Ms Siobhán O Connor MSc. PhD ARTC, is the Vice President of ARTI since its foundation in 2009 and is the current chair of the Ethics committee. She is the course director of the BSc. in Athletic and Rehabilitation Therapy Ireland and also lectures on the BSc. in Sports Science and Exercise Physiology in Athlone Institute of Technology. She has completed a MSc. on the effectiveness of training diaries to capture training load in adolescents and adults. Her PhD focused on the pre-participation screening, epidemiology and risk factors for injury in adolescent and collegiate Gaelic games.
Her research interests include epidemiology of sport and recreation injuries in children and adolescents, pre-participation screenings, risk factors for injury, dry needling and its effects on performance and injury risk and methods of capturing training load.