Dr Charlie E M Foster

BEd Hons, MSc, PhD

  • BS8 1TZ

20142020

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  • 74 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 5 Editorial (Academic Journal)
  • 3 Review article (Academic Journal)
  • 2 Comment/debate (Academic Journal)
2020

A critical evaluation of systematic reviews assessing the effect of chronic physical activity on academic achievement, cognition and the brain in children and adolescents: A systematic review.

Wassenaar, T. M., Williamson, W., Johansen-Berg, H., Dawes, H., Roberts, N., Foster, C. & Sexton, C. E., 22 Jun 2020, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 17, 79 (2020), 18 p.

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Interventions outside the workplace for reducing sedentary behaviour in adults under 60 years of age

Murtagh, EM., Murphy, M. H., Milton, K., Roberts, NW., O'Gorman, CSM. & Foster, C. E. M., 17 Jul 2020, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 7

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“Let’s Talk about Physical Activity”: Understanding the Preferences of Under-Served Communities when Messaging Physical Activity Guidelines to the Public

Nobles, J., Thomas, C., Gross, Z. B., Hamilton, M., Trinder-Widdess, Z., Speed, C., Gibson, A., Davies, R., Farr, M., Jago, R., Foster, C. & Redwood, S., 17 Apr 2020, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17, 8, 16 p., 2782.

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2019

A bump start needed: Linking guidelines, policy and practice in promoting physical activity during and beyond pregnancy

Mills, H., Atkinson, L., Olander, E., Smith, D., Hayes, L., Currie, S., Newham, J., Foster, C. & De Vivo, M., 29 Nov 2019, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
142 Downloads (Pure)

Active 10 – A new approach to increase physical activity in inactive people in England

Brannan, M. GT., Foster, C., Timpson, C. M., Clarke, N., Sunyer, E., Amlani, A. & Murphy, M. H., 1 Mar 2019, In : Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases. 62, 2, p. 135-139 5 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Digital Intervention Aimed at Improving Food Purchasing Behavior: The Front-of-Pack Food Labels Impact on Consumer Choice Study

Harrington, R. A., Scarborough, P., Hodgkins, C., Raats, M. M., Cowburn, G., Dean, M., Doherty, A., Foster, C., Juszczak, E., Ni Mhurchu, C., Winstone, N., Shepherd, R., Timotijevic, L. & Rayner, M., 8 Apr 2019, In : JMIR Formative Research. 3, 2, 16 p., e9910.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
110 Downloads (Pure)

A systematic review of studies probing longitudinal associations between anxiety and anorexia nervosa

Lloyd, C., Haase, A., Foster, C. & Verplanken, B., 1 Jun 2019, In : Psychiatry Research. 276, p. 175-185 11 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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A validation study of the Eurostat harmonised European time use study (HETUS) diary using wearable technology

Harms, T., Gershuny, J., Doherty, A., Thomas, E., Milton, K. & Foster, C., 3 Jun 2019, In : BMC Public Health. 19, Suppl 2, p. 455 9 p., 455.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
168 Downloads (Pure)

Effectiveness of a Blended Web-Based Intervention to Raise Sleep Awareness at Workplace: The WarmUapp™ Pilot Study

Montagni, I., Dehman, A., Yu, Z., Martinez, M. J., Banner, S., Rimbert, S., Hayez, S., Foster, C. & Fontvieille, A. M., 1 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 61, 6, p. e253-e259 7 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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Let’s share, help deliver and sustain the WHO global action plan on physical activity

Murray, A., Foster, C. & Stamatakis, E., 1 Jul 2019, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 53, 13, p. 794-796 3 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
255 Downloads (Pure)

Physical activity of UK adults with chronic disease: Cross-sectional analysis of accelerometer-measured physical activity in 96 706 UK Biobank participants

Barker, J., Smith Byrne, K., Doherty, A., Foster, C., Rahimi, K., Ramakrishnan, M., Woodward, M. & Dwyer, T., 1 Aug 2019, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 48, 4, p. 1167-1174 8 p., dyy294.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
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Response to: One size does not fit all - Application of accelerometer thresholds in chronic disease

Barker, J., Smith Byrne, K., Doherty, A., Foster, C., Rahimi, K., Ramakrishnan, R., Woodward, M. & Dwyer, T., 2 Aug 2019, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 48, 4, p. 1381 1 p., dyz165.

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Socio-Ecological Natural Experiment with Randomized Controlled Trial to Promote Active Commuting to Work: Process Evaluation, Behavioral Impacts, and Changes in the Use and Quality of Walking and Cycling Paths

Aittasalo, M., Tiilikainen, J., Tokola, K., Suni, J., Sievänen, H., Vähä-Ypyä, H., Vasankari, T., Seimelä, T., Metsäpuro, P., Foster, C. & Titze, S., 13 May 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16, 9, 18 p., 1661.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
127 Downloads (Pure)

Testing Self-Report Time-Use Diaries against Objective Instruments in Real Time

Gershuny, J., Harms, T., Doherty, A., Thomas, E., Milton, K., Kelly, P. & Foster, C., 30 Dec 2019, In : Sociological Methodology. 32 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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The impact of physical activity and an additional behavioural risk factor on cardiovascular disease, cancer and all-cause mortality: a systematic review

Lacombe, J., Armstrong, M., Lucy, W. & Foster, C., 8 Jul 2019, In : BMC Public Health. 19, 16 p., 900 (2019).

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2018

A cumulative meta-analysis of the effects of individual physical activity interventions targeting healthy adults

Love, R., Adams, J., van Sluijs, E. M. F., Foster, C. & Humphreys, D., 1 Aug 2018, In : Obesity Reviews. 19, 8, p. 1164-1172 9 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
152 Downloads (Pure)

A review of global surveillance on the muscle strengthening and balance elements of physical activity recommendations

Milton, K., Ramirez Varela, A., Strain, T., Cavill, N., Foster, C. & Mutrie, N., 1 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Frailty, Sarcopenia and Falls. p. 114-124 11 p.

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Association of cardiovascular risk factors with MRI indices of cerebrovascular structure and function and white matter hyperintensities in young adults

Williamson, W., Lewandowski, A. J., Forkert, N. D., Griffanti, L., Okell, T. W., Betts, J., Boardman, H., Siepmann, T., McKean, D., Huckstep, O., Francis, J. M., Neubauer, S., Phellan, R., Jenkinson, M., Doherty, A., Dawes, H., Frangou, E., Malamateniou, C., Foster, C. & Leeson, P., 21 Aug 2018, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 320, 7, p. 665-673 9 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)
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21 Citations (Scopus)

Enablers and barriers to older people’s participation in strength and balance activities: a review of reviews

Cavill, N. & Foster, C., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Frailty, Sarcopenia and Falls. 3, 2, p. 105-113 9 p.

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Infographic: Physical Activity for Disabled Adults

Smith, B., Kirby, N., Skinner, B., Wightman, L., Lucas, R. & Foster, C., 26 Oct 2018, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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Infographic: Physical activity for pregnant women

Smith, R., Reid, H., Matthews, A., Calderwood, C., Knight, M. & Foster, C., 1 Apr 2018, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 52, 8, p. 532-533 2 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Results From England’s 2018 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

Standage, M., Sherar, L., Curran, T., Wilkie, H. J., Jago, R., Adrian, D. & Foster, C., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Physical Activity & Health.

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The 2018 International Consensus Statement on golf and health to guide action by people, policy makers and the golf industry

Foster, C., Murray, AD., Murray, IR., Kelly, P., Archibald, D., Hawkes, RA., Barker, K., Grant, L. & Mutrie, L., 1 Nov 2018, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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8 Citations (Scopus)
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The development of national multisectoral action plans for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases: Experiences of national level stakeholders in four countries

Wickramasinghe, K., Wilkins, E., Foster, C., Fadhil, I., Hammerich, A., Slama, S., El Berri, H., Elimam, M., Adib, S., Al Mudwahi, M. & Townsend, N., 2018, In : Global Health Action. 11, 1, 8 p., 1532632 .

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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The impact of poverty reduction and development interventions on non-communicable diseases and their behavioural risk factors in low and lower-middle income countries: a systematic review

Pullar, J., Allen, L., Townsend, N., Williams, J., Foster, C. E. M., Roberts, N., Rayner, M., Mikkelsen, B., Branca, F. & Wickramasinghe, K., 23 Feb 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 2, 27 p., e0193378.

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Trial of Exercise to Prevent HypeRtension in young Adults (TEPHRA): Study Protocol

Williamson, W., Huckstep, O., Frangou, E., Mohamed, A., Tan, C., Alsharqi, M., Bertagnolli, M., Lapidaire, W., Newton, J., Hannssen, H., McManus, R., Dawes, H., Foster, C., Lewandowski, A. J. & Leeson, P., 6 Nov 2018, In : BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 18, 16 p., 208.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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What are the health benefits of muscle and bone strengthening and balance activities across life stages and specific health outcomes?

Hillsdon, M. & Foster, C., 1 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Frailty, Sarcopenia and Falls. 3, 2, p. 66-73 7 p.

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What types of physical activities are effective in developing muscle and bone strength and balance?

Foster, C. & Armstrong, M., 1 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Frailty, Sarcopenia and Falls. 3, 2, p. 58-65 8 p.

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What works to promote walking at the population level? A systematic review

Foster, C., Kelly, P., Reid, H. A. B., Roberts, N., Murtagh, E. M., Humphreys, D. K., Panter, J. & Milton, K., Jun 2018, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 52, 12, p. 807-812 6 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
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World Health Organisation to develop global action plan to promote physical activity: Time for action

Foster, C., Shilton, T., Westerman, L., Varney, J. & Bull, F., 1 Apr 2018, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 52, 8, p. 484-485 2 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
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Worldwide use of the first set of physical activity Country Cards: The Global Observatory for Physical Activity - GoPA!

Ramirez Varela, A., Salvo, D., Pratt, M., Milton, K., Siefken, K., Bauman, A., Kohl, H. W., Lee, I. M., Heath, G., Foster, C., Powell, K. & Hallal, P. C., 27 Mar 2018, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 15, 1, 14 p., 29.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
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2017
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Associations of specific types of sports and exercise with all-cause and cardiovascular-disease mortality: a cohort study of 80 306 British adults

Oja, P., Kelly, P., Pedisic, Z., Titze, S., Foster, C., Bauman, A., Hamer, M., Hillsdon, M. & Stamatakis, E., May 2017, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 51, 10, p. 812-817 6 p.

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Challenge of research recruitment in a university setting in England

Foster, C., Vadeboncoeur, C. & Townsend, N., 20 May 2017, In : Health Promotion International. 9 p., dax025.

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Depression, psychological distress and Internet use among community-based Australian adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Foster, C., 27 Apr 2017, In : BMC Public Health. 17, 10 p., 365.

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Diet and exercise in pregnancy

Knight, M. & Foster, C., 19 Jul 2017, In : BMJ. 358, 2 p., j3283.

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Infographic: physical activity benefits for adults and older adults

Reid, H. & Foster, C., 1 Oct 2017, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 51, p. 1441-1442 1 p.

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Physical activity and osteoarthritis: a consensus study to harmonise self-reporting methods of physical activity across international cohorts

Gates, L. S., Leyland, K. M., Sheard, S., Jackson, K., Kelly, P., Callahan, L. F., Pate, R., Roos, E. M., Ainsworth, B., Cooper, C., Foster, C., Newton, J. L., Batt, M. E. & Arden, N. K., 1 Apr 2017, In : Rheumatology International. 37, 4, p. 469-478 10 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
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Physical activity and pregnancy: time for guidance in the UK

Reid, H., Smith, R., Calderwood, C. & Foster, C., 20 Feb 2017, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2 p.

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Physical Activity for Pregnant Women: an Infographic for Healthcare Professionals

Foster, C., Shakespeare, J., Knight, M., Smith, R. & Williams, Z., 1 Oct 2017, In : British Journal of General Practice.

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Socio-Ecological Intervention to Promote Active Commuting to Work: Protocol and Baseline Findings of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial in Finland

Foster, C., Aittasalo, M., Tiilikainen, J., Tokola, K., Seimela, T., Sarjala, S-M., Metsapuro, P., Hynynen, A., Suni, J., Sievanen, H., Vaha-Yypa, H., Vaismaa, K., Vakkala, O., Titze, S. & Vasankari, T., Oct 2017, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14, 10, 11 p., 1257.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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Socioeconomic status and non-communicable disease behavioural risk factors in low-income and lower-middle-income countries: a systematic review

Foster, C., Allen, L., Williams, J., Townsend, N., Mikkelsen, B., Roberts, N. & Wickramasinghe, K., Mar 2017, In : Lancet Global Health. 5, 3, p. e277-e289 13 p.

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The cost-effectiveness of exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation: a systematic review of the characteristics and methodological quality of published literature

Edwards, K., Jones, N., Newton, J., Foster, C. E. M., Judge, A. D., Jackson, K., Arden, N. K. & Pinedo-Villanueva, R., 19 Oct 2017, In : Health Economics Review. 7, 1, 23 p., 37.

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2016

Age-related comparisons by sex in the domains of aerobic physical activity for adults in Scotland.

Strain, T., Fitzsimons, C., Foster, C., Mutrie, N., Townsend, N. & Kelly, P., 2016, In : Preventive Medicine Reports. 3, p. 90-97 8 p.

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An International Perspective on the Nexus of Physical Activity Research and Policy.

Foster, C., Pratt, M., Salvo, D., Cavill, N., Giles-Corti, B., McCue, P., Reis, R. S. & Jauregui, A., 1 Jan 2016, In : Environment and Behavior.

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Are perceptions of the environment in the workplace 'neighbourhood' associated with commuter walking?

Foster, C., Adams, E. & Bull, F., 4 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Transport and Health. 3, 4, p. 479-484 6 p.

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A systematic review of the mental health impacts of sport and physical activity programmes for adolescents in post-conflict settings

Foster, C., Hamilton, A. & Richards, J., 23 Aug 2016, In : Journal of Sport for Development. 4, 6, p. 44-59 17 p.

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