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"Come for the weight-loss, stay for the enjoyment" - exploring attributions for initiating and maintaining exercise.
(Psychological Society of Ireland, 2001-05)
The potential benefits from engaging in physical activity and exercise in terms of both physical and mental health are well established. Regular exercise has been demonstrated to have preventative effects for several chronic ...
'Choose Safety'. An evaluation of a Health and Safety module for use in secondary schools. Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI, Galway
(Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2009-01)
The overall aim of this project was to comprehensively evaluate the pilot of the 'Choose Safety' module developed by the H.S.A. The module is a teaching and learning pack for post-primary students. The main objectives of ...
Feasibility of a mens' health promotion programme in Irish primary care
Background To assess the feasibility of offering health promotion and preventive medicine initiatives in primary care. Aims A pilot study aimed at men in general practice to establish the uptake, acceptability and effectiveness ...
Ageism in health policy.
(Institute of Public Administration, 2004-05-01)
This paper explores the extent to which health policy in Ireland can be said to be ageist. Following the identification of key pieces of legislation and related polcy and strategy documents, the documents were reviewed, ...
A study of workaholism in Irish academics
(Oxford University Press, 2016-05-11)
Background Workaholism is recognized as a health risk for academics given the open-ended nature of academic work; however, current prevalence rates of workaholism in the academic setting are unknown.Aims To assess the ...
Social welfare, housing and health policy and the determinants of quality of life for older people in the Republic of Ireland
Improving quality of life (QoL) for older people calls for public policy initiatives which have a positive impact on the determinants of quality of life. This paper presents a review of current social welfare, housing and ...
Mature trainees' perceptions of the process of their family therapy training.
(Indiktos S. A., 2004-10)
Studies on Family Therapy Training generally focus on the outcome of training rather than the process of learning. This study employed a qualitative methodology to explore experienced trainees' perceptions of skill acquisition ...
Taking a Health Promotion Approach to the Problem of Bullying
Health promotion is an emerging, multidisciplinary, endeavour that has much to offer the study of bullying. The negative health impacts of bullying are well documented, and indicate that having been bullied is associated ...
Exposure to occupational violence and abuse in Taxi Drivers
While physical violence has been recognised as a health risk for workers some time, the existence and health impact of psychological violence is emerging as a priority concern in the workplace. Although rates of non-fatal ...
Health and well-being in social care workers
(Women's Studies Centre, NUI Galway, 1998)
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