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Dr. Cuisle Forde

Assistant Professor (Physiotherapy)
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Dr Cuisle Forde is an Assistant Professor in the Discipline of Physiotherapy, Trinity College Dublin. She graduated with a BSc in Physiotherapy from Trinity College Dublin in 2008. Having been awarded a Trinity scholarship during her undergraduate career, and an Irish Research Council scholarship to carry out a PhD, she began work on her doctoral thesis the following autumn, which she completed in 2012. During her doctoral studies, Cuisle investigated the efficacy of active video games as a form of exercise for children who have cystic fibrosis and those attending weight management clinics. She also examined the capability of an active video game to be used as a tool to estimate cardiorespiratory fitness. She completed a Diploma in Statistics and was also involved in research projects investigating arterial stiffness and physical activity in adults. After spending some time working clinically and lecturing in critical thinking in Kosovo, Cuisle returned to Dublin in September 2013 to begin a postdoctoral research fellowship in the Discipline of Physiotherapy, Trinity College Dublin. With an interest in technology and innovative teaching methods, Cuisle helped develop the Online Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in Clinical Exercise and is now coordinator for this course. Her latest publications investigate the efficacy of e-learning for the acquisition of clinical competencies.
  Computer & Video Games   Exercise   Exercise Medicine   Exercise physiology   EXERCISE TEST   EXERCISE TESTING   HEPATITIS C   HIV   HIV DISEASE   HIV in Ireland   HOME-BASED EXERCISE   HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV)   MAXIMAL EXERCISE   PAEDIATRICS   PHYSICAL ACTIVITY   PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PATTERNS   PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY   RESISTANCE EXERCISE
 Applying User-Centered Evaluation in a Service Improvement Study on Phase Three Cardiac Rehabilitation
 DEPTH -Digitally Enhanced Practical Teaching in Health science
 CANDI Viral Hepatitis C Associated Neurocognitive Dysfunction in Ireland in the DAA era.
 Health and transport in the AI era
 Supporting a whole campus approach to a healthy campus

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Director of Online Education, School of Medicine, TCD 2020
Dr Forde was a committee member of the Chartered Physiotherapists in Paediatrics group of the Irish Society of Physiotherapists. She was previously a treasurer for this group. 2019-2022
Dr Forde was a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapy Student Council 2006
Dr Forde was a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists Working Party 2008
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Member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ID 10725) 2008 to date
Member of the Chartered Physiotherapists in Paediatrics Clinical Interest Group 2015 2022
Certified and Registered as a Physiotherapist with CORU (PT039841) 2019 to date
Member of Trinity Research in Childhood Centre (TRiCC) 2019 to date
Children's Resaerch Network 2019 to date
Canada International HIV and Rehabilitation Research Collaborative 2015 to date
Cuisle Forde, Annie O"Brien, Ovidiu Croitoru, Nadine Molloy, Chiara Amisano, Iain Brennan, Adam McInerney, Comparing Face-to-Face, Blended and Online Teaching Approaches for Practical Skill Acquisition: A Randomised Controlled Trial, Medical Science Educator, 2024, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Annie O'Brien, Cuisle Forde, Health science staff and student experiences of teaching and assessing clinical skills using digital tools: a qualitative study, Medical Education, 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL  Other
Forde C, OBrien A., A Literature Review of Barriers and Opportunities Presented by Digitally Enhanced Practical Skill Teaching and Learning in Health Science Education., Medical education online, 27, (1), 2022, p2068210 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Barrett EM, Wyse J, Forde C., Did physical activity and associated barriers change during COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland? Repeated cross-sectional study, Health Promotion International, 37, (4), 2022, pdaac127-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Forde C; O'Brien A., Digitally Enhanced Practical Teaching in Health Science: DEPTH, EdTech, Cork, 26-27 May 2022, 2022, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED  URL
Forde C; O'Brien A., Digitally Enhanced Practical Teaching in Health Science: DEPTH, Transform MedEd, London, 2022, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED  URL
Croitoru O, Amisano C, Brennan I, McInerney A, Molloy N, O'Brien A, Forde C., Differences in skill acquisition of medical clinical skills and analysis of student perception between traditional teaching and e-learning., Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland Student Research Awards, Dublin, Nov 30th 2022, 2022, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Philip O'Gorman; Orla Strahan; Damien Ferguson; Ann Monaghan; Megan Kennedy; Cuisle Forde; Ashanty M. Melo; Derek G. Doherty; Kelly K. O'Brien; Susan McKiernan; Rose Anne Kenny; Robert Coen; Colin Doherty; Colm Bergin; John Gormley; Suzanne Norris. , Improvement in cognitive impairment following a 12-week aerobic exercise intervention in individuals with non-cirrhotic chronic hepatitis C in Journal of Viral Hepatitis, Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 28, (4), 2021, p637 - 650, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Forde C, Wyse J. Barrett EM, Time and belief in exercise importance predict increased activity during initial COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland, Health Promotion International, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Tyndall L, Roche C, Forde C, Barrett E, Physical Activity of Irish Adults During COVID-19 Restrictions, Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists Conference, Online, 2021, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED  URL
  

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Cuisle Forde, Exercise prescription for cardiac patients " The present and the Future, Irish Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation (IACR) Cardiac Rehabilitation: Multifaceted Care in a Changing Landscape, The Richmond Education Centre, North Brunswicke Street, November 10th 2023, 2023, Irish Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Cuisle Forde, Diversification of roles within established Clinical Research Facilities, UK Clinical Research Facilities Network 10th Annual Conference, Sheffield , 2014, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
O'Donovan C, Response to: Video games: increasing activity in sedentary individuals, Physiotherapy, 2013, Notes: [This is a response / commentary rather than a piece of original research.], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
O'Donovan C, Hirsch E, Holohan E, McBride I, McManus R, Hussey J., To study the effects of human versus computer opponents on energy expenditure playing active video games., Trinity Medical Student Research Poster Symposium, Trinity College Dublin, 2011, Poster, PUBLISHED
Brazil J, Donaghy J, McCullough R, Swift C, Varini R, O'Donovan C, Mahmud A, Hussey J. , Acute Cardiovascular Response to Active and Sedentary and Computer Games, Trinity Medical Student Research Poster Symposium Conference Proceedings , Trinity College Dublin, 2010, Poster, PRESENTED
O'Donovan C, McGowan M, Gormley , Between subject and within subject variability in energy expenditure, Trinity School of Medicine Postgraduate Research Day Conference Proceedings, 2008, Poster, PRESENTED
O'Donovan C, McGowan M, Gormley J. , Determination of the relationship between body composition and energy expenditure at three exercise intensities, Trinity School of Medicine Postgraduate Research Day Conference Proceedings, 2008, Poster, PUBLISHED

  

Award Date
Trinity Foundation Scholarship 2006
Best oral presentation at Trinity School of Medicine Postgraduate Research Day 2010
Highly commended for Hans Strober Award - Pediatric Work Physiology Conference 2011
Trinity College Dublin Dean of Students' Roll of Honour 2012
Gaisce The President's Gold Award 2014