Dr Bronagh McGrane

Lecturer in Physical Education and School Sport

Sport and Physical Activity

Faculty of Arts and Science

Research Interests:
Fundamental movements skills, School based interventions, Motor control and development, Youth physical activity, Perceived motor competence

PhD in dublin City University, Ireland.BSc in Physical Education with Biology at Dublin City University, Ireland.


Bronagh joined the department in September 2015, she is an early years researcher who completed both her undergraduate degree and PhD at Dublin City University, Ireland in the School of Health and Human Performance. Bronagh’s PhD involved the development, implementation and evaluation of the randomised controlled-trial of the Youth-Physical Activity Towards Health intervention, the validation of an adolescent skills assessment tool and physical self-confidence scale. In addition Bronagh has been involved in other physical activity research projects such as the All Island Project, Sport for Life and the PANAMA project. Bronagh is passionate about fundamental movement skill development and physical activity promotion among adolescents. Outside of university Bronagh's interests are gaelic foomore...

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