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Робочий документ: Вплив COVID-19 на людей з інвалідністю в Україні: перспективи організацій людей з інвалідністю (2022)
Working Paper
Sharapov, K., Anderson, D., Burova, O., Polishchuk, O., & Nazarenko, V. (2022). Робочий документ: Вплив COVID-19 на людей з інвалідністю в Україні: перспективи організацій людей з інвалідністю

У цьому робочому документі викладено основні висновки та рекомендації на основі опитування організацій людей з інвалідністю в Україні. Опитування проводилося у травні – липні 2021 року та досліджувало організаційні перспективи впливу COVID-19 на люде... Read More about Робочий документ: Вплив COVID-19 на людей з інвалідністю в Україні: перспективи організацій людей з інвалідністю.

The Impact of COVID-19 on People with Disabilities in Ukraine: Perspectives of Organisations of People with Disabilities (Working Paper) (2022)
Working Paper
Sharapov, K., Nazarenko, V., Burova, O., Polishchuk, O., & Anderson, D. (2022). The Impact of COVID-19 on People with Disabilities in Ukraine: Perspectives of Organisations of People with Disabilities (Working Paper)

This working paper sets out key findings and recommendations based on the survey of organisations of people with disabilities in Ukraine. The survey was conducted in May - July 2021 and explored organisational perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 o... Read More about The Impact of COVID-19 on People with Disabilities in Ukraine: Perspectives of Organisations of People with Disabilities (Working Paper).

Is Population Density Associated with Non-Communicable Disease in Western Developed Countries? A Systematic Review (2022)
Journal Article
Carnegie, E. R., Inglis, G., Taylor, A., Bak-Klimek, A., & Okoye, O. (2022). Is Population Density Associated with Non-Communicable Disease in Western Developed Countries? A Systematic Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(5), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19052638

Over the last three decades, researchers have investigated population density and health outcomes at differing scale. There has not been a systematic review conducted in order to synthesise this evidence. Following the Preferred Reporting Items for S... Read More about Is Population Density Associated with Non-Communicable Disease in Western Developed Countries? A Systematic Review.

Naloxone In Police Scotland: Pilot evaluation (2022)
Report
Hillen, P., Speakman, E., Dougall, N., Heyman, I., Murray, J., Jamieson, M., …McAuley, A. (2022). Naloxone In Police Scotland: Pilot evaluation. Edinburgh: Drug Deaths Taskforce, Scottish Government

This report describes the independent findings of an evaluation of a Police Scotland test of change (pilot) of the carriage and administration of naloxone as an emergency first aid measure to persons suspected of experiencing an opioid overdose. The... Read More about Naloxone In Police Scotland: Pilot evaluation.

Law enforcement and mental health: The missing middle (2022)
Book Chapter
Thomas, S., White, C., Dougall, N., & Heyman, I. (2022). Law enforcement and mental health: The missing middle. In I. Bartkowiak-Théron, J. Clover, D. Martin, R. Southby, & N. Crofts (Eds.), Law enforcement and public health: Partners for Community Safety and Wellbeing (111-123). New York: Springer

Commonly, in the course of their duties, the police will come into contact with people who have a lived experience of mental illness. It is acknowledged that these contacts can and do happen for a wide variety of reasons and in a broad range of circu... Read More about Law enforcement and mental health: The missing middle.

The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics (2021)
Journal Article
Kulpa, R., & Ludwin, K. (2021). The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics. interalia: a journal of queer studies, 16, 82-94. https://doi.org/10.51897/interalia/rgrq6813

In this article, we call for greater recognition of friendship as a basic social relation that should play a pivotal role in re-imagining social resilience if it is to be future-proof in the face of social upheaval, such as the current pandemic. Draw... Read More about The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics.

Flemish midwives’ perspectives on supporting women during the transition to motherhood – A Q-methodology study (2021)
Journal Article
Van den Branden, L., Van de Craen, N., Van Leugenhaege, L., Mestdagh, E., Timmermans, O., Van Rompaey, B., & Kuipers, Y. J. (2022). Flemish midwives’ perspectives on supporting women during the transition to motherhood – A Q-methodology study. Midwifery, 105, Article 103213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2021.103213

Objective In this study we aimed to reveal midwives’ distinct perspectives about midwifery support of women in their transition process during the continuum from pregnancy to one-year postpartum. Design A Q-methodology study, a mixed quantitativ... Read More about Flemish midwives’ perspectives on supporting women during the transition to motherhood – A Q-methodology study.

Policing of Drugs in Scotland: Moving beyond the stalemate to redesigning the chess board (2021)
Book Chapter
Fotopoulou, M., & Aston, E. (in press). Policing of Drugs in Scotland: Moving beyond the stalemate to redesigning the chess board. In M. Bacon, & J. Spicer (Eds.), Ending the Stalemate: Drug law enforcement, policing and harm reduction. Routledge

This chapter aims to illuminate aspects of the risk environment within which drugs are consumed and policed in Scotland. Firstly, we focus on the macro-level policy context and legislation that governs the way policing of drugs is carried out in Scot... Read More about Policing of Drugs in Scotland: Moving beyond the stalemate to redesigning the chess board.

The impact of motherhood on the course of women's psychological wellbeing (2021)
Journal Article
Kuipers, Y. J., Beeck, E. V., Cijsouw, A., & van Gils, Y. (2021). The impact of motherhood on the course of women's psychological wellbeing. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, 6, 100216. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadr.2021.100216

Background Having children or being childless is associated with differences in women's psychological wellbeing during the reproductive age period. Methods An individually matched case-control cohort study, measuring psychological wellbeing with... Read More about The impact of motherhood on the course of women's psychological wellbeing.

Exercise for individuals with bone metastases: A systematic review (2021)
Journal Article
Weller, S., Hart, N. H., Bolam, K. A., Mansfield, S., Mina, D. S., Winters-Stone, K. M., …Campbell, K. L. (2021). Exercise for individuals with bone metastases: A systematic review. Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, 166, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.critrevonc.2021.103433

Background Exercise has the potential to improve physical function and quality of life in individuals with bone metastases but is often avoided due to safety concerns. This systematic review summarizes the safety, feasibility and efficacy of exerci... Read More about Exercise for individuals with bone metastases: A systematic review.

Where next for the design, delivery and evaluation of community-based physical activity prescription? Emerging lessons from the United Kingdom (2021)
Journal Article
Oliver, E., Buckley, B., Dodd-Reynolds, C., Downey, J., Hanson, C., Henderson, H., …Watson, P. (2021). Where next for the design, delivery and evaluation of community-based physical activity prescription? Emerging lessons from the United Kingdom. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 46(11), 1430-1434. https://doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2021-0101

Despite widespread use, community-based physical activity prescription is controversial. Data limitations have resulted in a lack of clarity about what works, under what circumstances, and for whom, reflected in conservative policy recommendations. I... Read More about Where next for the design, delivery and evaluation of community-based physical activity prescription? Emerging lessons from the United Kingdom.

‘Pinholes in my arms’: the vicious cycle of vascular access (2021)
Journal Article
Kelly, L., & Snowden, A. (2021). ‘Pinholes in my arms’: the vicious cycle of vascular access. British Journal of Nursing, 30(14), https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2021.30.14.S4

Background: Vascular access devices (VADs) are essential for delivery of intravenous therapies. There are notable gaps in the literature regarding a focus on patient experience and meaning-making related to living with a VAD, specifically a central... Read More about ‘Pinholes in my arms’: the vicious cycle of vascular access.

Bleeding Free (2021)
Digital Artefact
MacLeod, K., Morgan, L., & Cochrane, R. (2021). Bleeding Free. [Digital video]

A documentary film about period poverty and menstrual health. The film focuses on the importance of free access to period products and how this improves the life chances for women and girls, especially in relation to education but also for gender equ... Read More about Bleeding Free.

Understanding leisure centre-based physical activity after physical activity referral: evidence from scheme participants and completers in Northumberland UK (2021)
Journal Article
Bell, J., Neubeck, L., Jin, K., Kelly, P., & Hanson, C. (2021). Understanding leisure centre-based physical activity after physical activity referral: evidence from scheme participants and completers in Northumberland UK. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(6), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18062957

Physical activity referral schemes (PARS) are a popular physical activity (PA) intervention in the UK. Little is known about the type, intensity and duration of PA undertaken during and post PARS. We calculated weekly leisure centre-based moderate/vi... Read More about Understanding leisure centre-based physical activity after physical activity referral: evidence from scheme participants and completers in Northumberland UK.

The Contribution of Leisure Center Usage to Physical Activity in the United Kingdom: Evidence From a Large Population-Based Cohort (2021)
Journal Article
Hanson, C., Kelly, P., Neubeck, L., Bell, J., Gibb, H., & Jin, K. (2021). The Contribution of Leisure Center Usage to Physical Activity in the United Kingdom: Evidence From a Large Population-Based Cohort. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 18(4), 382-390. https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2020-0422

Background: Physical activity (PA) levels vary across specific population groups, contributing to health inequalities. Little is known about how local authority leisure centres contribute to population PA, and whether this differs by age, sex or soci... Read More about The Contribution of Leisure Center Usage to Physical Activity in the United Kingdom: Evidence From a Large Population-Based Cohort.

Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK (2021)
Journal Article
Hanson, C. L., Neubeck, L., Kyle, R. G., Brown, N., Gallagher, R., Clark, R. A., …Dawkes, S. (2021). Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041700

Physical activity referral schemes (PARS) are implemented internationally to increase physical activity (PA) but evidence of effectiveness for population subgroups is equivocal. We examined gender differences for a Scottish PARS. This mixed-method, c... Read More about Gender differences in uptake, adherence and experiences: a longitudinal, mixed methods study of a physical activity referral scheme in Scotland, UK.

Abuse at the heart of the family: The challenges and complexities of sibling sexual abuse (2021)
Book Chapter
Yates, P., & Allardyce, S. (in press). Abuse at the heart of the family: The challenges and complexities of sibling sexual abuse. In K. Uzieblo, W. Smid, & K. McCartan (Eds.), Sex offender assessment, treatment, and management: Emerging directions and debates. London: Palgrave Macmillan

Sibling sexual abuse is estimated to be the most common form of intra-familial sexual abuse, yet remains an under-researched phenomenon. It raises challenges for practitioners to recognise the abuse and to balance the competing and often conflicting... Read More about Abuse at the heart of the family: The challenges and complexities of sibling sexual abuse.

A mixed method, embedded approach to exploring participation in an exercise referral scheme (2020)
Journal Article
Hanson L., C., & Dawkes, S. (2020). A mixed method, embedded approach to exploring participation in an exercise referral scheme. Sage Research Methods Cases, https://doi.org/10.4135/9781529741001

The case aims to highlight the potential of using a mixed methods embedded design to understand the effects of an intervention and provide greater understanding of how participant circumstances influence engagement. This case derives from larger a Bu... Read More about A mixed method, embedded approach to exploring participation in an exercise referral scheme.

Transport and health: A personal and UK perspective (2020)
Book Chapter
Davis, A. (2020). Transport and health: A personal and UK perspective. In C. Curtis (Ed.), Handbook of Sustainable Transport (48-57). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781789900477.00016

Starting in an era where three quantifiable impacts of road transport were viewed as the sum total of impacts – casualties and air and noise pollution – from the embryo of the evolving transport and health interdisciplinary field is charted from the... Read More about Transport and health: A personal and UK perspective.

Impact of area deprivation on the cardiac mortality in the UK between 1991 and 2010: evidence from a population-based longitudinal study (2020)
Journal Article
Jin, K., Neubeck, L., & Atherton, I. (2021). Impact of area deprivation on the cardiac mortality in the UK between 1991 and 2010: evidence from a population-based longitudinal study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 20(5), 436-444. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjcn/zvaa021

Aim: Evidence from longitudinal studies on the influence of area deprivation in cardiac mortality is limited. We aimed to examine the impact of area deprivation on cardiac mortality in a large representative Scottish population. We also examined diff... Read More about Impact of area deprivation on the cardiac mortality in the UK between 1991 and 2010: evidence from a population-based longitudinal study.