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. 

The Lancet: Experts call for urgent action to improve physical activity worldwide

Editorial: PA is an essential human need beyond and independent of COVID-19 Worldwide progress to improve physical activity has stalled; overall deaths associated with inactivity remain at more than 5[…]

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Impact of Covid-19 Restrictions on Sport and Recreational Walking- Findings from Q1 Irish Sports Monitor (ISM)

Authors: Brian Doyle (Sport Ireland) Introduction Sport and recreational activities have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant restrictions. ¬†As recently as April 2021, travel was limited to[…]

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Job Opportunities: Limerick Sports Partnership- Active Cities

Limerick Sports Partnership Job Opportunities Sport Ireland Active Cities In 2018 the WHO developed a Global Action Plan for Physical Activity (GAPPA) which provides a shared vision of more active[…]

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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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