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I-PARC Annual Conference, “Getting more people active: Building bridges and pushing boundaries”

The Irish Physical Activity Research Collaboration (I-PARC) will soon open registration for its upcoming Annual Conference, “Getting more people active: Building bridges and pushing boundaries”,  will take place in the George Moore Auditorium at University College Dublin on the 18th and 19th of January. Since the conference has limited capacity, early registration is encouraged. Cost…
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ICOACHKIDS Regional Coaching Conferences for Coaches of Children and Teenagers – 1-4 Sept 2022

As part of the European Week of Sport, Sport Ireland Coaching in partnership with the LSP Network and the Sport Ireland Participation Unit is holding a series of ICOACHKIDS Regional Coaching Conferences for coaches of children and teenagers. If we are going to attract children and teenagers and keep them engaged in sport and physical…
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‘The Children’s Sport Participation and Physical Activity Webinar’

‘The Children’s Sport Participation and Physical Activity Webinar’ June 20th, 12-2pm (Irish time) Register here   Speakers include: 1. Prof Sami Kokko: Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Presentation Title: National monitoring of sports participation and physical activity among children    and adolescents in Finland. 2. Dr Sinead Connolly     School of Sport, Ulster University,…
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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 – 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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