Biography

Rhoda is a Senior Technical Offcer in the PESS department with the title Experimental Officer. She began this role in August 2006. She provides research and health and safety support to the department. In addition, Rhoda assists the Head of Department with marketing and promoting the research output and activities of the department through social media. Rhoda joined the PESS department in August 2002 as a Research Officer for a research partnership set up between the PESS department and the HSE. She has a BSc. Exercise & Sports Science, (University of Limerick, 1998) and a MSc. from the University of Limerick (2001). Rhoda is currently undertaking a PhD part-time under the supervision of Prof. Ann MacPhail and Dr. Ciaran MacDonncha

Research Interests

Rhoda is currently undertaking a PhD in the area of family determinants of physical activity of children. One area of interest for Rhoda's research is the Irish longitudinal research survey called Growing Up in Ireland data. In addition, Rhoda is interested in the promotion and measurement of physical activity in different settings (e.g. physical activity promotion, intervention and evaluation across the different settings. She is a member of the multidisciplinary team in UL who have set up an exercise referral programme, called MedEx UL.

Professional Activities

Employment

  • 2002 University of Limerick/Health Service Executive (Mid West) - Research Officer
  • 2001 Health Service Executive (South East) - Research Officer

Education

  • 2001 University of Limerick - MSc
  • 1998 University of Limerick - B.Sc.

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Peer Reviewed Journals

Behavioral determinants of physical activity across the life course: a "DEterminants of DIet and Physical ACtivity" (DEDIPAC) umbrella systematic literature review

Dr. Ciaran MacDonncha
Ms. Rhoda Sohun
2017
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A comparison of dual energy X-ray absorptiometry and bioelectrical impedance analysis to measure total and segmental body composition in healthy young adults

Ms. Rhoda Sohun
2011
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Socio-economic determinants of physical activity across the life course: A "DEterminants of DIet and Physical ACtivity" (DEDIPAC) umbrella literature review

Dr. Ciaran MacDonncha
Ms. Rhoda Sohun
2018
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Generalised equations for the prediction of percentage body fat by anthropometry in adult men and women aged 18-81 years

Ms. Rhoda Sohun
Prof. Philip Jakeman
2013
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Psychological determinants of physical activity across the life course: A "DEterminants of DIet and Physical ACtivity" (DEDIPAC) umbrella systematic literature review

Dr. Ciaran MacDonncha
Ms. Rhoda Sohun
2017
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A life course examination of the physical environmental determinants of physical activity behaviour: A "Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity" (DEDIPAC) umbrella systematic literature review

Dr. Ciaran MacDonncha
Ms. Rhoda Sohun
2017
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Policy determinants of physical activity across the life course: a 'DEDIPAC' umbrella systematic literature review

Dr. Ciaran MacDonncha
Ms. Rhoda Sohun
2018
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Generalised equations for the prediction of % body fat by anthropometry in adult men and women aged 18-81 years

Ms. Rhoda Sohun
2013
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Generalised equations for the prediction of percentage body fat by anthropometry in adult men and women aged 18-81 years

Ms. Rhoda Sohun
Prof. Philip Jakeman
2013
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Socio-cultural determinants of physical activity across the life course: a 'Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity' (DEDIPAC) umbrella systematic literature review

Dr. Ciaran MacDonncha
Ms. Rhoda Sohun
2017
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A comparison of dual energy X-ray absorptiometry and bioelectrical impedance analysis to measure total and segmental body composition in healthy young adults

Ms. Rhoda Sohun
Prof. Philip Jakeman
2012
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