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Cambridge Public Health

 

Her research seeks to examine the factors that influence health behaviours, particularly in young people, and to develop and evaluate behaviour change interventions. Her focus is understanding behaviour change, and translating that knowledge to address real world problems.

Publications from Elements

Journal articles

2019 (Accepted for publication)

  • Guagliano, JM., Brown, HE., Coombes, E., Hughes, C., Jones, AP., Morton, KL., Wilson, ECF. and Van Sluijs, E., 2019 (Accepted for publication). The development and feasibility of a randomised family-based physical activity promotion intervention: The Families Reporting Every Step to Health (FRESH) study Pilot and Feasibility Studies,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-019-0408-7
  • 2019

  • Hnatiuk, JA., Brown, HE., Downing, KL., Hinkley, T., Salmon, J. and Hesketh, KD., 2019. Interventions to increase physical activity in children 0-5 years old: a systematic review, meta-analysis and realist synthesis. Obes Rev, v. 20
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/obr.12763
  • 2018 (Accepted for publication)

  • Proestakis, A., di Sorrentino, EP., Brown, HE., Van Sluijs, EMF., Mani, A., Caldeira, S. and Herrmann, B., 2018 (Accepted for publication). Network Interventions for Changing Physical Activity Behaviour in Preadolescents Nature Human Behaviour,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-018-0436-y
  • 2018

  • De Lepeleere, S., Verloigne, M., Brown, HE., Cardon, G. and De Bourdeaudhuij, I., 2018. Using the Intervention Mapping Protocol to develop an online video intervention for parents to prevent childhood obesity: Movie Models. Glob Health Promot, v. 25
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1177/1757975916658603
  • Jong, ST., Brown, HE., Croxson, CHD., Wilkinson, P., Corder, KL. and van Sluijs, EMF., 2018. GoActive: a protocol for the mixed methods process evaluation of a school-based physical activity promotion programme for 13-14year old adolescents. Trials, v. 19
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2661-0
  • 2017 (Accepted for publication)

  • Brown, HE., Whittle,, F., Jong, S., Croxson,, C., Sharp, SJ., Wilkinson, P., van Sluijs, EMF., Vignoles, A. and Corder, K., 2017 (Accepted for publication). A cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the GoActive intervention to increase physical activity among 13-14 year-old adolescents BMJ Open, v. 7
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014419
  • Uijtdewilligen, L., Brown, HE., Müller-Riemenschneider, F., Wei Lim, Y., Brage, S. and van Sluijs, EMF., 2017 (Accepted for publication). A Systematic Review of Methods to Measure Family Co- Participation in Physical Activity Obesity Reviews,
  • 2017

  • Brown, HE., Atkin, AJ., Panter, J., Wong, G., Chinapaw, MJM. and van Sluijs, EMF., 2017. Family-based interventions to increase physical activity in children: a systematic review, meta-analysis and realist synthesis. Obes Rev, v. 18
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/obr.12493
  • Brown, HE., Corder, K., Atkin, AJ. and van Sluijs, EMF., 2017. Childhood predictors of adolescent behaviour: The prospective association of familial factors with meeting physical activity guidelines Preventive Medicine Reports, v. 6
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2017.03.012
  • Corder, KL., Winpenny, E., Love, R., Brown, HE., White, M. and Van Sluijs, EMF., 2017. Change in physical activity from adolescence to early adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal cohort studies British Journal of Sports Medicine,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2016-097330
  • Brown, HE., Whittle, F., Jong, ST., Croxson, C., Sharp, SJ., Wilkinson, P., Wilson, EC., van Sluijs, EM., Vignoles, A. and Corder, K., 2017. A cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the GoActive intervention to increase physical activity among adolescents aged 13-14 years. BMJ Open, v. 7
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014419
  • 2016 (Accepted for publication)

  • Corder, KL., Brown, HE., Schiff, A. and van Sluijs, EMF., 2016 (Accepted for publication). Feasibility study and pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of the GoActive Intervention aiming to promote physical activity among adolescents: outcomes and lessons learnt BMJ Open, v. 6
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012335
  • 2016

  • Brown, HE., Atkin, AJ., Panter, J., Wong, G., Chinapaw, MJM. and van Sluijs, EMF., 2016. Family-based interventions to increase physical activity in children: a systematic review, meta-analysis and realist synthesis. Obes Rev, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/obr.12362
  • 2015

  • Brown, HE., Schiff, A. and van Sluijs, EMF., 2015. Engaging families in physical activity research: a family-based focus group study. BMC Public Health, v. 15
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-2497-4
  • Penney, TL., Brown, HE., Maguire, ER., Kuhn, I. and Monsivais, P., 2015. Local food environment interventions to improve healthy food choice in adults: a systematic review and realist synthesis protocol BMJ open, v. 5
  • 2014

  • Brown, HE., Atkin, AJ., Panter, J., Corder, K., Wong, G., Chinapaw, MJM. and van Sluijs, E., 2014. Family-based interventions to increase physical activity in children: a meta-analysis and realist synthesis protocol. BMJ Open, v. 4
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005439
  • Ryde, GC., Brown, HE., Gilson, ND. and Brown, WJ., 2014. Are we chained to our desks? Describing desk-based sitting using a novel measure of occupational sitting. J Phys Act Health, v. 11
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2012-0480
  • Brown, HE., Burton, N., Gilson, ND. and Brown, W., 2014. Measuring presenteeism: which questionnaire to use in physical activity research? J Phys Act Health, v. 11
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2011-0307
  • 2013

  • Ryde, GC., Brown, HE., Peeters, GMEE., Gilson, ND. and Brown, WJ., 2013. Desk-based occupational sitting patterns: weight-related health outcomes. Am J Prev Med, v. 45
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2013.05.018
  • Brown, HE., Ryde, GC., Gilson, ND., Burton, NW. and Brown, WJ., 2013. Objectively measured sedentary behavior and physical activity in office employees: relationships with presenteeism. J Occup Environ Med, v. 55
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1097/JOM.0b013e31829178bf
  • Brown, HE., Pearson, N., Braithwaite, RE., Brown, WJ. and Biddle, SJH., 2013. Physical activity interventions and depression in children and adolescents : a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports Med, v. 43
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-012-0015-8
  • 2012

  • Gilson, ND., Suppini, A., Ryde, GC., Brown, HE. and Brown, WJ., 2012. Does the use of standing 'hot' desks change sedentary work time in an open plan office? Prev Med, v. 54
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2011.10.012
  • 2011

  • Brown, HE., Gilson, ND., Burton, NW. and Brown, WJ., 2011. Does physical activity impact on presenteeism and other indicators of workplace well-being? Sports Med, v. 41
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.2165/11539180-000000000-00000
  • Book chapters

    2017

  • Ryde, G. and Brown, HE., 2017. Physical activity and workplace wellbeing
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.4324/9781315665979