Staff Profiles: Kate Cady

Kate Cady

Staff Profile: Kate Cady
MSc Sports Therapy and MSc Professional Practice in Sports Therapy

Kate Cady

Kate Cady

MSc Sports Therapy and MSc Professional Practice in Sports Therapy

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

Kate Cady is Academic Course Leader for both the MSc Sports Therapy and the MSc Professional practice.


Kate has over 17 years experiencing working as a Sports Therapist and was the first female Sports Therapist to head up a Professional football medical team. Kate has travelled all over the world supporting teams in tournaments including the World University Student games in China, an international football tournament in the Cayman Islands and The Milk Cup in Ireland. She was recently the Sports Therapist for the Rest of the World vs Great Britain and Ireland for the David Beckham UNICEF game at Old Trafford. She is also a Director of The Society of Sports Therapists.


Award Title Institution Date
BSc Sports Therapy The University of North London 1999
PGCert Teaching in Higher Education London Metropolitan University 2005
MSc Football Rehabilitation Edge Hill University 2011
MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine The University of Nottingham 2007

Membership of professional bodies

The Society of Sports Therapists

The Football Medical Association

Teaching and research


Injury rehabilitation

Sports Trauma

Contemporary methods in sports therapy

Manual Therapy of peripheral and vertebral joints


Undergraduate, Postgraduate

External responsibilities

Subjects for media interviews

Sports Trauma


Injury prevention

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Professional positions

Director of the Society of Sports Therapists

Clinical Director of Back2fitness sports injuries clinic


External examining

MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine - UCLAN