Irish Physical Activity Research Collaboration 

I-PARC fosters insight, intelligence and innovation to enable more people in Ireland to be more active, more often.

Latest I-PARC Posts

Check out the latest I-PARC posts below. Here you will find information  around all things physical activity. 

PhD Opportunity: Play and Risk in Kids @ Technological University Dublin

Play is a fundamental human right. The United Nations Declaration of the Rights of The Child states that every child “shall have full opportunity for play and recreation, which should[…]

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Re-imagining Our Cities

This blog contribution comes from Shirley O’Shea, Senior Health Promotion Officer, Health Service Executive. The global COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the way we live, work, socialise, get around and[…]

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Event Alert: Coaching the Female Athlete – How to get the best out of your athletes/players?

Sport Ireland Coaching is delighted to bring you their first ‘Coaching the Female Athlete’ webinar. Through the presentations and Q&A’s with speakers, we will explore how each of them gets[…]

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I-PARC Aims 

The aim of the Irish Physical Activity Research Collaboration is to inspire the best use of evidence, effective delivery methods, and supportive environments for improving physical activity levels in Ireland.

I-PARC Objectives 

I-PARC will involve multiple stakeholders, across Policy, Practice and Research, who work together to:
Identify

Identify gaps on how to develop and deliver best practices and seek ways to bridge these gaps.

Support

Enable and support solutions to increase physical activity in Ireland.

Share

Share learnings from research and best-practice in a systematic and easily accessible way.

Demonstrate

Establish mechanisms for demonstrating the impact of I-PARC.

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