Professor Jon Marsden

Plymouth University
Professorship and Chair in Rehabilitation

Jonathan graduated with a BSc (Hons) 1st Class in Physiotherapy from Manchester University in 1991 and graduated with an MSc (Distinction) in Neurological Science, from University College in London. Where he also went on to receive his PhD in Clinical Medicine, 2000.

Jonathan currently teaches on the MSc in Neurological Rehabilitation at the School of Health Professions. He is the lead for the "Cognition, perception and behaviour" module and contribute "sensorimotor control in neurological practice" and "pathomechanics and rehabilitation of gait and balance". He also contributes to the undergraduate physiotherapy program Neurological Physiotherapy module.

His research interests and experience are in the field of neurorehabilitation and human motor physiology. He is currently investigating the pathophysiology and rehabilitation of balance and gait disorders after central and peripheral neurological lesions in adult and paediatric populations.

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Contemporary Issues in cognitive rehabilitation

The past 10 years has seen an exponential rise in the evidence base underlying cognitive rehabilitation. This talk will discuss the processes underlying recovery with cognitive rehabilitation. It will provide examples of compensatory strategies and brain plasticity accompanying cognitive rehabilitation and explore the role of the environment and our genetic make-up in influencing the outcome with rehabilitation.

EVEN MORE SEMINARS

  • Amy Bean: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Amy Bean
    Saebo UK

    Innovative and evidence based patient products for neurological rehabilitation

  • Andrew Bateman: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Andrew Bateman
    UKABIF

    Collaborative working in the field of Acquired Brain Injury - raising awareness of an invisible problem

  • Barry Richards: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Barry Richards
    Ekso Bionics

    Ekso GT and Smart Assist – The new paradigm for neuro rehabilitation

  • Dr Jean-Pierre Lin: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    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

  • Professor Jon Marsden: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Professor Jon Marsden
    Plymouth University

    Rehabilitation of balance and gait in cerebellar disorders