MoveforLife - Promoting physical activity and healthy living for adults aged 50+.
The MoveforLife research study, aimed at improving the health of people aged over 50, was launched today (30th April) by the Minister of State with responsibility for Health Promotion, Catherine Byrne TD.   The research team, being led by UL’s Professor Catherine Woods, brings together expertise from sport and exercise science, medicine, physiotherapy, psychology, implementation science and the community.The activity programmes will be operated out of eight hubs, four in Clare and four in Limerick and each will run for between eight and 12 weeks.  

Members of the public who would like to take part can register at or attend an induction evening.

Move for Life is a partnership between UL and its local communities as well as the National University of Ireland Galway, Limerick and Clare Local Sports Partnerships, Age and Opportunity, Limerick City and County Council, Healthy Limerick and the Health Services Executive.

The Move for Life research project is funded under the Health and Positive Aging Initiative (HaPAI), led by the Department of Health and is a joint national programme with the Health Service Executive and Atlantic Philanthropies.

UL Press Release 


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