Dr Sarah Curran

 

Job Title:            Reader and Principal Lecturer
Room No:          A1.04
Telephone No:  + 44 (0) 29 2041 7221
Email Address:  scurran@cardiffmet.ac.uk

 

Teaching

BSc(Hons) Podiatry
• Orthopaedics
• Pathomechanics
• Neurology
• Orthotic theory
• Respiratory disorders

BSc(Hons) Sports Biomedicine and Nutrition
• Sports biomechanics and functional anatomy

MSc Musculoskeletal Studies (Lower Limb)
• Gait analysis
• Musculoskeletal therapeutics
• Musculoskeletal pathology
• Outcome measure
• Research design

Research

Foot function and patellofemoral joint pain
Gait analysis
Footwear and lower limb function
Sports injuries/rehabilitation (lower limb)

Publications

Selected publications:

Curran SA (2010) Influence of high heeled footwear and pre-fabricated orthoses on energy efficiency in ambulation. The Foot and Ankle Online Journal. 3 (3): 1.

Curran SA (2010) Editorial: A new decade of the 21st century. The Foot and Ankle Online Journal. 3 (1): 5.

Kline A; Curran SA (2009) Digital lengthening with one stage autologous bone graft for correction of flail toe: A case report. The Foot and Ankle Online Journal. 2 (12): 2.

Curran SA (2009) Letter to the editor. Relationship between the use of foot orthoses and knee ligament injury in female collegiate basketball players. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 99 (1) 89 – 91.
 
Curran SA (2009) Editorial: A new year for a developing journal. The Foot and Ankle Online Journal, 2 (1): 1 – 4.

Mathieson I, Curran SA, Hallam S, Corne J. (2008) Reducing fall frequency in Parkinson’s disease: A case study suggesting a role for footwear modifications. Journal of Physiotherapy 94 (1) 85 – 88.

Curran, SA. (2006) Relationship of functional leg-length discrepancy to abnormal pronation: Invited commentary. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 96 (3) 505 – 506.

Curran SA; Upton D; Learmonth ID. (2006) Anatomy, function and stabilisation of the patella: A review. British Journal of Podiatry 9 (3) 81 - 88.

Curran SA; Upton D; Learmonth ID. (2006) Quantifying quasi-static angle and base of gait: A preliminary investigation comparing footprints and a clinical method. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 96 (2) 125 – 131.

Curran SA, Dananberg HJ. (2005) Future of gait analysis: A podiatric medical perspective. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 95 (2) 130 – 142.

Curran SA; Upton D; Learmonth ID. (2005) Dynamic and static footprints: comparative calculations for angle and base of gait. The Foot 15 40 – 46.

Curran SA (2004) Confounding aetiologies of hallux Rigidus - Part II: Understanding the role of foot biomechanics and soft tissue anomalies. International Journal of Podiatric Biomechanics 2 (1) 14 – 25.
 
Curran SA (2003) Confounding aetiologies of hallux rigidus - Part I: Evolving descriptions and common theoretical assumptions. International Journal of Podiatric Biomechanics 1 (2) 3 – 15.

Curran SA; Frowen P. (2002) The influence of limited joint mobility on time integral parameters. Gait and Posture 16 (supplement 1) 29 - 30.

Curran SA (2002) Clinical gait and movement analysis society, Chattanooga, USA: Conference report. Journal of Podiatry Now 25 (45) 24 – 25.

External Links

External examiner: MSc Clinical Biomechanics, University of Staffordshire