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Sean Kilmurray

Sean Kilmurray

Senior Lecturer

School of Health Sciences

+44 (0) 1772 89 4564

sfkilmurray@uclan.ac.uk

Sean's clinical background is in the musculoskeletal field of physiotherapy. He has worked in the NHS, professional and amateur sport, including work with St.Helens Rugby League Club and Great Britain Canoe Slalom, as well as working in private practice. This background is demonstrated in his teaching and research interests

Sean is research active within the area of biomechanics and rehabilitation and he is a member of the Allied Health Professions Research Unit.

Full Profile

Responsibilities
Course Leader MSc Exercise & Rehabilitation
Course Leader University Certificate in Exercise Referral
External Examiner BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy University of Teesside
Departmental learning & teaching lead

Qualifications
Grad Dip Phys
Postgraduate Certificate in Combined Manipulation
Postgraduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy
MSc Sport & Exercise Science
PGCert in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (Distinction)

Publications

Selfe, James, Richards, Jim, Thewlis, Dominic and Kilmurray, Sean (2008) The biomechanics of step descent under different treatment modalities used in patellofemoral pain. Gait & posture, 27 (2). pp. 258-263. ISSN 0966-6362

Selfe, James, Richards, James, Thewlis, Dominic and Kilmurray, Sean (2008) The biomechanics of step descent under different treatment modalities used in patellofemoral pain. Gait & Posture, 27 (2). pp. 258-263. ISSN 09666362

Selfe, James, Richards, Jim, Thewlis, Dominic and Kilmurray, Sean (2008) The biomechanics of step descent under different treatment modalities used in patellofemoral pain. Gait & Posture, 27 (2). pp. 258-263. ISSN 09666362

More publications

Research

The role of eccentric exercise in managing Achilles tendinopathy

Clinical application of eccentric exercise

The role of exercise on prescription on physical activity

Memberships

Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

State Registered Physiotherapist via the Health Professions Council

Member of the Higher Education Academy

Member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

All areas of musculoskeletal treatment and assessment across the three levels of the undergraduate physio programme. I also work with the Prison Service and lead the team which delivers their Exercise Referral Programme. I also teach on several of these areas at postgraduate level and am a guest lecturer the University of Bradford where I lecture to Postgraduates on proprioception and eccentric exercise.