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There is an “alarming” lack of knowledge about obesity in Ireland, according to research from the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP).

A staggering 82% of people do not know the minimum amount of exercise needed for a healthy lifestyle was a 30-minute session three times a week, while 37% said they have become less physically active in recent years.

Irish Independent - 14th August 2015

Expert advice on schoolbags from a Chartered Physiotherapist

Click here to read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/choice/parents-warne...

Irish Times - 7th August 2015

Irish Times article about the dangers of sitting at a desk all day and the benefits of standing

Click here to read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/work/workers-should-not-stand-having-...

The Irish Field – 31st July 2015

Chartered Physiotherapist, Emma Moran works with many of Ireland’s top riders and she explains in this article the damage that can be caused to a horse's performance from an ill-fitting saddle

Click here to read: http://www.theirishfield.ie/horse-sense-the-impact-of-an-incorrectly-fit...

Independent.ie – 20th July 2015

WCPT President, Dr Emma Stokes talks to the Irish Independent about her hopes and dreams for the future and for the Physiotherapy profession

Click here to read article: http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/world-leader-dr-emma-stokes-31375045.html

Independent.ie - 14th July 2015

Back pain is so prevalent that it costs the country more than cancer and diabetes treatment combined, but there are many myths circulating about the condition. A Chartered Physiotherapist was asked to shed some light on the common ailment

Click here to read the article: http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/15-things-you-didnt-know...

Connacht Tribune - 12th July 2015

The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) is concerned that University Hospital Galway may displace physiotherapists for extra beds.

The ISCP claims that UHG has now revealed that it may decide to displace the Physiotherapy department for a number of extra beds despite warnings from trade union Impact that the move could risk breaching HIQA standards.

the42.ie - 8th July 2015

Chartered Physiotherapist Domhnaill Fox assesses the world number one’s road to recovery. Click here to view article: http://www.the42.ie/rory-mcilroy-ankle-injury-2204993-Jul2015/?utm_source=shortlink

Herald.ie - 6th May 2015

It's great for your mind and body to get back to exercise after having a new baby. Take it one step at a time and remember to listen to yourself and follow these Top 10 New Mum Exercise Tips

View article here: http://www.herald.ie/sport/mini-marathon/week-13-top-tips-for-new-mums-planning-to-get-back-into-shape-31197521.html

Herald.ie - 11th February 2015

Expert advice from your Chartered Physiotherapist on preparing for the VHI Women's Mini Marathon

The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) has expert advice not only on getting started but on the steady progression of your programme that will leave you fighting fit on race day

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