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Pearson, N, Griffiths, P, van Sluijs, E, Atkin, AJ, Khunti, K, Sherar, L (2022) Associations between socioeconomic position and young people’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour in the UK: a scoping review, BMJ Open, 12(5), e051736, ISSN: 2044-6055. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-051736.

Kontostoli, E, Jones, AP, Pearson, N, Foley, L, Biddle, SJH, Atkin, AJ (2022) The Association of Contemporary Screen Behaviours with Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Sleep in Adolescents: a Cross-sectional Analysis of the Millennium Cohort Study, International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, ISSN: 1070-5503. DOI: 10.1007/s12529-022-10077-7.

Kontostoli, E, Jones, AP, Pearson, N, Foley, L, Biddle, SJH, Atkin, AJ (2021) Age‐related change in sedentary behavior during childhood and adolescence: A systematic review and meta‐analysis, Obesity Reviews, 22(9), ISSN: 1467-7881. DOI: 10.1111/obr.13263.

Chen, Y-L, Tolfrey, K, Pearson, N, Bingham, D, Edwardson, C, Cale, L, Dunstan, D, Barber, S, Clemes, S (2021) Stand Out in Class: investigating the potential impact of a sit–stand desk intervention on children’s sitting and physical activity during class time and after school, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(9), 4759, ISSN: 1660-4601. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph18094759.

Huang, BH, Hamer, M, Chastin, S, Pearson, N, Koster, A, Stamatakis, E (2021) Cross-sectional associations of device-measured sedentary behaviour and physical activity with cardio-metabolic health in the 1970 British Cohort Study, Diabetic Medicine, 38(2), ISSN: 0742-3071. DOI: 10.1111/dme.14392.

Guest, A, Chen, Y-L, Pearson, N, King, J, Paine, N, Clemes, S (2020) Cardiometabolic risk factors and mental health status among truck drivers: a systematic review, BMJ Open, 10(10), e038993, ISSN: 2044-6055. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038993.

Sherry, A, Pearson, N, Ridgers, ND, Johnson, W, Barber, SE, Bingham, DD, Nagy, LC, Clemes, S (2020) Impacts of a standing desk intervention within an English primary school classroom: a pilot controlled trial, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(19), 7048, ISSN: 1660-4601. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17197048.

Hamer, M, Stamatakis, E, Chastin, S, Pearson, N, Brown, M, Gilbert, E, Sullivan, A (2020) Feasibility of Measuring Sedentary Time Using Data From a Thigh-Worn Accelerometer, American Journal of Epidemiology, 189(9), pp.963-971, ISSN: 0002-9262. DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwaa047.

Johnson, W, Norris, T, De Freitas, R, Pearson, N, Hamer, M, Costa, S (2020) Is the positive relationship of infant weight gain with adolescent adiposity attenuated by moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in childhood? Evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study, International Journal of Obesity, 45, pp.84-94, ISSN: 0307-0565. DOI: 10.1038/s41366-020-00656-7.

Clemes, SA, Bingham, DD, Pearson, N, Chen, Y-L, Edwardson, C, McEachan, R, Tolfrey, K, Cale, L, Richardson, G, Fray, M, Altunkaya, J, Bandelow, S, Jaicim, NB, Barber, SE (2020) Sit–stand desks to reduce sedentary behaviour in 9- to 10-year-olds: the Stand Out in Class pilot cluster RCT, Public Health Research, 8(8), pp.1-126, ISSN: 2050-4381. DOI: 10.3310/phr08080.

Haycraft, E, Sherar, L, Griffiths, P, Biddle, S, Pearson, N (2020) Screen-time during the after-school period: A contextual perspective, Preventive Medicine Reports, 19(September 2020), 101116, ISSN: 2211-3355. DOI: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2020.101116.

Clemes, SA, Bingham, DD, Pearson, N, Chen, Y-L, Edwardson, C, McEachan, R, Tolfrey, K, Cale, L, Richardson, G, Fray, M, Altunkaya, J, Bandelow, S, Jaicim, NB, Barber, SE (2020) Sit–stand desks to reduce sedentary behaviour in 9- to 10-year-olds: the Stand Out in Class pilot cluster RCT, Public Health Research, 8(8), pp.1-126, ISSN: 2050-4381. DOI: 10.3310/phr08080.

Clemes, S, Bingham, D, Pearson, N, Chen, Y-L, Edwardson, C, McEachan, RRC, Tolfrey, K, Cale, L, Richardson, G, Fray, M, Altunkaya, J, Bandelow, S, Jaicim, NB, Salmon, J, Dunstan, DW, Barber, SE (2020) Stand Out in Class: restructuring the classroom environment to reduce sitting time – findings from a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 17, 55, ISSN: 1479-5868. DOI: 10.1186/s12966-020-00958-z.

Mwoma, T, Kitsao-Wekulo, P, Haycraft, E, Kimani-Murage, E, Wanjohi, M, Kimiywe, J, Kinuthia, E, Muriuki, P, Pearson, N, Okelo, K, Onyango, S, Kadenge, O, Samburu, B, Mwangi, S, Kabaka, S, Tauta, C, Griffiths, P (2020) Experiences of incorporating support for early childhood development into the Baby Friendly Community Initiative in rural Kenya, Journal of the British Academy, 8s2, pp.103-132, DOI: 10.5871/jba/008s2.103.

Pearson, N, Biddle, S, Griffiths, P, Sherar, L, McGeorge, S, Haycraft, E (2020) Reducing screen-time and unhealthy snacking in 9-11 year old children: the Kids FIRST pilot randomised controlled trial, BMC Public Health, 20, 122, ISSN: 1471-2458. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-020-8232-9.

Clemes, S, Bingham, DD, Pearson, N, Chen, Y-L, Edwardson, C, McEachan, R, Tolfrey, K, Cale, L, Richardson, G, Fray, M, Altunkaya, J, Bandelow, S, Jaicim, NB, Barber, SE (2019) Sit–stand desks to reduce sedentary behaviour in 9- to 10-year-olds: the Stand Out in Class pilot cluster RCT, Public Health Research, 8(8), pp.1-126, ISSN: 2050-4381. DOI: 10.3310/phr08080.

Pearson, N, Sherar, L, Hamer, M (2019) Prevalence and correlates of meeting sleep, screen-time, and physical activity guidelines among UK adolescents [Research letter], JAMA Pediatrics, 173(10), pp.993-994, ISSN: 2168-6203. DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.2822.

(2019) Kids FIRST: Family-based Intervention to Reduce Snacking and Screen Time in Children, Case Medical Research, ISSN: 2643-4652. DOI: 10.31525/ct1-nct03993652.

Sherry, A, Pearson, N, Ridgers, N, Barber, SE, Bingham, DD, Nagy, LC, Clemes, S (2018) ActivPAL-measured sitting levels and patterns in 9-10 year old children from a UK city, Journal of Public Health, 41(4), ISSN: 1741-3842. DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdy181.

Pearson, N, Biddle, SJH, Griffiths, P, Johnson, JP, Haycraft, E (2018) Clustering and correlates of screen-time and eating behaviours among young children, BMC Public Health, ISSN: 1471-2458. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-018-5698-9.

Clemes, S, Bingham, DD, Pearson, N, Chen, Y-L, Edwardson, CL, McEachan, RRC, Tolfrey, K, Cale, L, Richardson, G, Fray, M, Bandelow, S, Jaicim, NB, Salmon, J, Dunstan, DW, Barber, SE (2018) Stand Out in Class: restructuring the classroom environment to reduce sedentary behaviour in 9-10 year-olds – study protocol for a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial, Pilot and Feasibility Studies, ISSN: 2055-5784. DOI: 10.1186/s40814-018-0295-3.

Biddle, SJH, Pearson, N, Salmon, J (2018) Sedentary behaviors and adiposity in young people: causality and conceptual model, Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 46(1), pp.18-25, ISSN: 1538-3008. DOI: 10.1249/JES.0000000000000135.

Routen, A, Biddle, SJH, Bodicoat, DH, Cale, L, Clemes, S, Edwardson, CL, Glazebrook, C, Harrington, DM, Khunti, K, Pearson, N, Salmon, J, Sherar, L (2017) Study design and protocol for a mixed methods evaluation of an intervention to reduce and break up sitting time in primary school classrooms in the UK: The CLASS PAL (Physically Active Learning) Programme, BMJ Open, 7(11), p.019428, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019428.

Pearson, N, Haycraft, E, Johnston, JP, Atkin, AJ (2017) Sedentary behaviour across the primary-secondary school transition: a systematic review, Preventive Medicine, ISSN: 0091-7435. DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.11.010.

Pearson, N, Griffiths, P, Biddle, SJH, Johnston, JP, Haycraft, E (2017) Individual, behavioural and home environmental factors associated with eating behaviours in young adolescents, Appetite, ISSN: 1095-8304. DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2017.01.001.

Pearson, N, Griffiths, P, Biddle, SJH, Johnston, JP, Haycraft, E (2017) Clustering and correlates of screen-time and eating behaviours among young adolescents, BMC Public Health, 17, pp.533-533, ISSN: 1471-2458. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-017-4441-2.

Mansoubi, M, Pearson, N, Biddle, SJH, Clemes, S (2016) Using sit-to-stand workstations in offices: is there a compensation effect?, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(4), pp.720-725, ISSN: 0195-9131. DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000802.

Sanders, J, Loveday, A, Pearson, N, Edwardson, CL, Yates, TE, Biddle, SJH, Esliger, D (2016) Devices for self-monitoring sedentary time or physical activity: a scoping review, Journal of medical Internet research, 18(5), p.90, ISSN: 1439-4456. DOI: 10.2196/jmir.5373.

Sherry, A, Pearson, N, Clemes, S (2016) The effects of standing desks within the school classroom: A systematic review, Preventive Medicine Reports, 3, pp.338-347, DOI: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.03.016.

Natalie, P, Paula, G, Stuart, B, Emma, H (2016) A pilot, family-based randomised controlled trial to reduce screen time and unhealthy snacking in children and their parents: Kids FIRST, Frontiers in Public Health, 4, DOI: 10.3389/conf.fpubh.2016.01.00090.

Clemes, S, Barber, SE, Bingham, DD, Ridgers, N, Fletcher, E, Pearson, N, Salmon, J, Dunstan, DW (2015) Reducing children's classroom sitting time using sit-to-stand desks: findings from pilot studies in UK and Australian primary schools, Journal of public health (Oxford, England), ISSN: 1741-3842. DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdv084.

Mansoubi, M, Pearson, N, Clemes, S, Biddle, SJH, Bodicoat, DH, Tolfrey, K, Edwardson, CL, Yates, TE (2015) Energy expenditure during common sitting and standing tasks: examining the 1.5 MET definition of sedentary behaviour, BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 15, ISSN: 1471-2458. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-1851-x.

Pearson, N, Braithwaite, R, Biddle, SJH (2015) The effectiveness of interventions to increase physical activity among adolescent girls: A meta-analysis, Academic Pediatrics, 15(1), pp.9-18, ISSN: 1876-2859. DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2014.08.009.

Hobbs, M, Pearson, N, Foster, PJ, Biddle, SJH (2015) Sedentary behaviour and diet across the lifespan: an updated systematic review, British Journal of Sports Medicine, 49(18), pp.1179-1188, ISSN: 0306-3674. DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2014-093754.

Taylor, I, Spray, C, Pearson, N (2014) The influence of the physical education environment on children's well-being and physical activity across the transition from primary to secondary school, Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 36(6), pp.574-583, ISSN: 0895-2779. DOI: 10.1123/jsep.2014-0038.

Biddle, SJH, Braithwaite, R, Pearson, N (2014) The effectiveness of interventions to increase physical activity among young girls: A meta-analysis, Preventive Medicine, 62, pp.119-131, ISSN: 0091-7435. DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.02.009.

Biddle, SJH, Petrolini, I, Pearson, N (2014) Interventions designed to reduce sedentary behaviours in young people: a review of reviews, British Journal of Sports Medicine, 48(3), pp.182-186, ISSN: 0306-3674. DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2013-093078.

Pearson, N, Biddle, S, Williams, L, Worsley, A, Crawford, D, Ball, K (2014) Adolescent television viewing and unhealthy snack food consumption: the mediating role of home availability of unhealthy snack foods, PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION, 17(2), pp.317-323, ISSN: 1368-9800. DOI: 10.1017/S1368980012005204.

Taylor, IM, Spray, CM, Pearson, N (2014) The influence of the physical education environment on children’s well-being and physical activity across the primary-secondary school transition, Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 36(6).

Mansoubi, M, Pearson, N, Biddle, SJH, Clemes, S (2014) The relationship between sedentary behaviour and physical activity in adults: a systematic review, PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 69, pp.28-35, ISSN: 0091-7435. DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.08.028.

Pearson, N, Braithwaite, R, Biddle, SJH, van Sluijs, EMF, Atkin, AJ (2014) Associations between sedentary behaviour and physical activity in children and adolescents: a meta-analysis, Obesity Reviews, 15(8), pp.666-675, ISSN: 1467-7881. DOI: 10.1111/obr.12188.

Biddle, SJH, Braithwaite, R, Pearson, N (2014) Erratum: Corrigendum to “The effectiveness of interventions to increase physical activity among young girls: A meta-analysis” (Prev. Med. (2014) 62 (119–131), Preventive Medicine, 67, pp.340-342, ISSN: 0091-7435. DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.07.014.

Leech, RM, McNaughton, SA, Crawford, D, Campbell, K, Pearson, NL, Timperio, A (2013) Family food involvement and frequency of family dinner meals among Australian children aged 10-12 years. Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations with dietary patterns, Appetite, 75, pp.64-70, ISSN: 1095-8304.

Brown, H, Hume, C, Pearson, N, Salmon, J (2013) A systematic review of intervention effects on potential mediators of children’s physical activity, BMC Public Health, 13(1), 165, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-165.

Edwardson, CL, Gorely, T, Pearson, N, Atkin, A (2013) Sources of Activity-Related Social Support and Adolescents’ Objectively Measured After-School and Weekend Physical Activity: Gender and Age Differences, Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 10(8), pp.1153-1158, ISSN: 1543-3080. DOI: 10.1123/jpah.10.8.1153.

Brown, HE, Pearson, N, Braithwaite, RE, Brown, WJ, Biddle, SJH (2013) Physical Activity Interventions and Depression in Children and Adolescents, Sports Medicine, 43(3), pp.195-206, ISSN: 0112-1642. DOI: 10.1007/s40279-012-0015-8.

O'Connor, TM, Hingle, M, Chuang, R-J, Gorely, T, Hinkley, T, Jago, R, Lanigan, J, Pearson, N, Thompson, DA (2013) Conceptual understanding of screen media parenting: report of a working group, Childhood Obesity, 9(s1), ISSN: 2153-2168. DOI: 10.1089/chi.2013.0025.

Pearson, N, Williams, L, Crawford, D, Ball, K (2012) Maternal and best friends' influences on meal-skipping behaviours, British Journal of Nutrition, 108(5), pp.932-938, ISSN: 0007-1145. DOI: 10.1017/S000711451100612X.

Pearson, NL, Ball, K, Crawford, D (2012) Parental influences on adolescent fruit consumption: the role of adolescent self-efficacy, Health Education Research, 27(1), pp.14-23.

Cameron, AJ, Ball, K, Pearson, NL, Lioret, S, Crawford, D, Campbell, K, Hesketh, K, McNaughton, S (2012) Socio-economic variation in diet and activity-related behaviors of Australian children and adolescents aged 2-16 years, International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 7, pp.329-342.

Pearson, NL, Williams, L, Crawford, D, Ball, K (2012) Maternal and peer influences on adolescent meal skipping, The British Journal of Nutrition: an international journal of nutritional science, Jan 31: 1-7 [Epub ahead of print].

Pearson, N and Biddle, SJH (2011) Sedentary Behavior and Dietary Intake in Children, Adolescents, and Adults, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 41(2), pp.178-188, ISSN: 0749-3797. DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2011.05.002.

Biddle, SJH, Gorely, PJ, Pearson, N, Bull, FCL (2011) An assessment of self-reported physical activity instruments in young people for population surveillance: Project ALPHA, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 8(1), DOI: 10.1186/1479-5868-8-1.

Pearson, NL, Ball, K, Crawford, D (2011) Predictors of changes in adolescent’s consumption of fruits, vegetables and energy-dense snacks, The British Journal of Nutrition: an international journal of nutritional science, 105, pp.795-803.

Pearson, NL, Ball, K, Crawford, D (2011) Mediators of longitudinal associations between television viewing and eating behaviours in adolescents, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 8.

Pearson, NL and Biddle, SJH (2011) Sedentary behavior and dietary intake in children, adolescents and adults: A systematic review, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 42(2), pp.178-188.

Pearson, NL, Salmon, J, Campbell, K, Crawford, D, Timperio, A (2011) Tracking of children’s body mass index, television viewing and dietary intake over 5-years, Preventive Medicine, 53, pp.268-270.

Salmon, J, Arundell, L, Hume, C, Brown, H, Hesketh, K, Dunstan, DW, Daly, RM, Pearson, NL, Cerin, E, Moodie, M, Sheppard, L, Ball, K, Bagley, S, Chin A Paw, M, Crawford, D (2011) A cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce sedentary behavior and promote physical activity and health of 8-9 year olds: The Transform-Us! Study, BMC Public Health, 11, p.259.

Pearson, NL, Salmon, J, Campbell, K, Crawford, D, Timperio, A (2011) Are parental concerns for child TV viewing associated with child TV viewing and the home sedentary environment? International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 8.

Biddle, SJH, Pearson, N, Ross, GM, Braithwaite, R (2010) Tracking of sedentary behaviours of young people: A systematic review, Preventive Medicine, 51(5), pp.345-351, ISSN: 0091-7435. DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2010.07.018.

Pearson, NL, Atkin, AJ, Biddle, SJH, Gorely, T, Edwardson, CL (2010) Parenting styles, family structure and adolescent dietary behaviour, Public Health Nutrition, 13(8), pp.1245-1253, ISSN: 1368-9800. DOI: 10.1017/S1368980009992217.

Pearson, N, Atkin, AJ, Biddle, SJH, Gorely, PJ (2010) A family-based intervention to increase fruit and vegetable consumption in adolescents: a pilot study, Public Health Nutrition:, 13(6), pp.876-885, DOI: 10.1017/S1368980010000121.

Pearson, NL, Atkin, AJ, Biddle, SJH, Gorely, T (2010) A family-based intervention to increase fruit and vegetable consumption in adolescents: A pilot study, Public Health Nutrition, 13(6), pp.876-885.

Biddle, SJH, Pearson, NL, Ross, GM, Braithwaite, R (2010) Tracking of sedentary behaviours of young people: A systematic Review, Preventive Medicine, 51, pp.345-351.

Biddle, SJH, Gorely, T, Pearson, NL, Bull, F (2010) An Assessment of Self-Reported Physical Activity Instruments in Young People for Population Surveillance: Project ALPHA, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 8.

Pearson, NL, Atkin, AJ, Biddle, SJH, Gorely, T, Edwardson, CL (2009) Patterns of adolescent physical activity and dietary behaviours, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 6(45), pp.668-674, DOI: 10.1186/1479-5868-6-45.

Pearson, NL, Timperio, A, Salmon, J, Crawford, D, Biddle, SJH (2009) Family influences on children's physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 6(34), pp.1-7, DOI: 10.1186/1479-5868-6-34.

Pearson, NL, MacFarlane, A, Crawford, D, Biddle, SJH (2009) Family circumstance and adolescent dietary behaviours, Appetite, 52(3), pp.668-674, ISSN: 0195-6663. DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2009.03.004.

Pearson, NL, Biddle, SJH, Gorely, T (2009) Family correlates of breakfast consumption among children and adolescents. A systematic review, Appetite, 52(1), pp.1-7, ISSN: 0195-6663. DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2008.08.006.

Pearson, N, Biddle, SJH, Gorely, T (2009) Family correlates of fruit and vegetable consumption in children and adolescents: A systematic review, Public Health Nutrition, 12, pp.267-283.

Pearson, NL, Biddle, SJH, Gorely, T (2008) Family correlates of fruit and vegetable consumption in children and adolescents: a systematic review, Public Health Nutrition, 12(3), pp.267-283.



Conferences

Taylor, IM, Spray, CM, Pearson, N (2012) A comparison of school-based correlates of physical activity in PE and leisure-time. In British Psychological Society Annual Conference, London, pp.1-1.



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