Recent Publications


FilterK: a new outlier detection method for k-means clustering of physical activity. Jones PJ, James MK, Davies MJ, Khunti K, Catt M, Yates T, Rowlands AV, Mirkes EM. J Biomed Inform. 2020 Feb 26:103397. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2020.103397.

PMID: 32113005


Objective sleep assessment in >80,000 UK mid-life adults: Associations with sociodemographic characteristics, physical activity and caffeine. Zhu G, Catt M, Cassidy S, Birch-Machin M, Trenell M, Hiden H, Woodman S, Anderson KN.

PLoS One. 2019 Dec 27;14(12):e0226220. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0226220. eCollection 2019.

PMID: 31881028


Towards a Portable Model to Discriminate Activity Clusters from Accelerometer Data. 

Jones P, Mirkes EM, Yates T, Edwardson CL, Catt M, Davies MJ, Khunti K, Rowlands AV.
Sensors (Basel). 2019 Oct 17;19(20). pii: E4504. doi: 10.3390/s19204504. PMID: 31627310


On the application of quantization for mobile optimized convolutional neural networks as a predictor of realtime ageing biomarkers

Scott Stainton ; Shaun Barney ; Michael Catt ; Satnam Dlay

2018 11th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks & Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP)18-20 July 2018 Inspec: 18115601  DOI: 10.1109/CSNDSP.2018.8471792


Feature specific analysis of a deep convolutional neural network for ageing classification

Scott Stainton Shaun Barney Michael Catt Satnam Dlay

2018 11th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks & Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP) 18-20 July 2018 INSPEC: 18115596 DOI: 10.1109/CSNDSP.2018.8471767


Analyzing walking speeds with ankle and wrist worn accelerometers in a cohort with myotonic dystrophy.

Jimenez-Moreno AC, Charman SJ, Nikolenko N, Larweh M, Turner C, Gorman G, Lochmüller H, Catt M.
Disabil Rehabil. 2018 Jul 10:1-7. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2018.1482376.
PMID: 29987963


Cognitive behavioural therapy with optional graded exercise therapy in patients with severe fatigue with myotonic dystrophy type 1: a multicentre, single-blind, randomised trial.
Okkersen K, Jimenez-Moreno C, Wenninger S, Daidj F, Glennon J, Cumming S, Littleford R, Monckton DG, Lochmüller H, Catt M, Faber CG, Hapca A, Donnan PT, Gorman G, Bassez G, Schoser B, Knoop H, Treweek S, van Engelen BGM; OPTIMISTIC consortium.
Lancet Neurol. 2018 Aug;17(8):671-680. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30203-5. Epub 2018 Jun 19.
PMID: 29934199


Accelerometer-derived physical activity in those with cardio-metabolic disease compared to healthy adults: a UK Biobank study of 52,556 participants.
Cassidy S, Fuller H, Chau J, Catt M, Bauman A, Trenell MI.
Acta Diabetol. 2018 May 28. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1161-8. 
PMID: 29808390


Electrochemical Detection of Plasma Immunoglobulin as a Biomarker for Alzheimer's Disease.
Garyfallou GZ, Ketebu O, Şahin S, Mukaetova-Ladinska EB, Catt M, Yu EH.
Sensors (Basel). 2017 Oct 27;17(11). pii: E2464. doi: 10.3390/s17112464.
PMID: 29077013


Low physical activity, high television viewing and poor sleep duration cluster in overweight and obese adults; a cross-sectional study of 398,984 participants from the UK Biobank.
Cassidy S, Chau JY, Catt M, Bauman A, Trenell MI.
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2017 Apr 28;14(1):57. doi: 10.1186/s12966-017-0514-y.
PMID: 28454540


Measuring Habitual Physical Activity in Neuromuscular Disorders: A Systematic Review.

Jimenez-Moreno AC, Newman J, Charman SJ, Catt M, Trenell MI, Gorman GS, Hogrel JY, Lochmüller H.

J Neuromuscul Dis. 2017;4(1):25-52. doi: 10.3233/JND-160195.

PMID: 28269791


Toward a low-cost gait analysis system for clinical and free-living assessment.

Ladha C, Del Din S, Nazarpour K, Hickey A, Morris R, Catt M, Rochester L, Godfrey A.

Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2016 Aug;2016:1874-1877. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2016.7591086.

PMID: 28268692


Cross-sectional study of diet, physical activity, television viewing and sleep duration in 233,110 adults from the UK Biobank; the behavioural phenotype of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.  Cassidy S, Chau JY, Catt M, Bauman A, Trenell MI. BMJ Open. 2016 Mar 15;6(3):e010038. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010038 PMID: 27008686


A Novel, Open Access Method to Assess Sleep Duration Using a Wrist-Worn Accelerometer.

van Hees VT, Sabia S, Anderson KN, Denton SJ, Oliver J, Catt M, Abell JG, Kivimäki M, Trenell MI, Singh-Manoux A.

PLoS One. 2015 Nov 16;10(11):e0142533. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142533.


Dose-response effects of a Web-based physical activity program on body composition and metabolic health in inactive older adults: additional analyses of a randomized controlled trial. Vroege DP, Wijsman CA, Broekhuizen K, de Craen AJ, van Heemst D, van der Ouderaa FJ, van Mechelen W, Slagboom PE, Catt M, Westendorp RG, Verhagen EA, Mooijaart SP. J Med Internet Res. 2014 Dec 4;16(12):e265. doi: 10.2196/jmir.3643. PMID: 2548667


Predicting disability levels of community dwelling older individuals using single wrist mounted accelerometer
S. K. SankarPandi, S. Dlay, W. L. Woo and M. Catt,
IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI), Valencia, 2014, pp. 720-723.
doi: 10.1109/BHI.2014.6864465


Comparability of Measured Acceleration from Accelerometry-Based Activity Monitors.

Rowlands AV, Fraysse F, Catt M, Stiles VH, Stanley RM, Eston RG, Olds TS.
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2014 May 27.


Electrochemical detection of non-esterified fatty acid by layer-by-layer assembled enzyme electrodes. Jing Kanga, Anisah T. Hussain, Michael Catt, Michael Trenell, Barry Haggett, Eileen Hao Yua Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical Volume 190, January 2014, Pages 535–54


Reactive oxygen species production and mitochondrial dysfunction in white blood cells are not valid biomarkers of ageing in the very old.
Wiley L, Ashok D, Martin-Ruiz C, Talbot DC, Collerton J, Kingston A, Davies K, Chinnery PF, Catt M, Jagger C, Kirkwood TB, von Zglinicki T.
PLoS One. 2014 Mar 10;9(3):e91005. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091005.


Effects of a web-based intervention on physical activity and metabolism in older adults: randomized controlled trial.
Wijsman CA, Westendorp RG, Verhagen EA, Catt M, Slagboom PE, de Craen AJ, Broekhuizen K, van Mechelen W, van Heemst D, van der Ouderaa F, Mooijaart SP.
J Med Internet Res. 2013 Nov 6;15(11):e233. doi: 10.2196/jmir.2843.


Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, Wellbeing in Later Life Volume IV
Thomas B. L. Kirkwood & Cary L. Cooper                                                                    

Published 2014 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.                                                                DOI: 10.1002/9781118539415.wbwell087                                                                   

Chapter 10 The Role of the Consumer Industry                                                   

Michael Catt and Frans J.G. van der Oudera  here


Environmental and lifestyle factors associated with perceived facial age in Chinese women.

Mayes AE, Murray PG, Gunn DA, Tomlin CC, Catt SD, Wen YB, Zhou LP, Wang HQ,Catt M, Granger SP.

PLoS One. 2010 Dec 13;5(12):e15270.


Validation of the GENEA Accelerometer.

Esliger DW, Rowlands AV, Hurst TL, Catt M, Murray P, Eston RG.

Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Jun;43(6):1085-93.


Behavioral neurocardiac training in hypertension: a randomized, controlled trial.

Nolan RP, Floras JS, Harvey PJ, Kamath MV, Picton PE, Chessex C, Hiscock N, Powell J, Catt M, Hendrickx H, Talbot D, Chen MH.

Hypertension. 2010 Apr;55(4):1033-9. Epub 2010 Mar 1.


Why some women look young for their age.

Gunn DA, Rexbye H, Griffiths CE, Murray PG, Fereday A, Catt SD, Tomlin CC, Strongitharm BH, Perrett DI, Catt M, Mayes AE, Messenger AG, Green MR, van der Ouderaa F, Vaupel JW, Christensen K.

PLoS One. 2009 Dec 1;4(12):e8021.


Ageing appearance in China: biophysical profile of facial skin and its relationship to perceived age.

Mayes AE, Murray PG, Gunn DA, Tomlin CC, Catt SD, Wen YB, Zhou LP, Wang HQ,Catt M, Granger SP.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2010 Mar;24(3):341-8. Epub 2009 Sep 16.


Changing course in ageing research: The healthy ageing phenotype.

Franco OH, Karnik K, Osborne G, Ordovas JM, Catt M, van der Ouderaa F.

Maturitas. 2009 May 20;63(1):13-9. Epub 2009 Mar 17. Review.


Using internet and mobile phone technology to deliver an automated physical activity program: randomized controlled trial.

Hurling R, Catt M, Boni MD, Fairley BW, Hurst T, Murray P, Richardson A, Sodhi JS.

J Med Internet Res. 2007 Apr 27;9(2):e7.


Ten commandments for the future of ageing research in the UK: a vision for action.

Franco OH, Kirkwood TB, Powell JR, Catt M, Goodwin J, Ordovas JM, van der Ouderaa F.

BMC Geriatr. 2007 May 3;7:10. Review.


Feature specific analysis of a deep convolutional neural network for ageing classification

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