Tag: Matthew Herring

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Publication: review of The effect of school-based suicide prevention on suicidal ideation and suicide attempts and the role of intervention and contextual factors among adolescents

Research Impact:  This multilevel random-effects meta-analysis and meta-regression estimated the population effect of post-primary school-based suicide prevention (PSSP) interventions on suicidal ideation (SI) and suicide attempts (SA) from cluster randomized trials of 33,155 adolescents attending […]

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Publication:  The Acute Effects of Interrupting Prolonged Sitting Time in Adults with Standing and Light-Intensity Walking on Biomarkers of Cardiometabolic Health in Adults – SLR & Meta Analysis

Research Impact:  This systematic review and meta-analysis investigates the acute effects of interrupting prolonged sitting with frequent short bouts of standing and light-intensity walking on biomarkers of cardiometabolic health, such as postprandial glucose and insulin. The […]

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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