Staff Profiles: Sports Therapy

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Kate Cady

Kate Cady

MSc Sports Therapy and MSc Professional Practice in Sports Therapy

Sport and Exercise

I always wanted to work in sport after going to my first football game at the age of 11. I have been privileged to have worked with some fantastic athletes and my job has taken me all over the world.

Katie Davies

Katie Davies

Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy

Sport and Exercise

I get to work with talented athletes and travel abroad. Helping athletes return from injury is an extremely rewarding role and I hope sharing my knowledge with undergraduate students will inspire them to achieve a successful career.

Dr. Martine Deighan

Dr. Martine Deighan

Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology

Sport and Exercise

I have always had an interest in the biomechanics of movement and was once a competitive Highland Dancer, teacher and judge so I have an interest in training. I am lucky enough to share theories with students who also have a passion for the subject.

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Dr. Simon Fryer

Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology, Laboratories Director

Sport and Exercise

I am interested in sport and exercise physiology with a specialist interest in blood flow and vascular function for performance, health and disease.

Kirsty Hopgood

Kirsty Hopgood

Lecturer in Sports Therapy

Sport and Exercise

As a passionate and dedicated sports therapist I thrive in an environment where I can educate and develop future sports therapists.

Dr. Stephen How

Dr. Stephen How

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology

Sport and Exercise

I joined the University of Gloucestershire in 2007 after undertaking PhD research at Brunel University. I teach sport and exercise physiology on a range of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Dr. Claire Mills

Dr. Claire Mills

Senior Lecturer in Sports Education and Coaching

Sport and Exercise

I joined the university in 2004, having previously worked in secondary schools, further and higher education institutions. As a Senior Lecturer and fellow of the Higher Education Academy, I contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

Danielle Parker

Danielle Parker

Lecturer in Sports Therapy

Sport and Exercise

I thoroughly enjoy treating a range of clients and athletes and am now able to share these experiences through my teaching and hope to get future sports therapists excited about the opportunities in this growing profession.

Sarah Shaw

Sarah Shaw

Lecturer in Sports Therapy

Sport and Exercise

I am an energetic hardworking multidisciplinary team player. I am passionate about teaching and learning and sharing my knowledge with students to inspire them to achieve and progress into a well-rounded clinician.

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Dr. Nicola Theis

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise

Sport and Exercise

I joined the University of Gloucestershire in 2017 after lecturing for three years at St Mary’s University. My research areas of interest centre around musculoskeletal biomechanics in paediatric and clinical populations.