Professor Ashley R Cooper

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

  • BS8 1TZ

19962020

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1996

Measurement of physical activity using an acceleromoter: Does knowledge of its purpose influence activity levels in office workers?

Cooper, AR., Batty, GD. & McKenna, J., 1996, In : Inprint. 4, p. 70 - 71

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1998

Acute effects of 3 bouts of brisk walking per day on systolic and diastolic blood pressure

Davis, MG., Cooper, AR. & Riddoch, CJ., 1998, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 16, p. 44 - 45

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1999

Psychosocial determinants of lifestyle behaviours and related CVD risk factors in children

Page, AS., Cooper, AR. & Wedderkopp, N., 1999, In : Pediatric Exercise Science. 3, p. 282 - 283

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Randomised controlled trial of moderate intensity exercise in the treatment of hypertension

Cooper, AR., Moore, L., Hayes, A., McKenna, J. & Riddoch, CJ., 1999, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 31, S239.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

The acute effect of a single bout of submaximal exercise on plasma homocysteine concentration

Mattocks, CG., Merrylees, JM., Ochoa, R., Cooper, AR., Kendrick, AH. & Stansbie, D., 1999, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 31, p. 56 - 57

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2000

Development of a research tool to measure physical activity among young people aged 5-16 in the UK

Page, AS., Cooper, AR., McKenna, J., Foster, LJ., Riddoch, CJ. & Fox, KR., 2000, In : Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science. 4, p. 267 - 268

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Physical activity patterns in normal, overweight and obese individuals using minute-by-minute accelerometry

Cooper, AR., Page, AS., Fox, KR. & Misson, JS., 2000, In : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 54, p. 887 - 894

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

99 Citations (Scopus)

Plasma homocysteine in sedentary men: influence of moderately intense exercise

Cooper, AR., Kendrick, A., Stansbie, D., Sargent, D. & West, J., 2000, In : Cardiovascular Reviews and Reports. XXI, p. 371 - 374

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

3 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Does a single bout of brisk walking reduce ambulatory blood pressure in normotensives or hypertensives?

Cooper, AR. & Goff, F., 2001, In : Cardiovascular Reviews and Reports. 22, p. 213 - 216 222.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2003

Biological cardiovascular risk factors cluster in Danish children and adolescents: the European Youth Heart Study

Andersen, LB., Wedderkopp, N., Hansen, HS., Cooper, AR. & Froberg, K., Oct 2003, In : Preventive Medicine. 37 (4), p. 363 - 367 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

168 Citations (Scopus)

Commuting to School. Are children who walk more physically active?

Cooper, AR., Page, AS., Foster, LJ. & Qahwaji, D., Nov 2003, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 25 (4), p. 273 - 276 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

315 Citations (Scopus)

The role of physical activity in prevention of coronary heart disease in high risk cases

Coghill, NM. & Cooper, AR., 2003, In : Coronary Care in the UK. p. 21 - 23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Walk to school

Cooper, AR., 2003, In : Urban Design Quarterly. 87, p. 19 - 21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2004

Associations between objectively assessed physical activity and indicators of body fatness in 9-10 year old European children: a population- based study from 4 distinct regions in Europe (the European Youth Heart Study)

Ekelund, U., Sardinha, LB., Anderssen, SA., Harro, M., Franks, PW., Brage, S., Cooper, AR., Andersen, LB., Riddoch, CJ. & Froberg, K., 2004, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 80, p. 584 - 590

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

306 Citations (Scopus)

Physical Activity Levels and Patterns of 9 and 15-year old European Children

Riddoch, CJ., Andersen, LB., Wedderkopp, N., Harro, M., Klasson-Heggebo, L., Sardinha, LB., Cooper, AR. & Ekelund, U., Jan 2004, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 36 (1), p. 86 - 92 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

648 Citations (Scopus)

The school and promotions of children's health- enhancing physical activity: Perspectives from the United Kingdom

Fox, KR., Cooper, AR. & McKenna, J., 2004, In : Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. 23, p. 338 - 358

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2005

Development and testing of a computerised 24-h recall questionnaire measuring fruit and snack consumption among 9-11 year olds

Moore, L., Tapper, K., Dennehy, AM. & Cooper, AR., Jul 2005, In : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 59 (7), p. 809 - 816 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

23 Citations (Scopus)

Is exercise training beneficial in adults with congenital heart disease?

Dua, J. S., Stuart, G., Cooper, AR. & Fox, KR., 1 Feb 2005, In : Heart. 91, Suppl 1, 1 p., 100.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Is exercise training beneficial in adults with congenital heart disease?

Dua, JS., Cooper, AR., Fox, KR. & Stuart, G., May 2005, In : Heart. 91, 1 p., A33.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Physical activity levels of children who walk, cycle, or are driven to school

Cooper, AR., Andersen, L-B., Wedderkopp, N., Page, AS. & Froberg, K., Oct 2005, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 29 (3), p. 179 - 184 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

282 Citations (Scopus)

Physical activity patterns in non-obese and obese children assessed using minute-by-minute accelerometry

Page, AS., Cooper, AR., Stamatakis, E., Foster, LJ., Crowne, EC., Sabin, MA. & Shield, JPH., Sep 2005, In : International Journal of Obesity. 29 (9), p. 1070 - 1076 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

110 Citations (Scopus)

Physical fitness as a predictor of cardiovascular disease risk factors in 6- to 7- year old Danish children: The Copenhagen School Child Intervention Study

Hansen, SE., Hasselstrom, H., Gronfeldt, V., Froberg, K., Cooper, AR. & Andersen, LB., 2005, In : Pediatric Exercise Science. 17, p. 55 - 64 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

28 Citations (Scopus)

The broader impact of walking to school among adolescents: seven day accelerometry based study

Alexander, LM., Inchley, J., Todd, J., Cooper, AR. & Currie, C., 2005, In : BMJ. 331, p. 1061 - 1062 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

106 Citations (Scopus)

The European Youth Heart Study - Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Children: Rationale, Aims, Study Design and Validation Methods

Riddoch, CJ., Edwards, D., Page, AS., Froberg, K., Anderssen, SA., Wedderkopp, N., Brage, S., Cooper, AR., Sardinha, LB., Harro, M., Heggebo, LK., van Mechelen, W., Boreham, C., Ekelund, U., Andersen, LB. & European Health Study, T., 2005, In : Journal of Physical Activity & Health. 2, p. 115 - 129

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2006

Active travel to school and cardiovascular fitness in Danish children and adolescents

Cooper, AR., Wedderkopp, N., Wang, H., Andersen, LB., Froberg, K. & Page, AS., Oct 2006, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 38 (10), p. 1724 - 1731 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

176 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Low cardio-respiratory fitness is a strong predictor for clustering of cardiovascular disease risk factors in children independent of country, age and sex

Anderssen, SA., Cooper, AR., Riddoch, C., Sardinha, LB., Harro, M., Brage, S. & Anderssen, LB., 2007, In : European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. 14, p. 526 - 531 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Physical activity levels in adults with congenital heart disease

Dua, JS., Cooper, AR., Fox, KR. & Stuart, AG., Apr 2007, In : European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. 14 (2), p. 287 - 293 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

60 Citations (Scopus)

The association between nocturnal sleep duration, body fatness and dietary intake in Greek women

Rontoyanni, V., Baic, S. & Cooper, A. R., Nov 2007, In : Nutrition. 23 (11), p. 773 - 777 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

36 Citations (Scopus)
2008
50 Citations (Scopus)
49 Citations (Scopus)

Longitudinal associations of cycling to school with adolescent fitness

Cooper, AR., Wedderkopp, N., Jago, RP., Kristensen, PL., Moller, NC., Froberg, K., Page, AS. & Anderson, LB., Sep 2008, In : Preventive Medicine. 47 (3), p. 324 - 328 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

88 Citations (Scopus)

Physical activity and prevention of type 2 diabetes

Gill, JMR. & Cooper, AR., 2008, In : Sports Medicine. 38 (10), p. 807 - 824 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

138 Citations (Scopus)

Six-year change in youth physical activity and effect on fasting insulin and HOMA-IR

Jago, R. P., Wedderkopp, N., Kristensen, P. L., Moller, N. C., Andersen, L. B., Cooper, A. R. & Froberg, K., Oct 2008, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 35, 6, p. 554-660 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

73 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of a home-based walking program on risk factors for coronary heart disease in hypercholeserolaemic men. A randomized controlled trial

Coghill, N. & Cooper, A. R., Jun 2008, In : Preventive Medicine. 46, 6, p. 545 - 551 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

13 Citations (Scopus)
2009

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)

Physical fitness in relation to transport to school in adolescents: the Danish youth and sports study

Andersen, LB., Lawlor, DA., Cooper, AR., Froberg, K. & Anderssen, LB., Jun 2009, In : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports.

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)

98 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)

54 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)

376 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)