Jennifer Higgins

Qualifications: BSc Sport and Exercise Sciences (UL) 2014
Contact:

Email: jennifer.higgins@ul.ie
Tel No: +353 61 234780

Room No: P1-039

Role:

Postgraduate Researcher

Teaching and Research Interests:

PhD Research: The role of nutrition and physical activity on bone health in female endurance athletes.

Supervisors: Professor Phil Jakeman and Dr. Brian Carson

Funding: PESS Postgraduate Scholarship 2014

Selected Publications:

Conference proceedings:

  • Higgins, J.A., Tully, P.C., Boland, G., Seoige, C., Bellissimo, G.F., Edwards, J.E., Carson, B.P. (2014) An investigation into the acute effect of a single bout of aerobic exercise. Poster session presented at: University Hospital Limerick Research Symposium; 2014 October 2014; Limerick, Ireland.
  • Higgins, J.A., Tully, P.C., Boland, G., Seoige, C., Bellissimo, G.F., Edwards, J.E., Carson, B.P. (2015) An acute bout of exercise has a positive effect on metabolic flexibility which is prolonged over 16 hours post exercise. Presented at: All-Ireland Postgraduate Conference; 2015 January 23; Limerick, Ireland.
  • B.P. Carson, J.A. Higgins, P.C. Tully, G. Boland, C. Seoige, G.F. Bellissimo, J.E. Edwards. (2015) An acute bout of aerobic exercise has a positive effect on metabolic flexibility prolonged over 16 hours post exercise. Presented at: Cell Symposia Exercise Metabolism; 2015 July 12-14; Amsterdam, Netherlands.