Eimear Foley is a lecturer in the Dept. of Health and Leisure Studies at the Munster Technological University, Kerry. Having graduated with a BSc. Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Limerick in 2002, she completed a MSc. by research at Dublin City University in 2005. Her research incorporated the ‘Take PART’ study which focused on adolescent physical activity.
Eimear teaches on a range of modules including Population Health, Behaviour Change, Performance Training and Activity Leadership, Massage and is also coordinating the newly launched Postgraduate in Applied Exercise for Health. As part of her work, she is involved with Healthy Kerry, REPS and a number of other community initiatives. She is passionate about promoting physical activity for all with a keen interest in Physical Activity for Older Adults, People with Disabilities and ‘Hard to reach’ populations.