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Mrs. Máire Harney BA MA

Title:

Lecturer

School/ Department:

Health Sciences - Sport And Exercise Science

Telephone:

+353 0 51834097

Room Name/ Num:

Office 220 O'Connell Bianconi - Health Sciences Building

Campus:

Main Campus

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My Biography

Máire Harney is the Assistant Course Leader BA (hons) Exercise & Health Studies, a member of the Centre for Health Behaviour Research in WIT and a member of the Academic Council in WIT.  Máire  lectures across most courses in the Department in the areas of Exercise Programming, Exercise Leadership, Activity Leadership, Data & Measurement, Dissertation Supervision and Work Placement Supervision.

Research

Conference Presentations

Ryan, M., (2007). The effects of an intervention to increase self-perception and intrinsic motivation in physical activity in primary school girls. European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC) conference, Halkidiki, Greece.

Teaching

Máire teaches undergraduate modules in the following areas; exercise programming, exercise leadership, activity leadership and sports pedagogy and skills development. Se has also supervised research at both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. 

Professional

Máire was a summer camp co-ordinator for individuals with disabilities for HOPE Community Resources, Anchorage, Alaska in 2003 & 2004.  She was a supervisor in the Ard Ri Leisure Centre from 2000-2005. Máire was a commercial group fitness instructor from 2002-2004 and a Tutor –Trainer for the Action for Life programme for the Irish Heart Foundation in 2004–2006.

Professional Development

       

Tri Leader Course                                                          2016     Triathalon Ireland

International Standard Learning Outcomes                      2016     Declan Kennedy, UCC

Level 9 Research Supervisory Module                            2012     Waterford Institute of Technology

Level 9 Practical Pedagogy 1 (5 credits)                          2011     Waterford Institute of Technology

Music Theory                                                                2011     Profi Fitness School      

PFI Choreography Basic                                                2011     Profi Fitness School    

Occupational First Aid                                                    2010    FETAC

Life Support 3                                                                2009     RLSS

Introduction to Basketball Coaching                                           2009    Basketball Ireland                             

Reebok Step level 2                                                     2008     Reebok

Basic level MITA approach to teaching and learning        2007     MITA Brain-based Renewal Centre 

Swim Teacher’s Award                                                    2005      Swim Ireland   

National Certificate in Exercise & Fitness Instruction        2002     NCEF