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 with any queries
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Publication: Associations between grip strength and Generalized Anxiety disorder in older adults: results from the Irish longitudinal study on ageing

Research Impact:  Muscular strength predicts cardiometabolic disease risk, physical disabilities, mortality, and mental health across aging populations; however, associations between grip strength and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) remain unstudied. This study investigated associations between grip […]