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Publications

  • O’Leary, M., Rush, E., Lacey, S., Burns, C., Coppinger, T. (2019) Project Spraoi: Two Year Outcomes of a Whole School Physical Activity and Nutrition Intervention using the RE-AIM Framework. Journal of Irish Educational Studies, Ahead of print, https://doi.org/10.1080/03323315.2019.1567368
  • Merrotsy, A., McCarthy, A.L., Flack, J., Lacey, S., Coppinger, T. (2018) Project Spraoi: Dietary intake, nutritional knowledge, cardiorespiratory fitness and health markers of Irish primary school children. International Journal of Child Health and Nutrition, 7, 63-73. https://lifescienceglobal.com/pms/index.php/ijchn/article/download/5399/3037
  • Bolger, L. E., Bolger, L. A., O’Neill, C., Coughlan, E., O’Brien, W., Lacey, S., Burns, C.(2018) Age and sex differences in Fundamental Movement Skills among a cohort of Irish school children. Journal of Motor Learning and Development, 6(1), 81-100. https://doi.org/10.1123/jmld.2017-0003.
  • O’Leary, M., Rush, E., Lacey, S., Burns, C., Coppinger, T. (2018) Cardiorespiratory fitness is positively associated with waist to height ratio and school socio economic status in Irish primary school aged children. Journal of Sport and Health Research, 10, 389-402.
  • Merrotsy, A., McCarthy, A.L., Flack, J., Lacey, S., Coppinger, T. (2018). Obesity prevention programmes in children: the most effective settings and components. A literature review. Journal of Obesity and Chronic Diseases, 2(2): 62-75. https://doi.org/10.17756/jocd.2018-020
  • Bolger, L. E., Bolger, L. A., O’ Neill, C., Coughlan, E., O’Brien, W., Lacey, S., & Burns, C. (2018) Accuracy of children's perceived skill competence and its association with physical activity. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2017-0371     
  • Bolger, L. E., Bolger, L. A., O’ Neill, C., Coughlan, E., O’Brien, W., Lacey, S., & Burns, C. (2018) The effectiveness of two interventions on fundamental movement skill proficiency among a cohort of Irish primary school children. Journal of Motor Learning and Development, Ahead of Print, 1-40. https://doi.org/10.1123/jmld.2018-0011
  • Bolger, L.A., Bolger, L.E., Coughlan, E., O’Brien, W., O’Neill, C. Burns, C. (2018) Fundamental Movement Skill proficiency and health among a cohort of Irish primary school children. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. https://doi.org/10.1080/02701367.2018.1563271
  • O’Leary, M., Coppinger, T., O’Neill, C., Lacey, S., Rush, E., Burns, C. (2018) Health related measures of Irish primary school children: a comparison across gender and school socio economic status. Journal of Health Behaviour and Policy Review, 5, 67-76(10). https://doi.org/10.14485/HBPR.5.3.7
  • Coppinger, T., Lacey, S., O’Neill, C., Burns, C. (2016) ‘Project Spraoi’: A randomized control trial to improve nutrition and physical activity in school children. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, 3, 94-101.

Conference Proceedings

  • O’Leary, M., Burns, C., Coppinger, T. (2017) Project Spraoi: Two year outcomes of a whole school physical activity and nutrition intervention using the RE-AIM framework. 13 the Annual Meeting and 8th Conference of HEPA Europe, Zagreb, Croatia, 15th – 17th November 2017.

  • Bolger, L.A., Bolger, L.E., O’Neill., Coughlan, E., O’Brien, W., Burns, C. (2016) Move Better…Be Healthier? The relationship between fundamental movement skill proficiency and health markers among Irish primary school children. Presented at All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Science and Physical Education, University of Limerick, 29th April 2016.

  • Murphy, J., O’Shea, J., Burns.C. (2016) Sedentary behavior & screen time habits among Irish primary school children attending DEIS and non-DEIS schools. [poster] presented at All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Science and Physical Education, University of Limerick, 29th April 2016.

  • Merrotsy, A., Hogan, I., McCarthy, A.L., Coppinger, T. Project Spraoi: Dietary knowledge and behaviours of Cork primary school children. [poster] presented at All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Science and Physical Education, University of Limerick, 29th April 2016.

  • Bolger, L.E., Bolger, L.A., O’Brien, W., Burns, C., Coughlan, E., & O’Neill, C. (2015) ‘I can walk, I can talk but…I just can’t jump!’ [poster]. Presented at The International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), Edinburgh, Scotland, 3rd -6th June 2015.

  • Merrotsy, A., Coppinger, T & Flack, J. (2015) ‘Project Spraoi: Dietary knowledge and behaviours of Cork school children’ [poster], presented at Physical Education Physical Activity and Youth Sport (PE PAYS), University of Limerick, June 2015.

  • O’Leary, M., Burns, C.  Coppinger, T. (2015) ‘Baseline measures for a school based health promotion programme: Project Spraoi. Differences by class group and gender’. Presented at All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Science and Physical Education, University of Limerick, 23rd January 2015.

  • Bolger, L.A., Bolger, L.E., Burns, C., O’Neill., Coughlan, E., O’Brien, W. F (2015) Fundamental movement skill proficiency across age and genders among Irish primary school children. Presented at All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Science and Physical Education, University of Limerick, 23rd January 2015.

  • O Leary, M., Burns, C., Coppinger, T. (2014) ‘Preliminary findings from baseline data from Project Spraoi’ [poster], Presented at Physical Education Physical Activity and Youth Sport (PE PAYS), Waterford Institute of Technology, 6th June 2014.

  • Delaney, L., O’ Shea, J., Dinneen, J., Burns, C., Coppinger, T. (2014) ‘Project Spraoi: Preliminary findings on cardiovascular fitness and nutritional knowledge’ [poster], presented at Physical Education Physical Activity and Youth Sport (PE PAYS), Waterford Institute of Technology, 6th June 2014.

  • Delaney, L., O Leary, M., Neville, J., Dinneen, J., O’Shea, J., Collins, N., Burns, C., Coppinger, T. (2014) ‘Project Spraoi: A strategy to improve nutrition and increase physical activity in Irish primary schoolchildren’, presented at All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Science and Physical Education, University of Limerick, 24th January 2014.

  • Neville, J.P., Delaney, L., O’ Leary, M., O’Shea, J., Collins, N., Dinneen, J., Burns, C., Coppinger, T. ‘Project Spraoi: A strategy to improve nutrition and physical activity in primary school children’, [poster], presented at the Collaborative European Research Conference (CERC), Cork Institute of Technology, 16 – 18 October 2013. 

 

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