Research Profile

Diarmuid Lester


Dr. Diarmuid Lester is a Lecturer in in Physical Education, Health and Wellbeing in the School of Education in University College Cork (UCC), primarily working on the B.Ed. Physical Education, Sports Studies and Arts (PESSA) programme (formerly B.Ed. Sports Studies and Physical Education (SSPE) programme).

Professional Activities

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Teaching Council of Ireland Registered Member/
United Kingdom and Ireland Motor Competence Network Member/
Physical Education, Physical Activity and Youth Sport (PEPAYS) Ireland Research Centre Member/
Physical Education Association of Ireland (PEAI) Registered Member/
Sedentary Behaviour Research Network (SBRN) Registered Member/


 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Cork GAA Health and Wellbeing Committee Member2021 /


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Contact details

  • Diarmuid Lester
    Lecturer in Physical Education, Health and Wellbeing
  • 1&2 Lucan Place
    Western Road
    University College Cork

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