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