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Key Irish projects

Acute effects of exercise on cognitive function in older people

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Cognitive function in older people This project explored the potential of bouts of acute exercise to transiently improve cognitive function in older people. This is a collabo ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ergoman: Ergonomics competencies in professional ergonomics(2009-2011)

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Ergonomics instruction The aim of the research is to develop a training model for ergonomics instruction. The research is funded by LEONARDO. Contact: Aileen Jackson, PhD Stu ...

Evaluation of the physiological effects of whole-body cryotherapy

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Whole body cryotherapy treatment This work examines the effects of the popular but poorly researched-110 C whole body cryotherapy treatment on skin, muscle and core temperatu ...

Food Poverty Among Irish School Children

Molcho, M., Walsh, K., and Nic Gabhainn, S., Centre for Health Promotion Studies, NUI Galway ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, FOOD, FOOD ACCESS, FOOD POVERTY, SMOKING The Health Behaviour in Schoolaged Children (HBSC) is a research study conducted by an international ...

Fresh Fruit in Schools Evaluation Summary Report (2002-2004)

Health Promotion Agency Northern Ireland FRUIT, NUTRITION, SCHOOL In October 2002 the Fresh Fruit in Schools scheme was launched. The scheme has its roots in the public health strategy, Investing for Health. This strategy, developed by a cross-departmenta ...

Health and Lifestyle Survey for Northern Ireland (2002)

Health Promotion Agency Northern Ireland ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, HEALTH BEHAVIOUR, LIFESTYLE, SMOKING In 2002, the Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland (HPA) conducted a Health and Lifestyle Survey of adults in Northern Ireland (HALS). The aim of the ...

Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland Study 2006: Sociodemographic Patterns in the Health Behaviours, Risk Behaviours, Health Outcomes and Social Contexts of Young People's lives

HBSC Ireland, Health Promotion Research Centre, Department of Health Promotion, School of Health Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway. Health behaviour, Attitude, School going children The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (Ireland) stu ...

Health Behaviour of School Children in Northern Ireland: A Report on the 1997-1998 Survey

Health Promotion Agency Northern Ireland ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, DRUGS MISUSE, HEALTH BEHAVIOUR, SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR, SMOKING The health Behaviour of School Aged Children (HBSC) survey is a unique cross-national research study conducted in collaboration with th ...

Human skeletal muscle myokine release

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Regulation of myokine release from muscle by exercise The purpose of this research is to investigate the regulation of myokine release from muscle by exercise. The research i ...

Injuries among school children in Ireland

Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Team, Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI, Galway CHILD, INJURY, MEDICAL TREATMENT, SCHOOL The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) is a research study conducted by an international network of research ...

Interim Fresh Fruit Evaluation in Schools Report

Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland Scheme to promote healthy eating and reduce inequalities in schools In October 2002 the Fresh Fruit in Schools scheme was launched. The scheme has its roots in the public health strategy, Investing for Health. ...

Limerick cohort study of sedentary behaviour and health indices in adolescent girls

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes in young girls The purpose of this on-going study is to track the relationship between objectively measured sedentary behaviour, ph ...

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 ...

National Health and Lifestyle Surveys. Regional Summary Report (2003)

10.14655/6841-3929 Health Promotion Unit, Department of Health and Children; Centre for Health Promotion Studies, NUI Galway; Department of Epidemiology and Public Medicine, UCD Health behaviour, Adult, School, Young people Two baseline surveys of health ...

National Registry of Deliberate Self Harm Ireland, Annual Report 2003

National Suicide Research Foundation Intentional self harm The National Registry of Deliberate Self Harm is a national system of population monitoring for the occurrence of deliberate self harm. It has been established, at the request of the Department of ...