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The inaugural GAA Research Forum took place on Friday January 10th as part of the Liberty Insurance Games Development Conference programme. Presenters were invited to attend given their background related to the broader Games Development role. Each researcher was asked to present for 5 minutes on their work - the format of the presentation is simple: 5 minutes, 5 slides.  

"Colour Vision Defects in GAA" by Valerie Kennelly, The Optical Centre


"Injury Prevention in Gaelic Games, Development of Gaelic15" by Dr. Catherine Blake


"The More Games the Better. Camogie; A Player's Perspective" by Aoife Lane, Waterford Institute of Technology


 "Performance Characteristics of Senior Inter-County Gaelic Football Games" by Rob Carroll, 


"The Impact of Gender on the Coach Athlete Relationship and Athlete Satisfaction in Ladies Gaelic Football" by Irene Hogan, Cork Institute of Technology


"The Role of the Coach in the Primary School: Making a Lasting Impact" by Richard Bowles, Mary Immaculate College


"Ergonomics of Hurling" by Kieran Collins, Institute of Technology Tallaght


"The Use of GPS in Player Monitoring" by Kevin McGuigan, Sports Scientist, Ulster GAA

"Endurance Performance in Response to High Intensity Interval Training and Endurance Training in Gaelic football Players" by Crionna Tobin, PhD Sports School of Health & Human Performance, DCU


"Comparing High Intensity Interval Training and Endurance Training in Club Gaelic football Players" by Cathal Cregg, Strength & Conditioning Office with Connacht GAA


"Youth Sport Dropout - A GAA Perspective" by Daragh Sheridan, PhD student in University of Stirling


"Correlates of Adolescent GAA Participation" by Dr. Con Burns, Dept. of Sport, Leisure and Childhood Studies, Cork Institute of Technology


"Analysis of the Return on Coaching Investment by Munster GAA" by Joe Carton, Games Development Manager with Munster GAA


More videos to follow......