Andy Pringle


NameAndy Pringle
Job titleProfessor of Physical Activity and Health Intervention
Research instituteCollege of Science and Engineering
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0385-0871

Research outputs

Self-Compassion and Physical Activity: The Underpinning Role of Psychological Distress and Barrier Self-Efficacy

Zhang, S., Roscoe, C. and Pringle, A. 2023. Self-Compassion and Physical Activity: The Underpinning Role of Psychological Distress and Barrier Self-Efficacy. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 20 (2), p. 1480. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph20021480

UK doctors delivering physical activity advice: What are the challenges and possible solutions? A qualitative study

Pringle, A. 2022. UK doctors delivering physical activity advice: What are the challenges and possible solutions? A qualitative study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19 (19), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph191912030

Feasibility, Psychosocial Effects, Influence, and Perception of Elastic Band Resistance Balance Training in Older Adults

Davis, N., Pringle, A., Kay, A., Blazevich, A., Teskey, D., Faghy, M. and Mina, M. 2022. Feasibility, Psychosocial Effects, Influence, and Perception of Elastic Band Resistance Balance Training in Older Adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19 (17), p. 10907. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph191710907

Children's and young People's diabetes services: What works well and what doesn't?

Kime, N., Zwolinsky, S., Pringle, A. and Campbell, F. 2022. Children's and young People's diabetes services: What works well and what doesn't? Public health in Practice. 3, pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhip.2022.100272

The Role of Physical Activity in Cancer Recovery: An Exercise Practitioner’s Perspective

Roscoe, C., Barratt, B, Pringle, A., Chandler, C. and Faghy, M. 2022. The Role of Physical Activity in Cancer Recovery: An Exercise Practitioner’s Perspective. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19 (6), p. 3600. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19063600

An Investigation into the Physical Activity Experiences of People Living with and beyond Cancer during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pringle, A., Rutherford, Z. and Roscoe, C. 2022. An Investigation into the Physical Activity Experiences of People Living with and beyond Cancer during the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19 (5). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19052945

Onset of Weight Gain and Health Concerns for Men: Findings from the TAP Programme

Cortnage, Mark and Pringle, Andy 2022. Onset of Weight Gain and Health Concerns for Men: Findings from the TAP Programme. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19010579

A 150-mile ultra-endurance cycling event for people with type 1 diabetes: A qualitative analysis of knowledge, preparation and management strategies

King, Andrew, Pringle, Andy, Pickering, Katie and Kime, Nicky 2022. A 150-mile ultra-endurance cycling event for people with type 1 diabetes: A qualitative analysis of knowledge, preparation and management strategies. Practical Diabetes.

Creating a Sport and Exercise Medicine Masters syllabus for doctors: a Delphi Study

Vishnubala, Dane, Iqbal, Adil, Mario, Katie, Salman, David, Pringle, Andy, Bazira, Peter and Finn, Gab 2022. Creating a Sport and Exercise Medicine Masters syllabus for doctors: a Delphi Study. BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine.

Investigating the effect of walking football on the mental and social wellbeing of men

Taylor, Dominic and Pringle, Andy 2021. Investigating the effect of walking football on the mental and social wellbeing of men. Soccer and Society. https://doi.org/10.1080/14660970.2021.1967933

Educators Perspectives on the Value of Physical Education, Physical Activity and Fundamental Movement Skills for Early Years Foundation Stage Children in England.

Dobell, Alexandra, Pringle, Andy, Faghy, Mark and Roscoe, Clare M P 2021. Educators Perspectives on the Value of Physical Education, Physical Activity and Fundamental Movement Skills for Early Years Foundation Stage Children in England. Children. 8 (5), p. 338. https://doi.org/10.3390/children8050338

A mixed-methods evaluation of care (cancer and rehabilitation exercise): a physical activity and health intervention, delivered in a community football trust

Rutherford, Zoe, Zwolinsky, Stephen, Kime, Nicky and Pringle, Andy 2021. A mixed-methods evaluation of care (cancer and rehabilitation exercise): a physical activity and health intervention, delivered in a community football trust. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18063327

Investigating the delivery of health improvement interventions through professional football club community trusts-strengths and challenges

Pringle, Andy, Lozano, Lorena and Zwolinsky, Stephen 2021. Investigating the delivery of health improvement interventions through professional football club community trusts-strengths and challenges. Public health in Practice. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhip.2021.100104

UK University staff experience high levels of sedentary behaviour during work and leisure time

Faghy, Mark, Roscoe, C., Pringle, Andy, Duncan, Mike and Buchanan Meharry, John 2021. UK University staff experience high levels of sedentary behaviour during work and leisure time. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics. 28 (2), pp. 1104-1111. https://doi.org/10.1080/10803548.2021.1874704

A qualitative study of men’s behavioural changes during weight loss maintenance

Lozano-Sufrategui, Lorena, Pringle, Andy, Carless, David and Drew, Kevin 2020. A qualitative study of men’s behavioural changes during weight loss maintenance. Perspectives in Public Health. https://doi.org/10.1177/1757913920964516

Investigating the environmental, behavioural, and sociodemographic determinants of attendance at a city-wide public health physical activity intervention: longitudinal evidence over one year from 185,245 visits

Hobbs, Matthew, Wicks, Claire, Pringle, Andy, Griffiths, Claire, Radley, Duncan and Zwolinsky, Stephen 2020. Investigating the environmental, behavioural, and sociodemographic determinants of attendance at a city-wide public health physical activity intervention: longitudinal evidence over one year from 185,245 visits. Preventive Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2020.106334

Fundamental movement skills and accelerometer-measured physical activity levels during early childhood: a systematic review

Dobell, Alexandra, Pringle, Andy, Faghy, Mark and Roscoe, Clare M. P. 2020. Fundamental movement skills and accelerometer-measured physical activity levels during early childhood: a systematic review. MDPI AG. https://doi.org/10.3390/children7110224

Integrating sport and exercise medicine clinics into the National Health Service: a qualitative study

Vishnubala, Dane, Mariono, Katherine, Rose, Pratten, Margaret, Kathryn, Pringle, Andy, Griffin, Steffan, Arthur, Finn, Gabrielle, Bazira, Peter and Edwards, Kimberley 2020. Integrating sport and exercise medicine clinics into the National Health Service: a qualitative study. BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2020-000888

Evaluating Interventions

Pringle, Andy, Kime, Nicky, Lozano, Lorena and Zwolinsky, Stephen 2020. Evaluating Interventions. in: Routledge.

How prepared are healthcare professionals for delivering physical activity guidance to those with diabetes? A formative evaluation

Kime, Nicky, Pringle, Andy, Zwolinsky, Stephen and Vishnubala, Dane 2020. How prepared are healthcare professionals for delivering physical activity guidance to those with diabetes? A formative evaluation. BMC Health Service Research. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4852-0

Professional football clubs’ involvement in health promotion in Spain: an audit of current practices

Lozano-Sufrategui, Lorena, Pringle, Andy, Zwolinsky, Stephen and Drew, Kevin J 2019. Professional football clubs’ involvement in health promotion in Spain: an audit of current practices. Health Promotion International. https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/daz097

“Football is pure enjoyment”: An exploration of the behaviour change processes which facilitate engagement in football for people with mental health problems

Hargreaves, Jackie and Pringle, Andy 2019. “Football is pure enjoyment”: An exploration of the behaviour change processes which facilitate engagement in football for people with mental health problems. Mental Health and Physical Activity. 16, pp. 19-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mhpa.2019.02.002

UK physical activity guidelines: developing options for future communication and surveillance

Mutrie, Nannette, Standage, Martin, Pringle, Andy, Laventure, Bob, Smith, Laura, Strain, Tessa, Kelly, Paul, Dall, Philippa, Milton, Karen, Ruane, Sarah, Chalkley, Anna and Colledge, Nick 2018. UK physical activity guidelines: developing options for future communication and surveillance. University of Bristol.

Linking physical activity & health evaluation to policy: lessons from UK evaluations

Pringle, Andy, McKenna, J and Zwolinsky, S 2017. Linking physical activity & health evaluation to policy: lessons from UK evaluations. in: Routledge.

Effect of a health improvement programme for older adults: The Burton Albion case study

Pringle, Andy, Parnell, Daniel, Zwolinsky, Stephen, Hargreaves, Jackie and McKenna, Jim 2017. Effect of a health improvement programme for older adults: The Burton Albion case study. in: Routledge.

Why consistent completion criterion are required in childhood weight management programmes

Nobles, J., Griffiths, C., Pringle, Andy and Gately, P. 2017. Why consistent completion criterion are required in childhood weight management programmes. Public Health. 152, pp. 79-85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2017.07.025

Assessing the impact of football-based health improvement programmes: stay onside, avoid own goals and score with the evaluation!

Pringle, Andy, Hargreaves, Jackie, Lozano, Lorena, McKenna, Jim and Zwolinsky, Stephen 2017. Assessing the impact of football-based health improvement programmes: stay onside, avoid own goals and score with the evaluation! in: Routledge.

Physical activity and sedentary behavior clustering: segmentation to optimize active lifestyles

Zwolinsky, Stephen, McKenna, James, Pringle, Andy, Widdop, Paul, Griffiths, Claire, Mellis, Michelle, Rutherford, Zoe and Collins, Peter 2016. Physical activity and sedentary behavior clustering: segmentation to optimize active lifestyles. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 13 (9), pp. 921-928. https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2015-0307

Design programmes to maximise participant engagement: a predictive study of programme and participant characteristics associated with engagement in paediatric weight management

Nobles, James, Griffiths, Claire, Pringle, Andy and Gately, Paul 2016. Design programmes to maximise participant engagement: a predictive study of programme and participant characteristics associated with engagement in paediatric weight management. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 13 (1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-016-0399-1

A calling for standardised completion criteria in weight management

Nobles, J, Pringle, Andy, Griffiths, C and Gately, P 2016. A calling for standardised completion criteria in weight management.

Engaging families in weight management

Nobles, J, Griffiths, C, Pringle, Andy, Staniford, L and Gately, P 2016. Engaging families in weight management.

‘It brings the lads together’: a critical exploration of older men’s experiences of a weight management programme delivered through a Healthy Stadia project

Lozano-Sufrategui, Lorena, Pringle, Andy, Carless, David and McKenna, Jim 2016. ‘It brings the lads together’: a critical exploration of older men’s experiences of a weight management programme delivered through a Healthy Stadia project. Sports in Society. 20 (2), pp. 303-315. https://doi.org/10.1080/17430437.2016.1173912

The challenge and impact of engaging hard-to-reach populations in regular physical activity and health behaviours: an examination of an English Premier League ‘Football in the Community’ men's health programme

Curran, K., Drust, B., Murphy, R., Pringle, Andy and Richardson, D. 2016. The challenge and impact of engaging hard-to-reach populations in regular physical activity and health behaviours: an examination of an English Premier League ‘Football in the Community’ men's health programme. Public Health. 135, pp. 14-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2016.02.008

‘Sorry mate, you’re probably a bit too fat to be able to do any of this’: Men’s experiences of weight stigma and its implications

Lozano, L, McKenna, Jim, Carless, D, Pringle, Andy and Sparkes, A 2016. ‘Sorry mate, you’re probably a bit too fat to be able to do any of this’: Men’s experiences of weight stigma and its implications. International Journal of Men's Health.

Supporting lifestyle risk reduction: promoting men’s health through professional football

Zwolinsky, S., McKenna, J., Pringle, Andy, Daly-Smith, A., Robertson, S. and White, A. 2015. Supporting lifestyle risk reduction: promoting men’s health through professional football. Soccer and Society. 17 (2), pp. 183-195. https://doi.org/10.1080/14660970.2015.1082767

Can ‘English premier league’ funding for PE and school sport achieve its aims?

Zwolinsky, Stephen, McKenna, Jim, Parnell, Daniel and Pringle, Andy 2015. Can ‘English premier league’ funding for PE and school sport achieve its aims? Soccer and Society. 17 (2), pp. 242-245. https://doi.org/10.1080/14660970.2015.1082765

Physical activity assessment for public health: efficacious use of the single-item measure

Zwolinsky, S., McKenna, J., Pringle, Andy, Widdop, P. and Griffiths, C. 2015. Physical activity assessment for public health: efficacious use of the single-item measure. Public Health. 129 (12), pp. 1630-1636. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2015.07.015

Understanding football as a vehicle for enhancing social inclusion: Using an intervention mapping framework

Parnell, Daniel, Pringle, Andy, Widdop, Paul and Zwolinsky, Stephen 2015. Understanding football as a vehicle for enhancing social inclusion: Using an intervention mapping framework. Social Inclusion. 3 (3), p. 158. https://doi.org/10.17645/si.v3i3.187

Engaging older adults with physical-activity delivered in professional soccer clubs: initial pre-adoption and implementation characteristics

Pringle, Andy, Parnell, D, Zwolinsky, S, McKenna, J, Hargreaves, J, Rutherford, Z, Trotter, L, Rigby, M and Richardson, D 2015. Engaging older adults with physical-activity delivered in professional soccer clubs: initial pre-adoption and implementation characteristics.

Are intervention-design characteristics more predictive than baseline participant characteristics on participant attendance to a paediatric, community weight management programme?

Nobles, J, Gately, P, Griffiths, C and Pringle, Andy 2015. Are intervention-design characteristics more predictive than baseline participant characteristics on participant attendance to a paediatric, community weight management programme?

Are intervention-design characteristics more predictive than baseline participant characteristics on participant attendance to a paediatric, community weight management programme?

Nobles, J, Gately, P, Griffiths, C and Pringle, Andy 2015. Are intervention-design characteristics more predictive than baseline participant characteristics on participant attendance to a paediatric, community weight management programme?

Engaging older adults with physical activity delivered in professional soccer clubs: initial pre-adoption and implementation characteristics

Pringle, Andy, Parnell, D, Zwolinsky, S, McKenna, J, Hargreaves, J, Rutherford, Z, Trotter, L, Rigby, M and Richardson, D 2015. Engaging older adults with physical activity delivered in professional soccer clubs: initial pre-adoption and implementation characteristics. American College of Sports Medicine.

Reaching older people with PA delivered in football clubs: the reach, adoption and implementation characteristics of the extra time programme

Parnell, Daniel, Pringle, Andy, McKenna, Jim, Zwolinsky, Stephen, Rutherford, Zoe, Hargreaves, Jackie, Trotter, Lizzie, Rigby, Michael and Richardson, David 2015. Reaching older people with PA delivered in football clubs: the reach, adoption and implementation characteristics of the extra time programme. BMC Public Health. 15 (1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-1560-5

NICE public health guidance 54: Exercise referral schemes to promote physical activity

Pringle, Andy 2014. NICE public health guidance 54: Exercise referral schemes to promote physical activity. NICE.

Assessing the impact of football-based health improvement programmes: stay onside, avoid own goals and score with the evaluation!

Pringle, Andy, Hargreaves, Jackie, Lozano, Lorena, McKenna, Jim and Zwolinsky, Stephen 2014. Assessing the impact of football-based health improvement programmes: stay onside, avoid own goals and score with the evaluation! Soccer and Society. 15 (6), pp. 970-987. https://doi.org/10.1080/14660970.2014.920620

Effect of a health-improvement pilot programme for older adults delivered by a professional football club: the Burton Albion case study

Pringle, Andy, Parnell, Daniel, Zwolinsky, Stephen, Hargreaves, Jackie and McKenna, Jim 2014. Effect of a health-improvement pilot programme for older adults delivered by a professional football club: the Burton Albion case study. Soccer and Society. 15 (6), pp. 902-918. https://doi.org/10.1080/14660970.2014.920625

Initial effects of a free swimming pilot programme on the physical activity levels of young people

Pringle, Andy, Zwolinsky, S., McKenna, J., Brown, P. and Daly-Smith, A. 2014. Initial effects of a free swimming pilot programme on the physical activity levels of young people. Public Health. 128 (5), pp. 485-487. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2014.01.016

Reducing CVD risk factors for men/hard-to-reach men using English premier league soccer clubs

Pringle, Andy, Zwolinsky, Stephen, McKenna, James, Daly-Smith, Andy, Robertson, Steve and White, Alan 2014. Reducing CVD risk factors for men/hard-to-reach men using English premier league soccer clubs. Medicine and Science in Sports and Excellence. 46, p. 595. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000495256.74315.cb

Health improvement for men and hard-to-engage-men delivered in English Premier League football clubs

Pringle, Andy, Zwolinsky, S., McKenna, J., Robertson, S., Daly-Smith, A. and White, A. 2014. Health improvement for men and hard-to-engage-men delivered in English Premier League football clubs. Health Education Research. 29 (3), pp. 503-520. https://doi.org/10.1093/her/cyu009
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