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Ulrik McCarthy Persson

Course Director of Msc Sports Physiotherapy

School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Population 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.
               

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

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). [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]
Walsh T, Delahunt E, McCarthy Persson U; (2011) 'Effects of taping on thumb alignment and force application during PA mobilisations'. Manual Therapy, 16 (3):264-269. [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]

Other Journals

McCarthy Persson, U.; (1996) 'Tennis Elbow and Eccentric Rehabilitation' Physiotherapy in Sports 19 (2) :4-7. [Details]
Mac Donald R, McCarthy et al. ; (1995) 'Case Report on Hamstring Injury' Peak Performance . [Details]
McCarthy Persson, U., Morrissey, D.; (1994) 'Fitness Safety' Practice Nursing (Clinical Supplement on Sports Injuries . [Details]

Conference Publications

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]
                                                             

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