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Key Irish projects

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. ...

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 2008

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 ...

National Registry of Deliberate Self Harm Ireland, Annual Report 2006-2007

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 ...

National Registry of Deliberate Self Harm Ireland, Annual Report 2005

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 ...

National Registry of Deliberate Self Harm Ireland, Annual Report 2004

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...