School of Health & Human Performance


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School of Health & Human Performance
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Phone number: 01 700
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Academic biography

Enda is an Assistant Professor in the School of Health and Human Performance and is currently programme chair for the BSc in Athletic Therapy and Training. He coordinates a number of modules for this programme including Injuries 1,3, Soft Tissue Therapies and Rehabilitation.  He also plays an important role in the development of the Athletic Therapy profession in Ireland, founder member and executive member of  Athletic Rehabilitation Therapy Ireland (ARTI). Enda also promotes the Athletic Therapy/Training profession through his position on the International Mutual Recognition Agreement committee. 
He has published a number of papers on the effects of fatigue on the biomechanics of sporting activities, epidemiological studies and rehabilitation interventions. He has presented his findings at a number of domestic and international conferences. He has also served on the organising committees of the WFATT World Congress, the Primary Care Partnership and the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine Annual Scientific Conference. 

Research interests

1.The effect of muscular flexibility on joint mechanics 2.The incidence and aetiology of groin pain in athletes 3. The influence of decision making on sporting activity. 4. The effect of fatigue on sporting activities. 5. Investigating the risks factors for musculoskeletal injuries in sport 6. Investigating the sensitivity and specificity of musculoskeletal sreening tools