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Youth-Physical Activity Towards Health: evidence and background to the development of the Y-PATH physical activity intervention for adolescents.

Authros: Belton, S., Wesley, O., Meegan, S., Woods, C., & Issartel, J. (2014). Journal: BMC public health14(1), 122. FULL TEXT


Evidence for the efficacy of the Youth-Physical Activity Towards Health (Y-PATH) intervention.

Authors: O'Brien, W., Issartel, J., & Belton, S. (2013). Journal: Advances in Physical Education3(4). FULL TEXT


Patterns of non-compliance in adolescent field based accelerometer research. 

Authors: Belton, S., O’Brien, W., Wickel, E., Issartel, J. (2013). Journal: Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 10, 1181 - 1185 FULL TEXT


Step count and BMI of Irish primary school children. 

Belton, S., Brady, P., Meegan, S. & Woods, C. (2010). Preventive Medicine. 50:189-192. FULL TEXT