IT Sligo Staff Profiles

MS Joanne Regan

Jt Lecturer

Contact Details

Lecturer
Health & Nutritional Sciences
B2209

T: 071 9305547
E: regan.joanne@itsligo.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Joanne Regan currently lectures on the BSc (Level 7) Health Science and Physiology, BSc. (Level 8) Health Science and Physical Activity and the BSc. (Level 7 & 8) Human Nutrition courses.  She has been in the college since September 2002.  Joanne graduated in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Limerick in 1997  and completed an MSc in Exercise Physiology (by research) in 2000 in the University of Limerick.  She worked in the Institute of Technology Carlow for 2 years before moving to Sligo.  Joanne's research interests are in the benefits of exercise for individuals with chronic medical conditions (e.g. cardiac rehabilitation, neurological conditions, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis).  Joanne is one of the coordinators responsible for setting up ExWell Medical in ITSligo (previously MedEx@ITSligo), an exercise programme for participants with chronic conditions.     

Research Interests

Joanne's research interests are in the benefits of exercise for individuals with chronic medical conditions (e.g. cardiac rehabilitation, neurological conditions, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis).  Joanne is one of the coordinators responsible for setting up ExWell Medical in IT Sligo (Previously MedEx@ITSligo), an exercise programme for participants with chronic conditions. 

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
1997 BSc. in Sport and Exercise Science University of Limerick
2000 MSc. in Science (Exercise Physiology) University of Limerick
2020 BACPR Level 4 Cardiac Exercise Instructor British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Student /
British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) Full Member /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
National Steering Committee for ExWell Medical ITSligo representitive /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
IT Carlow Exercise Physiology/Health Science Technician /
IT Carlow Assistant Lecturer in Health and Exercise Science /

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1997 University of Limerick BSc (First Class Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
2000 University of Limerick MSc Exercise Physiology

Consultancy

  Client Description
Cross Border Healthcare Intervention Trials in Ireland Network (CHITIN)
Exercise Advisor to a BRAIN-Diabetes Research Study: Border Region Area Lifestyle Intervention Study for Healthy Neurocognitive Aging in Diabetes
External Expert for Validation Panel in IT Tralee
External expert for validation of new taught MSc/ab initio BSc IT Tralee

Outreach Activities

  Description

Academic coordinator for the ExWell Medical programme in IT Sligo; responsible for setting up and running of an exercise programme for the Northwest region for people with chronic conditions. 

Modules Taught

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
202000 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 2 32767HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 2
202000 INTRODUCTION TO KINESIOLOGY AN 32751INTRODUCTION TO KINESIOLOGY AN