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National Brain Awareness Week

National Brain Awareness Week takes place from March 14th to 20th, 2022 The Dementia: Understand Together campaign, led by the HSE in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Age Friendly Ireland, Age & Opportunity, Healthy Ireland and the Dementia Services Information and Development Centre, is encouraging everyone to make simple changes to help maintain…
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I-PARC Conference 2022 Registration “Leveraging policy, programs, and research for a more active society in the wake of COVID-19”

I-PARC Conference 2022 “Leveraging policy, programs, and research for a more active society in the wake of COVID-19” Members of I-PARC are hosting a virtual conference titled “Leveraging policy, programs, and research for a more active society in the wake of COVID-19”. The event will run from Tuesday 25th to Friday 28th January 2022 with…
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I-PARC Conference 2022 – Save the Date

The Irish Physical Activity Research Collaboration (I-PARC) is proud to announce its third annual conference. The I-PARC conference “Leveraging policy, programs, and research for a more active society in the wake of COVID-19” will consist of 4 interactive lunchtime webinar sessions from the 25th – 28th of January 2022. I-PARC aims to establish a collaboration…
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I-PARC Symposium @ 8th ISPAH Virtual Congress Vancouver 2021

For anyone attending this year’s ISPAH Virtual Congress Vancouver 2021 the I-APRC team host a symposium on Wednesday, 13th October, 2021 from 9.20am – 10:50am (Irish time). Symposium B1: I-PARC: A whole of system approach for enhancing effective interventions, implementation strategies, and enabling contexts to reduce population levels of physical inactivity 9:20 am – 10:50…
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“Getting Ireland Active”—Application of a Systems Approach to Increase Physical Activity in Ireland Using the GAPPA Framework

New Publication from the @IPARC_1 team “Getting Ireland Active”—Application of a Systems Approach to Increase Physical Activity in Ireland Using the GAPPA Framework in Journal of Physical Activity and Health Joseph J. Murphy, Fiona Mansergh, Marie H. Murphy, Niamh Murphy, Benny Cullen, Sarah O’Brien, Stephen Finn, Grainne O’Donoghue, Niamh Barry, Shirley O’Shea, Kevin M. Leyden,…
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Move for Life 2021 virtual Conference

Save the date for the Move for Life 2021 conference, more information and registration available on the Limerick Sports Partnership website.

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 million people per year. Exercise during lockdown was considered an essential activity by many governments world wide, just as much as food, shelter and seeking…
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The WHO ReINVENT & ReBUILD Webinar Series: All you need to know

Where was this webinar series conceptualised? COVID-19 has had a huge influence on how, when and where people can be physically active. The pandemic has increased the global awareness on the importance of PA for mental and physical health, yet it has also revealed and accelerated widening inequities. Now is the time to use COVID-19…
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‘What does I-PARC mean for me and/or my organisation?’: The Project Team testimonies

The I-PARC research project is approaching the end of its funding and we are delighted to announce that the knowledge-user partners have been successful in securing funding which will kick-in after the HRB grant expiry date (April 2021). Undisputedly, the project team envisage I-PARC as a ‘real-world laboratory’ that has ‘brought to life the intersection…
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I-PARC delivers workshop to FAU Germany Physical Activity Group

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