Galway school Colaiste Bhaile Chlaire took two awards at the second annual schools PE Expo hosted by Trinity Comprehensive Collge, Ballymum Dublin on Friday March 11. The school finished best of the junior projects in the nutrition category with a study called “Does chocolate increase sports endurance?”. In the games development category, the invention of a new game called “turling” also won the junior award for the school. A study of injury prevention in young hurling p
A record 140 projects from schools all over the country have been received for this year's second annual PE Expo, to be hosted by Trinity Comprehensive College in Dublin's Ballymun on Friday March 11. Projects already submitted include a sports-related app, diet for different levels of activity, social groups and their involvement in sport, fitness test results analysis, and a comparison of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems of smokers and non-smokers. Categories f
A study of injury prevention in young GAA players took the top prize at the second annual PE Expo, hosted by Trinity Comprehensive College in Dublin's Ballymun today (Fri). Conor Cantwell of CBS Killkenny - not a hurler but a a rugby player - first of all examined the rate of injury among young GAA players and then took a representative group and put them through a 10-week routine of preventative exercises. The rate of injury toppled.
"The most frequent injury was hamstri