Journal Articles

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Claire L. Cleland, Katy McComb, Frank Kee, Ruth Jepson, Michael P. Kelly, Karen Milton, Glenna Nightingale, Paul Kelly, Graham Baker, Neil Craig, Andrew James Williams, Ruth F. Hunter. Effects of 20 mph interventions on a range of public health outcomes using the meta-narrative method. Journal of Transport and Health https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.43939

Ruth G Jepson, Gabrielle Williams, Jonathan C Craig, Ruth G Jepson, (2012). Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews,

Leng, G.C., Lee, A.J., Fowkes, F.G.R., Jepson….. B.F., (1998). Randomized controlled trial of gamma-linolenic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid in peripheral arterial disease. Clinical Nutrition,

Leng, G.C., Price, J.F., Jepson, R.G., (1998). Lipid lowering therapy in the treatment of lower limb atherosclerosis. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery,

Jepson R, Kleijnen J, Leng G. (1996). Garlic for peripheral arterial occlusive disease. Jepson R (Ed.), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews – Reviews.

Jepson, R.G., Forbes, J.F., Fowkes, F.G.R., (1997). Resource use and costs of elective surgery for asymptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysm. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery,

Broclain D, Jepson R, Moumjid Ferdjaoui N. (1996). Influence of comprehensive versus partial information on consumers’ screening choices. Broclain D (Ed.), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews – Reviews.

Jepson, R.G., Fowkes, F.G.R., Donnan, P.T., Housley, E., (1995). Alcohol intake as a risk factor for peripheral arterial disease in the general population in the Edinburgh Artery Study. European Journal of Epidemiology,

Iyer V, Farquhar C, Jepson R. (1996). Oral contraceptive pills for heavy menstrual bleeding. Iyer V (Ed.), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews – Reviews.

Jepson, R.G., Craig, J.C., (2008). Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections.. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, pp. CD001321

Thomson, H., Jepson, R., Hurley, F., Douglas, M., (2008). Assessing the unintended health impacts of road transport policies and interventions: translating research evidence for use in policy and practice.. BMC public health, pp. 339

Jepson, R.G., Craig, J.C., (2007). A systematic review of the evidence for cranberries and blueberries in UTI prevention.. Molecular nutrition & food research, 51 (6), pp. 738-45

Jepson, R.G., Forbes, C.A., Sowden, A.J., Lewis, R.A., (2001). Increasing informed uptake and non-uptake of screening: evidence from a systematic review.. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 4 (2), pp. 116-26

Brown, J., Farquhar, C., Lee, O., Toomath….. R.G., (2009). Spironolactone versus placebo or in combination with steroids for hirsutism and/or acne.. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, pp. CD000194

Jepson, R.G., Hewison, J., Thompson, A.G.H., Weller, D., (2005). How should we measure informed choice? The case of cancer screening.. Journal of medical ethics, 31 (4), pp. 192-6

Jepson, R.G., Hewison, J., Thompson, A., Weller, D., (2007). Patient perspectives on information and choice in cancer screening: a qualitative study in the UK.. Social science & medicine (1982), 65 (5), pp. 890-9

Fowkes, F.G.R., Greenhalgh, R.M., Powell, J.T., Ruckley….. A.R.L., (1998). Length of hospital stay following elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery,

Ring, N., Pinnock, H., Wilson, C., Hoskins….. A., (2011). Understanding what asthma plans mean: a linguistic analysis of terminology used in published texts.. Primary care respiratory journal : journal of the General Practice Airways Group, 20 (2), pp. 170-7; 4 p following 177

Robertson, R., Jepson, R., Shepherd, A., McInnes, R., (2011). Recommendations by Queensland GPs to be more physically active: which patients were recommended which activities and what action they took. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health,

Ring, N., Jepson, R., Hoskins, G., Wilson….. S., (2011). Understanding what helps or hinders asthma action plan use: a systematic review and synthesis of the qualitative literature.. Patient education and counseling, 85 (2), pp. e131-43

Jepson, R.G., Mihaljevic, L., Craig, J.C., (2000). Cranberries for treating urinary tract infections.. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, pp. CD001322

Jepson R, (2009). Government Perspective, Informed Policy Choice. Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making.

Entwistle, V.A., France, E.F., Wyke, S., Jepson….. A., (2011). How information about other people’s personal experiences can help with healthcare decision-making: a qualitative study.. Patient education and counseling, 85 (3), pp. e291-8

Jepson, R.G., Harris, F.M., Platt, S., Tannahill, C., (2010). The effectiveness of interventions to change six health behaviours: a review of reviews.. BMC public health, pp. 538

Ashley Shepherd, Ruth Jepson, Andrew Watterson, Josie M. M. Evans, (2012). Risk Perceptions of Environmental Hazards and Human Reproduction: A Community-Based Survey. ISRN Public Health,

Helen Frost, Rosemary Geddes, Sally Haw, Caroline A. Jackson, Ruth Jepson, John D. Mooney, John Frank, (2012). Experiences of knowledge brokering for evidence-informed public health policy and practice: three years of the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy. Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice,

Ring, N., Jepson, R., Pinnock, H., Wilson….. A., (2012). Developing novel evidence-based interventions to promote asthma action plan use: a cross-study synthesis of evidence from randomised controlled trials and qualitative studies.. Trials, pp. 216

Jepson, R., Harris, F.M., Bowes, A., Robertson….. A., (2012). Physical Activity in South Asians: An In-Depth Qualitative Study to Explore Motivations and Facilitators. PLoS ONE,

Taylor, J., Parkes, T., Haw, S., Jepson, R., (2012). Military veterans with mental health problems: a protocol for a systematic review to identify whether they have an additional risk of contact with criminal justice systems compared with other veterans groups.. Systematic reviews, pp. 53

Robertson, R., Robertson, A., Jepson, R., Maxwell, M., (2012). Walking for depression or depressive symptoms: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Mental Health and Physical Activity,

Nicola Ring, Ruth Jepson, Karen Ritchie, (2011). Methods of synthesizing qualitative research studies for health technology assessment.. International journal of technology assessment in health care, 27 (4), pp. 384-90

John Frank, Helen Frost, Rosemary Geddes, Sally Haw, Caroline Jackson, Ruth Jepson….. John Mooney, (2012). Experiences of knowledge brokering for evidence-informed public health, policy, and practice: 3 years of the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy. The Lancet,

Dasgupta, K., Jarvandi, S., De Civita, M., Pillay….. R., (2014). Participants’ perceptions of a group based program incorporating hands-on meal preparation and pedometer-based self-monitoring in type 2 diabetes.. PloS one, 9 (12), pp. e114620

John Frank, Ruth Jepson, (2013). Public health may not be ready for health system change – but neither is the system ready to integrate public health.. HealthcarePapers, 13 (3), pp. 77-83; discussion 85-9

Jepson, R.G., Williams, G., Craig, J.C., (2013). Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections.. Sao Paulo medical journal = Revista paulista de medicina, 131 (5), pp. 363

Doi L, Williams AJ, Marryat L, Frank J. (2020). Cohort study of high maternal body mass index and the risk of adverse pregnancy and delivery outcomes in Scotland. BMJ Open,

Sim F, Thompson L, Marryat L, Ramparsad N, Wilson P. (2019). Predictive validity of preschool screening tools for language and behavioural difficulties: A PRISMA systematic review.. PloS one, 14 (2), pp. e0211409

Blair A, Marryat L, Frank J. (2019). How community resources mitigate the association between household poverty and the incidence of adverse childhood experiences. International Journal of Public Health,

Laird Y, Myers F, Reid G, McAteer J. (2019). Tobacco Control Policy in Scotland: A Qualitative Study of Expert Views on Successes, Challenges and Future Actions.. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16 (15),

Sim F, Thompson L, Marryat L, Law J, Wilson P. (2019). Preschool developmental concerns and adjustment in the early school years: Evidence from a Scottish birth cohort.. Child: care, health and development, 45 (5), pp. 719-736

Inglis G, McHardy F, Sosu E, McAteer J, Biggs H. (2019). Health inequality implications from a qualitative study of experiences of poverty stigma in Scotland.. Social science & medicine (1982), pp. 43-49

Malden S, Doi L, (2019). The Daily Mile: teachers’ perspectives of the barriers and facilitators to the delivery of a school-based physical activity intervention.. BMJ open, 9 (3), pp. e027169

Pringle Jan, Doi Lawrence, Jepson Ruth, McAteer John, (2018). Developing an evidence and theory based intervention that seeks to promote positive adolescent health and education outcomes.

Geddes Rosemary, Woolfson Lisa Marks, McNicol Stephanie, Booth Josephine N., Wray Steven, Hardie Samantha….. Frank John, (2014). Translating research into practice: a cross-sectional study using the Early Development Instrument to assess early years interventions in local level public health practice.

Pringle Jan, Scobie Graeme, Arnot Julie, Doi Lawrence, McAteer John, Scott Eileen, Reid Garth, (2017). Impact of early learning and child care on the parents of children pre-school children: results of a rapid systematic review.

Jepson Ruth, Hunter Ruth, Williams Andrew J., Milton Karen, Foster Charlie, Kelly Mike….. Turner Kieran, (2018). Is 20 Plenty For Health? Methods for an evaluation of the 20 mph/30kph speed limit in Edinburgh and Belfast on a range of public health outcomes.

Turner Kieran, Jepson Ruth, MacDonald Bradley, Kelly Paul, Biggs Hannah, Baker Graham, (2018). Developing and refining a programme theory for understanding how twenty mile per hour speed limits impact health. Journal of Transport & Health,

Maggie Cunningham, Emma F France, Nicola Ring, Isabelle Uny, Edward AS Duncan, Rachel J Roberts….. Jane Noyes, (2019). Developing a reporting guideline to improve meta-ethnography in health research: the eMERGe mixed-methods study. Health Services and Delivery Research,

France E, Cunningham M, Ring N, Uny I, Duncan E, Jepson R….. Noyes J, (2019). Improving reporting of meta‐ethnography: The eMERG e reporting guidance. Review of Education,

France E, Cunningham M, Ring N, Uny I, Duncan E, Jepson R….. Noyes J, (2019). Improving reporting of meta-ethnography: The eMERGe reporting guidance.. Psycho-oncology, 28 (3), pp. 447-458

France E, Cunningham M, Ring N, Uny I, Duncan E, Jepson R….. Noyes J, (2019). Improving reporting of meta-ethnography: The eMERGe reporting guidance.. Journal of advanced nursing, 75 (5), pp. 1126-1139

Marryat L, Frank J. (2019). Factors associated with adverse childhood experiences in Scottish children: a prospective cohort study.. BMJ paediatrics open, 3 (1), pp. e000340

Pringle J, Whitehead R, Milne D, Scott E, McAteer J, (2018). The relationship between a trusted adult and adolescent outcomes: a protocol of a scoping review.. Systematic reviews, 7 (1), pp. 207

Williams AJ, Henley W, Frank J. (2018). Impact of abolishing prescription fees in Scotland on hospital admissions and prescribed medicines: an interrupted time series evaluation.. BMJ open, 8 (12), pp. e021318

Murray AD, Archibald D, Murray IR, Hawkes RA, Foster C, Barker K, Kelly P… Mutrie N. (2018). 2018 International Consensus Statement on Golf and Health to guide action by people, policymakers and the golf industry.. British journal of sports medicine, 52 (22), pp. 1426-14361

Inglis G, Archibald D, Doi L, Laird Y, Malden S, Marryat L, McAteer J… Frank J. (2018). Credibility of subgroup analyses by socioeconomic status in public health intervention evaluations: An underappreciated problem?. SSM – population health, pp. 245-251

Blair A, Siddiqi A, Frank J. (2018). Canadian report card on health equity across the life-course: Analysis of time trends and cross-national comparisons with the United Kingdom.. SSM – population health, pp. 158-168

Doi L, Wason D, Malden S, Jepson R. (2018). Supporting the health and well-being of school-aged children through a school nurse programme: a realist evaluation.. BMC health services research, 18 (1), pp. 664

Sher J, Frank JW, Doi L, de Caestecker L. (2019). Failures in reproductive health policy: overcoming the consequences and causes of inaction.. Journal of public health (Oxford, England), 41 (2), pp. e209-e215

Hartley J, McAteer J, Doi L, Jepson R. (2018). CARE: The development of an intervention for kinship carers with teenage children. Qualitative Social Work,

Wright CM, Marryat L, McColl J, Harjunmaa U, Cole TJ. (2018). Pathways into and out of overweight and obesity from infancy to mid-childhood.. Pediatric obesity, 13 (10), pp. 621-627

McAteer J, Di Ruggiero E, Fraser A, Frank JW. (2019). Bridging the academic and practice/policy gap in public health: perspectives from Scotland and Canada.. Journal of public health (Oxford, England), 41 (3), pp. 632-637

Macintyre AK, Marryat L, Chambers S. (2018). Exposure to liquid sweetness in early childhood: artificially-sweetened and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption at 4-5 years and risk of overweight and obesity at 7-8 years.. Pediatric obesity, 13 (12), pp. 755-765

Fuentes Pacheco A, Carrillo Balam G, Archibald D, Grant E, Skafida V. (2018). Exploring the relationship between local food environments and obesity in UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand: a systematic review protocol.. BMJ open, 8 (2), pp. e018701

Inglis G, Obonsawin MC, Hunter SC. (2018). Cognitive Appraisals Mediate Affective Reactivity in Affiliative Extraversion.. Frontiers in psychology, pp. 782

Robertson, T, Frank JW, Jepson R. (2013). Concerns re Again Selling Alcohol at Scottish Football Matches (Letter to Editor). . J Public Health, pp. DOI: 10:1093/pubmed/fdt105.

Frank J , Bernstein A. (2016). Forward: “Population Health” . In Barer M., Stoddart G, McGrail K, McLeod C (Ed.), An Undisciplined Economist: Robert G. Evans on Health Economics, Health Care, and Population Health. (pp. 381-5). Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press

Geddes R, Woolfson L, McNicol S, Booth J, Wray S, Hardie S, Doi L… Frank J. (2014). Translating research into practice: a cross-sectional study using the Early Development Instrument to assess early years interventions in local level public health practice. The Lancet,

MacDonald NE, Bortolussi R, Kabakyenga J, Frank J. (2017). Beyond implementation research for improving maternal, newborn and child health globally.. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l’Association medicale canadienne, 189 (20), pp. E729

Jepson RJ, , Doi L, Wason D, Woodman K, Stockton D, Craig P.. (2016). Evaluability assessment of the enhanced health visiting (EHV) service in Scotland. . Edinburgh: NHS HS.

Stockton D, Jepson R, Craig P. (2016). Evaluability Assessment: Pregnancy and Parenthood in Young People Strategy. Edinburgh: NHS HS.

Rankin D., Harden J., Jepson R., Lawton J., (2017). Children’s experiences of managing Type 1 diabetes in everyday life: a thematic synthesis of qualitative studies.. Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association, 34 (8), pp. 1050-1060

Edwards M, Jepson R, McInnes R, (2018). Breastfeeding initiation: An in-depth qualitative analysis of the perspectives of women and midwives using Social Cognitive Theory.. Midwifery, pp. 8-17

Evans J, Connelly J, Jepson R, Gray C, Shepherd A, Mackison D, (2017). A physical activity intervention in a Bingo club: Significance of the setting. Health Education Journal,

Doi L, Jepson R, Hardie S, (2017). Realist evaluation of an enhanced health visiting programme.. PloS one, 12 (7), pp. e0180569

Stead M, Parkes T, Nicoll A, Wilson S, Burgess C, Eadie D….. Bauld L, (2017). Delivery of alcohol brief interventions in community-based youth work settings: exploring feasibility and acceptability in a qualitative study.. BMC public health, 17 (1), pp. 357

Robison O, Egan J, Inglis G. (2017). Young carers in Glasgow: health, wellbeing and future expectations.

Naven L, Inglis G, Harris R, Fergie G, Teal G, Phipps R, Stewart S… Egan J. (2018). Right Here Right Now (RHRN) pilot study: testing a method of near-real-time data collection on the social determinants of health.. Evidence & policy : a journal of research, debate and practice, 14 (2), pp. 301-321

Robertson J, Macvean A, Fawkner S, Baker G, Jepson R. (2018). Savouring our mistakes: Learning from the FitQuest project. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction,

Martin A, Booth J, Laird Y, Sproule J, Reilly J, Saunders D, (2018). Physical activity, diet and other behavioural interventions for improving cognition and school achievement in children and adolescents with obesity or overweight.. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, pp. CD009728

Laird Y, Fawkner S, Niven A, (2018). A grounded theory of how social support influences physical activity in adolescent girls.. International journal of qualitative studies on health and well-being, 13 (1), pp. 1435099

Marryat L, Thompson L, Wilson P. (2017). No evidence of whole population mental health impact of the Triple P parenting programme: findings from a routine dataset.. BMC pediatrics, 17 (1), pp. 40

Marryat L, Thompson L, Minnis H, Wilson P. (2018). Primary schools and the amplification of social differences in child mental health: a population-based cohort study.. Journal of epidemiology and community health, 72 (1), pp. 27-33

Conklin AI, Ponce NA, Crespi CM, Frank J, Nandi A, Heymann J. (2018). Economic policy and the double burden of malnutrition: cross-national longitudinal analysis of minimum wage and women’s underweight and obesity.. Public health nutrition, 21 (5), pp. 940-947

Robertson T, Beveridge G, Bromley C. (2017). Allostatic load as a predictor of all-cause and cause-specific mortality in the general population: Evidence from the Scottish Health Survey.. PloS one, 12 (8), pp. e0183297

Goodfellow A, Frank J, McAteer J, Rankin J. (2017). Improving preconception health and care: a situation analysis.. BMC health services research, 17 (1), pp. 595

Hunter DJ, Frank J. (2018). Making Research Matter Comment on “Public Spending on Health Service and Policy Research in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States: A Modest Proposal”.. International journal of health policy and management, 7 (4), pp. 353-355

Wennerholm C, Bromley C, Johansson A, Nilsson S, Frank J, Faresjö T. (2017). Two tales of cardiovascular risksmiddle-aged women living in Sweden and Scotland: a cross-sectional comparative study.. BMJ open, 7 (8), pp. e016527

Best C, Haseen F, Currie D, Ozakinci G, MacKintosh AM, Stead M, Eadie D… Haw S. (2017). Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study.. Tobacco control,

Willis C, Riley B, Stockton L, Viehbeck S, Wutzke S, Frank J. (2017). Evaluating the impact of applied prevention research centres: results from a modified Delphi approach. Research Evaluation,

Archibald D, Patterson R, Haraldsdottir E, Hazelwood M, Fife S, Murray SA. (2016). Mapping the progress and impacts of public health approaches to palliative care: a scoping review protocol.. BMJ open, 6 (7), pp. e012058

Murray AD, Daines L, Archibald D, Hawkes RA, Schiphorst C, Kelly P, Grant L… Mutrie N. (2017). Infographic. Golf and health.. British journal of sports medicine, 51 (1), pp. 20-21

Avenell A, Robertson C, Stewart F, Boyers D, Douglas F, Archibald D, van Teijlingen E… Boachie C. (2016). Sex can affect participation, engagement, and adherence in trials.. BMJ (Clinical research ed.), pp. i6754

Murray AD, Daines L, Archibald D, Hawkes RA, Schiphorst C, Kelly P, Grant L… Mutrie N. (2017). The relationships between golf and health: a scoping review.. British journal of sports medicine, 51 (1), pp. 12-19

Murray A, Daines L, Archibald D, Hawkes R, Grant L, Mutrie N. (2016). The relationship and effects of golf on physical and mental health: a scoping review protocol.. British journal of sports medicine, 50 (11), pp. 647-50

France Emma, Ring Nicola, Jepson Ruth. (2016). Developing a Meta-Ethnography Reporting Guideline for Research (eMERGE).

Aitken M, de St Jorre J, Pagliari C, Jepson R, Cunningham-Burley S. (2016). Public responses to the sharing and linkage of health data for research purposes: a systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative studies.. BMC medical ethics, 17 (1), pp. 73

Archibald Daryll, Jepson Ruth, Rennie Alison, Graham David. (2016). A Qualitative Evaluation of a Pilot Green Exercise Volunteering Program for Older Adults Living in a Socio-Economically Disadvantaged Area of Glasgow, Scotland.

Doi L, Williams AJ, Frank J. (2016). How has child growth around adiposity rebound altered in Scotland since 1990 and what are the risk factors for weight gain using the Growing Up in Scotland birth cohort 1?. BMC public health, 16 (1), pp. 1081

Rosella LC, Calzavara A, Frank JW, Fitzpatrick T, Donnelly PD, Henry D. (2016). Narrowing mortality gap between men and women over two decades: a registry-based study in Ontario, Canada.. BMJ open, 6 (11), pp. e012564

Shearer HM, Côté P, Boyle E, Hayden JA, Frank J, Johnson WG. (2017). Who will have Sustainable Employment After a Back Injury? The Development of a Clinical Prediction Model in a Cohort of Injured Workers.. Journal of occupational rehabilitation, 27 (3), pp. 445-455

Evans JM, Ryde G, Jepson R, Gray C, Shepherd A, Mackison D, Ireland AV… Williams B. (2016). Accessing and engaging women from socio-economically disadvantaged areas: a participatory approach to the design of a public health intervention for delivery in a Bingo club.. BMC public health, pp. 345

Lee AS, McInnes RJ, Hughes AR, Guthrie W, Jepson R. (2016). The Effect of the More Active MuMs in Stirling Trial on Body Composition and Psychological Well-Being among Postnatal Women.. Journal of pregnancy, pp. 4183648

Robertson J, Jepson R, Macvean A, Gray S. (2016). Understanding the Importance of Context: A Qualitative Study of a Location-Based Exergame to Enhance School Childrens Physical Activity.. PloS one, 11 (8), pp. e0160927

Frank, John, Jepson, Ruth;Williams, Andrew James. (2016). Disease Prevention: A Critical Toolkit. (First). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press

Best C, Haseen F, van der Sluijs W, Ozakinci G, Currie D, Eadie D, Stead M… Haw S. (2016). Relationship between e-cigarette point of sale recall and e-cigarette use in secondary school children: a cross-sectional study.. BMC public health, pp. 310

Stead M, Eadie D, MacKintosh AM, Best C, Miller M, Haseen F, Pearce JR… Haw S. (2016). Young people’s exposure to point-of-sale tobacco products and promotions.. Public health, pp. 48-56

Frank J, (2016). Origins of the obesity pandemic can be analysed.. Nature, 532 (7598), pp. 149

Majid MF, Mendoza Rodríguez JM, Harper S, Frank J, Nandi A. (2016). Do minimum wages improve early life health? Evidence from developing countries.. Social science & medicine (1982), pp. 105-13

Conklin AI, Ponce NA, Frank J, Nandi A, Heymann J. (2016). Minimum Wage and Overweight and Obesity in Adult Women: A Multilevel Analysis of Low and Middle Income Countries.. PloS one, 11 (3), pp. e0150736

van der Sluijs W, Haseen F, Miller M, MacGregor A, Sharp C, Amos A, Best C… Haw S. (2016). “It Looks Like an Adult Sweetie Shop”: Point-of-Sale Tobacco Display Exposure and Brand Awareness in Scottish Secondary School Students.. Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 18 (10), pp. 1981-1988

Hartley JE, Levin K, Currie C. (2016). A new version of the HBSC Family Affluence Scale – FAS III: Scottish Qualitative Findings from the International FAS Development Study.. Child indicators research, pp. 233-245

Hartley JE, (2016). Risky health-related behaviours among school-aged adolescents: a rational ‘consumer’ choice?. International journal of adolescent medicine and health, 28 (2), pp. 221-3

Best C, van der Sluijs W, Haseen F, Eadie D, Stead M, MacKintosh AM, Pearce J… Haw S. (2016). Does exposure to cigarette brands increase the likelihood of adolescent e-cigarette use? A cross-sectional study.. BMJ open, 6 (2), pp. e008734

Stewart F, Fraser C, Robertson C, Avenell A, Archibald D, Douglas F, Hoddinott P… Boyers D. (2014). Are men difficult to find? Identifying male-specific studies in MEDLINE and Embase.. Systematic reviews, pp. 78

Robertson C, Avenell A, Boachie C, Stewart F, Archibald D, Douglas F, Hoddinott P… Boyers D. (2016). Should weight loss and maintenance programmes be designed differently for men? A systematic review of long-term randomised controlled trials presenting data for men and women: The ROMEO project.. Obesity research & clinical practice, 10 (1), pp. 70-84

Robertson C, Avenell A, Stewart F, Archibald D, Douglas F, Hoddinott P, van Teijlingen E… Boyers D. (2017). Clinical Effectiveness of Weight Loss and Weight Maintenance Interventions for Men: A Systematic Review of Men-Only Randomized Controlled Trials (The ROMEO Project).. American journal of men’s health, 11 (4), pp. 1096-1123

Boyers D, Avenell A, Stewart F, Robertson C, Archibald D, Douglas F, Hoddinott P… van Teijlingen E. (2015). A systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of non-surgical obesity interventions in men.. Obesity research & clinical practice, 9 (4), pp. 310-27

Doi L, Jepson R;Hardie S. (2015). A realist evaluation of the enhanced health visiting service in NHS Ayrshire and Arran. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

Brown J, Neary J, Katikireddi SV, Thomson H, McQuaid RW, Leyland AH, Frank J… Macdonald EB. (2015). Protocol for a mixed-methods longitudinal study to identify factors influencing return to work in the over 50s participating in the UK Work Programme: Supporting Older People into Employment (SOPIE).. BMJ open, 5 (12), pp. e010525

Wimbush E, Geddes R;Woodman K;Craig P;Jepson R. (2015). Evaluability assessment of the Family Nurse Partnership in Scotland. Edinburgh: NHS Health Scotland.

Beaton M, Craig N;Wimbush E;Craig P;Katikireddi V;Jepson R;Williams AJ. (2014). Evaluability assessment of Free School Meals for all children in P1 to P3. Edinburgh: NHS Health Scotland.

Smith A, Shepherd A, Jepson R, Mackay S. (2016). The impact of a support centre for people with sensory impairment living in rural Scotland.. Primary health care research & development, 17 (2), pp. 138-48

Ring N, Booth H, Wilson C, Hoskins G, Pinnock H, Sheikh A, Jepson R. (2015). The ‘vicious cycle’ of personalised asthma action plan implementation in primary care: a qualitative study of patients and health professionals’ views.. BMC family practice, pp. 145

Wight D, Wimbush E, Jepson R, Doi L. (2016). Six steps in quality intervention development (6SQuID).. Journal of epidemiology and community health, 70 (5), pp. 520-5

France EF, Ring N, Thomas R, Noyes J, Maxwell M, Jepson R. (2014). A methodological systematic review of what’s wrong with meta-ethnography reporting.. BMC medical research methodology, pp. 119

Martin A, Fitzsimons C, Jepson R, Saunders DH, van der Ploeg HP, Teixeira PJ, Gray CM… EuroFIT consortium . (2015). Interventions with potential to reduce sedentary time in adults: systematic review and meta-analysis.. British journal of sports medicine, 49 (16), pp. 1056-63

France EF, Ring N, Noyes J, Maxwell M, Jepson R, Duncan E, Turley R… Uny I. (2015). Protocol-developing meta-ethnography reporting guidelines (eMERGe).. BMC medical research methodology, pp. 103

Williams AJ, Wyatt KM, Williams CA, Logan S, Henley WE. (2015). Exploring the Potential of a School Impact on Pupil Weight Status: Exploratory Factor Analysis and Repeat Cross-Sectional Study of the National Child Measurement Programme.. PloS one, 10 (12), pp. e0145128

Archibald D, Douglas F, Hoddinott P, van Teijlingen E, Stewart F, Robertson C, Boyers D… Avenell A. (2015). A qualitative evidence synthesis on the management of male obesity.. BMJ open, 5 (10), pp. e008372

Koshoedo SA, Paul-Ebhohimhen VA, Jepson RG, Watson MC. (2015). Understanding the complex interplay of barriers to physical activity amongst black and minority ethnic groups in the United Kingdom: a qualitative synthesis using meta-ethnography.. BMC public health, pp. 643

Doi L, Jepson R, Cheyne H. (2015). A realist evaluation of an antenatal programme to change drinking behaviour of pregnant women.. Midwifery, 31 (10), pp. 965-72

Belford, M, Jepson, R;Robertson, T. (2015). Health Issues In the Community (HIIC): Evaluability Assessment .

Atherton I, Lynch E, Williams A, Witham M. (2015). Barriers and Solutions to Linking and Using Health and Social Care Data in Scotland. British Journal of Social Work,

Brown J, Mackay D, Demou E, Craig J, Frank J, Macdonald EB. (2015). The EASY (Early Access to Support for You) sickness absence service: a four-year evaluation of the impact on absenteeism.. Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health, 41 (2), pp. 204-15

Mooney JD, Jepson R, Frank J, Geddes R. (2015). Obesity Prevention in Scotland: A Policy Analysis Using the ANGELO Framework.. Obesity facts, 8 (4), pp. 273-81

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