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Max Western

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20132020
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Research interests

Max is a Behavioural Scientist whose main research interests are on human motivation and health behaviour change. In particular, Max is interested in improving the quality of life for an ageing population and the role that digital technologies play in modifying or facilitating healthy (or unhealthy) lifestyle behaviours such as regular physical activity. Max is also interested health communication and specifically how personalised information can be used to support individuals, communities or wider societal systems make healthy choices and reduce the burden of disease. 

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Projects 2019 2020

Research Output 2013 2019

Fitness trackers and personalised training programmes – the way to get healthier at work

Western, M., 17 Jun 2019, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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A community-based physical activity intervention to prevent mobility-related disability for retired older people (REtirement in ACTion (REACT)): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Stathi, A., Withall, J., Greaves, C. J., Thompson, J. L., Taylor, G., Medina-Lara, A., Green, C., Bilzon, J., Gray, S., Johansen-Berg, H., Sexton, C. E., Western, M., De Koning, J., Bollen, J. C., Moorlock, S., Demnitz, N., Seager, P., Guralnik, J., Rejeski, W. J. & Fox, K. R., 18 Apr 2018, In : Trials. 19, 228, p. 1-12 12 p., 228.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Retirement
Randomized Controlled Trials
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Independent Living

Thesis

Using Personalised Multidimensional Visual Feedback to Support a Change in Physical Activity Behaviour and Improve Health

Author: Western, M., 24 May 2017

Supervisor: Thompson, D. (Supervisor), Standage, M. (Supervisor) & Peacock, O. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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