Dr Jenny Freeman

Plymouth University
Associate Professor (Reader) in Physiotherapy

Jenny graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science (in Physiotherapy), with distinction, from Curtin University, Perth 1983. She obtained a Doctorate of Philosophy from the Institute of Neurology, in London in 1997.

She is actively involved in curriculum development and teaching for the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy Honours Degree and the Masters Programme in Neurological Rehabilitation. Supervising both Masters and PhD students. Jenny is also Deputy Director of CHeSCI, Institute of Health and Community. In addition she co-leads the Rehabilitation Research Group,within CHeSCI, which involves co-ordinating monthly research site meetings and rehabilitation research group meetings, increasing staff awareness of research opportunities, promoting research activity within the Faculty and acting as a resource for staff on site.

Her research is within the field of neurological rehabilitation, with a particular interest in evaluating the effectiveness of whole care packages and targeted interventions in people with neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke; and in exploring process aspects of rehabilitation care (such as goal setting).

dont miss

Rehabilitation strategies for progressive multiple sclerosis: an overview of evidence

Rehabilitation studies focusing solely on people in the progressive phase of MS are gradually beginning to emerge, although they remain limited. This talk will provide a review of the empirical evidence base in this area. It will highlight gaps in the evidence and some thoughts will be shared about future areas for rehabilitation research in this patient group.

EVEN MORE SEMINARS

  • Bethel Osuagwu, Derek Jones: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    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

  • Wagih El Masri: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Wagih El Masri
    Clinical Professor of Spinal Injuries - Keele University

    Neurological Recovery following Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

  • Professor Jon Marsden: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Professor Jon Marsden
    Plymouth University

    Contemporary Issues in cognitive rehabilitation

  • Amy Bean: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Amy Bean
    Saebo UK

    Introducing the SaeboVR – Virtual ADL Rehab System

  • Stephanie Huber: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Stephanie Huber
    Restorative Therapies, on behalf of Cyclone Technologies

    Activity Based Restorative Therapy