• 2017

    1) Barker, M., D’Angelo, S., Ntani, G., Lawrence, W., Baird, J., Jarman, M., et al. (2017). “The relationship between maternal self-efficacy, compliance and outcome in a trial of vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy.” Osteoporosis International 28(1): 77-84.


    1) Baird, J., Barker, M., Harvey, N. C., Lawrence, W., Vogel, C., Jarman, M., et al. (2016). “Southampton PRegnancy Intervention for the Next Generation (SPRING): protocol for a randomised controlled trial.” Trials [Electronic Resource] 17(1): 493.

    2) Barker, M., Baird, J., Lawrence, W., Vogel, C., Strommer, S., Rose, T., et al. (2016). “Preconception and pregnancy: opportunities to intervene to improve women’s diets and lifestyles.” Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease: 1-4.

    3) Lawrence, W., Black, C., Tinati, T., Cradock, S., Begum, R., Jarman, M., et al. (2016). “‘Making every contact count’: Evaluation of the impact of an intervention to train health and social care practitioners in skills to support health behaviour change.” Journal of Health Psychology 21(2): 138-151.

    4) Vogel, C., Ntani, G., Inskip, H., Barker, M., Cummins, S., Cooper, C., et al. (2016). “Education and the Relationship Between Supermarket Environment and Diet.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine 51(2): e27-34.


    1) Chapman, C., Barker, M. and Lawrence, W. (2015). “Improving nutritional care: innovation and good practice.” Journal of Advanced Nursing 71(4): 881-894.

    2) Jarman, M., Inskip, H. M., Ntani, G., Cooper, C., Baird, J., Robinson, S. M., et al. (2015). “Influences on the diet quality of pre-school children: importance of maternal psychological characteristics.” Public Health Nutr 18(11): 2001-2010.

    3) Jarman, M., Ogden, J., Inskip, H., Lawrence, W., Baird, J., Cooper, C., et al. (2015). “How do mothers manage their preschool children’s eating habits and does this change as children grow older? A longitudinal analysis.” Appetite 95: 466-474.

    4) Moore, G. F., Audrey, S., Barker, M., Bond, L., Bonell, C., Hardeman, W., et al. (2015). “Process evaluation of complex interventions: Medical Research Council guidance.” BMJ 350: h1258.

    5) Simmonds, G., Tinati, T., Barker, M. and Bishop, F. L. (2015). “Measuring young women’s self-efficacy for healthy eating: Initial development and validation of a new questionnaire.” Journal of Health Psychology 20: 20.

    6) Woods-Townsend, K., Bagust, L., Barker, M., Christodoulou, A., Davey, H., Godfrey, K., et al. (2015). “Engaging teenagers in improving their health behaviours and increasing their interest in science (Evaluation of LifeLab Southampton): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial.” Trials [Electronic Resource] 16: 372.


    1) Baird, J., Jarman, M., Lawrence, W., Black, C., Davies, J., Tinati, T., et al. (2014). “The effect of a behaviour change intervention on the diets and physical activity levels of women attending Sure Start Children’s Centres: results from a complex public health intervention.” BMJ Open 4(7): e005290.

    2) Black, C., Lawrence, W., Cradock, S., Ntani, G., Tinati, T., Jarman, M., et al. (2014). “Healthy conversation skills: increasing competence and confidence in front-line staff.” Public Health Nutrition 17(3): 700-707.


    1) Barker, D., Barker, M., Fleming, T. and Lampl, M. (2013). “Developmental biology: Support mothers to secure future public health.” Nature 504: 209-211.

    2) Barker, J., Barker, M., Fall, C., Osmond, C. and Cooper, C. (2013). “David J P Barker OBITUARIES.” BMJ 347.


    1) Barker, M., Lawrence, W., Robinson, S. and Baird, J. (2012). “Food labelling and dietary behaviour: bridging the gap.” Public Health Nutr. 15: 758-759.

    2) Black, C., Ntani, G., Kenny, R., Tinati, T., Jarman, M., Lawrence, W., et al. (2012). “Variety and quality of healthy foods differ according to neighbourhood deprivation.” Health Place. 18: 1292-1299.

    3) Jarman, M., Lawrence, W., Ntani, G., Tinati, T., Pease, A., Black, C., et al. (2012). “Low levels of food involvement and negative affect reduce the quality of diet in women of lower educational attainment.” J.Hum.Nutr.Diet. 25: 444-452.

    4) Lawrence, W., Keyte, J., Tinati, T., Haslam, C., Baird, J., Margetts, B., et al. (2012). “A mixed-methods investigation to explore how women living in disadvantaged areas might be supported to improve their diets.” J.Health Psychol. 17: 785-798.

    5) Palmer, K. T., Harris, E. C., Linaker, C., Barker, M., Lawrence, W., Cooper, C., et al. (2012). “Effectiveness of community- and workplace-based interventions to manage musculoskeletal-related sickness absence and job loss: a systematic review.” Rheumatology.(Oxford) 51: 230-242.

    6) Pilgrim, A., Barker, M., Jackson, A., Ntani, G., Crozier, S., Inskip, H., et al. (2012). “Does living in a food insecure household impact on the diets and body composition of young children? Findings from the Southampton Women’s Survey.” J.Epidemiol.Community Health 66: e6.

    7) Tinati, T., Lawrence, W., Ntani, G., Black, C., Cradock, S., Jarman, M., et al. (2012). “Implementation of new Healthy Conversation Skills to support lifestyle changes – what helps and what hinders? Experiences of Sure Start Children’s Centre staff.” Health Soc.Care Community 20: 430-437.

    8) Ystrom, E., Barker, M. and Vollrath, M. E. (2012). “Impact of mothers’ negative affectivity, parental locus of control and child-feeding practices on dietary patterns of 3-year-old children: The MoBa Cohort Study.” Matern.Child Nutr. 8: 103-114.


    1) Barker, M., Baird, J., Lawrence, W., Jarman, M., Black, C., Barnard, K., et al. (2011). “The Southampton Initiative for Health: a complex intervention to improve the diets and increase the physical activity levels of women from disadvantaged communities.” J Health Psychol 16: 178-191.

    2) Lawrence, W., Schlotz, W., Crozier, S., Skinner, T. C., Haslam, C., Robinson, S., et al. (2011). “Specific psychological variables predict quality of diet in women of lower, but not higher, educational attainment.” Appetite 56: 46-52.


    1) Crozier, S. R., Inskip, H. M., Barker, M. E., Lawrence, W. T., Cooper, C. and Robinson, S. M. (2010). “Development of a 20-item food frequency questionnaire to assess a ‘prudent’ dietary pattern among young women in Southampton.” Eur.J Clin Nutr. 64: 99-104.


    1) Baird, J., Cooper, C., Margetts, B. M., Barker, M. and Inskip, H. M. (2009). “Changing health behaviour of young women from disadvantaged backgrounds: evidence from systematic reviews.” Proc.Nutr.Soc. 68: 195-204.

    2) Barker, M., Lawrence, W., Crozier, S., Robinson, S., Baird, J., Margetts, B., et al. (2009). “Educational attainment, perceived control and the quality of women’s diets.” Appetite 52: 631-636.

    3) Barker, M. and Swift, J. A. (2009). “The application of psychological theory to nutrition behaviour change.” Proc.Nutr.Soc. 68: 205-209.

    4) Hampson, S. E., Martin, J., Jorgensen, J. and Barker, M. (2009). “A social marketing approach to improving the nutrition of low-income women and children: an initial focus group study.” Public Health Nutr. 12: 1563-1568.

    5) Lawrence, W. and Barker, M. (2009). “A review of factors affecting the food choices of disadvantaged women.” Proc.Nutr.Soc. 68: 189-194.

    6) Lawrence, W., Skinner, T. C., Haslam, C., Robinson, S., Inskip, H., Barker, D., et al. (2009). “Why women of lower educational attainment struggle to make healthier food choices: the importance of psychological and social factors.” Psychology and Health 24(9): 1003-1020.


    1) Barker, M., Lawrence, W., Woadden, J., Crozier, S. R. and Skinner, T. C. (2008). “Women of lower educational attainment have lower food involvement and eat less fruit and vegetables.” Appetite 50: 464-468.

    2) Barker, M., Lawrence, W. T., Skinner, T. C., Haslam, C. O., Robinson, S. M., Inskip, H. M., et al. (2008). “Constraints on food choices of women in the UK with lower educational attainment.” Public Health Nutr. 11: 1229-1237.


    1) Reynolds, R. M., Godfrey, K. M., Barker, M., Osmond, C. and Phillips, D. I. (2007). “Stress responsiveness in adult life: influence of mother’s diet in late pregnancy.” J Clin.Endocrinol.Metab 92(6): 2208-2210.


    1) Barker, M., Chorghade, G., Crozier, S., Leary, S. and Fall, C. (2006). “Gender differences in body mass index in rural India are determined by socio-economic factors and lifestyle.” J Nutr 136: 3062-3068.

    2) Chorghade, G., Barker, M., Kanade, S. and Fall, C. (2006). “Why are rural Indian women so thin? Findings from a village in Maharashtra.” Public Health Nutr 9: 9-18.