhin, J-P., Batterham, A. M., Stokes, K. A., Cooper, A. R. & Andrews, R. C., 2014, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 3, 3, p. e000828

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

11 Citations (Scopus)

Framework of outcome measures recommended for use in the evaluation of childhood obesity treatment interventions: the CoOR framework

Bryant, M., Ashton, L., Nixon, J., Jebb, S., Wright, J., Roberts, K., Brown, J. & CoOR Scientific advisory group, Dec 2014, In : Pediatric Obesity. 9, 6, p. e116-e131 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)

Is change in environmental supportiveness between primary and secondary school associated with a decline in children's physical activity levels?

Coombes, E., Jones, A., Page, A. S. & Cooper, A. R., Sep 2014, In : Health and Place. 29, p. 171-178 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

12 Citations (Scopus)

Objectively measured sedentary time and its association with physical function in older adults

Davis, M. G., Fox, K. R., Stathi, A., Trayers, T., Thompson, J. L. & Cooper, A. R., Oct 2014, In : Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 22, 4, p. 474-81 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Reliability and Validity of the Transport and Physical Activity Questionnaire (TPAQ) for Assessing Physical Activity Behaviour

Adams, E. J., Goad, M., Sahlqvist, S., Bull, F. C., Cooper, A. R., Ogilvie, D. & iConnect Consortium, 12 Sep 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 9, 9 p., 107039.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

23 Citations (Scopus)

School travel mode, parenting practices and physical activity among UK Year 5 and 6 children

Jago, R., Wood, L., Sebire, S. J., Edwards, M. J., Davies, B., Banfield, K., Fox, K. R., Thompson, J. L., Cooper, A. R. & Montgomery, A. A., 16 Apr 2014, In : BMC Public Health. 14, 10 p., 370.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)

Sedentary time and markers of inflammation in people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes

Falconer, C. L., Cooper, A. R., Walhin, J. P., Thompson, D., Page, A. S., Peters, T. J., Montgomery, A. A., Sharp, D. J., Dayan, C. M. & Andrews, R. C., 26 Apr 2014, In : Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

20 Citations (Scopus)
46 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Action 3:30: protocol for a randomized feasibility trial of a teaching assistant led extracurricular physical activity intervention

Jago, R., Edwards, M. J., Cooper, A. R., Fox, K. R., Powell, J., Sebire, S. J., Melissa, S., Thompson, J. L. & Montgomery, A. A., 2013, In : Trials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

7 Citations (Scopus)

Bristol girls dance project (BGDP): protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial of an after-school dance programme to increase physical activity among 11--12 year old girls

Jago, R., Edwards, M. J., Sebire, S. J., Cooper, A. R., Powell, J. E., Bird, E. L., Simon, J. & Blair, P. S., 24 Oct 2013, In : BMC Public Health. 13, 1, p. 1003

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

21 Citations (Scopus)

Change in active travel and changes in recreational and total physical activity in adults: longitudinal findings from the iConnect study

Sahlqvist, S., Goodman, A., Cooper, A. R., Ogilvie, D. & iConnect Consortium, 27 Feb 2013, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 10, 10 p., ARTN 28.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

63 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term effects of 4-year longitudinal school-based physical activity intervention on the physical fitness of children and youth during 7-year followup assessment

Jurak, G., Cooper, A., Leskosek, B. & Kovac, M., Dec 2013, In : Central European Journal of Public Health. 21, 4, p. 190-5 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)

Socioeconomic position and childhood sedentary time: evidence from the PEACH project

Pulsford, R. M., Griew, P., Page, A. S., Cooper, A. R. & Hillsdon, M. M., 2013, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 10, p. 105

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

19 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Active Travel and Physical Activity across the School Transition: the PEACH Project

Cooper, A. R., Jago, R., Southward, E. F. & Page, A. S., 2012, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 44, 10, p. 1890-1897

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

47 Citations (Scopus)

Bristol Girls Dance Project Feasibility Trial: outcome and process evaluation results

Jago, R., Sebire, S. J., Cooper, A. R., Haase, A. M., Powell, J., Davis, L., McNeill, J. & Montgomery, A. A., 2 Jul 2012, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 9, p. - 10 p., 83.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

26 Citations (Scopus)

Contribution of the School Journey to Daily Physical Activity in Children Aged 11-12 Years

Southward, E. F., Page, A. S., Wheeler, B. W. & Cooper, A. R., Aug 2012, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 43, 2, p. 201-204 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

82 Citations (Scopus)

Develoment and preliminary evaluation of a psychosocial intervention for modifying pshychosocial risk factos associated with foot re-ulceration in diabetes

Vedhara, K., Beattie, A., Metcalfe, C., Roche, S., Weinman, J., Cullum, N., Price, P., Dayan, C., Cooper, AR., Campbell, R. & Chalder, T., 2012, In : Behaviour Research and Therapy. p. 323 - 332 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Evaluating the travel, physical activity and carbon impacts of a 'natural experiment' in the provision of new walking and cycling infrastucture: methods for the core module of the iConnect study

Ogilvie, D., Bull, F., Cooper, AR., Rutter, H., Adams, E., Brand, C., Ghali, K., Jones, T., Mutrie, N., Powell, J., Preston, J., Sahlqvist, S. & Song, Y., 2012, In : BMJ Open. 2, e000694.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

46 Citations (Scopus)
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Friends and Physical Activity during the Transition from Primary to Secondary School

Jago, R., Page, AS. & Cooper, AR., Jan 2012, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 44, p. 118 - 125 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

40 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling fat mass as a function of weekly physical activity profiles measured by Actigraph accelerometers

Augustin, N. H., Mattocks, C., Cooper, A. R., Ness, A. R. & Faraway, J. J., 2012, In : Physiological Measurement. 33, 11, p. 1831-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)

Moderate to vigorous physical activity and sedentary time and cardiometabolic risk factors in children and adolescents

. Ekelund, U., Luan, J., Sherar, L. B., Esliger, D. W., Griew, P. & Cooper, A. R., Feb 2012, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 307, 7, p. 704 - 712 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

656 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying the contribution of the journey to school to daily physical activity in secondary school-aged children: the PEACH project

Southward, E. F., Page, A. S., Wheeler, B. W. & Cooper, A. R., 2012, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 43, 2, p. 201-204 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Sedentary time, breaks in sedentary time and metabolic variables in people with newly-diagnosed type 2 diabetes

Cooper, A. R., Sebire, S. J., Montgomery, A. A., Peters, T. J., Sharp, D., Jackson, N. A., Fitzsimons, K., Dayan, C. M. & Andrews, R. C., Mar 2012, In : Diabetologia. 55, 3, p. 589 - 599 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

120 Citations (Scopus)

Time Spent Sedentary and Active and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Children Reply

Ekelund, U., Sherar, L. & Cooper, A., 16 May 2012, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 307, 19, p. 2024-2025 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter (Academic Journal)

What can global positioning systems tell us about the contribution of different types of urban greenspace to children's physical activity?

Lachowycz, K., Jones, A. P., Page, AS., Wheeler, B. W. & Cooper, AR., 2012, In : Health and Place. 18, p. 586 - 594 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

82 Citations (Scopus)
2011
32 Citations (Scopus)

An applied ecological framework for evaluating infrastructure to promote walking and cycling: the iConnect study

Ogilvie, D., Bull, F., Powell, J., Cooper, AR., Brand, C., Mutrie, N., Preston, J. & Rutter, H., 2011, In : American Journal of Public Health. 101, p. 473 - 481 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

70 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Cycling to school and cardiovascular risk factors: A longitudinal study

Andersen, LB., Wedderkopp, N., Kristensen, PL., Moller, NC., Froberg, K. & Cooper, AR., 2011, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 8, p. 1025 - 1033 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

66 Citations (Scopus)

Diet or diet plus physical activity versus usual care in patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes: the Early ACTID randomised controlled trial

Andrews, R. C., Cooper, A. R., Montgomery, A. A., Norcross, A. J., Peters, T. J., Sharp, D. J., Jackson, N., Fitzsimons, K., Bright, J., Coulman, K. D., England, C. Y., Gorton, J. G., McLenaghan, A. J., Paxton, E. C., Polet, A., Thompson, C. A. & Dayan, C. M., 25 Jun 2011, In : Lancet. 378, 9786, p. 129 - 139 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

172 Citations (Scopus)

Improving health through policies that promote active travel: a review of evidence to support integrated health impact assessment

de Nazelle, A., Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J., Anto, J. M., Brauer, M., Briggs, D., Braun-Fahrlander, C., Cavill, N., Cooper, AR., Desqueyroux, H., Fruin, S., Hoek, G., Panis, L. I., Janssen, N., Jerrett, M., Joffe, M., Anderson, Z. J., van Kempen, E., Kingham, S., Kubesch, N., Leyden, K. & 18 others, Marshall, J. D., Matamala, J., Mellios, G., Mendex, M., Nassif, H., Ogilvie, D., Peiro, R., Rabl, A., Ragettli, M., Rodriguez, D., Rojas, D., Ruiz, P., Sallis, J. F., Terwoert, J., Toussaint, J-F., Tuomisto, J., Zuubier, M. & Lebret, E., 2011, In : Environment International. 37, p. 766 - 777 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

294 Citations (Scopus)

International Children's Accelerometry Database (ICAD): design and methods

Sherar, L., Griew, PJ., Cooper, AR., Ekelund, U., Judge, K. & Riddoch, CJ., 2011, In : BMC Public Health. 11, p. 485 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

90 Citations (Scopus)

Neighbourhood deprivation and physical activity in UK older adults

Fox, KR., Hillsdon, M., Sharp, D. J., Cooper, AR., Coulson, JC., Davis, M. G., Harris, R. J., McKenna, J., Narici, M., Stathi, A. & Thompson, J. L., Jan 2011, In : Health and Place. 17, p. 633 - 640 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

46 Citations (Scopus)

Results of a feasibility randomised controlled trial (RCT) for WATCHIT: a programme for obese children and adolescents

Bryant, M., Farrin, A., Christie, D., Jebb, S. A., Cooper, AR. & Rudolf, M., 2011, In : Clinical Trials. 8, p. 761 - 770 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2010

Children's screen viewing is related to psychological difficulties irrespective of physical activity

Page, A. S., Cooper, A. R., Griew, P. J. & Jago, R. P., Nov 2010, In : Pediatrics. 126 , 5, p. e1011-e1017 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

96 Citations (Scopus)

Diet throughout childhood and age at menarche in a contemporary cohort of British girls

Rogers, IS., Northstone, K., Dunger, D., Cooper, AR. & Ness, A., 2010, In : Public Health Nutrition.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

53 Citations (Scopus)

Exercise training in adults with congenital heart disease: Feasability and benefits

Dua, JS., Cooper, AR., Fox, KR. & Stuart, AG., Feb 2010, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 138, p. 196 - 205

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

85 Citations (Scopus)

Greenspace and children's physical activity: A GPS/GIS analysis of the PEACH project

Wheeler, BW., Cooper, AR., Page, AS. & Jago, RP., Aug 2010, In : Preventive Medicine. 51 (2), p. 148 - 152 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

132 Citations (Scopus)

Mapping the walk to school using accelerometry combined with GPS

Cooper, A. R., Page, A. S., Wheeler, B. W., Griew, P. J., Davis, L., Hillsdon, M. & Jago, R. P., Feb 2010, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 38 , 2, p. 178 - 183 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

105 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of GPS measured time outdoors after school and objective physical activity in English children: the PEACH project

Cooper, A. R., Page, A. S., Wheeler, B. W., Hillsdon, M., Griew, P. J. & Jago, R. P., Apr 2010, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 7, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

133 Citations (Scopus)

The ABC of physical activity for health: A consensus statement from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences

O'Donovan, G., Blazevich, AJ., Boreham, C., Cooper, AR., Crank, H., Ekelund, U., Fox, KR., Gately, P., Giles-Corti, B., Gill, JMR., Hamer, M., McDermott, I., Murphy, M., Mutrie, N., Reilly, J., Saxton, J. & Stamatakis, E., 2010, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 28, p. 573 - 591 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

374 Citations (Scopus)

The school effect on children's school time physical activity: the PEACH Project

Griew, PJ., Page, AS., Thomas, SM., Hillsdon, M. & Cooper, AR., Mar 2010, In : Preventive Medicine. 51, p. 282 - 286

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

28 Citations (Scopus)

Three-year changes in fitness and adiposity are independently associated with cardiovascular risk factors among young Danish children

Jago, RP., Froberg, K., Cooper, AR., Eiberg, S. & Anderson, LB., Jan 2010, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 7, p. 37 - 44 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)

What reduction in BMI SDS is required in obese adolescents to improve body composition and cardiometabolic health?

Ford, AL., Hunt, LP., Cooper, AR. & Shield, JPH., Apr 2010, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 95, 4, p. 256 - 261 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

167 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Exercise: the neglected risk factor and the neglected treatment

Dua, J. S., Cooper, A. R., Fox, K. R. & Stuart, G., Aug 2009, In : Heart. 95, 15, p. 1278 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter (Academic Journal)

47 Citations (Scopus)

Independent mobility in relation to weekday and weekend physical activity in children aged 10-11 years: The PEACH project

Page, A. S., Cooper, A. R., Griew, P. J., Davis, L. H. & Hillsdon, M., Jan 2009, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 6, 2, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

102 Citations (Scopus)

Motivators and de-motivators for adherence to a program of sustained walking

Coghill, N. & Cooper, AR., Jul 2009, In : Preventive Medicine. 49 (1), p. 24 - 27 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

18 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptions of the built environment in relation to physical activity in Portuguese adolescents

Santos, MP., Page, AS., Cooper, AR., Ribeiro, JC. & Mota, J., Jun 2009, In : Health and Place. 15: 2, p. 548 - 552 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

41 Citations (Scopus)