Last week saw the second Physical Activity for Health (PAfH) training school, and the first winter school, hosted and facilitated by the PAfH research cluster. The training course, titled “Physical Activity Policy and Intervention Evaluation […]
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The Physical Activity for Health – Physical Activity Measurement Training Course 2022 – Aidan Buffey.
This year was the inaugural Physical Activity for Health (PAfH), physical activity measurement training course, held at the University of Limerick in the Physical Education and Sport Science (PESS) Department. The training course welcomed international […]
The Emotions of Presenting in Person, Post COVID-19 – Aidan J Buffey.
My first thought when asked to participate in the Thesis-in-Three competition was one of fear and dread. I am in my third year of a structured PhD but had not presented in person, largely due […]
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: 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 […]
The Benefit of Remote Research Clusters (PAfH), Societies, Networks (EMERGE) and Online Conversations – aidan buffey.
With the increase in online knowledge translation due largely to the COVID-19 pandemic and the current remote working practices, there are new and increased opportunities to join many newly formed societies, networks, and research group […]
Evaluation of a sedentary time fractionation intervention for adult home-based workers – Aidan Buffey
There is a strong evidence base linking prolonged bouts of sitting with an increased risk of conditions such as type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. It is possible that individuals working from home may be sitting […]
Avoid Prolonged Sitting – Breaking Sedentary Time Whilst Working from Home (Aidan Buffey)
During these unprecedented times, in some instance’s individuals are facing their whole day within their house. This change in work environment has eliminated daily commuting, the office setting, and limited time spent outdoors. Despite commuting […]