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  • Mc Dowell, Cillian P.; Carlin, Angela; Capranica, Laura; Dillon, Christina; Harrington, Janas M.; Lakerveld, Jeroen; Loyen, Anne; Chun Man Ling, Fiona; Brug, Johannes; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Herring, Matthew P. (BMC, 2020)
    Background: Anxiety is an adaptive response to an objective or perceived threat; however, when symptoms become severe and chronic it that can become a maladaptive anxiety disorder. Limited evidence suggests that physical ...
  • Mc Dowell, Cillian P.; Carlin, Angela; Capranica, Laura; Dillon, Christina; Harrington, Janas M.; Lakerveld, Jeroen; Loyen, Anne; Chun Man Ling, Fiona; Brug, Johannes; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Herring, Matthew P. (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background: Depression is a prevalent, debilitating, and often recurrent mood disorder for which successful firstline treatments remains limited. The purpose of this study was to investigate the cross-sectional ...
  • Condello, Giancarlo; Puggina, Anna; Aleksovska, Katina; Buck, Christoph; Burns, Con; Cardon, Greet; Carlin, Angela; Simon, Chantal; Ciarapica, Donatella; Coppinger, Tara; Cortis, Cristina; D’Haese, Sara; De Craemer, Marieke; Di Blasio, Andrea; Hansen, Sylvia; Iacoviello, Licia; Issartel, Johann; Izzicupo, Pascal; Jaeschke, Lina; Kanning, Martina; Kennedy, Aileen; Ling, Fiona Chun Man; Luzak, Agnes; Napolitano, Giorgio; Nazare, Julie-Anne; Perchoux, Camille; Pesce, Caterina; Pischon, Tobias; Polito, Angela; Sannella, Alessandra; Schulz, Holger; Sohun, Rhoda; Steinbrecher, Astrid; Schlicht, Wolfgang; Ricciardi, Walter; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Capranica, Laura; Boccia, Stefania (BioMed Central, 2017)
    Background: Low levels of physical activity (PA) are a global concern and increasing PA engagement is becoming a priority in current public health policies. Despite the large number of studies and reviews available, the ...
  • Aleksovska, Katina; Puggina, Anna; Giraldi, Giraldi; Buck, Christoph; Burns, Con; Cardon, Greet; Carlin, Angela; Chantal, Simon; Ciarapica, Donatella; Colotto, Marco; Condello, Giancarlo; Coppinger, Tara; Cortis, Cristina; D’Haese, Sara; De Craemer, Marieke; Di Blasio, Andrea; Hansen, Sylvia; Iacoviello, Licia; Issartel, Johann; Izzicupo, Pascal; Jaeschke, Lina; Kanning, Martina; Kennedy, Aileen; Ling, Fiona; Luzak, Agnes; Napolitano, Giorgio; Nazare, Julie-Anne; Perchoux, Camille; Pischon, Tobias; Polito, Angela; Sannella, Alessandra; Schulz, Holger; Sohun, Rhoda; Steinbrecher, Astrid; Schlicht, Wolfgang; Ricciardi, Walter; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Capranica, Laura; Boccia, Stefania (Springer, 2019)
    Background: Despite the large number of studies and reviews available, the evidence regarding the biological determinants of physical activity (PA) is inconclusive. In this umbrella review, we summarized the current evidence ...
  • Algar, Lynne (University of Limerick, 2015)
    Talent development (TD) in high performance sport is a complex process of interacting genetic and experiential factors (Farrow, Baker, & MacMahon, 2013). In current practice, there appears to be a considerable gap between ...
  • De Craemer, Marieke; Chastin, Sebastien; Ahrens, Wolfgang; Bernaards, Claire; Brug, Johannes; Buck, Christoph; Cardon, Greet; Capranica, Laura; Dargent-Molina, Patricia; De Lepeleere, Sara; Hoffmann, Belinda; Kennedy, Aileen; Lakerveld, Jeroen; Lien, Nanna; Ling, Fiona; Loyen, Anne; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Nazare, Julie-Anne; O'Donoghue, Grainne; O'Gorman, Donal J.; Perchoux, Camille; Pigeot, Iris; Simon, Chantal; Mueller-Stierlin, Annabel S.; van der Ploeg, Hidde P.; Van Cauwenberg, Jelle; Oppert, Jean-Michel (MDPI, 2018)
    Societal and technological changes have resulted in sitting being the dominant posture during most activities of daily living, such as learning, working, travelling and leisure time. Too much time spent in seated activities, ...
  • Brug, Johannes; van der Ploeg, Hidde P.; Loyen, Anne; Ahrens, Wolfgang; Allais, Oliver; Andersen, Lene F.; Cardon, Greet; Capranica, Laura; Chastin, Sebastien; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; De Craemer, Marieke; Donnelly, Alan Edward; Ekelund, Ulf; Finglas, Paul; Flechtner-Mors, Marion; Hebestreit, Antje; Kubiak, Thomas; Lanza, Massimo; Lien, Nanna; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Mazzocchi, Mario; Monsivais, Pablo; Murphy, Marie; Nicolaou, Mary; Nöthlings, Ute; O'Gorman, Donal J.; Renner, Britta; Roos, Gun; van den Berg, Matthijs; Schulze, Matthias B.; Steinacker, Jürgen M.; Stronks, Karien; Volkert, Dorothee; Lakerveld, Jeroen (BioMed Central, 2017)
    The establishment of the Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity (DEDIPAC) Knowledge Hub, 2013–2016, was the first action taken by the ‘Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life’ European Joint Programming Initiative. DEDIPAC ...
  • Burns, Cornelius (University of Limerick, 2012)
    The primary aim of this research was to develop and validate a tool to measure the correlates of physical activity among adolescent males and females. Secondary aims were to investigate the correlate profiles and ...
  • Ali, Ebbas (University of Limerick, 2014)
    A primary teaching goal for any sport is for participants to achieve a level of proficiency to enable participation in the sport. Coaches and sports federations make recommendations regarding which practice methods to use ...
  • Murphy, Joseph J.; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Murphy, Marie H.; Murphy, Niamh; Timperio, Anna; Leech, Rebecca M.; Woods, Catherine B. (BMC, 2019)
    Background: Students engage in risky health-related behaviours that influence their current and future health status. Health-related behaviours cluster among adults and differently based on sub-populations characteristics ...
  • Lakerveld, Jeroen; Loyen, Anne; Chun Man Ling, Fiona; De Craemer, Marieke; van der Ploeg, Hidde P.; O'Gorman, Donal J.; Carlin, Angela; Capranica, Laura; Kalter, Joeri; Oppert, Jean-Michel; Chastin, Sebastien; Cardon, Greet; Brug, Johannes; MacDonncha, Ciaran (BMJ Publishing Group, 2017)
    Background The utilisation of available cross-European data for secondary data analyses on physical activity, sedentary behaviours and their underlying determinants may benefit from the wide variation that exists across ...
  • Leahy, Siobhan; O'Neill, Cian; Sohun, Rhoda; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Jakeman, Philip M. (Cambridge University Press, 2009)
    no abstract available
  • Cronin, Laura (University of Limerick, 2010)
    The convergent validity of the Movement Assessment Battery for Children-2 (MABC-2) and the McCarron Assessment of Neuromuscular Development (MAND) in an ecologically valid environment Laura Cronin Purpose: To investigate ...
  • Carlin, Angela; Perchoux, Camille; Puggina, Anna; Aleksovska, Katina; Buck, Christoph; Burns, Con; Cardon, Greet; Chantal, Simon; Ciarapica, Donatella; Condello, Giancarlo; Coppinger, Tara; Cortis, Cristina; D'Haese, Sara; De Craemer, Marieke; Di Blasio, Andrea; Hansen, Sylvia; Iacoviello, Licia; Issartel, Johann; Izzicupo, Pascal; Jaeschke, Lina; Kanning, Martina; Kennedy, Aileen; Lakerveld, Jeroen; Chun Man Ling, Fiona; Luzak, Agnes; Napolitano, Giorgio; Nazare, Julie-Anne; Pischon, Tobias; Polito, Angela; Sannella, Alessandra; Schulz, Holger; Sohun, Rhoda; Steinbrecher, Astrid; Schlicht, Wolfgang; Ricciardi, Walter; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Capranica, Laura; Boccia, Stefania (Public Library of Science, 2017)
    Background Participation in regular physical activity is associated with a multitude of health benefits across the life course. However, many people fail to meet PA recommendations. Despite a plethora of studies, the ...
  • Brennan, Graham; Shafat, Amir; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Vekins, Carmel (BioMed Central Ltd., 2007)
    Background: Lower back pain (LBP) is ranked first as a cause of disability and inability to work, and is expected to affect up to 90% of the worlds population at some point in their lifetime. The annual first time incidence ...
  • Sohun, Rhoda; MacPhail, Ann; MacDonncha, Ciaran (Taylor and Francis, 2020)
    Worldwide, children do not meet the recommended guidelines for physical activity (PA) and a unified approach is required to increase children’s engagement in PA. Parents, are increasingly regarded as playing a key role in ...
  • Puggina, Anna; Aleksovska, Katina; Buck, Christoph; Burns, Con; Cardon, Greet; Carlin, Angela; Chantal, Simon; Ciarapica, Donatella; Condello, Giancarlo; Coppinger, Tara; Cortis, Cristina; D’Haese, Sara; De Craemer, Marieke; Di Blasio, Andrea; Hansen, Sylvia; Iacoviello, Licia; Issartel, Johann; Izzicupo, Pascal; Jaeschke, Lina; Kanning, Martina; Kennedy, Aileen; Chun Man Ling, Fiona; Luzak, Agnes; Napolitano, Giorgio; Nazare, Julie-Anne; Perchoux, Camille; Pischon, Tobias; Polito, Angela; Sannella, Alessandra; Schulz, Holger; Sohun, Rhoda; Steinbrecher, Astrid; Schlicht, Wolfgang; Ricciardi, Walter; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Capranica, Laura; Boccia, Stefania (Oxford University Press, 2017)
    Despite the large number of studies and reviews available, the evidence regarding the policy determinants of physical activity (PA) is inconclusive. This umbrella systematic literature review (SLR) summarizes the current ...
  • Cortis, Cristina; Puggina, Anna; Pesce, Caterina; Aleksovska, Katina; Buck, Christoph; Burns, Con; Cardon, Greet; Carlin, Angela; Simon, Chantal; Ciarapica, Donatella; Condello, Giancarlo; Coppinger, Tara; D'Haese, Sara; De Craemer, Marieke; Di Blasio, Andrea; Hansen, Sylvia; Iacoviello, Licia; Issartel, Johann; Izzicupo, Pascal; Jaeschke, Lina; Kanning, Martina; Kennedy, Aileen; Ling, Fiona Chun Man; Luzak, Agnes; Napolitano, Giorgio; Nazare, Julie-Anne; O'Donoghue, Grainne; Perchoux, Camille; Pischon, Tobias; Polito, Angela; Sannella, Alessandra; Schulz, Holger; Sohun, Rhoda; Steinbrecher, Astrid; Schlicht, Wolfgang; Ricciardi, Walter; Castellani, Loriana; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Capranica, Laura; Boccia, Stefania (Public Library of Science, 2017)
    Low levels of physical activity (PA) are reported to contribute to the occurrence of non-communicable diseases over the life course. Although psychological factors have been identified as an important category concerning ...
  • Jaeschke, Lina; Steinbrecher, Astrid; Luzak, Agnes; Puggina, Anna; Aleksovska, Katina; Buck, Christoph; Burns, Con; Cardon, Greet; Carlin, Angela; Chantal, Simon; Ciarapica, Donatella; Condello, Giancarlo; Coppinger, Tara; Cortis, Cristina; De Craemer, Marieke; D’Haese, Sara; Di Blasio, Andrea; Hansen, Sylvia; Iacoviello, Licia; Issartel, Johann; Izzicupo, Pascal; Kanning, Martina; Kennedy, Aileen; Chun Man Ling, Fiona; Napolitano, Giorgio; Nazare, Julie-Anne; Perchoux, Camille; Polito, Angela; Ricciardi, Walter; Sannella, Alessandra; Schlicht, Wolfgang; Sohun, Rhoda; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Boccia, Stefania; Capranica, Laura; Schulz, Holger; Pischon, Tobias (BioMed Central, 2017)
    Objective: Regular physical activity (PA) reduces the risk of disease and premature death. Knowing factors associated with PA might help reducing the disease and economic burden caused by low activity. Studies suggest that ...
  • O'Donoghue, Grainne; Kennedy, Aileen; Puggina, Anna; Aleksovska, Katina; Buck, Christoph; Burns, Con; Cardon, Greet; Carlin, Angela; Ciarapica, Donatella; Colotto, Marco; Condello, Giancarlo; Coppinger, Tara; Cortis, Cristina; D'Haese, Sara; De Craemer, Marieke; Di Blasio, Andrea; Hansen, Sylvia; Iacoviello, Licia; Issartel, Johann; Izzicupo, Pascal; Jaeschke, Lina; Kanning, Martina; Ling, Fiona; Luzak, Agnes; Napolitano, Giorgio; Nazare, Julie-Anne; Perchoux, Camille; Pesce, Caterina; Pischon, Tobias; Polito, Angela; Sannella, Alessandra; Schulz, Holger; Simon, Chantal; Sohun, Rhoda; Steinbrecher, Astrid; Schlicht, Wolfgang; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Capranica, Laura; Boccia, Stefania (Public Library of Science, 2018)
    Background To date, the scientific literature on socioeconomic correlates and determinants of physical activity behaviours has been dispersed throughout a number of systematic reviews, often focusing on one factor (e.g. ...

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