Kenneth Chance-Larsen

Kenneth Chance-Larsen

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Course Leader MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-reg)

School of Sport and Health Sciences

Brook Building, BB126

+44 (0) 1772 89 3627

Subject Areas: Allied Health, Physiotherapy

Ken is a Physiotherapist with extensive clinical and academic experience. His clinical expertise is in the musculoskeletal field, and he has worked within the NHS, elite sport, occupational health and private clinical settings. He has experience from Higher Education Institutions in the UK and Australia, combining his clinical skills and research experience into developing and delivering evidence-based learning resources.

Ken is research active in the Allied Health Professions Research Unit.

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Ken commenced his post as Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy at UCLan in 2017, and is teaching students on the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy course. He is leading the development of a new MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) course due to start in September 2018. In his role as Physiotherapy Discipline Leader at Central Queensland University (Australia), he led the development of a new Bachelor of Physiotherapy program, from inception, via accreditation, to roll-out.

Ken is currently coordinating an NHS England funded project to develop a musculoskeletal core capability framework for first point of contact clinicians with different levels of musculoskeletal expertise.


MSc Manual Therapy, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2008
PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Sheffield Hallam University, 2007
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 2007
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, University of Brighton, 1997

Membership of professional and learned bodies:

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Health & Care Professions Council
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Research Activities 

Musculoskeletal Workforce Core Capabilities Framework: A Delphi Consensus Study


Musculoskeletal Workforce Core Capabilities Framework for first point of contact clinicians

Teaching activities and responsibilities 

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

External Affiliations and Roles

Coordinator of the project Musculoskeletal Workforce Core Capabilities Framework: A Delphi Consensus Study, University of Leeds.