John Gormley
Associate Professor, Physiotherapy

Biography

John Gormley has been a lecturer in the School of Physiotherapy University of Dublin Trinity College since 1996. He is currently co-ordinator of the MSc in Cardiac Rehabilitation a course he helped set up in 2002. His main research interests are in the areas of cardiac rehabilitation, exercise and cardiovascular risk factors, and injury prevention. Previous research has been in the area of shortwave diathermy and muscle strength in children. He has co-edited a book in the area of exercise in the prevention and treatment of disease.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

McDermott A, Zaporojan L, McNamara P, Doherty C.P, Redmond J, Forde C, Gormley J, Egaña M, Bergin C, The effects of a 16-week aerobic exercise programme on cognitive function in people living with HIV, AIDS Care , 2016, p1-8 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI

Lavelle, G. Doherty D., Gormley, J, Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Circulating Lymophocyte Subpopulations: A Randomised controlled trial. , 56, (Suppl 3), 2016, pp349- Conference Paper, 2016

, EFFECTS OF AEROBIC EXERCISE ON CIRCULATING LYMPHOCYTE SUBPOPULATIONS: A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL, The Gerontologist, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Tozzi, L., Carballedo, A., Lavelle, G., Doolin, K., Doyle, M., Amico, F., Mccarthy, H., Gormley, J., Lord, A., O'Keane, V., Frodl, T., Longitudinal functional connectivity changes correlate with mood improvement after regular exercise in a dose-dependent fashion, European Journal of Neuroscience, 43, (8), 2016, p1089-1096 Journal Article, 2016

, DOES SUBMAXIMAL EXERCISE TESTING PREDICT CHANGES IN AEROBIC CAPACITY IN MID-LIFE ADULTS?, The Gerontologist, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Lavelle, G. Fortune J.M. Gormley, J, Does Submaximal Exercise Testing predict Changes in Aerobic capacity in Mid-Life Adults, 56, (Suppl 3), 2016, pp349- Conference Paper, 2016

G. Lavelle, J. Fortune, J. Gormley, Using a predictive model of submaximal exercise testing to track aerobic capacity: a 4 month randomised controlled trial, Physiotherapy, 101, (Suppl 1), 2015, ppe839 Conference Paper, 2015

Shields N, Hussey J, Murphy J, Gormley J, Hoey H, An exploratory study of the association between physical activity, cardiovascular fitness and body size in children with Down syndrome., Developmental neurorehabilitation, 2015, p1-7 Journal Article, 2015

A. Carballedo, M. Doyle, G. Lavelle, J. Gormley, V. O'Keane, T. Frodl, Affective Network Hyperconnectivity and Hypoconnectivity of Cognitive Control and Ventral Attention Networks in Adults with High Neuroticism Scores, 30, 2015, pp252 Conference Paper, 2015

Kindregan D. Gallagher, L. Gormley J., Gait Deviations in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Review, Autism Research and Treatment, 2015, 2015, p1--8 Journal Article, 2015

Ryan, J.M., Hensey, O., McLoughlin, B., Lyons, A., Gormley, J., Associations of sedentary behaviour, physical activity, blood pressure and anthropometric measures with cardiorespiratory fitness in Children with cerebral palsy, PLoS ONE, 10, (4), 2015 Journal Article, 2015 TARA - Full Text

Ryan JM, Forde C, Hussey JM, Gormley J, Comparison of Patterns of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Between Children With Cerebral Palsy and Children With Typical Development., Physical therapy, 95, (12), 2015, p1609-16 Journal Article, 2015

G. Lavelle, J. Gormley, D. Doherty, The effects of a 16 week aerobic exercise programme on circulating lymphocyte subpopulations: a randomised controlled trial, Physiotherapy, 101, (Suppl 1), 2015, ppe839--e840 Conference Paper, 2015

O'Donovan C, Lithander FE, Raftery T, Gormley J, Mahmud A, Hussey J., Inverse Relationship Between Physical Activity and Arterial Stiffness in Adults with Hypertension, J Phys Act Health. , 11, (2), 2014, p272 - 277 Journal Article, 2014

Ryan JM, Walsh M, Gormley J., A comparison of three accelerometry-based devices for estimating energy expenditure in adults and children with cerebral palsy., Journal Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation, 11:116, 2014, p10 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

O'Donovan C, Gormley J, and Hussey J. M, The Potential of "Wii Fit Free Jogging" as an Exercise Test, Games for Health Journal, 3, (5), 2014, p296 - 302 Journal Article, 2014

Ryan JM, Hensey O, McLoughlin B, Lyons A, Gormley J., Reduced moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and increased sedentary behavior are associated with elevated blood pressure values in children with cerebral palsy., Physical Therapy, 94, (8), 2014, p1144 - 1153 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

O'Donovan C, Gormley J, and Hussey J M, Measurement Properties of "Wii Fit Free Jogging" Virtual Distance, Games for Health Journal, 3, (2), 2014, p92 - 97 Journal Article, 2014

Ryan J, Walsh M, Gormley J, Ability of RT3 accelerometer cut points to detect physical activity intensity in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy., Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 31, (4), 2014, p310 - 324 Journal Article, 2014

Carballedo, A Doyle M, Lavelle, G Sojo, J. McCarthy, H. Gormley, J, O'Keane, V, Frodl, T, Affective Network Hyperconnectivity and Hypoconnectivity of Cognitive Control and Ventral Attention Networks in Adults with High Neuroticism Scores. , Annals of Depression and Anxiety, 1, (6), 2014, p1029- Journal Article, 2014

Ryan JM, Crowley VE, Hensey O, McGahey A, Gormley J., Waist circumference provides an indication of numerous cardiometabolic risk factors in adults with cerebral palsy., Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95, (8), 2014, p1540 - 1546 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Ryan, J.M., Hensey, O., McLoughlin, B., Lyons, A., Gormley, J., Reduced moderate-to-vigorous and increased sedentary behavior are associated with elevated blood pressure values in children with cerebral palsy, Physical Therapy, 94, (8), 2014, p1144 - 1153 Journal Article, 2014

Ryan, J, M. Crowley, V E. Hensey, O Broderick, J M. McGahey, A Gormley, J., Habitual physical activity and cardiometabolic risk factors in adults with cerebral palsy , Research in Developmental Disabilities , 35 , (9 ), 2014, p1995 - 2002 Journal Article, 2014 URL DOI TARA - Full Text

Ryan J, Gormley J, An evaluation of energy expenditure estimation by three activity monitors, European Journal of Sport Science, 13, (6), 2013, p681 - 688 Journal Article, 2013

Ryan J, Gormley J. , Measurement of energy expenditure by activity monitors. , Physical Therapy Reviews , 18, (4), 2013, p239 - 262 Journal Article, 2013

Sheehan KJ, Gormley J. , The influence of excess body mass on adult gait., Clinical Biomechanics , 28, (3), 2013, p337 - 343 Journal Article, 2013

Ryan, J., Gormley J., Response to commentary on: `Measurement of energy expenditure by activity monitors: Is it feasible to measure energy expenditure using tiny portable monitors?, Physical Therapy Reviews, 19, (2), 2013, p154--155 Journal Article, 2013

Wilson F, Gormley J, Gissane C, Simms C, The effect of rowing to exhaustion on fromtal plane angular changes in the lumbar spine of elite rowers, Journal of Sports Sciences, 30, (14), 2013, p1481 - 1489 Journal Article, 2013

Ryan, J., Gormley, J., An evaluation of energy expenditure estimation by three activity monitors, European Journal of Sport Science, 13, (6), 2013, p681-688 Journal Article, 2013

Wilson F, Gissane C, Gormley J, Simms C, Sagittal plane motion of the lumbar spine during ergometer and single scull rowing., Sports biomechanics / International Society of Biomechanics in Sports, 12, (2), 2013, p132-42 Journal Article, 2013

Sheehan K. and Gormley J. , Gait and increased body weight (potential implications for musculoskeletal disease, Physical Therapy Reviews, 17, (2), 2012, p91 - 98 Journal Article, 2012

K. Sheehan, J. Gormley, The influence of auditory cueing on sagittal kinematics in healthy adults, 36, 2012, ppS23- Conference Paper, 2012

Sheehan, K., Gormley, J., Roche, E.F., 38 " Ground reaction forces in overweight children, Public Health Nutrition, 15, (8A), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Introduction. History of Exercise in, editor(s)Wilson F, Gormley J, Hussey J, , Exercise Therapy in the Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders, Oxford, Wiley, 2011, pp1 - 10, [Gormley J] Book Chapter, 2011

F Wilson, C Simms, J Gormley, C Gissane, Kinematics of lumbar spine motion in rowing during a fatiguing protocol; a comparison of ergometer and boat rowing, British Journal of Sports Medicine, IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport., Monaco, April 7-9, 2011, 45, 2011, pp383- Conference Paper, 2011

Fiona Wilson, John Gormley, Juliette Hussey, Exercise Therapy in the Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders., First, Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell, 2011 Book, 2011

F wilson, C Gissane, J Gormley, C Simms, The effect of fatigue on frontal plane angular changes in the lumbar spine of elite rowers., British Journal of Sports Medicine, IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport., Monaco, April 7-9, 2011, 45, 2011, pp320 - 321 Conference Paper, 2011

C O"Donovan, J Redmond, T Raftery, J Sharma, J Hussey, J Gormley, A Mahmud, FE Lithander, RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN OBJECTIVELY MEASURED PHYSICAL ACTIVTIY AND ARTERIAL STIFFNESS IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS: 5D.02, Journal of Hypertension, 28, 2010, p1 Journal Article, 2010

Fiona Wilson, Conor Gissane, John Gormley, Ciaran Simms, A 12 month prospective cohort study of injury in international rowers., British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44, 2010, p207-214 Journal Article, 2010 TARA - Full Text

J Redmond, T Raftery, C O"Donovan, J Sharma, J Hussey, J Gormley, A Mahmud, FE Lithander, DIETARY INTAKE AND ARTERIAL STIFFNESS; A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY OF PATIENTS ATTENDING AN OUTPATIENT HYPERTENSION CLINIC: PP.23.428, Journal of Hypertension, 28, 2010, p1 Journal Article, 2010

C. O'Donovan, J. Hussey, J. Gormley, J. Feely, A. Mahmud, Cardiopulmonary Fitness and Arterial Stiffness in Healthy subjects is There A Difference Between Acute Haemodynamic EFFECTS of Aerobic Vs. Resistance Exercise?, Artery Research, 3, (4), 2009, p176 Journal Article, 2009

Hussey J, Bennett K, O Dwyer J, Langford S, Bell C, Gormley J, Validation of the RT3 in the measurement of physical activity in children, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 12, (1), 2009, p130 - 133 Journal Article, 2009

M. Connor, C.J. O'Shea, J. Gormley, SMMP8 Risk factor profiles: are the European Society of Cardiology target levels being achieved? A comparative study of patients with coronary artery disease, pre and post percutaneous coronary intervention, European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 8, 2009, pS35--S35 Journal Article, 2009

Condon C, Gormley J, Hussey J, A review of the physical activity levesl of children with juvenile arthritis, Physical Therapy Reviews, 14, (6), 2009, p411 - 417 Journal Article, 2009

O'Sullivan C, Meaney J, Boyle G, Gormley J, Stokes M., The validity of Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging for measurement of trapezius muscle thickness., Manual Therapy, 14, (5), 2009, p572 - 578 Journal Article, 2009

Rehabilitation of the patient with Coronary Heart Disease in, editor(s)Fuster V, O'Rourke R, Walsh R.A, Poole-Wilson P. , Hurst's The Heart, New York, Mc Graw Hill , 2008, pp1529 - 1551, [Graham I, ingram S, fallon N, leong T, gormley J, O'Doherty V, Maher V, Benson S] Book Chapter, 2008

Responses to Physical activity:Gender Differences in Children in, editor(s)Allerton L.T. and Rutherfode G.P. , Exercise and Womens Health: New Research, Nova Publishers, 2008, pp199 - 212, [Hussey J, Gormley J.] Book Chapter, 2008

Hussey, J., Bell, C., Gormley, J., The measurement of physical activity in children | Metody pomiaru aktywno"ci fizycznej u dzieci, Rehabilitacja Medyczna, 11, (3), 2007, p47-53 Journal Article, 2007

Hussey J, Bell C, Gormley J, The measurement of physical activity in children, Physical Therapy Reviews, 12, 2007, p52 - 58 Journal Article, 2007

Hussey J, Bell C, Bennett K, O'Dwyer J, Gormley J, Relationship between the intensity of physical activity, inactivity, cardiorespiratory fitness and body composition in 7-10 year -old Dublin children, British Journal of Sports Medicine, 41, 2007, p311 - 316 Journal Article, 2007

K. Karim, J. Gormley, 1384: Quality of life post myocardial infarction " Is the heart manual effective, European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 6, (1{\_), 2007, p47--48 Journal Article, 2007

Wilson F, Simms C, Gormley J.(ed.), 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Journal of Biomechanics, Munich, 39, (supplement 1), 29/07-05/08 2006, Elsevier, 2006, S545 p Proceedings of a Conference, 2006

F. Wilson, J. Gormley, C. Simms, The results of a pilot study to design a portable instrument to measure frontal plane angular changes in the lumbar spine of elite rowers, Journal of Biomechanics, 39, 2006, pS545 Journal Article, 2006

R Brennan, J Gormley, Adherence to recommended exercise during and after a cardiac rehabilitation programme, European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation, 13, (Supplement 1), 2006, pS10 Journal Article, 2006

Colin Dunlevy, Marese Cooney, John Gormley, Comparing the reliability of virtual goniometry and universal goniometry, Gait & Posture, 24, 2006, pS31--S32 Journal Article, 2006

Hussey J, Bell C, Bennett K, O'Dwyer J, Liu R, Gormley J, Validation of the RT3 in the measurement of physical activity and inactivity in children, European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, Europrevent2006, Athens, Greece, 11-13 May 2006, edited by Saner H, Wood DA , 13 Suppl 1, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006, ppS 64 - S 64 Conference Paper, 2006

J Hussey, J Gormley, J Bennett, C Bell, Physical activity, fitness and body composition in 7???9 year old Dublin school children, European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation, 13, (Supplement 1), 2006, pS44--S45 Journal Article, 2006

A McGowan, M O??Reilly, D Murray, A Samad, J Gormley, Screening for cardiovascular risk factors in relatives of patients with premature heart disease, European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation, 13, (Supplement 1), 2006, pS92 Journal Article, 2006

R. Brennan, J. Gormley, 1384: Adherence to Recommended Exercise during and after a Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme, European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 5, (1 Suppl), 2006, pS39--S40 Journal Article, 2006

Hussey J, Gormley J, Bell C, Roche EF, Hoey H, Exercise tolerance and physical activity levels in children referred to a weight reduction clinic, Irish Medical Journal, 99, (2), 2006, p46 - 47 Journal Article, 2006

Hussey J, Bennett K, Roche E, Bell C, Hoey H, Gormley J, Objectively measured physical activity in obese and normal weight children, International Journal of Obesity, Childhood obesity: a pandemic of the twenty-first century, Rzeszow, Poland, 1-3 June 2006, edited by Mazur A, Malecka- Tendera E , 30 Suppl 2, Nature Publishing Group, 2006, S11 - S 11 Conference Paper, 2006

Ingram S, Maher V, Bennett K, Gormley J., The effect of cardiopulmonary resuscitation training on psychological variables of cardiac rehabilitation patients, Resuscitation, 71, (1), 2006, p89 - 96 Journal Article, 2006

Dunlevy C, Cooney M, Gormley J, Procedural considerations for photographic-based joint angle measurement., Physiotherapy Research International, 10, (4), 2005, p190 - 200 Journal Article, 2005

Exercise in Cardiovascular disease in, editor(s)Gormley J, Hussey J , Exercise therapy in the prevention and treatment of disease., Oxford, Blackwell Scientific, 2005, pp260 , [Gormley J] Book Chapter, 2005

Exercise Adherence in, editor(s)Gormley J, Hussey J , Exercise in the prevention and treatment of disease. Blackwell Scientific, Oxford, Blackwell Scientific, 2005, pp260 , [Gormley J] Book Chapter, 2005

Cassidy, C; O'Sullivan, C; Condon, C; Hussey, J; Gormley, J., A pilot study to examine the effects of providing undergraduate physiotherapy student clinical placements on service provision., Physical Therapy Reviews, Inaugral meeting of the Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society, Dublin, May 2005, 10, (3), W.S. Maney & Son Ltd, 2005, pp189 - 190 Meeting Abstract, 2005

Shields N, Gormley J, O'Hare N., Physiotherapist's perception of risk from electromagnetic fields, Advances in Physiotherapy, 7, (4), 2005, p170 - 176 Journal Article, 2005

Shields N, O'Hare N, Gormley J. , Contraindications to short-wave diathermy: results of an Irish survey' , Physiotherapy, 90 , (1), 2004, p42 - 53 Journal Article, 2004

Hussey J, Gormley J, Bell C, Roche E, Croasdell N, Quinn E, Samann M, Hoey H., , Cardiovascular risk factors in children referred to a paediatric weight reduction clinic, European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 11, (1), 2004, pp189 - 189 Meeting Abstract, 2004

Shields, N., O'Hare, N., Gormley, J., Contra-indications to shortwave diathermy: Survey of Irish physiotherapists, Physiotherapy, 90, (1), 2004, p42-53 Journal Article, 2004

Shields N, O'Hare N, Boyle G, Gormley J, An evaluation of safety guidelines to restrict exposure to stray radiofrequency radiation from short-wave diathermy units., Physics in Medicine and Biology, 49, (13), 2004, p2999 - 3015 Journal Article, 2004

Nora Shields, Neil O"Hare, John Gormley, Contra-indications to shortwave diathermy: survey of Irish physiotherapists, Physiotherapy, 90, (1), 2004, p42--53 Journal Article, 2004

Shields N; O'Hare N; Gormley J, Short-wave diathermy and pregnancy: what is the evidence?, Advances in Physiotherapy, 5, (1), 2003, p2 - 14 Journal Article, 2003

Shields N, O'Hare N, Boyle G, Gormley J. , Development and application of a quality control procedure for shortwave diathermy units. , Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, 41, 2003, p62 - 68 Journal Article, 2003

S. Ingram, J. Gormley, 1229: The Effect of CPR Training on Psychological Variables of Cardiac Patients and Their Families, European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2, (1), 2003, p80--81 Journal Article, 2003

Hussey , J., Gormley, J., Leen, G., Greally , P., Peripheral muscle strength in young males with cystic fibrosis, Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 1, 2002, p116 - 121 Journal Article, 2002 URL

Shields N, Gormley, O'Hare N. , Shortwave diathermy : current clinical and safety practices. , Physiotherapy Research International, 7, 2002, p191 - 202 Journal Article, 2002

Shields N, Gormley J, O'Hare N, Contraindications to continuous and pulsed short-wave diathermy, Physical Therapy reviews , 7, 2002, p113 - 143 Journal Article, 2002

N. Shields, N. O'Hare, J. Gormley, Short-wave Diathermy in Irish physiotherapy departments, British Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 8, (9), 2001, p331 - 339 Journal Article, 2001

N. Shields, J. Gormley, N. O'Hare, Short-wave Diathermy: A Review of Existing Trials, Physical Therapy Reviews, 6, 2001, p101 - 118 Journal Article, 2001

Hussey, J., Gormley, J., Bell, C., Physical activity in children aged 7-9 years, British Journal of Sports Medicine, 35, (4), 2001, p268 - 273 Journal Article, 2001 URL

Cromwell, F.; Walsh, J.; Gormley, J. , A pilot study examining injuries in elite gaelic footballers. , British Journal of Sports Medicine , 34, (2), 2000, p104 - 108 Journal Article, 2000

J. Gormley, A. Jenkinson, M. Walsh, T. O'Brien, Do children walk normally in the gait laboratory? Comparison of walking velocities achieved during gait analysis in the laboratory with velocities achieved outside the laboratory, Gait & Posture, 10, (1), 1999, p56 Journal Article, 1999

Hussey, J.; Cahill, A.; Henry, D.; King, A-M.; Gormley, J, National School Teachers' Knowledge of Asthma and its Management., Irish Journal of Medical Science, 168, (3), 1999, p174 - 179 Journal Article, 1999

Mc Donnell, S.J.; Toole, C.; Gormley, J. , A survey of the provision of cardiac rehabilitation in the Republic of Ireland, Coronary Health Care , 3, (4), 1999, p205 - 211 Journal Article, 1999

Kennedy, L.; Lawlor, F.; O'Connor, A.; Dockrell, S.; Gormley, J. , An investigation of the effects of schoolbag carriage on trunk angle, Physiotherapy Ireland , 20, (1), 1999, p2 - 8 Journal Article, 1999

Introduction in, editor(s)J F McGilp, D Weaire and C H Patterson , Epioptics - Linear and Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy of Surfaces and Interfaces, Berlin, Springer-Verlag, 1995, pp1 - 13, [J F McGilp] Book Chapter, 1995

Gormley, J., Barr, D., Bell, A., Ravey, J., Mollan, R., Examination of the duration of gait initiation by use of an electrogoniometer, Gait and Posture, 1, (2), 1993, p85-91 Journal Article, 1993

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Brown MJF, Book Review, Review of Bumblebees: Behaviour and Ecology, D Goulson, Animal Behaviour, 67, (2), 2004, p376-378 Review, 2004

Research Expertise

Keywords

Biomechanics of human movement; Cardiac rehabilitation; Cardiovascular disease, pharmacology; Exercise and cystic fibrosis; Exercise physiology; Health psychology

Recognition

Awards and Honours

Master in Arts (J O), University of Dublin. July 2001

Memberships

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy 1988 – Present

Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists 2015 – Present