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Dr Bronagh McGrane

Arts Education & Movement

Name: Dr Bronagh McGrane
Department: Arts Education & Movement
Role: Academic Staff
Phone Number: 01 884 2322
Email Address: bronagh.mcgrane@dcu.ie
Room: FG12
Campus: DCU St Patricks Campus

Biographical Details

Bronagh joined the DCU Institute of Education in January 2017. She is an early years researcher who completed both her undergraduate degree (BSc in Physical Education with Biology) 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. During her PhD Bronagh was also involved in other physical activity research projects such as Sport for Life and the PANAMA project. Bronagh worked in Edge Hill University in the UK from 2015-2017 as a lecturer in Physical Education. During this time she was involved in a primary school based intervention called “The Born to Move” initiative funded by Les Mills and also a secondary school based customised intervention called “The Active Schools Skelmersdale (AS:SK)”. Bronagh is passionate about fundamental movement skill development and physical activity promotion. Outside of university Bronagh's interests are gaelic football, outdoors, coaching and travel.

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