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Augmenting a home exercise programme of strengthening exercises with electrical stimulation in people with moderate disability due to Multiple Sclerosis

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Multiple Sclerosis Funded through IRCSET Partnership Project with BMR Neurotech. Contact: Dr. Susan Coote, Department of Physiotherapy, UL (susan.coote@ul.ie). Obesity Chroni ...

Active AAL projects

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Active AAL projects include the EU FP7 ICT4Depression project providing user-friendly ICT tools to enhance self-management and effective treatme ...

The EU/Enterprise Ireland funded AAL-169 eCAALYX project

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Provides a set of innovative elder and patient care services for chronic diseases/comorbidity. Contact: Dr John Nelson, Department of Electronic ...

SFI NCNRC Investigator Award, the EU FP6 CAALYX project, and a Proof of Concept for a new assisted living sensor

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Assisted Living Dr John Nelson, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, UL (john.nelson@ul.ie). Obesity Obesity Interventions http://www.ul.ie/cpahr/node/2 © CPAHR ...

Be Active After School Activity Programme

Health Promotion Unit, HSE Dublin North East Providing quality after-school physical activity opportunities for 7-8-year-olds and involving parents in such activities The Be Active ASAP aims to improve the physical activity patterns of school children by ...

An Post Cycle Series

An Post and Irish Sports Council Promoting physical activity in the community Over 10,000 people took part in the 2010 An Post Cycle Series.The An Post Cycle Series, supported by An Post and the Irish Sports Council, encourages communities around the coun ...

irishtrails.ie

National Trails Office, Irish Sports Council Outdoor activities irishtrails.ie is a new website from the National Trails Office of the Irish Sports Council. It allows users to search for and find information on waymarked walking, cycling and other trails ...

Women in Sport Programme

Irish Sports Council Women's participation in sports initiative In 2005, research conducted by the ESRI for the Irish Sports Council revealed that less than one in five Irish women came close to conducting the accumulated 30 minutes of physical activ ...

A future full of hope: Crosscare annual report 2003.

10.14655/6841-4345 Crosscare Poverty, Marginalisation, Social exclusion Crosscare (formerly known as the Catholic Social Service Conference CSSC) have been responding to the needs of people on the margins of society since 1941. Currently they employ close ...

Active 8 Programme

Women in Sport Programme Peer mentoring programme promoting increased physical activity in teenage girls. Active 8 is a peer mentoring programme designed to promote increased physical activity levels among teenage girls. This project aims to increase the ...

Buntus START Programme

Irish Sports Council and Department of Education Physical activity programme for children aged 3-5 year olds Buntus Start is a comprehensive physical activity programme for children aged 2-5 years old. It has been designed for use in pre-school settings s ...

Go for Life Programme

Irish Sports Council National programme for sport and physical activity for older people. The Go for Life Programme aims to increase participation among older people in recreational sport activities. The Programme is administered by Age and Opportunity, a ...

Healthy Ireland

Government of Ireland Health, Well-being Healthy Ireland is a government-led initiative aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of everyone living in Ireland. Think Well Be Well Healthy Ireland Policies Healthy Ireland Supports Get Involved Interventi ...

Healthy Gardening

Helping Local People and Local Communities create a Healthier Environment The healthy gardening project is a ten week programme which runs in community gardens/allotments throughout the county in partnership with community development projects. The underp ...

WALK Community Garden

WALK operate a Community Garden in Dublin 12 which promotes the growing of fresh fruit, vegetable, salad leaves and flowers which change seasonally.  The garden helps create a sense of community and advocates the benefits of growing healthy food, environ ...

Westside Community Garden

The New Community Garden is a community initiative aiming to promote social inclusion and peoples participation in the community. Initiative Type Community Food Growing Projects Location Galway 10.14655/490525-783828 Healthy Food for All Community food an ...

Food and Health Project Longford/Westmeath

The Food and Health Project offers practical healthy eating and lifestyle courses to groups cooking on a lower income.  Courses offered include: C/O Athlone Community Taskforce Ball Alley Lane Athlone Westmeath HSE and community group Initiative Type Nut ...

The Attic Youth Cafe

The Attic Youth Cafe was established as a social inclusion initiative and response to the issues of early school leaving, lack of informal educational opportunities, early sexual activity, early use of alcohol and the lack of a recreational space for youn ...

Journeyman Programme Kitchen and Garden

A new community kitchen and community garden are nearing the end of development.   The area around the kitchen is designated for the community garden and is being developed this year.  Running in conjunction with a school leavers programme, the garden ...

The Glen Community Garden

Community Health Workers are employed to improve the health and lifestyle of a community through a series of health focused initiatives that build on existing services and facilities. North Lee Community Work Department, HSE South Initiative Type Communit ...