Tag: physical activity

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.

Highlights from the Institute of Public Health Webinar

This blog was created by Dr. Joey Murphy (I-PARC Project Manager) in order to share highlights and key resources from the Institute of Public Health hosted webinar “Physical Activity and the Pandemic: Lessons for older adults and health professionals”. This 2-hour webinar involved several interesting speakers who shared their experience of promoting and engaging older…
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How the I-PARC Team are staying active

As we enter what feels a lot longer than Week 6 of lockdown, it can be difficult to find the motivation to keep active and healthy, but staying active is crucial to our physical and mental wellbeing in these challenging times. The I-PARC team have all been trying their best to stay active in their…
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Sheds for Life- A dedicated men’s health and wellbeing programme from Irish Men’s Shed members

Our January blog comes from Aisling McGrath who is currently a (PhD) Researcher and Irish Research Council Scholar based in Waterford Institute of Technology. Follow Aisling on Twitter (@ash_mcg). Sheds for Life is a men’s health and wellbeing programme that was developed by the Irish Men’s Sheds Association to enhance the wellbeing of its Shed…
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Healthy Ireland Summary Report 2019

Healthy Ireland launched the 2019 summary report with the findings from the #HISurvey2019 on November 20th. The full report can be downloaded at: https://www.gov.ie/en/collection/231c02-healthy-ireland-survey-wave/ The report covers findings across many different elements crucial for a healthy lifestyle, with sleep being introduced as a topic for the first time this year. Other topics being covered include:…
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I-PARC attends the SPARC conference

The event’s theme this year was ‘communicating the message’ – how to ensure that policy, practice and research on physical activity for health are communicated effectively to all sectors of the community. SPARC 2019 saw the largest group of researchers, practitioners and policy makers come together to present and communicate their work regarding all things physical…
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Collaboration towards the common goal of “Physical Activity Promotion”

This month’s featured blog post is from Dr. Angela Carlin, a Lecturer in Exercise and Health in the School of Sport at Ulster University. You can see more of Angela’s work and interests by following @AngelaCarlin7 on twitter. The ‘Physical Activity and Health’ research group at Ulster University recently hosted a successful research day, aimed at…
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October Blog – International Walk to School Month

This month’s featured blog post is from Shirley O’Shea, I-PARC Project Team member and Senior Health Promotion Officer for Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing Division, Health Services Executive    October is ‘International Walk to School Month’, an opportunity for children to join hundreds of thousands of pupils across the globe celebrating the walk to school.…
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Welcome to our new featured blog

A warm welcome to our new featured blog page! Here we will be posting blog posts from guest writers across all sectors involved in physical activity throughout Ireland. Keep an eye out for exciting posts on all things physical activity – from local opportunities to nationwide events, research happening at different institutes across all Ireland,…
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I-PARC update – attendance at conferences and workshops

The past two months have seen the I-PARC team travel to a number of conferences and workshops in order to disseminate findings and discuss the next steps of the project   In August, members of the I-PARC team traveled to the University of South Denmark, Odense, Denmark to present at HEPA 2019. In the spirit…
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