Dr Richard Pulsford
Lecturer in Physical Activity and Health

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Key publications



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.
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.
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.

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Journal articles

Broom DR, Miyashita M, Wasse LK, Pulsford R, King JA, Thackray AE, Stensel DJ (In Press). Acute effect of exercise intensity and duration on acylated ghrelin and hunger in men. J Endocrinol, 232(3), 411-422. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Pavey TG, Pulsford R (In Press). Fidgeting is associated with lower mortality risk. Evid Based Med, 21(3). Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Shepherd A, Pulsford R, Poltawski L, Forster A, Taylor R, Spencer A, Hollands L, James M, Allison R, Norris M, et al (In Press). Physical activity, sleep, and fatigue in community dwelling Stroke Survivors. Scientific Reports Full text.
Dirks ML, Stephens FB, Jackman SR, Gordo J, Machin D, Pulsford R, van Loon L, Wall B (2018). A single day of bed rest, irrespective of energy balance, does not affect skeletal muscle gene expression or insulin sensitivity. Experimental Physiology Full text.
Dean S, Poltawski L, Forster A, Taylor RS, Spencer A, James M, Allison R, Stevens S, Norris M, Shepherd AI, et al (2018). Community-based Rehabilitation Training after stroke: Results of a pilot randomised controlled trial (ReTrain) investigating acceptability and feasibility. BMJ Open Full text. DOI.
Pulsford R, Blackwell J, Hillsdon M, Kos K (2017). Intermittent walking, but not standing, improves postprandial insulin and glucose relative to sustained sitting: a randomised cross-over study in inactive middle-aged men. JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE IN SPORT, 20(3), 278-283. 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.
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.
Chastin SFM, De Craemer M, Lien N, Bernaards C, Buck C, Oppert JM, Nazare JA, Lakerveld J, O'Donoghue G, Holdsworth M, et al (2016). The SOS-framework (Systems of Sedentary behaviours): an international transdisciplinary consensus framework for the study of determinants, research priorities and policy on sedentary behaviour across the life course: a DEDIPAC-study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 13(1). Abstract.  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.
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.
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.
Pulsford RM, Cortina-Borja M, Rich C, Kinnafick F-E, Dezateux C, Griffiths LJ (2011). Actigraph accelerometer-defined boundaries for sedentary behaviour and physical activity intensities in 7 year old children. PLoS One, 6(8). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

Publications by year



In Press

Broom DR, Miyashita M, Wasse LK, Pulsford R, King JA, Thackray AE, Stensel DJ (In Press). Acute effect of exercise intensity and duration on acylated ghrelin and hunger in men. J Endocrinol, 232(3), 411-422. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Pavey TG, Pulsford R (In Press). Fidgeting is associated with lower mortality risk. Evid Based Med, 21(3). Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Shepherd A, Pulsford R, Poltawski L, Forster A, Taylor R, Spencer A, Hollands L, James M, Allison R, Norris M, et al (In Press). Physical activity, sleep, and fatigue in community dwelling Stroke Survivors. Scientific Reports Full text.

2018

Dirks ML, Stephens FB, Jackman SR, Gordo J, Machin D, Pulsford R, van Loon L, Wall B (2018). A single day of bed rest, irrespective of energy balance, does not affect skeletal muscle gene expression or insulin sensitivity. Experimental Physiology Full text.
Dean S, Poltawski L, Forster A, Taylor RS, Spencer A, James M, Allison R, Stevens S, Norris M, Shepherd AI, et al (2018). Community-based Rehabilitation Training after stroke: Results of a pilot randomised controlled trial (ReTrain) investigating acceptability and feasibility. BMJ Open Full text. DOI.

2017

Pulsford R, Blackwell J, Hillsdon M, Kos K (2017). Intermittent walking, but not standing, improves postprandial insulin and glucose relative to sustained sitting: a randomised cross-over study in inactive middle-aged men. JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE IN SPORT, 20(3), 278-283. 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.

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.
Chastin SFM, De Craemer M, Lien N, Bernaards C, Buck C, Oppert JM, Nazare JA, Lakerveld J, O'Donoghue G, Holdsworth M, et al (2016). The SOS-framework (Systems of Sedentary behaviours): an international transdisciplinary consensus framework for the study of determinants, research priorities and policy on sedentary behaviour across the life course: a DEDIPAC-study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 13(1). Abstract.  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.

2014

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.

2013

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.

2011

Pulsford RM, Cortina-Borja M, Rich C, Kinnafick F-E, Dezateux C, Griffiths LJ (2011). Actigraph accelerometer-defined boundaries for sedentary behaviour and physical activity intensities in 7 year old children. PLoS One, 6(8). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.