Professor Anna Whittaker

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Conference Proceeding

Bradwell HL, Cooper L, Baxter R, Tomaz S, Edwards KJ, Whittaker AC & Jones RB (2024) Implementation of Virtual Reality Motivated Physical Activity via Omnidirectional Treadmill in a Supported Living Facility for Older Adults: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation.: Virtual reality to motivate physical activity for older adults. In: CHI '24: Proceedings of the CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. CHI '24: CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Honolulu HI USA, 11.05.2024-16.05.2024. New York: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3613904.3642281


Article

Tomaz SA, Taylor L, Ryde GC, Bradwell HL, Cooper L, Coffee P, Mannion G, Hennessy C, Haynes R, Whittaker AC & GOALD Project (2024) Generations Active Together: An Example of Using Physical Activity Promotion and Digital Technology to Bring Together Adolescents and Older People in Stirling, Scotland. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships. https://doi.org/10.1080/15350770.2024.2322442


Article

Swales B, Ryde GC & Whittaker AC (2024) A Mixed Methods Feasibility Study of Machine-Based Resistance Training With Prefrail Older Adults in Residential Care: The Keeping Active in Residential Elderly Trial II. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, pp. 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1123/japa.2022-0170


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Bradwell pL, Cooper L, Edwards KJ, Baxter R, Tomaz SA, Ritchie J, Gaudl S, Veliz-Reyes A, Ryde GC, Križaj T, Warren A, Chatterjee A, Haynes R, Hennessy CH & Whittaker AC (2023) Staff perceptions towards virtual reality-motivated treadmill exercise for care home residents: a qualitative feedback study with key stakeholders and follow-up interview with technology developer. BMJ Open, 13 (11), Art. No.: e073307. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-073307


Article

Ramsey KA, Yeung SS, Rojer AG, Gensous N, Asamane EA, Aunger JA, Bondarev D, Cabbia A, Doody P, Iadarola B, Rodrigues B, Kallen V, Tahir MR, Pazienza P & Whittaker AC (2022) Knowledge of Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines is Not Associated with Physical Function in Dutch Older Adults Attending a Healthy Ageing Public Engagement Event. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 17, pp. 1769-1778. https://doi.org/10.2147/cia.s353573


Book Chapter

Mommersteeg PMC, Whittaker AC & Rohleder N (2022) Stress and Biological pathways of health and disease. In: Pedersen SS, Roessler KK, Elmose Andersen T, Thit Johnsen A & Pouwer F (eds.) Textbook of Applied Medical Psychology: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Odense, Denmark: University Press of Southern Denmark, pp. 35-60. https://www.universitypress.dk/shop/textbook-of-applied-3925p.html


Article

Tomaz SA, Ryde GC, Swales B, Neely KC, Andreis F, Coffee P, Connelly J, Kirkland A, McCabe L, Watchman K, Martin JG, Pina I & Whittaker AC (2022) ". . . Exercise opportunities became very important": Scottish older adults' changes in physical activity during Covid19'. European Review of Aging and Physical Activity, 19, Art. No.: 16. https://doi.org/10.1186/s11556-022-00295-z


Article

Sethi S, Manuelpillai N, Mandal A, Simpson O, Morrissey H, Ball P, Sharrod-Cole H, Ford C, Whittaker AC, Drayson M, Race A, Bateman J, Basu S & Cotton J (2022) COVID-19 seroprevalence after the first UK wave of the pandemic and its association with the physical and mental wellbeing of secondary care healthcare workers. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Health, 24, Art. No.: 100492. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbih.2022.100492


Article

Doody P, Asamane EA, Aunger JA, Swales B, Lord JM, Greig CA & Whittaker AC (2022) The prevalence of frailty and pre-frailty among geriatric hospital inpatients and its association with economic prosperity and healthcare expenditure: A systematic review and meta-analysis of 467,779 geriatric hospital inpatients. Ageing Research Reviews, 80, Art. No.: 101666. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arr.2022.101666


Article

Swales B, Ryde GC & Whittaker AC (2022) A Randomized Controlled Feasibility Trial Evaluating a Resistance Training Intervention With Frail Older Adults in Residential Care: The Keeping Active in Residential Elderly Trial. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 30 (3), pp. 364-388. https://doi.org/10.1123/japa.2021-0130


Article

Ramsey KA, Meskers CGM, Trappenburg MC, Bacalini MG, Delledonne M, Garagnani P, Greig C, Kallen V, van Meeteren N, van Riel N, Correia Santos N, Sipilä S, Thompson JL, Whittaker AC & Maier AB (2022) The Physical Activity and Nutritional INfluences in Ageing (PANINI) Toolkit: A Standardized Approach towards Physical Activity and Nutritional Assessment of Older Adults. Healthcare, 10 (6), Art. No.: 1017. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare10061017


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Tomaz SA, Coffee P, Ryde GC, Swales B, Neely KC, Connelly J, Kirkland A, McCabe L, Watchman K, Andreis F, Martin JG, Pina I & Whittaker AC (2021) Loneliness, Wellbeing, and Social Activity in Scottish Older Adults Resulting from Social Distancing during the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (9), Art. No.: 4517. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18094517


Article

Ramsey KA, Rojer AGM, D’Andrea L, Otten RHJ, Heymans MW, Trappenburg MC, Verlaan S, Whittaker AC, Meskers CGM & Maier AB (2021) The association of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behavior with skeletal muscle strength and muscle power in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ageing Research Reviews, 67, Art. No.: 101266. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arr.2021.101266


Article

Salleh NA, Balakrishnan M & Whitttaker AC (2020) Stress response index for traumatic childhood experience based on the fusion of hypothalamus pituitary adrenocorticol and autonomic nervous system biomarkers. Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems, 5 (1), pp. 317-324. https://doi.org/10.25046/aj050140


Article

Aunger JA, Greaves CJ, Davis ET, Asamane EA, Whittaker AC & Greig CA (2020) A novel behavioural INTErvention to REduce Sitting Time in older adults undergoing orthopaedic surgery (INTEREST): results of a randomised-controlled feasibility study. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 32 (12), pp. 2565-2585. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40520-020-01475-6


Article

Black JK, Whittaker AC, Tahrani AA & Balanos GM (2020) The implementation of a physical activity intervention in adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea over the age of 50 years: a feasibility uncontrolled clinical trial. BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation, 12 (1), Art. No.: 46. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13102-020-00195-8


Conference Paper (unpublished)

Whittaker AC, Tomaz SA, Ryde G, Connelly J, Coffee P, Kirkland A, McCabe L, Watchman K, Andreis F, Swales B, Martin JG, Pina I & Neely KC (2020) Loneliness, social support and wellbeing in Scottish older adults as a result of social distancing during the Covid19 pandemic. American Psychosomatic Society 2020 Virtual Meeting, Online, 03.12.2020-04.12.2020. https://psychosomatic.org/meetings/annual-meeting-2020/


Conference Paper (unpublished)

Tomaz SA, Ryde G, Connelly J, Swales B, Martin JG, Pina I, Neely KC, Coffee P, Kirkland A, Andreis F, McCabe L, Watchman K & Whittaker AC (2020) The impact of Covid19 on Scottish older adults’ physical activity: Changes and associations with wellbeing. Scottish Physical Activity Research Connections 2020 Digital Conference, Online, 11.11.2020-18.11.2020. https://www.sparc.education.ed.ac.uk/conference-2020/


Conference Paper (unpublished)

Whittaker AC, Tomaz SA, Coffee P, Ryde G, Connelly J, Kirkland A, McCabe L, Watchman K, Andreis F, Neely KC, Swales B, Martin JG & Pina I (2020) Impact of Covid19 social distancing on the social and mental health of Scottish older adults. Scottish Physical Activity Research Connections 2020 Digital Conference, Online, 11.11.2020-18.11.2020. https://www.sparc.education.ed.ac.uk/conference-2020/


Meeting Abstract

Whittaker A & Swales B (2020) Keeping Active in Residential Elderly (KARE): Preliminary Findings of a Feasibility Study of an Adapted Physical Activity Intervention to Improve Multi-Dimensional Health In Frail Older Adults in Residential Care.. Psychosomatic Medicine, 82 (6), p. A33. https://doi.org/10.1097/psy.0000000000000835


Article

Drayson MT, Bowcock S, Planche T, Iqbal G, Pratt G, Yong K, Wood J, Raynes K, Higgins H, Dawkins B, Meads D, Hulme CT, Monahan I, Whittaker AC & Karunanithi K (2019) Levofloxacin prophylaxis in patients with newly diagnosed myeloma (TEAMM): a multicentre, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised, phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncology, 20 (12), pp. 1760-1772. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045%2819%2930506-6


Article

Doody P, Lord JM & Whittaker AC (2019) Assessing the feasibility and impact of an adapted resistance training intervention, aimed at improving the multi-dimensional health and functional capacity of frail older adults in residential care settings: protocol for a feasibility study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5 (1), Art. No.: 86. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-019-0470-1


Article

Doody P, Lord JM, Greig CA & Whittaker AC (2019) Assessing the feasibility and impact of specially adapted exercise interventions, aimed at improving the multi-dimensional health and functional capacity of frail geriatric hospital inpatients: protocol for a feasibility study. BMJ open, 9 (11), Art. No.: e031159. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031159


Article

Doody P, Aunger J, Asamane E, Greig CA, Lord J & Whittaker A (2019) Frailty Levels In Geriatric Hospital paTients (FLIGHT)-the prevalence of frailty among geriatric populations within hospital ward settings: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open, 9 (8), Art. No.: e030147. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030147


Conference Proceeding

Aimie-Salleh N, Malarvili M & Whitttaker AC (2018) Stress Response Index for Adverse Childhood Experience Based on Fusion of Biomarkers. In: Proceedings of 2018 IEEE-EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES). 2018 IEEE-EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES), Sarawak, Malaysia, 03.12.2018-06.12.2018. Piscataway, NJ, USA: IEEE, pp. 140-145. https://doi.org/10.1109/iecbes.2018.8626657


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Gorostegi-Anduaga I, Maldonado-Martín S, MartinezAguirre-Betolaza A, Corres P, Romaratezabala E, Whittaker AC, Francisco-Terreros S & Pérez-Asenjo J (2018) Effects on Cardiovascular Risk Scores and Vascular Age After Aerobic Exercise and Nutritional Intervention in Sedentary and Overweight/Obese Adults with Primary Hypertension: The EXERDIET-HTA Randomized Trial Study. High Blood Pressure & Cardiovascular Prevention, 25 (4), pp. 361-368. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40292-018-0281-0


Article

Chan W, Bosch JA, Phillips AC, Chin SH, Antonysunil A, Inston N, Moore S, Kaur O, McTernan PG & Borrows R (2018) The Associations of Endotoxemia With Systemic Inflammation, Endothelial Activation, and Cardiovascular Outcome in Kidney Transplantation. Journal of Renal Nutrition, 28 (1), pp. 13-27. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.jrn.2017.06.004


Article

Shvedko A, Whittaker AC, Thompson JL & Greig CA (2018) Physical activity interventions for treatment of social isolation, loneliness or low social support in older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 34, pp. 128-137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2017.10.003


Article

Ginty AT, Williams SE, Jones A, Roseboom TJ, Phillips AC, Painter RC, Carroll D & de Rooij SR (2016) Diminished heart rate reactivity to acute psychological stress is associated with enhanced carotid intima-media thickness through adverse health behaviors: Heart rate reactivity and intima-media thickness. Psychophysiology, 53 (6), pp. 769-775. https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.12640


Article

Vitlic A, Lord JM, Taylor AE, Arlt W, Bartlett DB, Rossi A, Arora-Duggal N, Welham A, Heald M, Oliver C, Carroll D & Phillips AC (2016) Neutrophil function in young and old caregivers. British Journal of Health Psychology, 21 (1), pp. 173-189. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjhp.12156


Article

Bibbey A, Phillips AC, Ginty AT & Carroll D (2015) Problematic Internet use, excessive alcohol consumption, their comorbidity and cardiovascular and cortisol reactions to acute psychological stress in a student population. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 4 (2), pp. 44-52. https://doi.org/10.1556/2006.4.2015.006


Article

Bibbey A, Carroll D, Ginty AT & Phillips AC (2015) Cardiovascular and Cortisol Reactions to Acute Psychological Stress Under Conditions of High Versus Low Social Evaluative Threat: Associations With the Type D Personality Construct. Psychosomatic Medicine, 77 (5), pp. 599-608. https://doi.org/10.1097/psy.0000000000000194


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Brindle RC, Ginty AT, Phillips AC & Carroll D (2014) A tale of two mechanisms: A meta-analytic approach toward understanding the autonomic basis of cardiovascular reactivity to acute psychological stress: Autonomic basis of cardiovascular reactivity. Psychophysiology, 51 (10), pp. 964-976. https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.12248


Article

Carroll D, Hunt K, Phillips A, Der G, Bibbey A, Benzeval M & Gintey A (2013) Low forced expiratory volume is associated with blunted cardiac reactions to acute psychological stress in a community sample of middle-aged men and women. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 90 (1), pp. 17-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2012.10.005


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Phillips AC, Roseboom TJ, Carroll D & de Rooij SR (2012) Cardiovascular and Cortisol Reactions to Acute Psychological Stress and Adiposity: Cross-Sectional and Prospective Associations in the Dutch Famine Birth Cohort Study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 74 (7), pp. 699-710. https://doi.org/10.1097/psy.0b013e31825e3b91


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Phillips AC, Jiang CQ, Thomas GN, Lin JM, Yue XJ, Cheng KK, Jin YL, Zhang WS & Lam TH (2012) White blood cell subsets are associated with carotid intima-media thickness and pulse wave velocity in an older Chinese population: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study. Journal of Human Hypertension, 26 (8), pp. 485-492. https://doi.org/10.1038/jhh.2011.58


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Carroll D, Bibbey A, Roseboom TJ, Phillips AC, Ginty AT & Rooij SR (2012) Forced expiratory volume is associated with cardiovascular and cortisol reactions to acute psychological stress: Forced expiratory volume and stress reactivity. Psychophysiology, 49 (6), pp. 866-872. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8986.2012.01361.x


Article

Khanfer R, Wallace G, Keane PA & Phillips AC (2012) Uveitis And Psychological Stress. Insight - American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses, 37 (2), pp. 11-16.


Article

Ginty AT, Phillips AC, Roseboom TJ, Carroll D & deRooij SR (2012) Cardiovascular and cortisol reactions to acute psychological stress and cognitive ability in the Dutch Famine Birth Cohort Study: Reactivity and cognitive ability. Psychophysiology, 49 (3), pp. 391-400. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8986.2011.01316.x


Article

Balanos GM, Phillips AC, Frenneaux MP, McIntyre D, Lykidis C, Griffin HS & Carroll D (2010) Metabolically exaggerated cardiac reactions to acute psychological stress: The effects of resting blood pressure status and possible underlying mechanisms. Biological Psychology, 85 (1), pp. 104-111. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2010.06.001


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Phillips AC, Batty GD, Gale CR, Deary IJ, Osborn D, MacIntyre K & Carroll D (2009) Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, and Their Comorbidity as Predictors of All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality: The Vietnam Experience Study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 71 (4), pp. 395-403. https://doi.org/10.1097/psy.0b013e31819e6706


Book Review

Phillips AC (2009) Depression and physical illness. Review of: Steptoe, A. (Ed) (2007). Depression and Physical Illness. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781139459303. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 14 (1), pp. 125-126. https://doi.org/10.1080/13548500802027335


Article

Hunt K, Caroll D, Phillips A & Der G (2007) Symptoms of depression and cardiovascular reactions to acute psychological stress: Evidence from a population study. Biological Psychology, 75 (1), pp. 68-74. https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-33947173676&doi=10.1016%2fj.biopsycho.2006.12.002&partnerID=40&md5=e53e53e63d991f990257fb05700bd593; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2006.12.002


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Phillips AC, Burns VE, Carroll D, Ring C & Drayson M (2005) The association between life events, social support, and antibody status following thymus-dependent and thymus-independent vaccinations in healthy young adults. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 19 (4), pp. 325-333. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2004.10.004