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Key Irish projects

Survey on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) 2008

Central Statistics Office (CSO) The income and living conditions of different types of households in Ireland The Survey on Income and Living Conditions- SILC is an annual survey conducted by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) to obtain information on the ...

The Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study 2006

24.6.2007 The Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study 2006 This report presents data from the HBSC Ireland 2006, the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children survey. The 2006 HBSC survey is the third time that data of this kind h ...

Our children. Their future. Why weight?: Survey series & literature review on childhood obesity

Health Service Executive Study of obesity in children Ireland is in the throes of a global obesity pandemic. Obesity is threatening our children's wellbeing, their development and their future health as adults. Over 155 million school aged children w ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study 2010

11.6.2012 The Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study 2010   This report presents data from the HBSC Ireland 2010, the Irish Health Behaviour in Schoolaged Children survey. The 2010 HBSC survey is the fourth time that data of this kind ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...