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

Other PESS Research


Research Centres

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

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.


Sport and Human Performance Research Centre