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Key Irish projects

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...