Eamonn Delahunt is a Professor in the UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science. Professor Delahunt is a first-class honours, first place in class, UCD BSc (Physiotherapy) graduate (2003). Upon graduation he was the first-ever BSc (Physiotherapy) graduate to receive a prestigious Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology (IRCSET) post-graduate research scholarship. He was awarded his PhD from the UCD School of Physiotherapy and Performance Science in 2006.
Professor Delahunt has extensive clinical experience having previously worked as a Chartered Physiotherapist in ExWell Medical in both part-time (2003 - 2006; 2007 - 2009) and full-time (2006 - 2007) capacities.
Professor Delahunt is recognized nationally and internationally as a leading academic sports physiotherapist. Professor Delahunt has authored/co-authored >150 peer-reviewed articles. He is leading and/or senior author on more than 70% of these. He has authored/co-authored 25 peer-reviewed articles in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, which is the #1 ranked journal in the Sport Sciences section of the Journal Citation Reports; it has a current impact factor = 13.80.
Professor Delahunt is an Associate Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the #1 ranked journal in the Sport Sciences section of the Journal Citation Reports. He is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, which is a Q1 journal in the Sport Sciences section of the Journal Citation Reports; it has a current impact factor = 4.319. Additionally, he is also an editorial board member of Journal of Athletic Training.
Professor Delahunt currently holds the following honorary appointments: Honorary Associate Professor, the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; Honorary Associate Professor, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia; Visiting Professor, University of Suffolk, Ipswich, UK.