International Centre For Lifecourse Studies In Society and Health

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* Research: Active commuting, body fat & BMI

* Lecture: A good start in life: Watch again or Read

* Policy Seminar Papers: Active Travel

Occasional Papers

The ICLS Occasional Paper (OP) series covers ICLS work not published elsewhere and provides our policy seminar and public lecture participants the opportunity to review again the research presented.

Sleep and Health

OP 13.1

Scheduled versus demand feeding of infants:  sleeping patterns and  risk of obesity.

Maria Iacovou, University of Cambridge

Dataset: Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC)

OP13.2

Time for Bed? Sleep, health and development in the first decade of life.


Yvonne Kelly, Professor of Epidemiology,UCL

Dataset: Millennium Cohort Study (MCS)

OP13.3 (not yet available)

Troubled Sleep: A cross-national study of the influence of age, health, social and psychosocial factors.

Gopalakrishnan Netuveli, UEL

Dataset: Study of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)

OP13.4 

Sleep disturbance, sleep duration and mortality in British civil servants.

Jessica Abell, UCL

Dataset: Whitehall II study

Child Health and Development



OP12.1

A good start in life

Yvonne Kelly, UCL

Dataset: Millennium Cohort Study (MCS)
A good start in life

See also: UCL You Tube Channel

Active Transport and Health

 OP11.0

Active transport and health
– Introduction

Amanda Sacker, ICLS Director

OP11.1
Active travel to school and the risk of obesity

Yvonne Kelly, UCL

Dataset(s): Millennium Cohort Study (MCS)

OP11.2

Does active commuting predict healthy weight and body composition?

Ellen Flint, LSHTM

Dataset(s):Understanding Society

Now published - BMJ Open Access

Associations between active commuting, body fat, and body mass index: population based, cross sectional study in the United Kingdom.

OP11.3
Bus passes, active travel and health.

Elizabeth Webb, UCL

Dataset(s):English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA); National Transport Study (NTS)

Child Health and Development

 

OP10

Breast is best? Can breast feeding really increase one’s life chances?

Amanda Sacker, UCL

Datasets: 1958 and 1970  Birth Cohort

UCL You Tube Channel

Breast is best? Can breast feeding really increase one’s life chances?

Wellbeing

OP9.1

Mental health and wellbeing

Sally McManus, NatCen for Social Research

Dataset: Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey (APMS),

OP9.2

Health related behaviours and wellbeing in adolescence

Amanda Sacker, Essex University


Dataset:

OP9.3

Do physical working conditions influence quality of life after retirement?

Loretta Platts, ICLS PhD student, Imperial College

Dataset: Gas and Electricity Public Utilities of France (GAZEL)

OP9.4

Well-being within older couples: Does your partner’s health affect your happiness? 

(Available on request)

Jessica Abell, UCL

Dataset:English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
(ELSA)

Early Childhood Health & Development 

 
OP8.1
Health inequalities in the early years - Evidence from the Growing Up in Scotland Study.
Catherine Bromley,Scottish Centre for Social Research
OP8.2

Family structure and child health (Available on request)

Lidia Panico, LSE Gender Institute

OP8.3

Breastfeeding and cognitive development

Amanda Sacker , University of Essex, and UCL

Dataset: Millennium Cohort Study (MCS)

OP8.4

Time for bed?

Yvonne Kelly, Essex University

Dataset:

Diet and Early Old Age

 

OP7

The Boyd Orr Cohort : Influences on diet in early old age

David Blane, Imperial College & UCL

Dr Maria Maynard, MRC Social and Public Health Sciences
Unit

 

Work Life Balance

OP6.1 

Lone parents and employment: an exploration of findings from the Families and Children Study 2006 – 2008

Anne Conolly, NatCen

OP6.2

To be or not to be an employed mother – what is better for children’s health? (Available on request)

Jitka Pikhartova, ICLS

 

OP6.3

Combining work & family: Health effects in women and their children.

Anne McMunn, UCL

OP6.4

Labour market position, family circumstances and health in later life. (Available on request)

Bola Akinwale, Imperial College

 

OP6.5

Transitions in work and family and quality of life at older ages. (Available on request)

Elizabeth Webb, UCL

 

Unemployment, Recession and Health

OP5.0

Introduction

Mel Bartley, ICLS 

OP5.1

Longitudinal data, unemployment and health

Mel Bartley, ICLS

OP5.2

The effects of joblessness and insecure employment on psychological well-being (available on request)

Ellen Flint, ICLS

OP5.3

Unemployment, permanent sickness and mortality risk in early old age (available on request)

Bola Akinwale, Imperial College

OP5.4

The effect of the recession on work stress

Tarani Chandola, ICLS

 

Education, Education, Education: A life course perspective.

 OP4.1

Can adult education reduce inequalities in health

Tarani Chandola, Manchester Universtiy

 
 4.2 Dr Rosie Green, NatCen Educational attainment among young people in rural England
 4.3 Andy Ross, NatCen Disengagement from education among young people
4.4 Dr Yvonne Kelly, ICLS What role for the home learning environment & parenting in reducing socio-economic gradients in early child development?
Professor David Blane, Imperial College, Richard D Wiggins, Institute of Education, Scott M Montgomery, Karolinska Institute, Zoe Hildon, University College London, Gopalakrishnan Netuveli, Imperial College

Resilience at older ages: the importance of social relations and implications for policy.

Keywords: Older ages; quality of life; resilience; policy

Professor Mel Bartley, UCL

The importance of life course research in an aging population.

Keywords:

JN Morris, Professor Emeritus, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Minimum Income for Healthy Living (MIHL). June 20010 Transcript

Keywords: Minimum income for healthy living. Young, single men. Retired people without disability.

   

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The International Centre for Lifecourse Studies in Society and Health (ICLS) is funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) RES-596-28-0001 (2008 - 2012) ES/J019119/1 (2013 - 2017). ICLS is a multidisciplinary  research centre, directed by Professor Amanda Sacker, that supports  supports research at UCL,  University of Manchester, University of East London and Örebro  University Hospital Sweden.