Research Impact: Sprint performance in female team-sport athletes can be enhanced by strength training (i.e., reactive-, maximal-, combined-, and special-strength modalities). Compared with maximal- or special-strength programmes, reactive- and combined-strength training methods can have a […]
Postural Corrective Dock: An Innovative Solution to a Modern Day Problem – Tom O’Flaherty.
According to a recent study, up to 80% of adults will experience back pain and 70% will experience neck pain at some stage in their life(Sinnott et al,2017). One of the main contributing factors to […]
Publication: Exploring Recommendations for Child and Adolescent Fundamental Movement Skills Development: A Narrative Review
Research Impact: Fundamental movement skills (FMS) are frequently referred to as the “building blocks” of movement for children and adolescents in their lifelong physical activity journey. This paper explored whether the frequency, intensity, time, and type (FITT) […]
Lessons from a Life in Sport from Professor Louise Burke – catherine norton rd phd.
Links and figures added by C Norton and not directly form Professor Burke’s presentation. The 2022 International Sport and Exercise Conference (ISENC) took place in Manchester last December. This is the annual gathering of the […]
Exercise is Medicine Mid-West (EIM Mid-West) – PhD Studentships – dr. liam kelly.
Project Background: Globally, inactivity is a pandemic responsible for more than five million deaths annually and is one of the UN’s primary targets to reduce non-communicable diseases (NCDs). In 2012, The Lancet published its first […]
3rd Annual I-PARC Conference: A Volunteers Perspective – DAIRE FITZMAURICE.
January saw the 3rd Annual Irish Physical Activity Research Collaboration (I-PARC) Conference with the overarching theme ‘Getting more people active: Building bridges and pushing boundaries’. The conference was over two days and was split into […]
Publication: Teacher educators’ perspectives on gender responsive pedagogy in higher education
Research Impact: The enactment of gender responsive pedagogical approaches has the potential to support learning for all students and foster gender equality within and beyond education systems. This study investigated teacher educators’ perceptions of gender […]
Publication: Online teaching and learning in physical education teacher education: A mixed studies review of literature
Research Impact: Delivering physical education teacher education (PETE) programmes through online platforms has been proposed as an alternative (or complementary) to traditional in-person modes of learning. Prompted by the shift to online learning during the […]
Publication: A systematic review of school-based suicide prevention interventions for adolescents, and intervention and contextual factors in prevention
Research Impact: This is the first systematic review to narratively synthesize available evidence from 28 studies of post-primary school-based suicide prevention (PSSP) on suicidal thoughts and behaviors among 47,000 participants. Findings showed significant improvements, poor […]
Publication: Exploring Adolescents’ Perspectives on and Experiences with Post Primary School-based Suicide Prevention Interventions: A Meta-Ethnography Protocol
Research Impact: This meta-ethnography protocol outlines methods to synthesize adolescents’ perspectives on engaging with post-primary school-based suicide prevention (PSSP) interventions, as participants/end-users, intervention advisors, facilitators, and co-designers and co-researchers. Identified full texts will be reviewed […]