Why I chose this course Growing up as an sporty child in a very active family, I always viewed physical activity with upmost regard and appreciated the benefits of exercise. On top of this, I […]
Month: February 2022
MSc Applied Sports Coaching: Online Application Open for September 2022 Intake
The Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences invites applicants for the MSc Applied Sports Coaching. This innovative part-time two-year postgraduate programme will give 15-20 experienced coaches the opportunity to enhance their practice through engagement […]
PESS: Moulding Future Leaders in Sport and Healthcare – James Conner.
When I decided to go back to college I thought to myself I’m in my mid 40’s, I’m just going to lay low, do my work, earn my diploma, and move on to the next […]
Award-winning teaching on an award-winning programme: PBL on the MSc Sports Performance – dr catherine norton, course director, msc sports performance.
PESS faculty teaching into our MSc Sports Performance LM 629 (FT) and LM646 (PT) programmes have adopted innovative techniques in support of the attainment of key learning outcomes and graduate attributes which were recently recognised […]
Preparing to be a Strength and Conditioning Coach – Patrick Dolan SCCC CSCS MSc
Two years ago I published “The Value of a PhD for a Strength and Conditioning Coach”. While there are more benefits to pursue a PhD than I listed, those 10 reasons were geared towards a […]
Publication: The Effects of HRST on Performance in Competitive Endurance Athletes: A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis
Research Impact: High-repetition strength training (HRST) is resistance training that involves loads that are ≤67% of an individual’s one-repetition maximum for ≥12 repetitions and is typically performed using short rest periods of ≤30 seconds. HRST […]
Why study bsc exercise and health fitness management in UL? – dr frank nugent.
The new BSc in Exercise & Health Fitness Management is a four-year honours degree that provides students with a broad introduction to a career in the fitness industry. In 1st year of the programme, students […]
Publication: The Acute Effects of Interrupting Prolonged Sitting Time in Adults with Standing and Light-Intensity Walking on Biomarkers of Cardiometabolic Health in Adults – SLR & Meta Analysis
Research Impact: This systematic review and meta-analysis investigates the acute effects of interrupting prolonged sitting with frequent short bouts of standing and light-intensity walking on biomarkers of cardiometabolic health, such as postprandial glucose and insulin. The […]
Publication: A pragmatic evaluation of the primary school Be Active After-School Activity Programme (Be Active ASAP)
Research Impact Summary: The period after school represents an opportunity to engage children in physical activity programmes in the school settings. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of an afterschool programme, […]
Publication: Exploring Teacher Educators’ Perspectives of Play-Based Learning: A Mixed Method Approach
Research Impact: This study examined teacher educators’ perceptions of play-based learning in the context of university-based teacher education programmes in Palestine. Using a cross-sectional, multi-method design, we explored factors relating to teacher educators’ capability, opportunity […]