Sports Injury and Rehabilitation

Sports Injury and Rehabilitation

Sports injury and rehabilitation staff have a range of research interests covering exercise, sports concussion and the prevention and rehabilitation of lower limb injuries. Members of staff are actively engaged in interdisciplinary projects and have established international links with industry and Universities, which involves working closely with National governing bodies, sports organisations, medical practitioners and coaches. Current active projects include determining the most effective motor learning strategy to retrain movement, injury prediction from a statistical and stress-mechanism perspective and identifying injury risk factors in elite soccer.

Main Areas of Reaserch Include:

Retraining movement patterns

Running-related overuse injuries

Motor learning strategies for rehabilitation

Sports concussion

Statistical analysis of injury patterns

Stress mechanisms for injury predictions

Psychology of sports injuries

Stress and performance

Sports injury surveillance and prevention

Hamstring injury prevention in running sports

Injury prevention and management in military settings

Injury risk in youth soccer

ACL injury and return to sport

Anticatipatory and compensatory postural adjustment


Research Staff

Dr Kelly Ashford

Dr Lynne Evans

Dr Marianne Gittoes

Dr Isable Moore

Matthew Attwood

Jason Pedley

Adeline Philips