Eamonn Delahunt
PhD, BSc (Physio), SMISCP

Presentation

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

Academic Positions

  • Professor – University College Dublin, Ireland 12 Jul 2018
  • Associate Professor – University College Dublin, Ireland 18 May 2016 – 11 Jul 2018
  • Senior Lecturer – University College Dublin, Ireland 1 Jan 2014 – 17 May 2016
  • College Lecturer – University College Dublin, Ireland 1 Sep 2007 – 31 Dec 2013

Non-Academic Positions

  • Chartered Physiotherapist – Exwell Medical 1 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

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