The schedule for the workshop is below. The event is free to attend and open to public audiences. Those interested in attending the workshop should complete the registration form on the workshop page.
This event is kindly funded by the Irish Research Council Government of Ireland “New Foundations” Scheme. If you have any questions about the event or require further details please direct them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organising Committee: David Butler, Robbie Butler, John Eakins
9.55 Opening Address - David Butler
10.00 Session 1
Declan Jordan - Power and place – the capital city effect and performance in European leagues from 1992 to 2015.
Fionn Fitzgerald - How important are physiological, anthropometric and psychological measures for talent identification in Gaelic football?
Robert Simmons - Special Ones? The Effect of Head Coaches on Football Team Performance.
11.45 Session 2
Paul Downward -‘No man is an island entire of itself.’ The hidden effect of peers on sport and physical activity.
Pat Massey - Measuring Efficiency of the Republic of Ireland International Football Team: A Production Frontier Approach.
John Considine - Radical Competition Structure Change and Competitive Balance.
14.15 Keynote Speech: Professor Rodney Fort - ‘The Future of Sports Economics’
15.15 Roundtable Discussion: “Coaching for Participation or Elite Development – A Challenge for Instructors?”
Chair: Robbie Butler Discussants: Elish Kelly (ESRI), Greg Yelverton (FAI), John Considine (UCC) & Paul Downward (Loughborough)
16.00 Closing Address - Robbie Butler