On October 20th and 21st, partners on the Erasmus+ Before project from Ireland (DCU, UL), Germany (ENSE), Sweden (Friends) and Spain (Universidad de Murcia) gathered in the beautiful city of Murcia for our second in-person […]
Month: November 2022
PESS Graduates Contribute to Women in Sport: Female Coaches Networking Day – dr. philip kearney.
Photograph credit @MarkSmythy Early November saw Ireland’s first Women in Sport Female Coaches Networking Day take place at the Clayton Hotel in Dublin, and gradates of the Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences played […]
A Short History of the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences (PESS) – Prof Giles Warrington.
As we prepare to celebrate UL FIFTY, this article provides a short history of one of the oldest Departments in the University, charting its origins, evolution and some of the more recent achievements. The […]
The “bit by bit” approach to an active school (and writing a thesis!) – Alan Finnegan.
My two years as a postgraduate research student in the PESS Department was capped off in August last with my graduation day in the University of Limerick. A global COVID-19 pandemic was not foreseen when […]
How valid is lab-based experimentation in human sport performance? Golf example – Prof Ian Kenny.
When we test athletes in the laboratory, we are placing them in an alien environment, often watched by several researchers while they perform their sports task, while we measure their athletic performance. Usually, it is […]