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 […]
Publication: Effects of exercise on cognitive functioning in adults with serious mental illness: A meta-analytic review
Research Impact Summary: These random-effects meta-analyses estimated the population effects of exercise on cognitive outcomes/domains across 15 randomized controlled trials of 899 participants (~43% female) with Severe Mental Illness. In the overall sample, exercise resulted […]
Sprinting on empty: fasted training for better adaptation? dr. brian carson.
Why train fasted? Training in the fasted state has been practised by athletes for various reasons for centuries. Most early adopters likely pursued fasted training based on the fact that they trained early in the […]
Sport and Exercise Sciences: An Applied Degree Programme – dr. ian sherwin.
The Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences at the University of Limerick run a four year BSc programme in the area of Sport and Exercise Sciences. The programme is designed to provide students with […]
Co-creating a preparatory policy engagement programme for quality physical education – Dr. Jenna r. lorusso.
Physical education, when provided in a quality form, can develop healthy, active, and engaged citizens who form the basis of sustainable development (UNESCO, 2021). However, the potential of quality physical education is not currently being […]
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: Sleep and Nutrition in Athletes
Research Impact: Despite the documented evidence to support the benefits and importance of sleep in promoting physical and mental recovery and performance in athletes it is clear from the current literature that sleep inadequacy has […]
Publication: European fitness landscape for children and adolescents: updated results from 34 countries gathered by the FitBack network
Research Impact: This paper explores the European fitness landscape for children and adolescents. It provides the most up to date reference values, fitness maps and country ranking based on nearly 8 million test results from […]
Digital technology in physical education symposium #DiTePES – DR. Antonio Calderón.
Recently, together with my colleagues Dr Mary Masterson and Ebru Boynuegri, I have presented at #DiTePES Symposium that took place October 20-21, 2022. The recorded presentation can be seen in the link below: Calderon et […]
Encouraging Students to Co-Construct and Co- and Self-Regulate Their Learning Within a Cooperative Learning Environment in Physical Education – andré moura, ann mac phail, amandio graca, paula batista.
Nowadays, there is the belief that learning is not a linear process where everything taught is learned, and where assessment, when used meaningfully, can improve students’ learning. This line of thought supports the belief that […]