Blog Articles, tagged with: Exercise

UPDATE: Living Well with MS Conference

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MS Ireland hosted 'Living Well with MS' Conference in Dublin on Saturday, 26th September 2015. In addition to providing information on how diet, exercise, stress management and other wellness strategies can help you manage your symptoms and feel your best, we also held our AGM, council ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday October 12 2015 04:09 PM

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UPDATE: Step It Up

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Exercise and education programme Researchers at the University of Limerick (UL) began recruiting people with multiple sclerosis (MS) into the 'Step It Up' exercise and education programme in September 2014. The aim of the 10-week programme is to have a positive impact on many MS symptoms such as...

Published by University of Limerick on Thursday July 02 2015 09:10 AM

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Call-out for participants

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Volunteers required for research study A study investigating the impact of exercise on the immune system and cognition is being conducted by the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at University College Cork in collaboration with the Department of Physiology and Psychiatry. Who can participa...

Published by University College Cork on Tuesday June 09 2015 12:52 PM

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Physical Activity Levels in MS

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SURVEY CLOSED on Thursday, 16th July 2015 New online survey study  Do you have Multiple Sclerosis? Are you aged over 18 years? Are you interested in helping us to examine the factors that are associated with physical activity levels among people with MS? MS researchers at the Un...

Published by University of Limerick (UL) on Monday May 11 2015 09:44 AM

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Exercise and MS

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As a follow on to my last blog about eating healthier, I decided I would make more of an effort to increase my fitness and mobility, which has taken a back seat for a long time! To start, let’s call a spade a spade... I am lazy... I have never been a fan of exercise, apart from swimming. S...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday April 16 2015 11:02 AM

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Logo Competition

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Get creative and design a logo for the University of Limerick's 'Step it Up' programme The University of Limerick are looking for creative logo designs that convey the positive effects of exercise, and the walking, strengthening and educational aspects of the 'Step it Up' programme.  What ...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday August 05 2014 10:00 AM

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Final Call to join Team MS Ireland: Flora Women's Mini Marathon

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It's hard to believe but it's that time of year again to pull out and dust off the old trainers, shorts and sweatbands and take part in the Flora Women's Mini Marathon. Dont be shy ladies, round up your friends and colleagues and run the Mini Marathon for Team MS Ireland. It's always a fun-filled...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday April 10 2014 12:46 PM

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Upsee Harness: A Loving Mothers Invention

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A revolutionary and life changing new harness, designed by a mother to give her wheelchair-bound son who has cereabl palsy a chance to walk, has been launched on a worldwide market. Upsee is a mobility device that helps children with motor impairment to stand and walk with an adult's support.&nbs...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday April 09 2014 03:47 PM

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Complementary and Alternative Treatments

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Diagnosed with MS in 1988, I was told that there was no cause, no treatment and no cure and to add to my emotional turmoil there was no definitive diagnosis either. That didn’t leave a lot of hope for the future but my mother’s brother, who also had MS, helped me through the earlier d...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday March 27 2014 11:00 AM

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American Student living with MS wins State running title!

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Kayla Montgomery is an 18-year-old student in North Carolina who was diagnosed as having Multiple Sclerosis three years ago. Defying all logic she has gone onto to become one of the best teenage runners in America. However, after every race Kayla collapses at the finish line into her coaches arms...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday March 07 2014 11:44 AM

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