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Playtime: the needs of very young learners in physical education and sport
(Pearson Education, 2011)
Too cool for school? Musicians as partners in education (Pre-published version)
(Taylor & Francis [Routledge], 2010)
Reaching student voice through the arts - insights from a transition year classroom
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2013)
The purpose of this study was to work with a group of students to explore and evaluate their previous experiences and attitudes towards the arts. The research is premised on the understanding that young people are experts ...
Walking: The first steps in cardiovascular disease prevention
(Wolters Kluwer Health Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010)
Purpose of review Health professionals are presented with the challenge of prescribing physical activity that is likely to be sustained by the sedentary majority. Walking is eminently suited to physical activity ...
Flying the ‘Active School Flag’: Physical activity promotion through self-evaluation in primary schools in Ireland
Primary schools are key sites where children can be active, advance their knowledge and understanding of how to participate in physical activity (PA) and develop an appreciation of its importance in their lives. This ...
Moving in school: physical activity promotion in primary school setting
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2016)
Introduction: Childhood physical activity is associated with numerous health benefits. However, many children worldwide are not sufficiently active to meet the 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) ...
Estimates of the number of people in England who attain or exceed vigorous intensity exercise by walking at 3 mph
Walking is a safe, accessible and low cost activity, amenable to change and known to have great potential to increase physical activity levels in sedentary individuals. The objective of this study is to estimate the ...
“The habits of history”: a research-based play script
(The Qualitative Report, 2018)
In this article, derived from her doctoral dissertation, the author (a teacher educator in drama in Ireland) presents her students’ initial responses to her performance of a one-woman play, “Goldilocks’s Testimony.” The ...
An autoethnographic inquiry into the role of serendipity in becoming a teacher educator/ researcher
(Routledge [Taylor & Francis], 2013)
In this inquiry, the author inquires into her shifting ‘self’ as a researcher/teacher educator in teacher professional development. The ‘self’ in question is acknowledged as being historically, culturally and locally ...
Music at the margins research briefing: Exploring the musical lives of children living under direct provision
This research briefing provides a summary of a participatory music research project with children of asylum seekers living in direct provision in the Mid-West of Ireland. The project explores the musical lives of children ...