Karl Fleming

Qualifications: MSc in Sports and Nutrition Science, University of Chester, 2014; BSc In Exercise and Health Fitness, UL, 2012

email: karl.fleming@ul.ie
Room: P1039


Postgraduate Researcher

Teaching and Research Interests:

Teaching Interests: I am a tutor for the National Council for Exercise and Fitness (NCEF), an affiliated organisation within the PESS department, which provides training for Exercise and Health Fitness Instructors.

Research Interests: My current area of research is focussing on the effects of exercise, namely Pilates, on mental health outcomes among persons with multiple sclerosis.


Dr. Daniel Tindall
Email: Daniel.Tindall@ul.ie
Tel: 061 234828
Room: P1-013

Dr. Matthew Herring
Email: Matthew.Herring@ul.ie
Tel: 061 234762
Room: P1045

Personal Profile:


Selected Publications:

  • Fleming KM, Coote SB, Herring MP (2021). ‘Home-based Pilates for Symptoms of Anxiety, Depression, and Fatigue among Persons with Multiple Sclerosis: An Eight-week Randomized Controlled Trial’, Multiple Sclerosis Journalhttps://doi.org/10.1177/13524585211009216. (IF: 5.412; Q1 Clinical Neurology; R=26/204).
  • Fleming KM, Herring MP, Coote SB, Tindall D (2021). Participant experiences of eight weeks of supervised or home-based Pilates among people with Multiple Sclerosis. Disability and Rehabilitation. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2021.1939446. (IF: 2.222; C=; Q1 Rehabilitation; R=16/68)
  • Fleming KM, Campbell MJ, Herring MP. Acute effects of Pilates on mood states among young adult males. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2020;49:102313.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2020.102313
  • Fleming KM, Coote SB, Herring MP (2020). ‘An eight-week randomized controlled trial of home-based Pilates for symptoms of anxiety, depression, and fatigue among people with MS with minimal-to-mild mobility disability: study protocol’, Mental Health and Physical Activity, 19, 100341.  DOI: 10.1016/j.mhpa.2020.100341
  • Fleming KM, Coote SB, Herring MP (2019). ‘The feasibility of Pilates to improve symptoms of anxiety, depression, and fatigue among people with Multiple Sclerosis: An eight-week randomized controlled pilot trial’, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 45, 101573.  DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2019.101573