Prof Jon Marsden

University of Plymouth

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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An introduction to the physiology and pathophysiology of eye movements

Accurate eye movements are critical for functional movements and a stable perception of the visual world. This presentation will discuss the neural control of different types of eye movements and how they are affected by lesions to the central nervous system. It will outline how an assessment of eye movements can support clinical decision making and describe current evidence
for the effects of rehabilitation.

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    Dr Yaara Erez
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    Cognitive mapping during awake surgeries for patients with brain tumours

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    Prof Jenny Freeman
    University of Plymouth

    Balance and falls in neurological conditions- what does the evidence tell us?

  • Dr Martine Stoffels: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Martine Stoffels
    Priory Brain Injury Services & Phoenix Mental Health Services

    r-TMS in neuropsychiatric conditions.

  • Prof Jenny Freeman: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Prof Jenny Freeman
    University of Plymouth

    Physiotherapy research in MS: An overview and reflections on the clinical implications?

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    Autonomous Walk Exoskeleton: first learnings from clinical trials and expectations