Dr Kieran Dowd

Lecturer, B.Sc. (Honours) in Physical Activity and Health in Athlone Institute of Technology


  • Dr Kieran Dowd qualified from the University of Limerick in 2007 with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Physical Education teaching. In 2012, he obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Limerick. His Ph.D. research focused on developing accurate and effective methods of examining physical activity and sedentary behaviours using an accelerometer. Kieran’s post-doctoral research was part of the Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity Knowledge Hub (DEDIPAC KH). Kieran’s primary role within this project was to critically evaluate the state of the art techniques for physical activity and sedentary behaviour measurement. Kieran currently lectures on the new B.Sc. (Honours) in Physical Activity and Health in Athlone Institute of Technology. Kieran continues to collaborate and consult on projects in relation to measurement across Europe.

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