Lecturer in the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Science
Health Sciences - Sport And Exercise Science
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Deirdre Barry is a lecturer in the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Science since 2003. She teaches on the Bachelor of Business Studies (Recreation and Sport Management) and BA in Exercise and Health Studies. Deirdre also teaches on a course run in the Department of Nursing. The course - Certificate in Skills for Independent Living is run specifially for students with Intellectual Disabilities.
Deirdre completed a Diploma in Business Studies (Recreation and Leisure), a BA(Hons) in Recreation and Leisure and completed an MA. in Disability Sports Studies at Waterford Institute of Technology
The Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in Mainstream Post-Primary Physical Education from the Perspective of the Physical Education Teacher - (4th) National Adapted Physical Activity Conference, Tralee, Co. Kerry, May 2011.
Barry, D. & Connor, S., (2009), Evaluation of the Sporting Chance Programme, National Learning Network, Tralee
Deirdre teaches in the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Science
Teaching areas and Modules include:
Works closely with the education department with NGB for swimmming - Swim Ireland
National Council for Exercise and Fitness
Irish Water Safety
Royal Life Saving Society Member/Trainer/Assessor
Irish Sports Council - Safeguarding Children
Works at devleoping partnerships wth community partners in the areas of disability and activity participation - Special Olympics, Brothers of Charity, Unique Aquatic Fitness and Waterford Sports Partnership.