PESS Priority Research Areas

PESS Research in Food and Health

PESS Research - Sport and Human Performance

PESS Research - Sport Pedagogy

PESS Research - Physical Activity and Health

PESS Research - Golf Performance

Other PESS Research


PESS Research Centres, Institutes and Units

Staff within the PESS Department has been involved in the initiation and development of a number of research centres and units.

Physical Education, Physical Activity and Youth Sport (PEPAYS) Ireland  

The mission of PE-PAYS is to advance the physical and social wellbeing of Irish children and youth through the creation and dissemination of knowledge on physical education, physical activity, and youth sport that informs policy and practice.

Biomechanics Research Unit (BRU)

The mission statement of BRU is to advance the research in the interdiscipline of biomechanics at UL and achieve international recognition for the quality of its research output and graduate students.