Job Title and Responsibilities
Award Leader Sports Therapy
Admission Tutor Sport & Exercise
Graduated in 1998 from University of Wales, Bangor.
Practicing sports therapy since 1994.
Former director and head therapist of BackOnTrack UK Ltd Sports Therapy Clinics.
Extensive field and clinical experience at both elite and recreational level sports.
Professional Memberships and Activities
Member of Society of Sports Therapists
Soft Tissue Therapy
Injury Treatment and Rehabilitation
Lower limb coordination and relationship to chronic injury
Enterprise and Commercial Activities
Manage Staffordshire University Sports Therapy (SUST) Clinic
Co-ordination of knee, hip and ankle joints within functional movement patterns and their relationship with common chronic complaints.
Adherence to rehabilitation programmes in elite and recreational athletes
Woodward, K.A., Unnithan, V.B., Bateman S.J. and Hopkins, N.D. Effect of Kinesiology Tape on Forearm Blood Flow in Elite Adolescent Soccer Players. European College of Sports Science Conference, Barcelona, Spain, June 2013.
Level 4 – Foundations in Sports Therapy
Level 4 – Rehabilitation Tools and Sports Massage
Level 4 – Developing Research Skills in Sport and Exercise
Level 5 – Sports Injury Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation
Level 5 – Research and Graduate Employment in Sport and Exercise
Level 6 – Sports Therapy Practice
Level 6 – Professional Placement in Sports Therapy
Level 6 – Research and Professional Development
School of Psychology, Sport and Exercise (U/G Awards in Sport & Exercise)
Faculty of Health and Sciences
Stoke on Trent
t: +44 (0)1782 295910