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Publication: High sitting time is a behavioral risk factor for blunted improvement in depression across 8 weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic in April-May 2020

Research Impact:  COVID-19 increased sedentary behaviours, decreased physical activity, and worsened mental health.  The longitudinal impacts of these changes, however, are relatively unknown.  We examined associations between changes in self-reported activity behaviours and mental health […]

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Publication: Associations between generalized anxiety disorder and resting-state frontal lobe cerebral oxygenation are modified by physical activity

McDowell CP, Newman L, Monroe DC, O’Connor JD, Knight SP, Gordon BG, Kenny RA, Herring MP (2021). Associations between generalized anxiety disorder and resting-state frontal lobe cerebral oxygenation are modified by physical activity: Results from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing. Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences