Amanda Denton

Plymouth University
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.


Professional memberships:
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Health Professionals Council
Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Interested in Neurology (ACPIN)
Multidisciplinary Association of Spinal Cord Injured Professionals (MASCIP)

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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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