Shearn, K., Allmark, P., Piercy, H., & Hirst, J. (2017). Building realist programme theory for large complex and messy interventions. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 16 (1), 1-11. http://doi.org/10.1177/1609406917741796
Shearn, K., Piercy, H., Allmark, P., & Hirst, J. (2016). Provision of positive sexual health services for young people: a realist evaluation. The Lancet, 388 (Supp2), S105. http://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32341-8
Bellow, B., Cavill, N., Allender, S., Copeland, R., & Shearn, K. (2020). Strategic principles and capacity building for a whole-of-systems approaches to physical activity. In Bellew, B., Nau, T., Smith, B.J., & Bauman, A. (Eds.) Getting Australia Active III. A systems approach to physical activity for policy makers. The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre and The University of Sydney
Shearn, K., Crabbe, T., Edgar, K., Frith, G., & Christy, E. (2020). Greater Manchester Local Pilot Process Evaluation April 2020. Substance.
Potts, A., Shearn, K., Frith, G., & Christy, E. (2021). Working with Local People as Part of a Whole-systems Approach to Physical Activity: Reflections from Local Delivery Pilots. Perspectives in Public Health, 141 (2), 74-75. http://doi.org/10.1177/1757913920982645
Danks, K., Shearn, K., Dalkin, S., Fitzgerald, M., & Broom, D.R. (2021). Towards a common purpose: a theoretical model for a whole system approach to physical activity developed in South Tees. Perspectives in Public Health, 141 (2), 72-73. http://doi.org/10.1177/1757913920983389
Shearn, K., Brooks, A., Humphreys, H., & Wardle, C. (2022). Mixed methods Participatory Action Research to inform service design based on the Capabilities Approach, in the North of England. Children and Society: the international journal of childhood and children's services, 36 (4), 450-471. http://doi.org/10.1111/chso.12496
Bansal, A., Greenley, S., Mitchell, C., Park, S., Shearn, K., & Reeve, J. (2022). Optimising planned medical education strategies to develop learners' person-centredness: A realist review. Medical Education, 56 (5), 489-503. http://doi.org/10.1111/medu.14707
Potts, A.J., Nobles, J., Shearn, K., Danks, K., & Frith, G. (2022). Embedded researchers as part of a whole systems approach to physical activity: reflections and recommendations. Systems, 10 (3). http://doi.org/10.3390/systems10030069
Downey, J., Shearn, K., Brown, N., Wadey, R., & Breckon, J. (2021). Behaviour change practices in exercise referral schemes: developing realist programme theory of implementation. BMC Health Services Research, 21. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-021-06349-9
Peckover, S., Shearn, K., Wood, D., Frankland, S., & Day, P. (2020). Extending the Scope of Health Visiting and School Nursing Practice Within a 0–19 Service. Journal of Health Visiting, 8 (10), 426-434. http://doi.org/10.12968/johv.2020.8.10.426
Walker, S., Piercy, H., Shearn, K., & Acton, F. (2019). What consultation resources are available to support delivery of integrated sexual and reproductive health services? A scoping review. BMJ Sexual and Reproductive Health. http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsrh-2019-200414
Shearn, K., Piercy, H., Allmark, P., & Hirst, J. (2019). Clarity, conviction and coherence supports buy-in to positive youth sexual health services: focused results from a realist evaluation. BMC Health Services Research, 19, 503. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4298-4
Shearn, K. (2023). The Evaluation of "Whole-of-Systems Approaches" to Sport and Physical Activity. In Evaluation in Sport and Leisure. (1). Routledge
Brook, A., Shearn, K., & Humphreys, H. (2020). Building young people’s capabilities:participatory action research. Unspecified.
Shearn, K., Crabbe, T., Edgar, K., Frith, G., & Christie, E. (2020). GM Moving Local Pilot September 2020 Process Evaluation. Sport England.
Theses / Dissertations
Shearn, K.M. (2018). Delivering positive youth sexual health services: a realist evaluation. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Piercy, H., Allmark, P., & Hirst, J. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00062
Shearn, K., Dalkin, S., Danks, K., & Allmark, P. (2021). Using Models in Realist Research. Presented at: International realist conference 2021, Dublin, Ireland, 2021
Shearn, K., Piercy, H., Allmark, P., & Hirst, J. (2018). Interpretations of 'positive' approaches to youth sexual health services: concept defining as one phase of a realist evaluation.