Q: ‘What was your reason for choosing the profession you are in today?’
Throughout my sporting career in athletics I experienced all the highs and lows that high performance sport has to offer and these experiences have lead me to a career that would have a long lasting effect on individuals health and wellness. As a tutor and educator for the Personal Training industry it is very important to me to practise what I preach.
Q: ‘What excites you most everyday about your job now’?
I wanted to work in an a career that worked to provide individuals with practical methods to achieve their own fitness goals, based on scientific evidence. Once given the tools, having the knowledge, determination and support, their goals take care of themselves.
Claire Brady graduated from DCU with a BSc in Athletic Therapy & Training in 2009. She then completed a MSc in Sports Performance through the University of Limerick in 2014. Claire is also Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and her main areas of interest are human movement, injury prevention, sports performance and general health and fitness.
Claire lectured on the Strength and Conditioning course in Limerick Institute of Technology in 2013-15 delivering modules in Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics and Speed and Endurance Development.
Currently, Claire is completing a PhD in Strength and Conditioning through the University of Limerick in the area of Strength and Power diagnostic and she is also a Setanta college tutor delivering modules Functional Screening and Speed Development while also working in Gravity Fitness.
Upon completion of her degree she focused on her sprinting career where she won indoor national 60m championships which brought her to competing for Ireland in both indoor and outdoor World and European championships.