Dr Melvyn Hillsdon
Associate Professor

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Key publications



Hillsdon M, Coombes E, Griew P, Jones A (In Press). An assessment of the relevance of the home neighbourhood for understanding environmental influences on physical activity: How far from home do people roam?. International Journal of Applied Radiation and Isotopes Abstract.  Full text.
Fox KR, Ku P-W, Hillsdon M, Davis MG, Simmonds BAJ, Thompson JL, Stathi A, Gray SF, Sharp DJ, Coulson JC, et al (2015). Objectively assessed physical activity and lower limb function and prospective associations with mortality and newly diagnosed disease in UK older adults: an OPAL four-year follow-up study. Age Ageing, 44(2), 261-268. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
O'Donovan G, Kearney E, Sherwood R, Hillsdon M (2012). Fatness, fitness, and cardiometabolic risk factors in middle-aged white men. Metabolism, 61(2), 213-220. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Cooper AR, Page AS, Wheeler BW, Griew P, Davis L, Hillsdon M, Jago R (2010). Mapping the walk to school using accelerometry combined with a global positioning system. Am J Prev Med, 38(2), 178-183. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Panter J, Jones A, Hillsdon M (2008). Equity of access to physical activity facilities in an English city. Prev Med, 46(4), 303-307. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Lawlor DA, Ebrahim S, Morris JN (2008). Physical activity in older women: associations with area deprivation and with socioeconomic position over the life course: observations in the British Women's Heart and Health Study. J Epidemiol Community Health, 62(4), 344-350. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Hillsdon M, Coombes E, Griew P, Jones A (In Press). An assessment of the relevance of the home neighbourhood for understanding environmental influences on physical activity: How far from home do people roam?. International Journal of Applied Radiation and Isotopes Abstract.  Full text.
Creanor S, Lloyd J, Hillsdon M, Dean S, Green C, Taylor RS, Ryan E, Wyatt K, HeLP Trial Management Group (In Press). Detailed statistical analysis plan for a cluster randomised controlled trial of the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP), a novel school-based intervention to prevent obesity in school children. Trials, 17(1). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Smith TO, McKenna MC, Salter C, Hardeman W, Richardson K, Hillsdon M, Hughes CA, Steel N, Jones AP (2017). A systematic review of the physical activity assessment tools used in primary care. Fam Pract, 34(4), 384-391. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Oja P, Kelly P, Pedisic Z, Titze S, Bauman A, Foster C, Hamer M, Hillsdon M, Stamatakis E (2017). Associations of specific types of sports and exercise with all-cause and cardiovascular-disease mortality: a cohort study of 80 306 British adults. Br J Sports Med, 51(10), 812-817. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Oja P, Kelly P, Pedisic Z, Titze S, Bauman AE, Foster C, Hamer M, Hillsdon M, Stamatakis E (2017). Infographic: Health benefits of specific types of sports. Br J Sports Med, 51(10). Author URL. DOI.
Stamatakis E, Pulsford RM, Brunner EJ, Britton AR, Bauman AE, Biddle SJ, Hillsdon M (2017). Sitting behaviour is not associated with incident diabetes over 13 years: the Whitehall II cohort study. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 51(10), 818-823. Full text. DOI.
Stamatakis E, Kelly P, Titze S, Pedisic Z, Bauman A, Foster C, Hamer M, Hillsdon M, Oja P (2017). The associations between participation in certain sports and lower mortality are not explained by affluence and other socioeconomic factors. Br J Sports Med, 51(21), 1514-1515. Author URL. DOI.
Lloyd J, Creanor S, Price LRS, Abraham C, Dean S, Green C, Hillsdon M, Pearson V, Taylor R, Tomlinson R, et al (2017). Trial baseline characteristics of a cluster randomised controlled trial of a school-located obesity prevention programme; the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) trial. BMC Public Health Full text. DOI.
Pulsford R, Blackwell J, Hillsdon M, Kos K (2016). Intermittent walking, but not standing, improves postprandial insulin and glucose relative to sustained sitting: a randomised cross-over study in middle-aged men. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport Full text. DOI.
Pulsford RM, Stamatakis E, Britton AR, Brunner EJ, Hillsdon M (2015). Associations of sitting behaviours with all-cause mortality over a 16-year follow-up: the Whitehall II study. Int J Epidemiol, 44(6), 1909-1916. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Pentecost C, Farrand P, Greaves CJ, Taylor RS, Warren FC, Hillsdon M, Green C, Welsman JR, Rayson K, Evans PH, et al (2015). Combining behavioural activation with physical activity promotion for adults with depression: findings of a parallel-group pilot randomised controlled trial (BAcPAc). Trials, 16(367), 1-15. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Fox KR, Ku P-W, Hillsdon M, Davis MG, Simmonds BAJ, Thompson JL, Stathi A, Gray SF, Sharp DJ, Coulson JC, et al (2015). Objectively assessed physical activity and lower limb function and prospective associations with mortality and newly diagnosed disease in UK older adults: an OPAL four-year follow-up study. Age Ageing, 44(2), 261-268. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Farrand P, Pentecost C, Greaves C, Taylor RS, Warren F, Green C, Hillsdon M, Evans P, Welsman J, Taylor AH, et al (2014). A written self-help intervention for depressed adults comparing behavioural activation combined with physical activity promotion with a self-help intervention based upon behavioural activation alone: Study protocol for a parallel group pilot randomised controlled trial (BAcPAc). Trials, 15(1). Abstract. DOI.
Farrand P, Pentecost C, Greaves C, Taylor RS, Warren F, Green C, Hillsdon M, Evans P, Welsman J, Taylor AH, et al (2014). A written self-help intervention for depressed adults comparing behavioural activation combined with physical activity promotion with a self-help intervention based upon behavioural activation alone: study protocol for a parallel group pilot randomised controlled trial (BAcPAc). Trials, 15 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Rowlands AV, Olds TS, Hillsdon M, Pulsford R, Hurst TL, Eston RG, Gomersall SR, Johnston K, Langford J (2014). Assessing sedentary behavior with the GENEActiv: introducing the sedentary sphere. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 46(6), 1235-1247. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Rowlands AV, Olds TS, Hillsdon M, Pulsford R, Hurst TL, Eston RG, Gomersall SR, Johnston K, Langford J (2014). Assessing sedentary behavior with the geneactiv: Introducing the sedentary sphere. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(6), 1235-1247. Abstract. DOI.
Warren FC, Stych K, Thorogood M, Sharp DJ, Murphy M, Turner KM, Holt TA, Searle A, Bryant S, Huxley C, et al (2014). Evaluation of different recruitment and randomisation methods in a trial of general practitioner-led interventions to increase physical activity: a randomised controlled feasibility study with factorial design. Trials, 15(1). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Simmonds B, Fox K, Davis M, Ku P-W, Gray S, Hillsdon M, Sharp D, Stathi A, Thompson J, Coulson J, et al (2014). Objectively assessed physical activity and subsequent health service use of UK adults aged 70 and over: a four to five year follow up study. PLoS One, 9(5). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Stamatakis E, Coombs N, Rowlands A, Shelton N, Hillsdon M (2014). Objectively-assessed and self-reported sedentary time in relation to multiple socioeconomic status indicators among adults in England: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open, 4(11). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Solomon E, Rees T, Ukoumunne OC, Metcalf B, Hillsdon M (2014). The Devon Active Villages Evaluation (DAVE) trial of a community-level physical activity intervention in rural south-west England: a stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, 11 Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Hillsdon M (2013). Brief health professional-provided interventions may lead to small improvements in physical activity. Evidence-Based Medicine, 18(1). DOI.
Hillsdon M (2013). Brief health professional-provided interventions may lead to small improvements in physical activity. Evid Based Med, 18(1). Author URL. DOI.
Griew P, Hillsdon M, Foster C, Coombes E, Jones A, Wilkinson P (2013). Developing and testing a street audit tool using Google Street View to measure environmental supportiveness for physical activity. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 10 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Richards J, Hillsdon M, Thorogood M, Foster C (2013). Face-to-face interventions for promoting physical activity. Cochrane Database Syst Rev(9). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Richards J, Thorogood M, Hillsdon M, Foster C (2013). Face-to-face versus remote and web 2.0 interventions for promoting physical activity. Cochrane Database Syst Rev(9). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
O'Donovan G, Hillsdon M, Ukoumunne OC, Stamatakis E, Hamer M (2013). Objectively measured physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and cardiometabolic risk factors in the Health Survey for England. Preventive Medicine, 57(3), 201-205. Abstract. DOI.
O'Donovan G, Hillsdon M, Ukoumunne OC, Stamatakis E, Hamer M (2013). Objectively measured physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and cardiometabolic risk factors in the Health Survey for England. Prev Med, 57(3), 201-205. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Solomon E, Rees T, Ukoumunne OC, Metcalf B, Hillsdon M (2013). Personal, social, and environmental correlates of physical activity in adults living in rural south-west England: a cross-sectional analysis. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 10 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Foster C, Richards J, Thorogood M, Hillsdon M (2013). Remote and web 2.0 interventions for promoting physical activity. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 9 Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Pavey TG, Taylor AH, Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Anokye N, Campbell JL, Foster C, Green C, Moxham T, Mutrie N, et al (2013). Republished research: Effect of exercise referral schemes in primary care on physical activity and improving health outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med, 47(8). Author URL. DOI.
Pulsford RM, Stamatakis E, Britton AR, Brunner EJ, Hillsdon MM (2013). Sitting behavior and obesity: Evidence from the Whitehall II study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44(2), 132-138. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Pulsford RM, Griew P, Page AS, Cooper AR, Hillsdon MM (2013). Socioeconomic position and childhood sedentary time: evidence from the PEACH project. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 10 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wyatt KM, Lloyd JJ, Abraham C, Creanor S, Dean S, Densham E, Daurge W, Green C, Hillsdon M, Pearson V, et al (2013). The Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP), a novel school-based intervention to prevent obesity in school children: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 14 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
O'Donovan G, Kearney E, Sherwood R, Hillsdon M (2012). Fatness, fitness, and cardiometabolic risk factors in middle-aged white men. Metabolism, 61(2), 213-220. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Coulson JC, Davis MG, Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Stathi A, Thompson JL (2012). Indicators of psychological well-being and their association with objectively measured physical activity in older adults. JOURNAL OF AGING AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, 20, S31-S31. Author URL.
Pavey T, Taylor A, Hillsdon M, Fox K, Campbell J, Foster C, Moxham T, Mutrie N, Searle J, Taylor R, et al (2012). Levels and predictors of exercise referral scheme uptake and adherence: a systematic review. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(8), 737-744. Abstract. DOI.
Pavey T, Taylor A, Hillsdon M, Fox K, Campbell J, Foster C, Moxham T, Mutrie N, Searle J, Taylor R, et al (2012). Levels and predictors of exercise referral scheme uptake and adherence: a systematic review. J Epidemiol Community Health, 66(8), 737-744. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Coombes E, Jones A, Griew P, Wilkinson P, Hajat S (2012). NEIGHBOURHOOD DEPRIVATION, LAND USE AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: COMBINING ACCELEROMETRY AND GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEMS. JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 66, A6-A7. Author URL. DOI.
Solomon E, Rees T, Ukoumunne OC, Hillsdon M (2012). The Devon Active Villages Evaluation (DAVE) trial: study protocol of a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial of a community-level physical activity intervention in rural southwest England. BMC Public Health, 12 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Pavey TG, Taylor AH, Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Anokye N, Campbell JL, Foster C, Green C, Moxham T, Mutrie N, et al (2011). Effect of exercise referral schemes in primary care on physical activity and improving health outcomes: Systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ (Online), 343(7831). Abstract. DOI.
Pavey TG, Taylor AH, Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Anokye N, Campbell JL, Foster C, Green C, Moxham T, Mutrie N, et al (2011). Effect of exercise referral schemes in primary care on physical activity and improving health outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ, 343 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Davis MG, Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Coulson JC, Sharp DJ, Stathi A, Thompson JL (2011). Getting out and about in older adults: the nature of daily trips and their association with objectively assessed physical activity. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 8 Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Sharp D, Cooper AR, Coulson JC, Davis M, Harris R, McKenna J, Narici M, Stathi A, et al (2011). Neighbourhood deprivation and physical activity in UK older adults. Health Place, 17(2), 633-640. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Davis MG, Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Sharp DJ, Coulson JC, Thompson JL (2011). Objectively measured physical activity in a diverse sample of older urban UK adults. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 43(4), 647-654. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M (2011). Occupational social class, occupational physical activity, and leisure-time physical activity. Am J Prev Med, 40(4), 494-495. Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M (2011). Rates of recruitment from systematic and opportunistic methods: preliminary results from the DDELPHI study. Trials, 12 Suppl 1 DOI.
Pavey TG, Anokye N, Taylor AH, Trueman P, Moxham T, Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Green C, Campbell JL, Foster C, et al (2011). The clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of exercise referral schemes: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess, 15(44), i-254. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Anokye NK, Trueman P, Green C, Pavey TG, Hillsdon M, Taylor RS (2011). The cost-effectiveness of exercise referral schemes. BMC Public Health, 11 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Blair SN, Davey Smith G, Lee I-M, Fox K, Hillsdon M, McKeown RE, Haskell WL, Marmot M (2010). A tribute to Professor Jeremiah Morris: the man who invented the field of physical activity epidemiology. Ann Epidemiol, 20(9), 651-660. Author URL. DOI.
Cooper AR, Page AS, Wheeler BW, Griew P, Davis L, Hillsdon M, Jago R (2010). Mapping the walk to school using accelerometry combined with a global positioning system. Am J Prev Med, 38(2), 178-183. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Cooper AR, Page AS, Wheeler BW, Hillsdon M, Griew P, Jago R (2010). Patterns of GPS measured time outdoors after school and objective physical activity in English children: the PEACH project. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 7 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Coombes E, Jones AP, Hillsdon M (2010). The relationship of physical activity and overweight to objectively measured green space accessibility and use. Soc Sci Med, 70(6), 816-822. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Griew P, Page A, Thomas S, Hillsdon M, Cooper AR (2010). The school effect on children's school time physical activity: the PEACH Project. Prev Med, 51(3-4), 282-286. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Jones A, Hillsdon M, Coombes E (2009). Greenspace access, use, and physical activity: understanding the effects of area deprivation. Prev Med, 49(6), 500-505. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Page AS, Cooper AR, Griew P, Davis L, Hillsdon M (2009). Independent mobility in relation to weekday and weekend physical activity in children aged 10-11 years: the PEACH Project. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 6 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Foster C, Hillsdon M, Jones A, Grundy C, Wilkinson P, White M, Sheehan B, Wareham N, Thorogood M (2009). Objective measures of the environment and physical activity--results of the environment and physical activity study in English adults. J Phys Act Health, 6 Suppl 1, S70-S80. Abstract.  Author URL.
Stamatakis E, Hillsdon M, Mishra G, Hamer M, Marmot M (2009). Television viewing and other screen-based entertainment in relation to multiple socioeconomic status indicators and area deprivation: the Scottish Health Survey 2003. J Epidemiol Community Health, 63(9), 734-740. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Panter J, Jones A, Hillsdon M (2008). Equity of access to physical activity facilities in an English city. Prev Med, 46(4), 303-307. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Lawlor DA, Ebrahim S, Morris JN (2008). Physical activity in older women: associations with area deprivation and with socioeconomic position over the life course: observations in the British Women's Heart and Health Study. J Epidemiol Community Health, 62(4), 344-350. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Stamatakis E, Hillsdon M, Primatesta P (2007). Domestic physical activity in relationship to multiple CVD risk factors. Am J Prev Med, 32(4), 320-327. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Panter J, Foster C, Jones A (2007). Equitable access to exercise facilities (vol 32, pg 506, 2007). AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 33(3), 265-265. Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Panter J, Foster C, Jones A (2007). Equitable access to exercise facilities. Am J Prev Med, 32(6), 506-508. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Shannon R, Hillsdon M (2007). Motivational interviewing in musculoskeletal care. Musculoskeletal Care, 5(4), 206-215. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Dawson J, Hillsdon M, Boller I, Foster C (2007). Perceived barriers to walking in the neighborhood environment: a survey of middle-aged and older adults. J Aging Phys Act, 15(3), 318-335. Abstract.  Author URL.
Dawson J, Hillsdon M, Boller I, Foster C (2007). Perceived barriers to walking in the neighbourhood environment and change in physical activity levels over 12 months. Br J Sports Med, 41(9), 562-568. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Fox KR, Hillsdon M (2007). Physical activity and obesity. Obes Rev, 8 Suppl 1, 115-121. Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Panter J, Foster C, Jones A (2006). The relationship between access and quality of urban green space with population physical activity. Public Health, 120(12), 1127-1132. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Wood AM, White IR, Hillsdon M, Carpenter J (2005). Comparison of imputation and modelling methods in the analysis of a physical activity trial with missing outcomes. Int J Epidemiol, 34(1), 89-99. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Singh-Manoux A, Hillsdon M, Brunner E, Marmot M (2005). Effects of physical activity on cognitive functioning in middle age: evidence from the Whitehall II prospective cohort study. Am J Public Health, 95(12), 2252-2258. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Foster C, Thorogood M (2005). Interventions for promoting physical activity. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)(1). Abstract.
Hillsdon M, Foster C, Thorogood M (2005). Interventions for promoting physical activity. Cochrane Database Syst Rev(1). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Brunner EJ, Guralnik JM, Marmot MG (2005). Physical Activity Maintains Physical Function in Early Old Age. The Whitehall II Cohort Study. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 37, S256-S256. Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon MM, Brunner EJ, Guralnik JM, Marmot MG (2005). Prospective study of physical activity and physical function in early old age. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 28(3), 245-250. Abstract. DOI.
Mein GK, Shipley MJ, Hillsdon M, Ellison GTH, Marmot MG (2005). Work, retirement and physical activity: cross-sectional analyses from the Whitehall II study. Eur J Public Health, 15(3), 317-322. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Thorogood M, Murphy M, Jones L (2004). Can a simple measure of vigorous physical activity predict future mortality? Results from the OXCHECK study. Public Health Nutr, 7(4), 557-562. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Thorogood M, Hillsdon M, Summerbell C (2004). Cardiovascular disorders. Changing behaviour. Clin Evid(12), 85-114. Author URL.
Foster C, Hillsdon M (2004). Changing the environment to promote health-enhancing physical activity. J Sports Sci, 22(8), 755-769. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Foster C, Hillsdon M, Thorogood M (2004). Environmental perceptions and walking in English adults. J Epidemiol Community Health, 58(11), 924-928. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Taylor AH, Cable NT, Faulkner G, Hillsdon M, Narici M, Van Der Bij AK (2004). Physical activity and older adults: a review of health benefits and the effectiveness of interventions. J Sports Sci, 22(8), 703-725. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Mein G, Shipley M, Hillsdon M, Ellison G, Marmot M (2004). Work, retirement and physical activity: cross-sectional analyses from the Whitehall II study. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 14(4), 25-25. Author URL.
Thorogood M, Hillsdon M, Summerbell C (2003). Cardiovascular disorders. Changing behaviour. Clin Evid(10), 95-117. Author URL.
Hillsdon M, Thorogood M, White I, Foster C (2002). Advising people to take more exercise is ineffective: a randomized controlled trial of physical activity promotion in primary care. Int J Epidemiol, 31(4), 808-815. Abstract.  Author URL.
Thorogood M, Hillsdon M, Summerbell C (2002). Cardiovascular disorders. Changing behaviour. Clin Evid(7), 36-56. Author URL.
Thorogood M, Hillsdon M, Summerbell C (2002). Cardiovascular disorders. Changing behaviour. Clin Evid(8), 37-59. Author URL.
Hillsdon M, Cavill N, Nanchahal K, Diamond A, White IR (2001). National level promotion of physical activity: results from England's ACTIVE for LIFE campaign. J Epidemiol Community Health, 55(10), 755-761. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Stevens W, Hillsdon M, Thorogood M, McArdle D (1998). Cost-effectiveness of a primary care based physical activity intervention in 45-74 year old men and women: a randomised controlled trial. Br J Sports Med, 32(3), 236-241. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Hillsdon M (1998). Promoting physical activity: issues in primary health care. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord, 22 Suppl 2, S52-S54. Abstract.  Author URL.
Cowburn G, Hillsdon M, Hankey CR (1997). Obesity management by life-style strategies. Br Med Bull, 53(2), 389-408. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hillsdon M, Thorogood M (1996). A systematic review of physical activity promotion strategies. Br J Sports Med, 30(2), 84-89. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Hillsdon M, Thorogood M, Anstiss T, Morris J (1995). Randomised controlled trials of physical activity promotion in free living populations: a review. J Epidemiol Community Health, 49(5), 448-453. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Iliffe S, Tai SS, Gould M, Thorogood M, Hillsdon M (1994). Prescribing exercise in general practice. BMJ, 309(6953), 494-495. Author URL.

Chapters

Hillsdon M (2010). Evaluating environmental interventions through natural experiments. In  (Ed) Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods.  Abstract. DOI.

Conferences

Price LRS, Lloyd J, Wyatt K, Hillsdon M (2017). Is there a relationship between how children accumulate moderate to vigorous physical activity and their BMI sds? Findings from the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP). International Soceity for Behavioural nutrition and physical activity. Victoria, Canada. 7th Jun - 10th Mar 2017. Abstract.
Price LRS, Lloyd J, Wyatt K, Hillsdon M (2017). Physical activity prevalence in children depends on our methodology:. Findings from the Healthy Lifestyles programme (HeLP). International soceity of behavioural nutrition and physical activity. Victoria, Canada. 7th Jun - 10th Mar 2017. Abstract.
Price LRS, Hillsdon M, Rowlands A (2015). Impact of wear time criteria upon physical activity estimates in children. International society of Behavioural nutrition and physical activity. Edinburgh. 3rd - 6th Jun 2015. Abstract.  Full text.
Doherty A, Williamson W, Hillsdon M, Hodges S, Foster C, Kelly P (2013). Influencing health-related behaviour with wearable cameras: Strategies & ethical considerations.  Abstract. DOI.

Publications by year



In Press

Hillsdon M, Coombes E, Griew P, Jones A (In Press). An assessment of the relevance of the home neighbourhood for understanding environmental influences on physical activity: How far from home do people roam?. International Journal of Applied Radiation and Isotopes Abstract.  Full text.
Creanor S, Lloyd J, Hillsdon M, Dean S, Green C, Taylor RS, Ryan E, Wyatt K, HeLP Trial Management Group (In Press). Detailed statistical analysis plan for a cluster randomised controlled trial of the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP), a novel school-based intervention to prevent obesity in school children. Trials, 17(1). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2017

Smith TO, McKenna MC, Salter C, Hardeman W, Richardson K, Hillsdon M, Hughes CA, Steel N, Jones AP (2017). A systematic review of the physical activity assessment tools used in primary care. Fam Pract, 34(4), 384-391. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Oja P, Kelly P, Pedisic Z, Titze S, Bauman A, Foster C, Hamer M, Hillsdon M, Stamatakis E (2017). Associations of specific types of sports and exercise with all-cause and cardiovascular-disease mortality: a cohort study of 80 306 British adults. Br J Sports Med, 51(10), 812-817. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Oja P, Kelly P, Pedisic Z, Titze S, Bauman AE, Foster C, Hamer M, Hillsdon M, Stamatakis E (2017). Infographic: Health benefits of specific types of sports. Br J Sports Med, 51(10). Author URL. DOI.
Price LRS, Lloyd J, Wyatt K, Hillsdon M (2017). Is there a relationship between how children accumulate moderate to vigorous physical activity and their BMI sds? Findings from the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP). International Soceity for Behavioural nutrition and physical activity. Victoria, Canada. 7th Jun - 10th Mar 2017. Abstract.
Price LRS, Lloyd J, Wyatt K, Hillsdon M (2017). Physical activity prevalence in children depends on our methodology:. Findings from the Healthy Lifestyles programme (HeLP). International soceity of behavioural nutrition and physical activity. Victoria, Canada. 7th Jun - 10th Mar 2017. Abstract.
Stamatakis E, Pulsford RM, Brunner EJ, Britton AR, Bauman AE, Biddle SJ, Hillsdon M (2017). Sitting behaviour is not associated with incident diabetes over 13 years: the Whitehall II cohort study. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 51(10), 818-823. Full text. DOI.
Stamatakis E, Kelly P, Titze S, Pedisic Z, Bauman A, Foster C, Hamer M, Hillsdon M, Oja P (2017). The associations between participation in certain sports and lower mortality are not explained by affluence and other socioeconomic factors. Br J Sports Med, 51(21), 1514-1515. Author URL. DOI.
Lloyd J, Creanor S, Price LRS, Abraham C, Dean S, Green C, Hillsdon M, Pearson V, Taylor R, Tomlinson R, et al (2017). Trial baseline characteristics of a cluster randomised controlled trial of a school-located obesity prevention programme; the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) trial. BMC Public Health Full text. DOI.

2016

Pulsford R, Blackwell J, Hillsdon M, Kos K (2016). Intermittent walking, but not standing, improves postprandial insulin and glucose relative to sustained sitting: a randomised cross-over study in middle-aged men. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport Full text. DOI.

2015

Pulsford RM, Stamatakis E, Britton AR, Brunner EJ, Hillsdon M (2015). Associations of sitting behaviours with all-cause mortality over a 16-year follow-up: the Whitehall II study. Int J Epidemiol, 44(6), 1909-1916. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Pentecost C, Farrand P, Greaves CJ, Taylor RS, Warren FC, Hillsdon M, Green C, Welsman JR, Rayson K, Evans PH, et al (2015). Combining behavioural activation with physical activity promotion for adults with depression: findings of a parallel-group pilot randomised controlled trial (BAcPAc). Trials, 16(367), 1-15. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Price LRS, Hillsdon M, Rowlands A (2015). Impact of wear time criteria upon physical activity estimates in children. International society of Behavioural nutrition and physical activity. Edinburgh. 3rd - 6th Jun 2015. Abstract.  Full text.
Fox KR, Ku P-W, Hillsdon M, Davis MG, Simmonds BAJ, Thompson JL, Stathi A, Gray SF, Sharp DJ, Coulson JC, et al (2015). Objectively assessed physical activity and lower limb function and prospective associations with mortality and newly diagnosed disease in UK older adults: an OPAL four-year follow-up study. Age Ageing, 44(2), 261-268. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2014

Farrand P, Pentecost C, Greaves C, Taylor RS, Warren F, Green C, Hillsdon M, Evans P, Welsman J, Taylor AH, et al (2014). A written self-help intervention for depressed adults comparing behavioural activation combined with physical activity promotion with a self-help intervention based upon behavioural activation alone: Study protocol for a parallel group pilot randomised controlled trial (BAcPAc). Trials, 15(1). Abstract. DOI.
Farrand P, Pentecost C, Greaves C, Taylor RS, Warren F, Green C, Hillsdon M, Evans P, Welsman J, Taylor AH, et al (2014). A written self-help intervention for depressed adults comparing behavioural activation combined with physical activity promotion with a self-help intervention based upon behavioural activation alone: study protocol for a parallel group pilot randomised controlled trial (BAcPAc). Trials, 15 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Rowlands AV, Olds TS, Hillsdon M, Pulsford R, Hurst TL, Eston RG, Gomersall SR, Johnston K, Langford J (2014). Assessing sedentary behavior with the GENEActiv: introducing the sedentary sphere. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 46(6), 1235-1247. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Rowlands AV, Olds TS, Hillsdon M, Pulsford R, Hurst TL, Eston RG, Gomersall SR, Johnston K, Langford J (2014). Assessing sedentary behavior with the geneactiv: Introducing the sedentary sphere. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(6), 1235-1247. Abstract. DOI.
Warren FC, Stych K, Thorogood M, Sharp DJ, Murphy M, Turner KM, Holt TA, Searle A, Bryant S, Huxley C, et al (2014). Evaluation of different recruitment and randomisation methods in a trial of general practitioner-led interventions to increase physical activity: a randomised controlled feasibility study with factorial design. Trials, 15(1). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Simmonds B, Fox K, Davis M, Ku P-W, Gray S, Hillsdon M, Sharp D, Stathi A, Thompson J, Coulson J, et al (2014). Objectively assessed physical activity and subsequent health service use of UK adults aged 70 and over: a four to five year follow up study. PLoS One, 9(5). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Stamatakis E, Coombs N, Rowlands A, Shelton N, Hillsdon M (2014). Objectively-assessed and self-reported sedentary time in relation to multiple socioeconomic status indicators among adults in England: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open, 4(11). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Solomon E, Rees T, Ukoumunne OC, Metcalf B, Hillsdon M (2014). The Devon Active Villages Evaluation (DAVE) trial of a community-level physical activity intervention in rural south-west England: a stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, 11 Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2013

Hillsdon M (2013). Brief health professional-provided interventions may lead to small improvements in physical activity. Evidence-Based Medicine, 18(1). DOI.
Hillsdon M (2013). Brief health professional-provided interventions may lead to small improvements in physical activity. Evid Based Med, 18(1). Author URL. DOI.
Griew P, Hillsdon M, Foster C, Coombes E, Jones A, Wilkinson P (2013). Developing and testing a street audit tool using Google Street View to measure environmental supportiveness for physical activity. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 10 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Richards J, Hillsdon M, Thorogood M, Foster C (2013). Face-to-face interventions for promoting physical activity. Cochrane Database Syst Rev(9). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Richards J, Thorogood M, Hillsdon M, Foster C (2013). Face-to-face versus remote and web 2.0 interventions for promoting physical activity. Cochrane Database Syst Rev(9). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Doherty A, Williamson W, Hillsdon M, Hodges S, Foster C, Kelly P (2013). Influencing health-related behaviour with wearable cameras: Strategies & ethical considerations.  Abstract. DOI.
O'Donovan G, Hillsdon M, Ukoumunne OC, Stamatakis E, Hamer M (2013). Objectively measured physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and cardiometabolic risk factors in the Health Survey for England. Preventive Medicine, 57(3), 201-205. Abstract. DOI.
O'Donovan G, Hillsdon M, Ukoumunne OC, Stamatakis E, Hamer M (2013). Objectively measured physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and cardiometabolic risk factors in the Health Survey for England. Prev Med, 57(3), 201-205. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Solomon E, Rees T, Ukoumunne OC, Metcalf B, Hillsdon M (2013). Personal, social, and environmental correlates of physical activity in adults living in rural south-west England: a cross-sectional analysis. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 10 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Foster C, Richards J, Thorogood M, Hillsdon M (2013). Remote and web 2.0 interventions for promoting physical activity. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 9 Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Pavey TG, Taylor AH, Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Anokye N, Campbell JL, Foster C, Green C, Moxham T, Mutrie N, et al (2013). Republished research: Effect of exercise referral schemes in primary care on physical activity and improving health outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med, 47(8). Author URL. DOI.
Pulsford RM, Stamatakis E, Britton AR, Brunner EJ, Hillsdon MM (2013). Sitting behavior and obesity: Evidence from the Whitehall II study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44(2), 132-138. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Pulsford RM, Griew P, Page AS, Cooper AR, Hillsdon MM (2013). Socioeconomic position and childhood sedentary time: evidence from the PEACH project. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 10 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wyatt KM, Lloyd JJ, Abraham C, Creanor S, Dean S, Densham E, Daurge W, Green C, Hillsdon M, Pearson V, et al (2013). The Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP), a novel school-based intervention to prevent obesity in school children: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 14 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2012

O'Donovan G, Kearney E, Sherwood R, Hillsdon M (2012). Fatness, fitness, and cardiometabolic risk factors in middle-aged white men. Metabolism, 61(2), 213-220. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Coulson JC, Davis MG, Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Stathi A, Thompson JL (2012). Indicators of psychological well-being and their association with objectively measured physical activity in older adults. JOURNAL OF AGING AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, 20, S31-S31. Author URL.
Pavey T, Taylor A, Hillsdon M, Fox K, Campbell J, Foster C, Moxham T, Mutrie N, Searle J, Taylor R, et al (2012). Levels and predictors of exercise referral scheme uptake and adherence: a systematic review. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(8), 737-744. Abstract. DOI.
Pavey T, Taylor A, Hillsdon M, Fox K, Campbell J, Foster C, Moxham T, Mutrie N, Searle J, Taylor R, et al (2012). Levels and predictors of exercise referral scheme uptake and adherence: a systematic review. J Epidemiol Community Health, 66(8), 737-744. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Coombes E, Jones A, Griew P, Wilkinson P, Hajat S (2012). NEIGHBOURHOOD DEPRIVATION, LAND USE AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: COMBINING ACCELEROMETRY AND GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEMS. JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 66, A6-A7. Author URL. DOI.
Solomon E, Rees T, Ukoumunne OC, Hillsdon M (2012). The Devon Active Villages Evaluation (DAVE) trial: study protocol of a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial of a community-level physical activity intervention in rural southwest England. BMC Public Health, 12 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2011

Pavey TG, Taylor AH, Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Anokye N, Campbell JL, Foster C, Green C, Moxham T, Mutrie N, et al (2011). Effect of exercise referral schemes in primary care on physical activity and improving health outcomes: Systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ (Online), 343(7831). Abstract. DOI.
Pavey TG, Taylor AH, Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Anokye N, Campbell JL, Foster C, Green C, Moxham T, Mutrie N, et al (2011). Effect of exercise referral schemes in primary care on physical activity and improving health outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ, 343 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Davis MG, Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Coulson JC, Sharp DJ, Stathi A, Thompson JL (2011). Getting out and about in older adults: the nature of daily trips and their association with objectively assessed physical activity. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 8 Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Sharp D, Cooper AR, Coulson JC, Davis M, Harris R, McKenna J, Narici M, Stathi A, et al (2011). Neighbourhood deprivation and physical activity in UK older adults. Health Place, 17(2), 633-640. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Davis MG, Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Sharp DJ, Coulson JC, Thompson JL (2011). Objectively measured physical activity in a diverse sample of older urban UK adults. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 43(4), 647-654. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M (2011). Occupational social class, occupational physical activity, and leisure-time physical activity. Am J Prev Med, 40(4), 494-495. Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M (2011). Rates of recruitment from systematic and opportunistic methods: preliminary results from the DDELPHI study. Trials, 12 Suppl 1 DOI.
Pavey TG, Anokye N, Taylor AH, Trueman P, Moxham T, Fox KR, Hillsdon M, Green C, Campbell JL, Foster C, et al (2011). The clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of exercise referral schemes: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess, 15(44), i-254. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Anokye NK, Trueman P, Green C, Pavey TG, Hillsdon M, Taylor RS (2011). The cost-effectiveness of exercise referral schemes. BMC Public Health, 11 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2010

Blair SN, Davey Smith G, Lee I-M, Fox K, Hillsdon M, McKeown RE, Haskell WL, Marmot M (2010). A tribute to Professor Jeremiah Morris: the man who invented the field of physical activity epidemiology. Ann Epidemiol, 20(9), 651-660. Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M (2010). Evaluating environmental interventions through natural experiments. In  (Ed) Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods.  Abstract. DOI.
Cooper AR, Page AS, Wheeler BW, Griew P, Davis L, Hillsdon M, Jago R (2010). Mapping the walk to school using accelerometry combined with a global positioning system. Am J Prev Med, 38(2), 178-183. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Cooper AR, Page AS, Wheeler BW, Hillsdon M, Griew P, Jago R (2010). Patterns of GPS measured time outdoors after school and objective physical activity in English children: the PEACH project. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 7 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Coombes E, Jones AP, Hillsdon M (2010). The relationship of physical activity and overweight to objectively measured green space accessibility and use. Soc Sci Med, 70(6), 816-822. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Griew P, Page A, Thomas S, Hillsdon M, Cooper AR (2010). The school effect on children's school time physical activity: the PEACH Project. Prev Med, 51(3-4), 282-286. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2009

Jones A, Hillsdon M, Coombes E (2009). Greenspace access, use, and physical activity: understanding the effects of area deprivation. Prev Med, 49(6), 500-505. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Page AS, Cooper AR, Griew P, Davis L, Hillsdon M (2009). Independent mobility in relation to weekday and weekend physical activity in children aged 10-11 years: the PEACH Project. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 6 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Foster C, Hillsdon M, Jones A, Grundy C, Wilkinson P, White M, Sheehan B, Wareham N, Thorogood M (2009). Objective measures of the environment and physical activity--results of the environment and physical activity study in English adults. J Phys Act Health, 6 Suppl 1, S70-S80. Abstract.  Author URL.
Stamatakis E, Hillsdon M, Mishra G, Hamer M, Marmot M (2009). Television viewing and other screen-based entertainment in relation to multiple socioeconomic status indicators and area deprivation: the Scottish Health Survey 2003. J Epidemiol Community Health, 63(9), 734-740. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2008

Panter J, Jones A, Hillsdon M (2008). Equity of access to physical activity facilities in an English city. Prev Med, 46(4), 303-307. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Lawlor DA, Ebrahim S, Morris JN (2008). Physical activity in older women: associations with area deprivation and with socioeconomic position over the life course: observations in the British Women's Heart and Health Study. J Epidemiol Community Health, 62(4), 344-350. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2007

Stamatakis E, Hillsdon M, Primatesta P (2007). Domestic physical activity in relationship to multiple CVD risk factors. Am J Prev Med, 32(4), 320-327. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Panter J, Foster C, Jones A (2007). Equitable access to exercise facilities (vol 32, pg 506, 2007). AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 33(3), 265-265. Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Panter J, Foster C, Jones A (2007). Equitable access to exercise facilities. Am J Prev Med, 32(6), 506-508. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Shannon R, Hillsdon M (2007). Motivational interviewing in musculoskeletal care. Musculoskeletal Care, 5(4), 206-215. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Dawson J, Hillsdon M, Boller I, Foster C (2007). Perceived barriers to walking in the neighborhood environment: a survey of middle-aged and older adults. J Aging Phys Act, 15(3), 318-335. Abstract.  Author URL.
Dawson J, Hillsdon M, Boller I, Foster C (2007). Perceived barriers to walking in the neighbourhood environment and change in physical activity levels over 12 months. Br J Sports Med, 41(9), 562-568. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Fox KR, Hillsdon M (2007). Physical activity and obesity. Obes Rev, 8 Suppl 1, 115-121. Author URL. DOI.

2006

Hillsdon M, Panter J, Foster C, Jones A (2006). The relationship between access and quality of urban green space with population physical activity. Public Health, 120(12), 1127-1132. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2005

Wood AM, White IR, Hillsdon M, Carpenter J (2005). Comparison of imputation and modelling methods in the analysis of a physical activity trial with missing outcomes. Int J Epidemiol, 34(1), 89-99. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Singh-Manoux A, Hillsdon M, Brunner E, Marmot M (2005). Effects of physical activity on cognitive functioning in middle age: evidence from the Whitehall II prospective cohort study. Am J Public Health, 95(12), 2252-2258. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Foster C, Thorogood M (2005). Interventions for promoting physical activity. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)(1). Abstract.
Hillsdon M, Foster C, Thorogood M (2005). Interventions for promoting physical activity. Cochrane Database Syst Rev(1). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon M, Brunner EJ, Guralnik JM, Marmot MG (2005). Physical Activity Maintains Physical Function in Early Old Age. The Whitehall II Cohort Study. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 37, S256-S256. Author URL. DOI.
Hillsdon MM, Brunner EJ, Guralnik JM, Marmot MG (2005). Prospective study of physical activity and physical function in early old age. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 28(3), 245-250. Abstract. DOI.
Mein GK, Shipley MJ, Hillsdon M, Ellison GTH, Marmot MG (2005). Work, retirement and physical activity: cross-sectional analyses from the Whitehall II study. Eur J Public Health, 15(3), 317-322. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2004

Hillsdon M, Thorogood M, Murphy M, Jones L (2004). Can a simple measure of vigorous physical activity predict future mortality? Results from the OXCHECK study. Public Health Nutr, 7(4), 557-562. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Thorogood M, Hillsdon M, Summerbell C (2004). Cardiovascular disorders. Changing behaviour. Clin Evid(12), 85-114. Author URL.
Foster C, Hillsdon M (2004). Changing the environment to promote health-enhancing physical activity. J Sports Sci, 22(8), 755-769. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Foster C, Hillsdon M, Thorogood M (2004). Environmental perceptions and walking in English adults. J Epidemiol Community Health, 58(11), 924-928. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Taylor AH, Cable NT, Faulkner G, Hillsdon M, Narici M, Van Der Bij AK (2004). Physical activity and older adults: a review of health benefits and the effectiveness of interventions. J Sports Sci, 22(8), 703-725. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Mein G, Shipley M, Hillsdon M, Ellison G, Marmot M (2004). Work, retirement and physical activity: cross-sectional analyses from the Whitehall II study. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 14(4), 25-25. Author URL.

2003

Thorogood M, Hillsdon M, Summerbell C (2003). Cardiovascular disorders. Changing behaviour. Clin Evid(10), 95-117. Author URL.

2002

Hillsdon M, Thorogood M, White I, Foster C (2002). Advising people to take more exercise is ineffective: a randomized controlled trial of physical activity promotion in primary care. Int J Epidemiol, 31(4), 808-815. Abstract.  Author URL.
Thorogood M, Hillsdon M, Summerbell C (2002). Cardiovascular disorders. Changing behaviour. Clin Evid(7), 36-56. Author URL.
Thorogood M, Hillsdon M, Summerbell C (2002). Cardiovascular disorders. Changing behaviour. Clin Evid(8), 37-59. Author URL.

2001

Hillsdon M, Cavill N, Nanchahal K, Diamond A, White IR (2001). National level promotion of physical activity: results from England's ACTIVE for LIFE campaign. J Epidemiol Community Health, 55(10), 755-761. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.

1998

Stevens W, Hillsdon M, Thorogood M, McArdle D (1998). Cost-effectiveness of a primary care based physical activity intervention in 45-74 year old men and women: a randomised controlled trial. Br J Sports Med, 32(3), 236-241. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Hillsdon M (1998). Promoting physical activity: issues in primary health care. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord, 22 Suppl 2, S52-S54. Abstract.  Author URL.

1997

Cowburn G, Hillsdon M, Hankey CR (1997). Obesity management by life-style strategies. Br Med Bull, 53(2), 389-408. Abstract.  Author URL.

1996

Hillsdon M, Thorogood M (1996). A systematic review of physical activity promotion strategies. Br J Sports Med, 30(2), 84-89. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.

1995

Hillsdon M, Thorogood M, Anstiss T, Morris J (1995). Randomised controlled trials of physical activity promotion in free living populations: a review. J Epidemiol Community Health, 49(5), 448-453. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.

1994

Iliffe S, Tai SS, Gould M, Thorogood M, Hillsdon M (1994). Prescribing exercise in general practice. BMJ, 309(6953), 494-495. Author URL.