Lecturer In Physiotherapy - School of Health Professions (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)
Amanda graduated with a BSc (hons) in Physiotherapy from Kings College, London. As a Senior Physiotherapist she specialised in neurology accumulating experience in a range of settings (acute, rehabilitation, community and private sectors), including specialising in Spinal Cord Injuries at the National Spinal Injuries Centre, Stoke Mandeville.
Amanda undertook an MSc in Neurological Physiotherapy at University College, London, she first taught at Brunel University, London within the School of Health Sciences, moving to the School of Health Professions at Plymouth University in 2006. She has taught across the undergraduate Physiotherapy BSc programme in her specialist area of neurology. She is programme lead for MSc Advanced Professional Practice Neurological Rehabilitation a successful interprofessional programme for qualified health professionals which she led the validation of in 2008. Since 2013 Amanda has been the MSc Advanced Professional Practice lead overseeing a range of profession specific and interprofessional Masters programmes.
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Health Professionals Council
Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Interested in Neurology (ACPIN)
Multidisciplinary Association of Spinal Cord Injured Professionals (MASCIP)
What’s so great about walking?
Regaining the ability to walk is a key priority in neurological rehabilitation. This session will explore why exploring psychosocial perspectives. Implications for rehabilitation will be discussed.
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Bethel Osuagwu, Derek Jones Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research
Assessment of the orthotic and long-term functional gain of the SEM Glove in people with chronic spinal cord injury
Dr Jenny Freeman Plymouth University
Rehabilitation strategies for progressive multiple sclerosis: an overview of evidence
Dr Barend ter Haar Healthcare Innovations Australia
A Portable, Powered, Instrumented Exoskeleton for Hand Assessment and Therapy
Heather Campbell Guys & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation trust
Navigating pathways for “invisible patients” in South East London
Dr Jean-Pierre Lin Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, King's Health Partner
Advances in Deep Brain Stimulation Neuromodulation for Movement Disorders in Children