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Ms. Lynne Brennan BA, MSc.

Title:

Lecturer on the Bachelor of Business Studies (Recreation and Sport Management) and the BSc Sports Coaching and Performance.

School/ Department:

Health Sciences - Sport And Exercise Science

Telephone:

+353 0 051 302728

Room Name/ Num:

Room: TL1:52 Tourism & Leisure Education Building

Campus:

Main Campus

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My Biography

Lynne Brennan is a lecturer on the Bachelor of Business Studies (Recreation and Sport Management) and the BSc Sports Coaching and Performance programmes.  Lynne completed a National Diploma in Business Studies (Recreation and Leisure) and a BA in Recreation and Leisure at Waterford Institute of Technology and subsequently an MSc. in the Sociology of Sport and Sports Management at the University of Leicester. Lynne also supervises  and examines research projects at undergraduate level and at postgraduate level within the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Science and in partnership with external stakeholders. Lynne has previously worked in Industry in a coaching, supervisory and management role and was employed as an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Technology Tralee prior to her appointment as a member of staff in WIT.

Research

Current Postgraduate Research Project:

The management of social media as a communication and marketing platform and its role in helping to achieve key organisational goals of National Governing Bodies of Sport in Ireland.

Recent Postgraduate Research Projects:

Attitudes and Behaviours of Athletes and Key Stakeholders Towards Supplement Use and Banned Substances.

Leisure Patterns of Adolescents in the South East of Ireland With Specific Reference to Physical Activity/Exercise, Sport and Information Communication Technology.

Custom, Culture and Change in the Management of Post Primary Physical Education.

Community Research Projects:

Youth Health and Well-Being in Kilkenny

In partnership with Ossory Youth Project and the HSE.

Recent Conference Presentations:

O Brien, R. and Brennan, L. (2014) An Investigation into the Training and Competition Demands  of  GAA Development Squad Players, PePays Research Forum Poster Presentation, Waterford Institute of Technology, June 2014.

Teaching

Lynne is a member of the Department of Health Sport and Exercise Science Teaching and Learning Committee and teaches modules connected with the disciplines of Sociology and Sports Management including:

Leisure Studies

Sociology of Sport and Leisure

Recreation Operations Management

Sports Development

Social Recreation

Sports Pedagogy

Event Management

Key Populations

Professional

2014 - Present:

Appointed as an external reviewer for the Journal of Ethnicity and Substance Abuse.

 

Professional Membership:

International Sociology of Sport Association (ISSA)

Royal Life Saving Society  Member/Trainer/Assessor