Biography

Dr Helen Purtill is an Associate Professor in Statistics & Data Science in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Limerick. Her research interests include latent class analysis, biases in observational longitudinal studies, modelling injury data in elite athletes, design and analysis of randomised control trials, reliability and validity analysis, systematic reviews and meta analyses.

Research Interests

Dr Purtill's research areas include statistical profiling in longitudinal population studies such as The Irish Longitudinal Study of Aging (TILDA), latent class analysis, biases in observational studies, modelling injuries in elite athletes, design and analysis of randomised control trials, meta-analyses, validity and reliability studies.

Professional Activities

Committee

  • 2015 Organising Committee for Conference of Applied Statistics in Ireland (CASI) 2016,

Association

  • Executive Committee Member, Irish Statistical Association
  • Member, The Institute for Numerical Computation and Analysis (INCA)
  • Member, Health Research Institute

Peer Reviewed Journals

2023

Developing a talent management framework for domestically and internationally trained nurses and midwives in healthcare organizations: A mixed-methods research protocol

Berkery E.;Ryan N.;O'Malley B.;Purtill H.;O'Donnell C. (2023) Developing a talent management framework for domestically and internationally trained nurses and midwives in healthcare organizations: A mixed-methods research protocol. Nursing Open

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2023

Talent management of international nurses in healthcare settings: A systematic review

Zulfiqar S.H.;Ryan N.;Berkery E.;O' Donnell C.;Purtill H.;O' Malley B. (2023) Talent management of international nurses in healthcare settings: A systematic review. Plos One

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2023

A Prospective Multi-institutional Study Using a Novel Safety Valve for the Prevention of Catheter Balloon Inflation Injury of the Urethra

O'Connor E.M.;Croghan S.M.;Baird O.;Fallon J.;Loughman P.;Esoof J.;Keenan R.A.;Ryan J.;Manecksha R.;D'Arcy F.;Purtill H.;Varma R.;Thursby H.;Matkowski A.;El Hadi S.;Mahmalji W.;Giri S.K. (2023) A Prospective Multi-institutional Study Using a Novel Safety Valve for the Prevention of Catheter Balloon Inflation Injury of the Urethra. Journal Of Urology :179-184

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2023

OptiCogs: feasibility of a multicomponent intervention to rehabilitate people with cognitive impairment post-stroke

O’ Donoghue M.;Boland P.;Taylor S.;Hennessy E.;Murphy E.;Leahy S.;McManus J.;Lisiecka D.;Purtill H.;Galvin R.;Hayes S. (2023) OptiCogs: feasibility of a multicomponent intervention to rehabilitate people with cognitive impairment post-stroke. Pilot And Feasibility Studies

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2023

Screening instruments to predict adverse outcomes for undifferentiated older adults attending the Emergency Department: Results of SOAED prospective cohort study

Leahy A.;Corey G.;Purtill H.;O'Neill A.;Devlin C.;Barry L.;Cummins N.;Gabr A.;Mohamed A.;Shanahan E.;Shchetkovsky D.;Ryan D.;O'Loughlin M.;O'Connor M.;Galvin R. (2023) Screening instruments to predict adverse outcomes for undifferentiated older adults attending the Emergency Department: Results of SOAED prospective cohort study. Age and ageing

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2023

Impact of breastfeeding on the incidence and severity of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)-associated acute lower respiratory infections in infants: a systematic review highlighting the global relevance of primary prevention

Gabriela M Mineva;Helen Purtill;Colum P Dunne;Roy K Philip; (2023) Impact of breastfeeding on the incidence and severity of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)-associated acute lower respiratory infections in infants: a systematic review highlighting the global relevance of primary prevention. Bmj Global Health

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2023

Sociodemographic disparities and potential biases in persistent pain estimates: Findings from 5 waves of the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA)

Ryan E.;Hannigan A.;Grol-Prokopczyk H.;May P.;Purtill H. (2023) Sociodemographic disparities and potential biases in persistent pain estimates: Findings from 5 waves of the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA). European Journal Of Pain (United Kingdom)

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2022

Impact of Long-Haul Travel to International Competition on Sleep and Recovery in Elite Male and Female Soccer Athletes

Biggins M.;Purtill H.;Fowler P.;O Sullivan K.;Cahalan R. (2022) Impact of Long-Haul Travel to International Competition on Sleep and Recovery in Elite Male and Female Soccer Athletes. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance :1361-1370

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2022

Injury Trends for School Rugby Union in Ireland: The Need for Position-specific Injury-prevention Programs

Leahy T.M.;Kenny I.C.;Campbell M.J.;Warrington G.D.;Purtill H.;Cahalan R.;Comyns T.M.;Harrison A.J.;Lyons M.;Glynn L.G.;O’Sullivan K. (2022) Injury Trends for School Rugby Union in Ireland: The Need for Position-specific Injury-prevention Programs. Sports Health-A Multidisciplinary Approach

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2022

An evidenced-based approach to understanding and informing talent management practices for internationally trained nurses in healthcare: A systematic review protocol

Ryan N.F.;Berkery E.;O'Malley B.;O'Donnell C.;Purtill H. (2022) An evidenced-based approach to understanding and informing talent management practices for internationally trained nurses in healthcare: A systematic review protocol. Plos One :-e0278048

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2022

Injury Trends for School Rugby Union in Ireland: The Need for Position-specific Injury-prevention Programs

Leahy, TM;Kenny, IC;Campbell, MJ;Warrington, GD;Purtill, H;Cahalan, R;Comyns, TM (2022) Injury Trends for School Rugby Union in Ireland: The Need for Position-specific Injury-prevention Programs. THOUSAND OAKS Sports Health-A Multidisciplinary Approach

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2022

Statistically significant improvement in peristomal skin condition due to adhesive breakdown prevention by novel barrier ring with assisted flow

Quigley M.;Unnithan P.;Lynch N.;Purtill H.;Buckley M.;Andrews E.;Joyce M.;Mulcahy T.;Duckworth T. (2022) Statistically significant improvement in peristomal skin condition due to adhesive breakdown prevention by novel barrier ring with assisted flow. Gastrointestinal Nursing :34-42

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2021

On the association between circulating biomarkers and atherosclerotic calcification in a cohort of arterial disease participants

Cahalane, RM;Barrett, HE;Ross, AM;Mulvihill, JJE;Purtill, H;Selvarajah, L;O'Brien, J;Kavanagh, EG;Moloneye, MA;Egan, SM;Leahy, FC;Griffin, TP;Islam, MN;O'Shea, PM;Walsh, MT;O'Connor, EM (2021) On the association between circulating biomarkers and atherosclerotic calcification in a cohort of arterial disease participants. OXFORD : ELSEVIER SCI LTD Nutrition, Metabolism, And Cardiovascular Diseases : Nmcd :1533-1541

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2021

Training load monitoring in team sports: a practical approach to addressing missing data

Griffin, A;Kenny, IC;Comyns, TM;Purtill, H;Tiernan, C;O'Shaughnessy, E;Lyons, M (2021) Training load monitoring in team sports: a practical approach to addressing missing data. ABINGDON : TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD Journal Of Sports Sciences :2161-2171

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2021

Injury Trends in Irish Amateur Rugby: An Epidemiological Comparison of Men and Women

Yeomans, C;Kenny, IC;Cahalan, R;Warrington, GD;Harrison, AJ;Purtill, H;Lyons, M;Campbell, MJ;Glynn, LG;Comyns, TM (2021) Injury Trends in Irish Amateur Rugby: An Epidemiological Comparison of Men and Women. THOUSAND OAKS : SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC Sports Health-A Multidisciplinary Approach :540-547

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2021

Injury trends in Irish amateur Rugby Union; an epidemiological comparison of male and female Rugby-related injuries

Yeomans C., Kenny I.C., Cahalan R., Warrington G.D., Harrison A.J., Purtill H., Lyons M., Campbell M.J., Glynn L.G. and Comyns T.M. (2021) Injury trends in Irish amateur Rugby Union; an epidemiological comparison of male and female Rugby-related injuries. Sports health

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2021

Epidemiology of Shoulder Injuries in Schoolboy Rugby Union in Ireland

Leahy, TM;Kenny, IC;Campbell, MJ;Warrington, GD;Cahalan, R;Harrison, AJ;Lyons, M;Glynn, LG;O'Sullivan, K;Purtill, H;Comyns, TM (2021) Epidemiology of Shoulder Injuries in Schoolboy Rugby Union in Ireland. THOUSAND OAKS : SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC Orthopaedic Journal Of Sports Medicine

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2021

The Epidemiology of Shoulder Injuries in Irish Schoolboy Rugby Union

Leahy T.M., Comyns T.M., Campbell M.J., Warrington G.D., Cahalan R., Harrison A.J., Lyons M., Glynn L.G., Purtill, H. and Kenny I.C. (2021) The Epidemiology of Shoulder Injuries in Irish Schoolboy Rugby Union. Orthopaedic Journal Of Sports Medicine

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2021

Sleep, health, and well-being in elite athletes from different sports, before, during, and after international competition

Biggins, M;Purtill, H;Fowler, P;Bender, A;Sullivan, KO;Samuels, C;Cahalan, R (2021) Sleep, health, and well-being in elite athletes from different sports, before, during, and after international competition. ABINGDON : TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD Physician And Sportsmedicine :429-437

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2020

The impact of manual handling training on beliefs regarding low back pain

Horgan D.;Purtill H.;Ryan E.;O’Sullivan K. (2020) The impact of manual handling training on beliefs regarding low back pain. European Journal Of Physiotherapy

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2020

Profiling the health-related physical fitness of Irish adolescents: A school-level sociodemographic divide

O'Keeffe B.T.;MacDonncha C.;Purtill H.;Donnelly A.E. (2020) Profiling the health-related physical fitness of Irish adolescents: A school-level sociodemographic divide. Plos One :-e0235293

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2020

Medication and healthcare utilization variation among older adults with pain.

O'Neill A;Purtill H;Kelly D;McCreesh K;Robinson K;O'Sullivan K; (2020) Medication and healthcare utilization variation among older adults with pain.. European Journal Of Pain (United Kingdom)

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2020

Profiling the health-related physical fitness of Irish adolescents: A school-level sociodemographic divide

O'Keeffe, B.T.;MacDonncha, C.;Purtill, H.;Donnelly, A.E.; (2020) Profiling the health-related physical fitness of Irish adolescents: A school-level sociodemographic divide. Plos One

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2020

Injury surveillance and prevention practices across Rugby schools in Ireland

Leahy T.M.;Kenny I.C.;Campbell M.J.;Warrington G.D.;Cahalan R.;Harrison A.J.;Lyons M.;Glynn L.G.;Purtill H.;Comyns T.M. (2020) Injury surveillance and prevention practices across Rugby schools in Ireland. Physical Therapy In Sport :134-142

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2020

Examining what factors mediate treatment effect in chronic low back pain: A mediation analysis of a Cognitive Functional Therapy clinical trial

O’Neill A.;O’Sullivan K.;O’Sullivan P.;Purtill H.;O’Keeffe M. (2020) Examining what factors mediate treatment effect in chronic low back pain: A mediation analysis of a Cognitive Functional Therapy clinical trial. European Journal Of Pain (United Kingdom)

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2020

Unprecedented reduction in births of very low birthweight (VLBW) and extremely low birthweight (ELBW) infants during the COVID-19 lockdown in Ireland: a 'natural experiment' allowing analysis of data from the prior two decades.

Philip RK;Purtill H;Reidy E;Daly M;Imcha M;McGrath D;O'Connell NH;Dunne CP; (2020) Unprecedented reduction in births of very low birthweight (VLBW) and extremely low birthweight (ELBW) infants during the COVID-19 lockdown in Ireland: a 'natural experiment' allowing analysis of data from the prior two decades.. Bmj Global Health

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2019

Altered strength profile in Achilles tendinopathy: A systematic review and meta-analysis

McAuliffe S.;Tabuena A.;McCreesh K.;O’Keeffe M.;Hurley J.;Comyns T.;Purtill H.;O’Neill S.;O’Sullivan K. (2019) Altered strength profile in Achilles tendinopathy: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal Of Athletic Training :889-900

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2019

Cognitive functional therapy compared with a group-based exercise and education intervention for chronic low back pain: A multicentre randomised controlled trial (RCT)

O'Keeffe M.;O'Sullivan P.;Purtill H.;Bargary N.;O'Sullivan K. (2019) Cognitive functional therapy compared with a group-based exercise and education intervention for chronic low back pain: A multicentre randomised controlled trial (RCT). British journal of sports medicine

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2019

Sleep in elite multi-sport athletes: Implications for athlete health and wellbeing

Biggins M.;Purtill H.;Fowler P.;Bender A.;Sullivan K.;Samuels C.;Cahalan R. (2019) Sleep in elite multi-sport athletes: Implications for athlete health and wellbeing. Physical Therapy In Sport :136-142

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2019

Comparative analysis of calcification parameters with Agatston Score approximations for ex vivo atherosclerotic lesions

Cahalane R.;Broderick S.;Kavanagh E.;Moloney M.;Mongrain R.;Purtill H.;Walsh M.;O'Brien J. (2019) Comparative analysis of calcification parameters with Agatston Score approximations for ex vivo atherosclerotic lesions. Journal Of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

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2019

The change of pain classes over time: a latent transition analysis

O’Neill A.;O’Sullivan K.;O’Keeffe M.;Walsh C.;Purtill H. (2019) The change of pain classes over time: a latent transition analysis. European Journal Of Pain (United Kingdom)

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2018

Development of pain in older adults: a latent class analysis of biopsychosocial risk factors

O'Neill, A;O'Sullivan, K;O'Keeffe, M;Hannigan, A;Walsh, C;Purtill, H (2018) Development of pain in older adults: a latent class analysis of biopsychosocial risk factors. PHILADELPHIA : LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS Pain :1631-1640

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2018

Vitamin K status and inflammation are associated with cognition in older Irish adults.

Kiely A;Ferland G;Ouliass B;O'Toole PW;Purtill H;O'Connor EM; (2018) Vitamin K status and inflammation are associated with cognition in older Irish adults.. Nutritional Neuroscience

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2018

Poor sleep is related to lower general health, increased stress and increased confusion in elite Gaelic athletes.

Biggins M;Cahalan R;Comyns T;Purtill H;O'Sullivan K; (2018) Poor sleep is related to lower general health, increased stress and increased confusion in elite Gaelic athletes.. Physician And Sportsmedicine

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2018

Poor sleep is related to lower general health, increased stress and increased confusion in elite Gaelic athletes

Biggins, M,Cahalan, R,Comyns, T,Purtill, H,O'Sullivan, K (2018) Poor sleep is related to lower general health, increased stress and increased confusion in elite Gaelic athletes. Physician And Sportsmedicine :14-20

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2018

Musculoskeletal pain in Primary Care Physiotherapy: Associations with demographic and general health characteristics

Kennedy, PC;Purtill, H;O'Sullivan, K (2018) Musculoskeletal pain in Primary Care Physiotherapy: Associations with demographic and general health characteristics. AMSTERDAM : ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV Musculoskeletal Science And Practice :61-66

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2018

Social cognitive theory correlates of physical activity in inactive adults with multiple sclerosis

Uszynski M.;Casey B.;Hayes S.;Gallagher S.;Purtill H.;Motl R.;Coote S. (2018) Social cognitive theory correlates of physical activity in inactive adults with multiple sclerosis. International Journal Of Ms Care :129-135

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2018

An evaluation of two types of exercise classes, containing shoulder exercises or a combination of shoulder and thoracic exercises, for the treatment of nonspecific shoulder pain: A case series

Barrett, E;Conroy, C;Corcoran, M;Sullivan, KO;Purtill, H;Lewis, J;McCreesh, K (2018) An evaluation of two types of exercise classes, containing shoulder exercises or a combination of shoulder and thoracic exercises, for the treatment of nonspecific shoulder pain: A case series. PHILADELPHIA : HANLEY & BELFUS-ELSEVIER INC Journal Of Hand Therapy :301-307

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2017

The effect of a dynamic chair on seated energy expenditure

Synnott, A,Dankaerts, W,Seghers, J,Purtill, H,O'Sullivan, K (2017) The effect of a dynamic chair on seated energy expenditure. Ergonomics :1384-1392

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2017

Understanding pain among older persons: Part 2-the association between pain profiles and healthcare utilisation

Kennedy, N,O'Sullivan, K,Hannigan, A,Purtill, H (2017) Understanding pain among older persons: Part 2-the association between pain profiles and healthcare utilisation. Age and ageing :51-56

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2017

On the Uptake of Flexible Working Arrangements and the Association with Human Resource and Organizational Performance Outcomes

Berkery, E,Morley, MJ,Tiernan, S,Purtill, H,Parry, E (2017) On the Uptake of Flexible Working Arrangements and the Association with Human Resource and Organizational Performance Outcomes. European Management Review :165-183

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2017

Are group-based and individual physiotherapy exercise programmes equally effective for musculoskeletal conditions? A systematic review and meta-analysis

O'Keeffe, M,Hayes, A,McCreesh, K,Purtill, H,O'Sullivan, K (2017) Are group-based and individual physiotherapy exercise programmes equally effective for musculoskeletal conditions? A systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal Of Sports Medicine :126-

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2017

Beyond the tendon: Experiences and perceptions of people with persistent Achilles tendinopathy

Mc Auliffe, S,Synott, A,Casey, H,Mc Creesh, K,Purtill, H,O'Sullivan, K (2017) Beyond the tendon: Experiences and perceptions of people with persistent Achilles tendinopathy. Musculoskeletal Science And Practice :108-114

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2017

Minimum Wear Duration for the activPAL Professional Activity Monitor in Adolescent Females

Dowd, KP,Purtill, H,Harrington, DM,Hislop, JF,Reilly, JJ,Donnelly, AE (2017) Minimum Wear Duration for the activPAL Professional Activity Monitor in Adolescent Females. Pediatric Exercise Science :427-433

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2017

Activity Profiles and the Associations With Weight Status in Population Studies of Young Children: Are There Gender Differences?

O'Neill, A,Dowd, K,O'Gorman, C,Hannigan, A,Walsh, C,Purtill, H (2017) Activity Profiles and the Associations With Weight Status in Population Studies of Young Children: Are There Gender Differences?. Pediatric Exercise Science :131-144

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2017

A systematic review of the reliability of diagnostic ultrasound imaging in measuring tendon size: Is the error clinically acceptable?

Mc Auliffe S.;Mc Creesh K.;Purtill H.;O'Sullivan K. (2017) A systematic review of the reliability of diagnostic ultrasound imaging in measuring tendon size: Is the error clinically acceptable?. Physical Therapy In Sport :52-63

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2017

Are group-based and individual physiotherapy exercise programmes equally effective for musculoskeletal conditions? A systematic review and meta-analysis

O'Keeffe M.;Hayes A.;McCreesh K.;Purtill H.;O'Sullivan K. (2017) Are group-based and individual physiotherapy exercise programmes equally effective for musculoskeletal conditions? A systematic review and meta-analysis. British journal of sports medicine :126-132

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2017

Poor sleep is related to lower general health, increased stress and increased confusion in elite Gaelic athletes

Michelle Biggins;Roisin Cahalan;Thomas Comyns;Helen Purtill;Sean Mcauliffe;Liam Moffatt;Mark Gallagher;David Hanly;Kieran O. Sullivan; (2017) Poor sleep is related to lower general health, increased stress and increased confusion in elite Gaelic athletes. Physical Therapy In Sport

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2017

A systematic review of the reliability of diagnostic ultrasound imaging in measuring tendon size: Is the error clinically acceptable?

Mc Auliffe, S,Mc Creesh, K,Purtill, H,O'Sullivan, K (2017) A systematic review of the reliability of diagnostic ultrasound imaging in measuring tendon size: Is the error clinically acceptable?. Physical Therapy In Sport :52-63

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2017

Increased supraspinatus tendon thickness following fatigue loading in rotator cuff tendinopathy: Potential implications for exercise therapy

McCreesh K.;Purtill H.;Donnelly A.;Lewis J. (2017) Increased supraspinatus tendon thickness following fatigue loading in rotator cuff tendinopathy: Potential implications for exercise therapy. Bmj Open Sport And Exercise Medicine

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2017

Understanding pain among older persons: Part 1-the development of novel pain profiles and their association with disability and quality of life

O'Sullivan, K,Kennedy, N,Purtill, H,Hannigan, A (2017) Understanding pain among older persons: Part 1-the development of novel pain profiles and their association with disability and quality of life. Age and ageing :46-51

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2017

Biopsychosocial Factors Associated with Foot and Ankle Pain and Injury in Irish Dance

Cahalan, R,Purtill, H,O'Sullivan, K (2017) Biopsychosocial Factors Associated with Foot and Ankle Pain and Injury in Irish Dance. Medical Problems Of Performing Artists :111-

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2016

Can ultrasound imaging predict the development of Achilles and patellar tendinopathy? A systematic review and meta-analysis

McAuliffe, S,McCreesh, K,Culloty, F,Purtill, H,O'Sullivan, K (2016) Can ultrasound imaging predict the development of Achilles and patellar tendinopathy? A systematic review and meta-analysis. British journal of sports medicine :1516-

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2016

Inter-rater reliability of mini balance evaluation system test in ambulatory people with multiple sclerosis

Ross, E,Purtill, H,Coote, S (2016) Inter-rater reliability of mini balance evaluation system test in ambulatory people with multiple sclerosis. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation :583-589

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2016

The association between maternal perceptions of own weight status and weight status of her child: results from a national cohort study

Dowd, KP,Kirwan, RP,Hannigan, A,Purtill, H,O'Gorman, CS (2016) The association between maternal perceptions of own weight status and weight status of her child: results from a national cohort study. Archives of disease in childhood :28-32

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2016

The Development of Activity Profiles in Adolescent Females and their Association with Adiposity

Dowd, K,Hannigan, A,Purtill, H,Macken, AP,Harrington, D,Kelly, SM,Moyna, N,O'Gorman, CS,Donnelly, AE (2016) The Development of Activity Profiles in Adolescent Females and their Association with Adiposity. Pediatric Exercise Science :109-116

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2016

Comparing the effects of whole-body vibration to standard exercise in ambulatory people with Multiple Sclerosis: a randomised controlled feasibility study

Uszynski, MK,Purtill, H,Donnelly, A,Coote, S (2016) Comparing the effects of whole-body vibration to standard exercise in ambulatory people with Multiple Sclerosis: a randomised controlled feasibility study. Clinical rehabilitation :657-668

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2016

Inability to perform because of pain/injury in elite adult I rish dance: A prospective investigation of contributing factors

Cahalan, R and O'Sullivan, Peter and Purtill, H and Bargary, N and Ni Bhriain, O and O'Sullivan, K (2016) Inability to perform because of pain/injury in elite adult I rish dance: A prospective investigation of contributing factors. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports :694-702

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2016

Comparative effectiveness of conservative interventions for non-specific chronic spinal pain: Physical, behavioural/psychologically informed or combined? A systematic review and meta-analysis

O'Keeffe M, Purtill H, Kennedy N, Conneely M, Hurley J, O'Sullivan P, Dankaerts W, O'Sullivan K. (2016) Comparative effectiveness of conservative interventions for non-specific chronic spinal pain: Physical, behavioural/psychologically informed or combined? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal Of Pain

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2016

Comparative Effectiveness of Conservative Interventions for Nonspecific Chronic Spinal Pain: Physical, Behavioral/Psychologically Informed, or Combined? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

O'Keeffe, M,Purtill, H,Kennedy, N,Conneely, M,Hurley, J,O'Sullivan, P,Dankaerts, W,O'Sullivan, K (2016) Comparative Effectiveness of Conservative Interventions for Nonspecific Chronic Spinal Pain: Physical, Behavioral/Psychologically Informed, or Combined? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society :755-774

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2016

Cohort Study Comparing the Berg Balance Scale and the Mini-BESTest in People Who Have Multiple Sclerosis and Are Ambulatory

Ross, E,Purtill, H,Uszynski, M,Hayes, S,Casey, B,Browne, C,Coote, S (2016) Cohort Study Comparing the Berg Balance Scale and the Mini-BESTest in People Who Have Multiple Sclerosis and Are Ambulatory. Physical therapy :1448-1455

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2016

Inability to perform because of pain/injury in elite adult Irish dance: A prospective investigation of contributing factors

Cahalan, R,O'Sullivan, P,Purtill, H,Bargary, N,Bhriain, ON,O'Sullivan, K (2016) Inability to perform because of pain/injury in elite adult Irish dance: A prospective investigation of contributing factors. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports :694-702

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2016

Can ultrasound imaging predict the development of Achilles and patellar tendinopathy? A systematic review and meta-analysis

McAuliffe S.;McCreesh K.;Culloty F.;Purtill H.;O'Sullivan K. (2016) Can ultrasound imaging predict the development of Achilles and patellar tendinopathy? A systematic review and meta-analysis. British journal of sports medicine :1516-1523

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2016

Criterion Validity of the activPAL Activity Monitor for Sedentary and Physical Activity Patterns in People Who Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Larkin, L,Nordgren, B,Purtill, H,Brand, C,Fraser, A,Kennedy, N (2016) Criterion Validity of the activPAL Activity Monitor for Sedentary and Physical Activity Patterns in People Who Have Rheumatoid Arthritis. Physical therapy :1093-1101

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2016

Demographic and Social Cognitive Theory Correlates of Energy Expenditure in Inactive Adults With Multiple Sclerosis

Marcin Uszynski;Blathin Casey;Sara Hayes;Stephen Gallagher;Helen Purtill;Robert W. Motl;Susan Coote; (2016) Demographic and Social Cognitive Theory Correlates of Energy Expenditure in Inactive Adults With Multiple Sclerosis. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation

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2016

Interrater reliability of four sensory measures in people with multiple sclerosis

Uszynski M.;Purtill H.;Coote S. (2016) Interrater reliability of four sensory measures in people with multiple sclerosis. International Journal Of Ms Care :86-95

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2015

A cross-sectional study of elite adult Irish dancers: traits, pain & injury

Cahalan, R., O'Sullivan, K., Purtill, H. and O'Sullivan, P. (2015) A cross-sectional study of elite adult Irish dancers: traits, pain & injury. Journal of Dance Medicine and Science :31-43

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2015

Inability to perform due to musculoskeletal pain and injury in elite adult Irish dancers: a prospective investigation of contributing factors

Cahalan, R., O'Sullivan, K., Purtill, H., Bargary, N., Ni Bhriain, O, and O'Sullivan, P. (2015) Inability to perform due to musculoskeletal pain and injury in elite adult Irish dancers: a prospective investigation of contributing factors. Physiotherapy :193-194

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2015

Profile of energy expenditure in people with rheumatoid arthritis

Tierney, M,Fraser, A,Purtill, H,Kennedy, N (2015) Profile of energy expenditure in people with rheumatoid arthritis. Disability And Health Journal :514-520

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2015

Relationship between foot vibration threshold and walking and balance functions in people with Multiple Sclerosis (PwMS)

Uszynski, M,Purtill, H,Coote, S (2015) Relationship between foot vibration threshold and walking and balance functions in people with Multiple Sclerosis (PwMS). Gait & Posture :228-232

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2015

Individualised cognitive functional therapy compared with a combined exercise and pain education class for patients with non-specific chronic low back pain: study protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial.

O'Keeffe, M., Purtill, H., Kennedy, N., O'Sullivan, P., Dankaerts, W., Tighe, A., Allworthy, L., Dolan, L., Bargary, N. and O'Sullivan, K. (2015) Individualised cognitive functional therapy compared with a combined exercise and pain education class for patients with non-specific chronic low back pain: study protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial.. Bmj Openbmj Open :1-10

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2015

Test-retest reliability of four sensory measures in people with multiple sclerosis

Uszynski, M,Purtill, H,Coote, S (2015) Test-retest reliability of four sensory measures in people with multiple sclerosis. International Journal Of Rehabilitation Research :74-80

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2015

A cross-sectional study of elite adult Irish dancers: biopsychosocial traits, pain, and injury

Cahalan R.;Purtill H.;O'Sullivan P.;O'Sullivan K. (2015) A cross-sectional study of elite adult Irish dancers: biopsychosocial traits, pain, and injury. Journal of Dance Medicine and Science :31-43

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2014

The feasibility of comparing whole body vibration intervention to the same duration and dose of exercise for people with Multiple Sclerosis

Uszynski M.;Purtill H.;Donnelly A.;Coote S. (2014) The feasibility of comparing whole body vibration intervention to the same duration and dose of exercise for people with Multiple Sclerosis. Physiotherapy Practice and Research :75-86

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2014

Foot and Ankle Pain and Injuries in Elite Adult Irish Dancers

Cahalan, R., Purtill, H., O'Sullivan, P., & O'Sullivan, K (2014) Foot and Ankle Pain and Injuries in Elite Adult Irish Dancers. Medical Problems Of Performing Artists

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2014

Foot and ankle pain and injuries in elite adult Irish dancers

Cahalan R.;Purtill H.;O'Sullivan P.;O'Sullivan K. (2014) Foot and ankle pain and injuries in elite adult Irish dancers. Medical Problems Of Performing Artists :198-206

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2014

a Cross-Sectional Study of the Biopsychosocial Characteristics of Elite Adult Irish Dancers and Their Association With Musculoskeletal Pain and Injury

Cahalan, R and O'Sullivan, K and Purtill, H and O'Sullivan, P (2014) a Cross-Sectional Study of the Biopsychosocial Characteristics of Elite Adult Irish Dancers and Their Association With Musculoskeletal Pain and Injury. British journal of sports medicine :576-576

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2013

Study to Determine the Criterion Validity of the SenseWear Armband as a Measure of Physical Activity in People With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Tierney, M,Fraser, A,Purtill, H,Kennedy, N (2013) Study to Determine the Criterion Validity of the SenseWear Armband as a Measure of Physical Activity in People With Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Care & Research :888-895

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2009

A robust overlapping Schwarz method for a singularly perturbed semilinear reaction-diffusion problem with multiple solutions

Kopteva N.;Pickett M.;Purtill H. (2009) A robust overlapping Schwarz method for a singularly perturbed semilinear reaction-diffusion problem with multiple solutions. International Journal Of Numerical Analysis And Modeling :680-695

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2009

A robust overlapping Schwarz method for a singularly perturbed semilinear reaction-diffusion problem with multiple solutions

Kopteva N., Pickett M., Purtill H. (2009) A robust overlapping Schwarz method for a singularly perturbed semilinear reaction-diffusion problem with multiple solutions. International Journal Of Numerical Analysis And Modeling :680-695

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2001

A second-order parameter-uniform overlapping Schwarz method for reaction-diffusion problems with boundary layers

MacMullen, H.;Miller, J.J.H.;O'Riordan, E.;Shishkin, G.I.; (2001) A second-order parameter-uniform overlapping Schwarz method for reaction-diffusion problems with boundary layers. Journal Of Computational And Applied Mathematics

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Books

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2014

The feasibility of comparing whole body vibration intervention to the same duration and dose of exercise for people with Multiple Sclerosis

Marcin Uszynski, Helen Purtill, Alan Donnelly, Susan Coote (2014) The feasibility of comparing whole body vibration intervention to the same duration and dose of exercise for people with Multiple Sclerosis. Physiotherapy Practice and Research

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Conference Publications

2023

British Academy of Management Conference

Zulifar, S., Ryan, N., Berkery, E., O' Malley, B, O' Donnell, C. and Purtill, H. (2023) British Academy of Management Conference.

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2022

British Academy of Management

Ryan, N., Berkery, E., O' Malley, B., O' Donnell, C. and Purtill, H. (2022) British Academy of Management.

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2014

Irish Academy of Management

Berkery, E., Morley, M., Tiernan, S., Purtill, H. and Parry, E. (2014) Irish Academy of Management.

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2012

RIMS 15th SIG on MOBILITY

Uszynski M., Purtill H. and Coote S (2012) RIMS 15th SIG on MOBILITY.

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2006

BAIL 2006

Branley, D., Hegarty, A.F., Purtill, H., Shishkin, G.I. (2006) BAIL 2006. :*-*

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Conference Contributions

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Other Publications

2022

303 SCREENING INSTRUMENTS TO PREDICT ADVERSE OUTCOMES FOR UNDIFFERENTIATED OLDER ADULTS ATTENDING THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: RESULTS OF SOAED PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY

Leahy, A;Corey, G;Purtill, H;O'Neill, A;Devlin, C;Barry, L;Cummins, N;Shanahan, E;Shchetkovsky, D;Ryan, D;O'Connor, M;Galvin, R (2022) 303 SCREENING INSTRUMENTS TO PREDICT ADVERSE OUTCOMES FOR UNDIFFERENTIATED OLDER ADULTS ATTENDING THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: RESULTS OF SOAED PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY. OXFORD : OXFORD UNIV PRESS Age and ageing

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2021

Upper Limb Injuries In Irish Schoolboy Rugby Union

Leahy, TM;Kenny, IC;Campbell, MJ;Warrington, GD;Cahalan, R;Harrison, AJ;Lyons, M;Glynn, LG;O'Sullivan, K;Purtill, H;Comyns, TM (2021) Upper Limb Injuries In Irish Schoolboy Rugby Union. PHILADELPHIA : LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS Medicine and science in sports and exercise :204-204

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2020

On the use of circulating desphospho-uncarboxylated matrix gla-protein to determine symptomatic atherosclerotic calcification phenotype

Cahalane, R;Barrett, H;Ross, A;Mulvihill, J;Purtill, H;Kavanagh, E;Moloney, T;O'Brien, J;Vermeer, C;O'Shea, P;Egan, S;Leahy, F;Walsh, M;O'Connor, E (2020) On the use of circulating desphospho-uncarboxylated matrix gla-protein to determine symptomatic atherosclerotic calcification phenotype. CAMBRIDGE : CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society :390-390

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2019

Altered Strength Profile in Achilles Tendinopathy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

McAuliffe, S;Tabuena, A;McCreesh, K;O'Keeffe, M;Hurley, J;Comyns, T;Purtill, H;O'Neill, S;O'Sullivan, K (2019) Altered Strength Profile in Achilles Tendinopathy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. DALLAS : NATL ATHLETIC TRAINERS ASSOC INC Journal Of Athletic Training :889-900

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2018

Factors associated with malnutrition in long-term care versus community dwelling older Irish adults

Kelly, M;Purtill, H;Grace, M;Leahy, S;O'Toole, PW;O'Herlihy, E;O'Connor, EM (2018) Factors associated with malnutrition in long-term care versus community dwelling older Irish adults. CAMBRIDGE : CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society :107-107

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2016

No Associations Between Novel Cardiometabolic Biomarkers And Directly Measured Sedentary And Activity Variables In Adolescent Females

Dowd, KP,Harrington, DM,Hannigan, A,Purtill, H,Hayes, G,Kelly, SM,Macken, AP,Moyna, NM,O'Gorman, CS,Donnelly, AE (2016) No Associations Between Novel Cardiometabolic Biomarkers And Directly Measured Sedentary And Activity Variables In Adolescent Females. Medicine and science in sports and exercise :238-238

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2016

Comparative Effectiveness of Conservative Interventions for Nonspecific Chronic Spinal Pain: Physical, Behavioral/Psychologically Informed, or Combined? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

O'Keeffe M.;Purtill H.;Kennedy N.;Conneely M.;Hurley J.;O'Sullivan P.;Dankaerts W.;O'Sullivan K. (2016) Comparative Effectiveness of Conservative Interventions for Nonspecific Chronic Spinal Pain: Physical, Behavioral/Psychologically Informed, or Combined? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Pain :755-774

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2015

The reliability, precision and clinically important change of vibration threshold assessment in people with multiple sclerosis

Uszynski, M,Purtill, H,Coote, S (2015) The reliability, precision and clinically important change of vibration threshold assessment in people with multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal :527-528

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