Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Health and Sport Sciences is a vibrant and energetic department within the Faculty of Science. The Department offers programmes in the areas of Health Science, Sport Science, Sports Rehabilitation, and Strength and Conditioning. With excellent laboratory facilities and strong links with industry and the community our students develop the skills, knowledge and experience to meet the demands of their future roles. All of our programmes offer work placement opportunities, both internationally and at home, so that students can develop their skills and gain valuable experience in the real world. In the Department of Health and Sport Sciences we are working on exciting research across a variety of areas. The pillars of Men’s Health, Performance Science and Rehabilitation Science form our healthCORE, with a focus on health, performance enhancement and injury prevention and treatment.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality


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Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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  • Understanding Knee Instability

    Clare Lodge (Speaker) & Fiacra Rowan (Invited speaker)

    23 Nov 2023

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  • Shoulder Seminar

    Clare Lodge (Speaker) & David O'Briain (Invited speaker)

    08 Mar 2023

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  • Sport Science and the Female Athlete

    Bruce Wardrop (Organiser), Sarah Jane Cullen (Organiser), Eanna Mc Grath (Participant), Eoin Molloy (Participant), Kelly McNulty (Participant) & Paula Fitzpatrick (Participant)

    24 Nov 2022

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...