[Events] Measuring Physical Activity Forum

Susan.Coote Susan.Coote at staffmail.ul.ie
Wed Nov 25 12:58:35 GMT 2009


The Departments of Physiotherapy and PE and Sports Sciences and the
Physical Activity and Health Research group invite you to:

Measuring Physical Activity Forum

This aim of this forum is to bring together researchers in UL from all
disciplines to discuss past, present and future work in the area of
measuring physical activity.
Researchers will give an overview of their work, which will be followed
by open discussion.

The meeting will take place in HS G-031 from 3-5pm next Wednesday 2nd
December.
Below are the titles of the presentations for the meeting, if you would
like to attend please e-mail susan.coote at ul.ie

 

Prof Alan Donnelly/Deirdre Harrington - 'Objective Measurement of Free
Living Physical Activity and Sedentary Levels in Adolescent Females'

Prof Phil Jakeman - 24/7 Free living PA and Energy Expenditure Measured
by SenseWear Armband(tm)

Dr Susan Coote/Catriona O'Dwyer - Measuring Physical Activity and Energy
Expenditure in People with MS

Dr Norelee Kennedy/Derek Griffin/Marie Tierney - "Physical activity -
Rheumatoid arthritis and chronic low back pain"

Dr Leonard O'Sullivan/John Collins - Ergonomics Research Group: Overview
of recent projects

Dr Pepijn Van de Ven - "UL's Hardware for Physical Activity Measurements
- What can we do for you?"

Dr Alan Bourke - "Fall detection and Activity Classification of the
elderly using MEMS Accelerometers"

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