Dr Cindy Gray

  • Lecturer in Health & Wellbeing (Institute of Health and Wellbeing Social Sciences)
  • Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Fellow in Social Sciences (Institute of Health and Wellbeing)

telephone: 01413306274
email: Cindy.Gray@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Using sociological and psychological theory to develop understandings of how to engage high risk groups in sustained health behaviour change. The development and evaluation of mobile technologies (e.g. smart phone apps) for promoting healthy lifestyles.

Publications

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Jump to: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2007
Number of items: 37.

2016

Bunn, C., Wyke, S., Gray, C. M., Maclean, A., and Hunt, K. (2016) 'Coz football is what we all have': masculinities, practice, performance and effervescence in a gender-sensitised weight-loss and healthy living programme for men. Sociology of Health and Illness, 38(5), pp. 812-828. (doi:10.1111/1467-9566.12402) (PMID:26864994) (PMCID:PMC4950300)

Rooksby, J., Asadzadeh, P., Morrison, A., McCallum, C., Gray, C., and Chalmers, M. (2016) Implementing Ethics for a Mobile App Deployment. In: OzCHI 2016, The 28th Australian Conference on Human Computer Interaction, Tasmania, Australia, 29 Nov - 02 Dec 2016, ISBN 9781450346184 (In Press)

Currie, S., Gray, C., Shepherd, A., and McInnes, R. J. (2016) Antenatal physical activity: a qualitative study exploring women's experiences and the acceptability of antenatal walking groups. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 16, 182. (doi:10.1186/s12884-016-0973-1) (PMID:27448657) (PMCID:PMC4957850)

van Nassau, F. et al. (2016) Study protocol of European Fans in Training (EuroFIT): a four-country randomised controlled trial of a lifestyle program for men delivered in elite football clubs. BMC Public Health, 16, 598. (doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3255-y) (PMID:27430332) (PMCID:PMC4950080)

Hunt, K., Wyke, S., Gray, C., Bunn, C., and Singh, B. (2016) Football Fans in Training: a weight management and healthy living programme for men delivered via Scotland’s premier football clubs. In: Conrad, D. and White, A. (eds.) Sports-Based Health Interventions: Case Studies from Around the World. Springer: New York, NY, pp. 251-260. ISBN 9781461459958 (doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-5996-5_20)

Evans, J. M.M., Ryde, G., Jepson, R., Gray, C., Shepherd, A., Mackison, D., Ireland, A. V., McMurdo, M. E.T., and Williams, B. (2016) Accessing and engaging women from socio-economically disadvantaged areas: a participatory approach to the design of a public health intervention for delivery in a Bingo club. BMC Public Health, 16, 345. (PMID:27090081) (PMCID:PMC4836085)

2015

Estévez-López, F., Gray, C. M., Segura-Jiménez, V., Soriano-Maldonado, A., Álvarez-Gallardo, I. C., Arrayás-Grajera, M. J., Carbonell-Baeza, A., Aparicio, V. A., Delgado-Fernández, M., and Pulido-Martos, M. (2015) Independent and combined association of overall physical fitness and subjective well-being with fibromyalgia severity: the al-Ándalus project. Quality of Life Research, 24(8), pp. 1865-1873. (doi:10.1007/s11136-015-0917-7) (PMID:25596699)

Martin, A., Fitzsimons, C., Jepson, R., Saunders, D.H., van der Ploeg, H.P., Teixeira, P.J., Gray, C.M., and Mutrie, N. (2015) Interventions with potential to reduce sedentary time in adults: systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 49(16), pp. 1056-1063. (doi:10.1136/bjsports-2014-094524) (PMID:25907181)

Ross, R., Gray, C. M., and Gill, J. M.R. (2015) The effects of an injected placebo on endurance running performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(8), pp. 1672-1681. (doi:10.1249/MSS.0000000000000584) (PMID:25412293)

Straker, L. M., Fenner, A. A., Howie, E. K., Feltz, D. L., Gray, C. M., Lu, A. S., Mueller, F. “F.”, Simons, M., and Barnett, L. M. (2015) Efficient and effective change principles in active videogames. Games for Health Journal, 4(1), pp. 43-52. (doi:10.1089/g4h.2014.0077)

Wyke, S. et al. (2015) Football Fans in Training (FFIT): a randomised controlled trial of a gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for men – end of study report. Public Health Research, 3(2), pp. 1-129. (doi:10.3310/phr03020) (PMID:25654156)

Gill, D. P. et al. (2015) Impact of Hockey Fans in Training Program on Steps and Self-rated Health in Overweight Men. In: American College of Sports Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, 1-4 June 2015,

Petrel, R. J. et al. (2015) Can a Sports Team-based Lifestyle Program (Hockey Fans In Training) Improve Weight In Overweight Men? In: American College of Sports Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, 1-4 June 2015,

2014

Hunt, K. et al. (2014) A gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for overweight and obese men delivered by Scottish Premier League football clubs (FFIT): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. Lancet, 383(9924), pp. 1211-1221. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62420-4)

Hunt, K., Gray, C. M., MacLean, A., Smillie, S., Bunn, C., and Wyke, S. (2014) Do weight management programmes delivered at professional football clubs attract and engage high risk men? A mixed-methods study. BMC Public Health, 14, p. 50. (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-50) (PMID:24443845) (PMCID:PMC4028855)

MacLean, A., Hunt, K., Gray, C., Smillie, S., and Wyke, S. (2014) How do men’s female relatives feature in their accounts of changing eating practices during a weight-management programme delivered through professional football clubs? International Journal of Men's Health, 13(2), pp. 121-138.

2013

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Leishman, J., Dalgarno, L., and Wyke, S. (2013) Football fans in training: the development and optimization of an intervention delivered through professional sports clubs to help men lose weight, become more active and adopt healthier eating habits. BMC Public Health, 13(232), (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-232)

Hunt, K., McCann, C., Gray, C.M., Mutrie, N., and Wyke, S. (2013) "You've got to walk before you run". Positive evaluations of a walking programme as part of a gender sensitised weight management programme delivered to men through professional football clubs. Health Psychology, 32(1), pp. 57-65. (doi:10.1037/a0029537)

Gray, C.M. (2013) Discussing weight status with patients; words and context matter. Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal, 6(1), pp. 29-31. (doi:10.3132/pccj.2012.059)

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Treweek, S., and Wyke, S. (2013) Weight management for overweight and obese men delivered through professional football clubs: a pilot randomized trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 10(1), p. 121. (doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-121)

2012

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Treweek, S., Leishman, J., and Wyke, S. (2012) Can professional soccer clubs help male fans lose weight and become more physically active? Preliminary evidence from the Scottish Premier League. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 15(6(Sup)), p. 367.

Gray, C.M., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Hunt, K., Treweek, S., and Wyke, S. (2012) I Always Knew I had the Fitness in Me, It Was Just Getting it Oot was the Pain: Can Professional Football Clubs Help Fans Become More Active? In: ICSEMIS 2012, Glasgow, UK, 19-24 July 2012,

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Lorimer, K., Anderson, A.S., Benzeval, M., and Wyke, S. (2012) Words and context matter [Rapid Response]. British Medical Journal, 344(e1370),

McInnes, R., and Gray, C.M. (2012) Obese women and quality of life. In: Mahmood, T. and Arulkumaran, S. (eds.) Obesity: A Ticking Time Bomb for Reproductive Health. Elsevier. ISBN 9780124160453

Wyke, S., Hunt, K., and Gray, C. (2012) 11 PRT/8506: Football Fans in Training (FFIT): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme delivered to men aged 35–65 years by Scottish Premier League football clubs (ISRCTN32677491) [protocol]. Other. Gray.

2011

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Lorimer, K., Anderson, A.S., Benzeval, M., and Wyke, S. (2011) Words matter: a qualitative investigation of which weight status terms are acceptable and motivate weight loss when used by health professionals. BMC Public Health, 11(513), pp. 1-9. (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-513)

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Treweek, S., and Wyke, S. (2011) Can the draw of professional football clubs help promote weight loss in overweight and obese men? A feasibility study of the Football Fans in Training programme delivered through the Scottish Premier League. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 65, A37-A38. (doi:10.1136/jech.2011.143586.84)

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., and Wyke, S. (2011) Football Fans in Training (FFIT) Delivery 2 Spring 2011: Report on Observations at 9 Clubs. Project Report. University of Stirling, Stirling, UK.

Gray, C.M., Wyke, S., Hunt, K., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Treweek, S., and Leishman, J. (2011) Football Fans in Training (FFIT) Delivery 1 Report. Project Report. University of Stirling, Stirling, UK.

Lorimer, K., Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Wyke, S., Anderson, A.S., and Benzeval, M. (2011) Response to written feedback of clinical data within a longitudinal study: a qualitative study exploring the ethical implications. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11(10), (doi:10.1186/1471-2288-11-10)

Watterson, A., Gray, C.M., Doi, L., Jepson, R., Tyler, A., Mackison, D., Wakeford, T., Young, J., and Moffat, I. (2011) International Literature Review to Support the Development of a Health and Environmental Sustainability Framework for Food and Drink in Scotland. Project Report. Scottish Government Social Research.

2010

Murphy, J., Gray, C.M., Cox, S., van Achterberg, T., and Wyke, S. (2010) The effectiveness of the Talking Mats framework in helping people with dementia to express their views on well-being. Dementia, 9(4), pp. 454-472. (doi:10.1177/1471301210381776)

Wyke, S., Hunt, K., Anderson, A.S., Benzeval, M., and Gray, C.M. (2010) Response to Being Informed of Weight Status and Body Fat Composition: Understandings, Reactions and Motivations to Achieve a Healthy Weight. Project Report. Cancer Research UK. (Unpublished)

Smith, A., Roxburgh, M., James, B., Seonaid, M., Gray, C.M., Parkes, T., Lauder, W., McCulloch, K., and Wilson, C. (2010) Developing Community Nursing Practice: Promoting Case Management and Skill Enhancement to Support Shifting the Balance of Care. Project Report. NHS Highland, Inverness, UK.

2009

Gray, C., Anderson, A., Clarke, A., Dalziel, A., Hunt, K., Leishman, J., and Wyke, S. (2009) Addressing male obesity: an evaluation of a group-based weight management intervention for Scottish men. Journal of Men's Health, 6(1), pp. 70-81. (doi:10.1016/j.jomh.2008.11.002)

Jepson, R., and Gray, C.M. (2009) Exploring Potential Approaches to Measuring Personal and Interpersonal Progress with Young People Referred to Includem. Project Report. Glasgow Centre for Population Health. (Unpublished)

2007

Murphy, J., Gray, C.M., and Cox, S. (2007) Communication and dementia: how talking mats can help people with dementia to express themselves. Project Report. Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

This list was generated on Fri Feb 24 10:28:42 2017 GMT.
Number of items: 37.

Articles

Bunn, C., Wyke, S., Gray, C. M., Maclean, A., and Hunt, K. (2016) 'Coz football is what we all have': masculinities, practice, performance and effervescence in a gender-sensitised weight-loss and healthy living programme for men. Sociology of Health and Illness, 38(5), pp. 812-828. (doi:10.1111/1467-9566.12402) (PMID:26864994) (PMCID:PMC4950300)

Currie, S., Gray, C., Shepherd, A., and McInnes, R. J. (2016) Antenatal physical activity: a qualitative study exploring women's experiences and the acceptability of antenatal walking groups. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 16, 182. (doi:10.1186/s12884-016-0973-1) (PMID:27448657) (PMCID:PMC4957850)

van Nassau, F. et al. (2016) Study protocol of European Fans in Training (EuroFIT): a four-country randomised controlled trial of a lifestyle program for men delivered in elite football clubs. BMC Public Health, 16, 598. (doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3255-y) (PMID:27430332) (PMCID:PMC4950080)

Evans, J. M.M., Ryde, G., Jepson, R., Gray, C., Shepherd, A., Mackison, D., Ireland, A. V., McMurdo, M. E.T., and Williams, B. (2016) Accessing and engaging women from socio-economically disadvantaged areas: a participatory approach to the design of a public health intervention for delivery in a Bingo club. BMC Public Health, 16, 345. (PMID:27090081) (PMCID:PMC4836085)

Estévez-López, F., Gray, C. M., Segura-Jiménez, V., Soriano-Maldonado, A., Álvarez-Gallardo, I. C., Arrayás-Grajera, M. J., Carbonell-Baeza, A., Aparicio, V. A., Delgado-Fernández, M., and Pulido-Martos, M. (2015) Independent and combined association of overall physical fitness and subjective well-being with fibromyalgia severity: the al-Ándalus project. Quality of Life Research, 24(8), pp. 1865-1873. (doi:10.1007/s11136-015-0917-7) (PMID:25596699)

Martin, A., Fitzsimons, C., Jepson, R., Saunders, D.H., van der Ploeg, H.P., Teixeira, P.J., Gray, C.M., and Mutrie, N. (2015) Interventions with potential to reduce sedentary time in adults: systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 49(16), pp. 1056-1063. (doi:10.1136/bjsports-2014-094524) (PMID:25907181)

Ross, R., Gray, C. M., and Gill, J. M.R. (2015) The effects of an injected placebo on endurance running performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(8), pp. 1672-1681. (doi:10.1249/MSS.0000000000000584) (PMID:25412293)

Straker, L. M., Fenner, A. A., Howie, E. K., Feltz, D. L., Gray, C. M., Lu, A. S., Mueller, F. “F.”, Simons, M., and Barnett, L. M. (2015) Efficient and effective change principles in active videogames. Games for Health Journal, 4(1), pp. 43-52. (doi:10.1089/g4h.2014.0077)

Wyke, S. et al. (2015) Football Fans in Training (FFIT): a randomised controlled trial of a gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for men – end of study report. Public Health Research, 3(2), pp. 1-129. (doi:10.3310/phr03020) (PMID:25654156)

Hunt, K. et al. (2014) A gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for overweight and obese men delivered by Scottish Premier League football clubs (FFIT): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. Lancet, 383(9924), pp. 1211-1221. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62420-4)

Hunt, K., Gray, C. M., MacLean, A., Smillie, S., Bunn, C., and Wyke, S. (2014) Do weight management programmes delivered at professional football clubs attract and engage high risk men? A mixed-methods study. BMC Public Health, 14, p. 50. (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-50) (PMID:24443845) (PMCID:PMC4028855)

MacLean, A., Hunt, K., Gray, C., Smillie, S., and Wyke, S. (2014) How do men’s female relatives feature in their accounts of changing eating practices during a weight-management programme delivered through professional football clubs? International Journal of Men's Health, 13(2), pp. 121-138.

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Leishman, J., Dalgarno, L., and Wyke, S. (2013) Football fans in training: the development and optimization of an intervention delivered through professional sports clubs to help men lose weight, become more active and adopt healthier eating habits. BMC Public Health, 13(232), (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-232)

Hunt, K., McCann, C., Gray, C.M., Mutrie, N., and Wyke, S. (2013) "You've got to walk before you run". Positive evaluations of a walking programme as part of a gender sensitised weight management programme delivered to men through professional football clubs. Health Psychology, 32(1), pp. 57-65. (doi:10.1037/a0029537)

Gray, C.M. (2013) Discussing weight status with patients; words and context matter. Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal, 6(1), pp. 29-31. (doi:10.3132/pccj.2012.059)

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Treweek, S., and Wyke, S. (2013) Weight management for overweight and obese men delivered through professional football clubs: a pilot randomized trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 10(1), p. 121. (doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-121)

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Treweek, S., Leishman, J., and Wyke, S. (2012) Can professional soccer clubs help male fans lose weight and become more physically active? Preliminary evidence from the Scottish Premier League. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 15(6(Sup)), p. 367.

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Lorimer, K., Anderson, A.S., Benzeval, M., and Wyke, S. (2012) Words and context matter [Rapid Response]. British Medical Journal, 344(e1370),

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Lorimer, K., Anderson, A.S., Benzeval, M., and Wyke, S. (2011) Words matter: a qualitative investigation of which weight status terms are acceptable and motivate weight loss when used by health professionals. BMC Public Health, 11(513), pp. 1-9. (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-513)

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Treweek, S., and Wyke, S. (2011) Can the draw of professional football clubs help promote weight loss in overweight and obese men? A feasibility study of the Football Fans in Training programme delivered through the Scottish Premier League. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 65, A37-A38. (doi:10.1136/jech.2011.143586.84)

Lorimer, K., Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Wyke, S., Anderson, A.S., and Benzeval, M. (2011) Response to written feedback of clinical data within a longitudinal study: a qualitative study exploring the ethical implications. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11(10), (doi:10.1186/1471-2288-11-10)

Murphy, J., Gray, C.M., Cox, S., van Achterberg, T., and Wyke, S. (2010) The effectiveness of the Talking Mats framework in helping people with dementia to express their views on well-being. Dementia, 9(4), pp. 454-472. (doi:10.1177/1471301210381776)

Gray, C., Anderson, A., Clarke, A., Dalziel, A., Hunt, K., Leishman, J., and Wyke, S. (2009) Addressing male obesity: an evaluation of a group-based weight management intervention for Scottish men. Journal of Men's Health, 6(1), pp. 70-81. (doi:10.1016/j.jomh.2008.11.002)

Book Sections

Hunt, K., Wyke, S., Gray, C., Bunn, C., and Singh, B. (2016) Football Fans in Training: a weight management and healthy living programme for men delivered via Scotland’s premier football clubs. In: Conrad, D. and White, A. (eds.) Sports-Based Health Interventions: Case Studies from Around the World. Springer: New York, NY, pp. 251-260. ISBN 9781461459958 (doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-5996-5_20)

McInnes, R., and Gray, C.M. (2012) Obese women and quality of life. In: Mahmood, T. and Arulkumaran, S. (eds.) Obesity: A Ticking Time Bomb for Reproductive Health. Elsevier. ISBN 9780124160453

Research Reports or Papers

Wyke, S., Hunt, K., and Gray, C. (2012) 11 PRT/8506: Football Fans in Training (FFIT): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme delivered to men aged 35–65 years by Scottish Premier League football clubs (ISRCTN32677491) [protocol]. Other. Gray.

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., and Wyke, S. (2011) Football Fans in Training (FFIT) Delivery 2 Spring 2011: Report on Observations at 9 Clubs. Project Report. University of Stirling, Stirling, UK.

Gray, C.M., Wyke, S., Hunt, K., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Treweek, S., and Leishman, J. (2011) Football Fans in Training (FFIT) Delivery 1 Report. Project Report. University of Stirling, Stirling, UK.

Watterson, A., Gray, C.M., Doi, L., Jepson, R., Tyler, A., Mackison, D., Wakeford, T., Young, J., and Moffat, I. (2011) International Literature Review to Support the Development of a Health and Environmental Sustainability Framework for Food and Drink in Scotland. Project Report. Scottish Government Social Research.

Wyke, S., Hunt, K., Anderson, A.S., Benzeval, M., and Gray, C.M. (2010) Response to Being Informed of Weight Status and Body Fat Composition: Understandings, Reactions and Motivations to Achieve a Healthy Weight. Project Report. Cancer Research UK. (Unpublished)

Smith, A., Roxburgh, M., James, B., Seonaid, M., Gray, C.M., Parkes, T., Lauder, W., McCulloch, K., and Wilson, C. (2010) Developing Community Nursing Practice: Promoting Case Management and Skill Enhancement to Support Shifting the Balance of Care. Project Report. NHS Highland, Inverness, UK.

Jepson, R., and Gray, C.M. (2009) Exploring Potential Approaches to Measuring Personal and Interpersonal Progress with Young People Referred to Includem. Project Report. Glasgow Centre for Population Health. (Unpublished)

Murphy, J., Gray, C.M., and Cox, S. (2007) Communication and dementia: how talking mats can help people with dementia to express themselves. Project Report. Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Conference Proceedings

Rooksby, J., Asadzadeh, P., Morrison, A., McCallum, C., Gray, C., and Chalmers, M. (2016) Implementing Ethics for a Mobile App Deployment. In: OzCHI 2016, The 28th Australian Conference on Human Computer Interaction, Tasmania, Australia, 29 Nov - 02 Dec 2016, ISBN 9781450346184 (In Press)

Gill, D. P. et al. (2015) Impact of Hockey Fans in Training Program on Steps and Self-rated Health in Overweight Men. In: American College of Sports Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, 1-4 June 2015,

Petrel, R. J. et al. (2015) Can a Sports Team-based Lifestyle Program (Hockey Fans In Training) Improve Weight In Overweight Men? In: American College of Sports Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, 1-4 June 2015,

Gray, C.M., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Hunt, K., Treweek, S., and Wyke, S. (2012) I Always Knew I had the Fitness in Me, It Was Just Getting it Oot was the Pain: Can Professional Football Clubs Help Fans Become More Active? In: ICSEMIS 2012, Glasgow, UK, 19-24 July 2012,

This list was generated on Fri Feb 24 10:28:42 2017 GMT.