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Dr Saeed Fayaz

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Senior Lecturer in Sports Medicine

I am an academic in the area of sports injury/sports medicine with over 25 years of academic experience of teaching physiotherapy, medical science and sports medicine.

My academic and clinical background equipped me with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to be able to diagnose musculoskeletal disorders competently and to provide consultation.

My research interests are in the prevention of musculoskeletal sport related injuries.

Teaching and supervision

I teach on the following modules:
  • Sports Injury
  • Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Anatomy

Research interests for potential research students

  • Prevention of musculoskeletal sports injuries, in particular in shoulder, knee and lower back regions.
  • Shoulder muscle imbalance and postural/alignment changes as the risk factors of injuries, in particular in throwing and racket sports.
  • Knee kinetic and kinematic studies on landing patterns and the link to knee ligament injuries.
  • Lower back pain in sedentary life style.
  • Lower back injuries in sports with repetitive spinal twist, such as cricket.


My postgraduate studies consisted of the following research:

  • A comparison of the isokinetic strength, bipedal and unipedal standing balance; in professional, non-professional and a group of ACL injured football players.
  • A retrospective sports injury survey in youth football.
  • A reliability study into the repeatability of the results of isokinetic dynamometry.

I also had a research fellowship at the University of Glasgow on Training our Future Trainers; an educational study about Peer Assisted Learning in the Faculty of Medicine.


Number of items: 2.


Bradley, Eddie, Fayaz, Saeed, Farrish, Chris and Coulson, Morcombe (2022) Evaluation of physical health, mental wellbeing, and injury in a UK Police Firearms unit. Police Practice and Research. ISSN 1477-271X

Conference or Workshop Item

Fisher-Edwards, Alice, Fayaz, Saeed, Ridgway, Dawn and Bradley, Eddie (2015) Comparison of the effect of neuromuscular balance training and external ankle supports on balance performance in netball. In: International Society of Biomechanics Annual Congress, Jul, Glasgow, UK. (Submitted)

This list was generated on Sat Mar 25 05:16:30 2023 GMT.

My background work consisted of academic and clinical activities in different fields of physiotherapy with more focus on the musculoskeletal system (BSc and MSc in physiotherapy).

My postgraduate was in the fields of sports medicine and sports injury (MSc and PhD in sports medicine).

In my previous employment I taught theory and practice of musculoskeletal assessment to medical students at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Glasgow.

I had also the experience of teaching clinical biomechanics and kinesiology of human joints, musculoskeletal physiotherapy and clinical instruction to physiotherapy students for over a decade.

Last updated 04 February 2021