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I-PARC at Walk21 Ireland

The Decade to Change Walk21, the global walking summit, brings together practitioners, academics, planners, politicians and citizens to celebrate the importance of walking and re-imagine a world that is more liveable and sustainable. We know Walk21 Ireland will be the event to renew all of our energy for walking! This year’s conference theme, The Decade…
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Physical Activity for Health Measurement Training Course

Are you looking to develop your knowledge in the area of Physical Activity (PA) measurement? This is the course for you! Join the Physical Activity for Health (PAfH) research cluster, University of Limerick (UL) colleagues and international speakers, Prof Karin Pfeifer (Michigan State University) and Dr Paul Kelly (The University of Edinburgh) to learn about…
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NCCOR Publishes a New Commentary about Active Travel to School: An Overlooked Opportunity in Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention

A new commentary published this month in Translational Behavioral Medicine offers insights into strengthening surveillance and data collection about active travel to school (ATS). It also describes the need for the environmental, policy, and program supports that make this option easier for children and their families. The new paper, titled Improving Active Travel to School and Its Surveillance:…
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6th Annual All-Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences, Physical Activity and Physical Education

6th Annual All-Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences, Physical Activity and Physical Education https://www.dcu.ie/shhp/dcu-events/2022/jun/6th-annual-all-ireland-postgraduate-conference-sport-sciences-physical Fri, 09/09/2022 – 09:00 to Fri, 09/09/2022 – 18:00 The School of Health and Human Performance at Dublin City University are proud to announce that the 6th Annual All-Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences, Physical Activity and Physical Education will be held on Friday…
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EU / DG SANTE Consultation

DG SANTE (Health and Food Safety)2023 Stakeholders’ Targeted Consultation on EU4Health priorities, strategic orientations and needsAim: seek opinion of stakeholders about current and future EU health priorities and strategic orientations, and on key health needs to be addressed through EU4Health annual Work Programmeshttps://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/2023EU4HealthSurvey

Teaching Assistant in Sport and Exercise Sciences and Teaching Assistant in Physical Education

Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, University of Limerick Teaching Assistant in Sport and Exercise Sciences and Teaching Assistant in Physical Education (2 positions) – 10 Month Fixed Term Contract Salary Scale: €32,137 p.a. pro rata Informal enquiries regarding the Teaching Assistant in Physical Education may be directed to: Dr Elaine Murtagh Department of…
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Policy symposium on NCDs prevention

Policy symposium on NCDs prevention Obesity is a chronic, relapsing, multifactorial disease, and the main risk factor for several other non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The growing burden of NCDs are the leading cause of global mortality killing 41 million people each year. Successful policy actions to address physical inactivity, unhealthy diets and sedentary behaviours, key risk…
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PEPAYS Ireland: (Re)connecting as a Community – Grand Challenges and Opportunities for Research and Practice

PEPAYS Ireland: (Re)connecting as a Community – Grand Challenges and Opportunities for Research and Practice PEPAYS Ireland are delighted to announce that the PEPAYS Ireland Forum will take place at the University of Limerick, on Saturday, June 11th. The title of the forum is ‘(Re)connecting as a Community – Grand Challenges and Opportunities for Research…
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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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HEI Teaching and Learning National Seminar Series

Webinar – Enhancing teaching and learning of physical activity in Irish medical curricula The next event in the HEI Teaching and Learning National Seminar Series takes place on Wed 25th focusing on enhancing teaching and learning of physical activity in the Irish medical curricula. Registration is free and via this link https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YhvkxzLqQR-BL985Ir7kHw Learning Objectives To…
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