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Ulrik McCarthy Persson

Associate Dean Postgraduate Studies (Taught), Course Director of Msc Sports Physiotherapy

School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science

Tel: 01-716 6517
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Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2010.
Title: Level III Sports Physiotherapy accreditation
Year: 2003.
Title: Premier Teaching Awards

Associations

Association: Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists, Function/Role: Member
Association: Manipulation Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (UK), Function/Role: Professional Body
     

Conference Contributions

McCarthy Persson, U., Boland, S., Ryan, S., Ó Connachtáin, N. & Tiedt, R.; (2006) The effects of an inhibitory muscle tape on the soleus H-reflex. [Invited Oral Presentation], 3rd International ankle symposium, Dublin, Ireland , 01-SEP-06 - 03-SEP-06.
McCarthy Persson, U.; (2003) Effects of patellar displacement on EMG of vastus medialis obliquus:vastus lateralis ratio. [Invited Oral Presentation], World Congress of Physical Therapy, Barcelona , 01-JAN-03.

Committees

Committee : ISCP Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine
Committee : ISCP Overseas application committee
Committee : ISCP Chartered Physiotherapists in Manual Therapy
Committee : Public Health, Physiotherapy &Sport Science Programme board
             

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Ulrik McCarthy Persson; (2009) 'Recent taping techniques to alter muscle activity and proprioception' In: Rose MacDonald (eds). Pocketbook of taping techniques. London: Churchill Livingstone. [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Coughlan, G.F. and McLoughlin, R. and McCarthy Persson, U. and Caulfield, B.M. (2008) 'An investigation into the effects of a simulated effusion in healthy subjects on knee kinematics during jogging and running'. Clinical Biomechanics, 23 (8):1038-1043. [Details]
Coghlan S, Crowe L, McCarthypersson U, Minogue C, Caulfield B (2011) 'Neuromuscular electrical stimulation training results in enhanced activation of spinal stabilizing muscles during spinal loading and improvements in pain ratings'. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, 2011 :7622-7625. [DOI] [Details]
Daly C, Persson UM, Twycross-Lewis R, Woledge RC, Morrissey D. (2015) 'The biomechanics of running in athletes with previous hamstring injury: A case-control study'. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 26 (4):413-420. [DOI] [Details]
McCarthy Persson U, O'Sullivan RM, Morrissey D, Wallace J (2016) 'The ability of athletes with long-standing groin pain to maintain a stable lumbopelvic position: A laboratory study'. Physical Therapy in Sport, 27 (23):45-49. [DOI] [Details]
O'Malley E, Murphy JC;McCarthy Persson U;Gissane C;Blake C (2017) 'The effects of the GAA 15 training program on neuromuscular outcomes in Gaelic football and hurling players; a randomized cluster trial'. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31 (8):2119-2130. [DOI] [Details]
O'Sullivan C, McCarthy Persson U, Blake C, Stokes M (2012) 'Rehabilitative ultrasound measurement of trapezius muscle contractile states in people with mild shoulder pain'. Manual Therapy, 17 (2):139-144. [DOI] [Details]
McCarthy Persson, U ;Arthurs, C (2011) 'Dynamic postural stability in gaelic football players during a single leg drop-landing, a comparison of ankle tape and lace-up brace'. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45 (4):362. [Details]
Patterson M, Doyle J, Cahill E, Caulfield B, McCarthy Persson U; (2010) 'Quantifying show jumping horse rider expertise using IMUs'. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, 1 :684-687. [DOI] [Details]
McCarthy Persson U, Hooper ACB, Fleming HE. ; (2007) 'Repeatability of skin displacement and pressure during inhibitory vastus lateralis muscle taping'. Manual Therapy, 12 :17-21. [Details]
McCarthy Persson U, Boland S, Ryan S, Ó Connachtáin N, Tiedt R. ; (2007) 'The effects of an inhibitory muscle tape on the soleus H-reflex'. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 37 (3). [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Coghlan, S. and Crowe, L. and McCarthyPersson, U. and Minogue, C. and Caulfield, B. (2008) Electrical muscle stimulation for deep stabilizing muscles in abdominal wall Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.2756-2759 [Details]
Coghlan, S. and Crowe, L. and McCarthyPersson, U. and Minogue, C. and Caulfield, B. (2011) Neuromuscular electrical stimulation training results in enhanced activation of spinal stabilizing muscles during spinal loading and improvements in pain ratings Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC, 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE , pp.7622-7625 [Details]
O¿Sullivan, C, McCarthy Persson , U., Blake, C., Stokes, M. (2011) The effect of pain on resting and contracted trapezius muscle thickness Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society 7th Annual Conference [Details]
C McDermott, U McCarthy Persson (2011) A PILOT STUDY EXAMINING THE PREVALENCE OF OSTEOPOROSIS RISK FACTORS IN YOUNG IRISH FEMALES Irish Faculty of Public Health Medicine Winter Scientific meeting 2011 [Details]
Stephenson A, Blake C, McKenna M, van der Kamp S, Cunningham C, Fitzgerald O, McCarthy Persson U (2012) The effects of exercise and vibration training on balance in postmenopausal women with osteopenia or osteoporosis- A randomised controlled pilot trial RTRS 2012: Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society 8th Annual Conference: Promoting Health and Wellbeing: A Therapy Perspective [Details]
Patterson, M., Doyle, J., Cahill, E., Caulfield, B., McCarthy-Persson, U.; (2010) Quantifying show jumping horse rider expertise using IMUs EMBC Buenos Aires, Argentina, [Details]
Coughlan G, McLoughlin R, McCarthyPersson U, Caulfield B ; (2009) Investigation into effects of simulated effusion in healthy subjects on knee kinematics and lower limb muscle activity in jump landing Proceedings of International Society of Biomechanics in Sport 2009 [Details]
Coghlan S, Crowe L, McCarthyPersson U, Minogue C, Caulfield B.; (2008) Electrical Muscle Stimulation for Deep Stabilizing Muscles in Abdominal Wall 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference Vancouver, Canada, , 20-AUG-08 - 24-AUG-08 [Details]
McCarthy Persson U, Fleming HF, Caulfield BC; (2008) The effect of a vastus lateralis tape on muscle onset during stair climbing IFOMT International Conference [Details]
McCarthy Persson U; (2003) Effects of patellar displacement on EMG of vastus medialis obliquus:vastus lateralis ratio World Congress of Physical Therapy [Details]
                                                               

Consultancy

Moore H, Campbell F, Blake C, Cunningham C, McCarthy Persson U. (2013) Physiotherapy Promotion and Management of Bone Health throughout the Lifespan; Clinical Guidelines 2013. Consultancy [Details]
             

CD-ROM

French H, McCreesh K, McCarthy Persson U, Sexton M, Walsh J. ; (2006) Practical techiques of physiotherapy examination and treatment of the elbow wrist and hand.(DVD). CD-ROM [Details]
French H, McCreesh K, McCarthy Persson U, Sexton M, Walsh J.; (2006) Practical techiques of physiotherapy examination and treatment of the shoulder.(DVD). CD-ROM [Details]
French H, McCreesh K, McCarthy Persson U, Sexton M, Walsh J.; (2006) Practical techiques of physiotherapy examination and treatment of the knee, ankle and foot. (DVD). CD-ROM [Details]
Andersson G, McCarthy Persson U, Rice D, Sayers F Varney C; (2006) Sports Taping. (DVD). CD-ROM [Details]
                                                     

Research

Research Interests

Grant Activity
UCD Seed funding 2010 12.400 euro
UCD Seed Funding 2006 Round 1 14.100 euro
UCD Seed Funding 2006 Round 2 8.500 euro

Research Projects

Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : The effects of exercise and whole body vibration training on physical function and bone density in osteoporotic women
Start Date / End Date : 17-MAY-10 / 16-NOV-11
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : development of an assessment strategy for ankle sprains in the irish healthcare system (|Part2: equipment)
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUN-07 / 30-SEP-11
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Effect of knee effusion on control of joint motion during dynamic activities
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-06 / 01-MAR-07