Tadhg MacIntyre is an environmental psychologist and lectures in the Physical Education and Sport Sciences Department at the University of Limerick. He is coordinating the H2020 project GOGREEN ROUTES which promotes urban health across six European cities. In 2019 he co-authored “Physical Activity in Natural Settings: Green and Blue Exercise, and has published widely on methodological challenges of evaluating the benefits and co-benefits of Nature based solutions.
Tadhg graduated with a BA in Psychology at University College Dublin and subsequently completed a Masters degree there in 1996. His Ph.D. was supervised by Professor Aidan Moran at University College Dublin and the dissertation investigated motor imagery among experts, applying a motor cognition approach.
Prior to joining the PESS Department at the University of Limerick in 2012, Tadhg had taught on MSc. programmes in Sport Medicine at UCD, on undergraduate programmes in sport science at Dublin City University and in cognitive psychology at Oscail, the National Distance Education Centre at DCU. From 2005 to 2012, Tadhg was a Lecturer and Course Director (MSc. Applied Sport & Exercise Psychology) at the Ulster Sports Academy, University of Ulster, Belfast. Since 1998, he has been an accredited practitioner and consultant in performance psychology.