Author: PESS

The Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences is based part of the Faculty of Education and Health Sciences at the University of Limerick, Ireland. The department has a strong research focus with ever increasing metrics related to research. The department offers undergraduate and taught postgraduate courses in Physical Education, Sport & Exercise Sciences, Sports Performance, Sports Exercise & Performance Psychology. In addition, we have a strong reputation for postgraduate research at both PhD and MSc level. Contact us at pess@ul.ie with any queries
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Publication: Participatory approaches in the context of research into workplace health promotion to improve physical activity levels and reduce sedentary behaviour among office-based workers: protocol for a scoping review

Research Impact Statement: Previous literature has examined the benefits and effectiveness of physical activity workplace health promotion interventions, but the use of participatory approaches within workplace health promotion studies has not been synthesised. Participatory approaches […]

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Publication: PERSISTE: a mixed methods protocol to identify barriers and levers to a sustainable physical activity practice among patients with chronic disease after physical activity resumption programs

Research Impact: The effectiveness of physical activity interventions to develop long term sustainable physical activity practice for patients with chronic disease remains questionable in the literature. The present study protocol describes the use of mixed […]