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Eamonn Delahunt

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School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science
01 716 6671
University College Dublin, School of Public Health Physiotherapy and Sports Science, Health Sciences Centre Belfield Dublin 4

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BIO

Eamonn Delahunt is a Professor in the UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science. Professor Delahunt is a first-class honours, first place in class, UCD BSc (Physiotherapy) graduate (2003). Upon graduation he was the first-ever BSc (Physiotherapy) graduate to receive a prestigious Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology (IRCSET) post-graduate research scholarship. He was awarded his PhD from the UCD School of Physiotherapy and Performance Science in 2006. Professor Delahunt has extensive clinical experience having previously worked as a Chartered Physiotherapist in ExWell Medical in both part-time (2003 - 2006; 2007 - 2009) and full-time (2006 - 2007) capacities. Professor Delahunt is recognized nationally and internationally as a leading academic sports physiotherapist. Professor Delahunt has published >110 peer-reviewed articles. He is leading and/or senior author on more than 70% of these. More than 10% of his peer-reviewed articles have been published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, which is the #1 ranked journal in the Sport Sciences section of the Journal Citation Reports; it has a current impact factor = 7.867. Professor Delahunt is a Senior Associate Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the #1 ranked journal in the Sport Sciences section of the Journal Citation Reports. He is also a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, which is the #8 ranked journal in the Sport Sciences section of the Journal Citation Reports; it has a current impact factor = 3.929. Additionally, he is also an editorial board member of Journal of Athletic Training, which is the #30 ranked journal in the Sport Sciences section of the Journal Citation Reports; it has a current impact factor = 2.319. He is also an academic editor of PeerJ, which is an open access peer-reviewed scientific mega journal covering research in the biological and medical sciences; it has a current impact factor = 2.118. Professor Delahunt currently holds the following honorary appointments: Honorary Associate Professor, the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Honorary Associate Professor, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia Visiting Professor, University of Suffolk, Ipswich, UK TWITTER: @EamonnDelahunt

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Professor
    University College Dublin, Ireland12 Jul 2018
  • Associate Professor
    University College Dublin, Ireland18 May 2016 - 11 Jul 2018
  • Senior Lecturer
    University College Dublin, Ireland1 Jan 2014 - 17 May 2016
  • College Lecturer
    University College Dublin, Ireland1 Sep 2007 - 31 Dec 2013

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Chartered Physiotherapist
    Exwell Medical1 Jul 2003 - 31 Jul 2009

DEGREES

  • BSc
    University College Dublin
  • PhD
    University College Dublin
  • PDip UTL
    University College Dublin
  • Prof Dip University Teaching & Learning
    University College Dublin