PESS

WATCH: UL and IRFU start data collection on injuries in amateur rugby

By Raffaele Rocca / October 13, 2017 /

WATCH: UL and IRFU start data collection on injuries in amateur game. The long term research partnership between the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) and the University of Limerick (UL) focusing on injury monitoring and prevention in the amateur game, known as the IRIS Project has commenced recording data. Since September 2016, the IRIS (Irish…

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Tributes paid to Dr PJ Smyth formerly of UL’s PESS Department

By Diarmaid Scannell / August 1, 2017 /

Tributes have been paid across social media and beyond for Dr PJ Smyth former head of the Department of Physical Education & Sports Science at the University of Limerick. The former Garryowen FC and Bective Rangers rugby player was considered a ground breaker in the field of sports science and was involved in several initiatives and…

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