1.   McKay, H., Sims-Gould, J., Nettlefold, L., Hoy, C., & Bauman, A. (2017). Implementing and evaluating an older adult physical activity model at scale: framework for action Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine 2(2), 10 19.

2.   McKay, H., Nettlefold, L., Bauman, A., Hoy, C., Gray, S. M., Lau, E., & Sims-Gould, J. (2018). Implementation of a Co-Designed Physical Activity Program for Older Adults: Positive Impact When Delivered at Scale. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 1289.

3.   McKay, H., Nettlefold, L., Hoy, C., Bauman, A., & Sims-Gould, J. (2019). Bright Spots. Physical Activity Investments that work: Choose to Move – Scaling-up a physical activity model for older adults. The British Journal of Sports Medicine, 53(15), 976-977.

4.   Sims-Gould, J., McKay, H. A., Hoy, C., Nettlefold, L., Gray, S. Lau, E., & Bauman, A. (2019). Factors that influence implementation at scale of a community-based health promotion intervention for older adults. BMC Public Health, 19(1619).

5.   Gray, S. M., McKay H. A., Hoy, C. L., Lau, E., Ahn, R., Lusina-Furst, S., & Sims-Gould, J. (2020). Getting Ready for Scale-Up of an Effective Older Adult Physical Activity Program: Characterizing the Adaptation Process. Prevention Science, 21, 355-365.

6.   Franke, T., Sims-Gould, J., Nettlefold, L., Ottoni, C., & McKay, H. A. (2021). "It makes me feel not so alone”: Features of a physical activity intervention that reduce loneliness in older adults. A Choose to Move study. BMC Public Health, 21, 312.

7.  McKay, H.A., Nettlefold, L., Sims-Gould, J., Macdonald, H.M., Khan, K.M., & Bauman A. (2022). Status quo or drop off: Do older adults maintain benefits from Choose to Move—A Scaled-Up Physical Activity Program—12 Months after withdrawing from the intervention? Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 18(10): 1236-1244.

8. Gray, S., Franke, T., Nettlefold, L., Sims-Gould, J., & McKay, H.A. (2022). Choose to Move at Home: Rapidly adapting an effective health promoting intervention for older adults for the ‘stay-at-home’ COVID-19 environment. BMC Public Health, 22, 1172.

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