Bridging the Gender Data Gap in Sport, Health and Exercise Science Research

Based in Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Campus. Undertaking quality and collaborative research activity.

Sports Performance

Understanding and enhancing engagement in sport across the disciplines of sports science with a focus on team sports at recreational, amateur and high performance levels.

Dr Niamh Ní Chéilleachair

Exercise and Health

Developing strategies to increase physical activity levels and exercise for health, particularly for the least active members of society who generally include girls and women.

Dr Kieran Dowd

Nutrition and Health

Exploring nutrition and the promotion of optimal health and wellbeing throughout the female lifespan, accounting for behavioural, environmental and socio-economic issues.

Dr Patricia Heavey

Dr Aoife Lane | SHE Lead and Head of Department of Sport and Health Sciences

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Facilities at SHE

TUS Midlands has a unique facility provision for Sport and Health Science, which reflects the Institute’s commitment to the discipline. The flagship facility is the International Arena.

The Arena also houses a Sports Science Lab, High Performance Gym and Biomechanics Lab for teaching and research. The Department also has access to a Nutrition Lab with Nutrition software and two Rehabilitation Rooms.

Two further IT Labs are centres for Performance Analysis and Motion Analysis, specific to modules in the Department and to support research activity.

Study at the Department of Sport and Health Sciences

The Department of Sport and Health Sciences at TUS Midlands has a bespoke undergraduate programme provision that aligns with the thematic focus of SHE

Meet Our Team

Dr Ciarán Ó Catháin

Dr David Kelly

Dr Geraldine Cuskelly

Dr Mairead Cantwell

Our Vision

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