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Physical activity measurement in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) (2009-2012)

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) This research measures free living physical activity in people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Sense Wear Armband and Shimmer accelerometers will be ...

Physical activity and psychological correlates of people with chronic low back pain (CLBP) (2008-2011)

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Chronic low back pain (CLBP) This research measures free living physical activity in people with people with chronic low back pain (CLBP). Activpal accelerometers will be val ...

Patient and spousal Illness beliefs/perceptions and self-report physical activity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) (2011 onwards)

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)- self-reported The purpose of this research is to measure self-reported physical activity and beliefs about physical activity of people with rheumat ...

Rotator cuff tendinopathy: an investigation of clinical and diagnostic ultrasound parameters before, during and after a structured exercise programme

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Rotator cuff tendinopathy The overarching aim of this research project is to image various parameters of tendon pathology (using ultrasound & MRI) in patients with rotato ...

Out On A Limb

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Running biomechanics project The ‘Out on a Limb’ running biomechanics project provides support for Ireland’s first amputee blade marathon runner Simon Baker. The project comm ...

Creation of 'virtual' subjects to examine variability within human movement (2008-2012)

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Human movement variability This research involves the development of mathematical and computer models to examine human movement variability using elite golfers. Funded under ...

An investigation into female maturation and its role in ACL injury (2008-2012)

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury A comparative study between healthy and previously ACL injured sports people examining movement coordination and predisposition to fur ...

Anterior knee pain in competitive cyclists (20010-2012)

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Knee pain 3D and MRI analysis of the knee in elite competitive cyclists to examine underlying movement and pathology resulting in this form of knee pain. Contact: Thomas Kenn ...

Exercise buddies for non ambulatory people with MS

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Multiple Sclerosis Funded by MS Ireland through National Lottery funding. Contact: Dr. Susan Coote, Department of Physiotherapy, UL (susan.coote@ul.ie). Obesity Chronic Condi ...

The use of whole body vibration in people with Multiple Sclerosis

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Multiple Sclerosis Funded through an IRCSET Embark Scholarship for Macin Uszinsky. Contact: Dr. Susan Coote, Department of Physiotherapy, UL (susan.coote@ul.ie). Obesity Chro ...

Getting the Balance Right

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Multiple Sclerosis Physiotherapy and Exercise Interventions for people with Multiple Sclerosis. Funded by MS Ireland (through Tesco Charity of the Year and Pobal Dormant Acco ...

Measuring physical activity and energy expenditure in people with Multiple Sclerosis

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Multiple Sclerosis Funded through IRCSET Embark Scholarship for Catriona O'Dwyer. Contact: Dr. Susan Coote, Department of Physiotherapy, UL (susan.coote@ul.ie). Obesity ...

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 ...

Upper trapezius fatigue during overhead electrical work (2011/2012)

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Muscle fatigue This research examines muscle fatigue of the shoulder/neck region for professional electricians on two types of standing platform. Contact: Denis Phelan and Dr ...

Effects of dynamic shoulder movements in industrial work on shoulder discomfort and fatigue (2009-2012)

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Shoulder discomfort and fatigue To study the dynamic nature of shoulder movement in industrial work and to study the effects on shoulder discomfort and fatigue. Funded under ...

Age and gender aspects of work related musculoskeletal disorders of the shoulder/neck region (2009-2011)

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Work related musculoskeletal disorders The goal of this research was to profile the prevalence of work related musculoskeletal disorders in the Irish workforce and to study a ...

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 ...

Regulation of adiponectin intracellular trafficking and secretion by FIP proteins

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick The role of FIP proteins The purpose of this research is to elucidate the role of FIP proteins in adioonectin secretion from adipocytes. The research was funded by Diabetes U ...