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. 

Sporting goods industry and WHO join forces to promote increased physical activity and sport

  The WHO has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement with the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI). The arrangement seeks to align and reinforce private sector[…]

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ICDAM 2023, University of Limerick, 26th-29th June

The University of Limerick are looking forward to hosting this year’s ICDAM conference which will be held over a 4-day period from June 26th to 29th. The theme of the[…]

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Health-Enhancing Physical Activity & Healthy Lifestyle for All Course

This course, offered by the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) will equip participants with the knowledge and confidence to contribute to reversing the growing prevalence of unhealthy lifestyles in[…]

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


Enable and support solutions to increase physical activity in Ireland.


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


Establish mechanisms for demonstrating the impact of I-PARC.

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