Category: Research Papers

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 within 5km of your own home whilst sporting organisations, and facilities remained closed. In the context of these challenges the Irish Sports Monitor (ISM) quarter…
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Media Coverage – Barriers and facilitators to changes in adolescent physical activity during COVID-19

The spring lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic included school, sport facilities and fitness places closing. Moreover, in a strict lockdown, people were not allowed to travel outside of a few km from their homes. This meant that students at schools were being taught at home and were not given the opportunities they…
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New Research: Barriers and facilitators to changes in adolescent physical activity during COVID-19

Barriers and facilitators to changes in adolescent physical activity during COVID-19 Published in BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine Authors (click for Twitter accounts): Kwok Ng, Jemima Cooper, Fiona McHale, Joanna Clifford, Catherine Woods Affiliation: Physical Activity for Health Research Cluster, Health Research Institute, Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Limerick, Limerick,…
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