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Roger Kerry

Associate Professor/Director of Postgraduate Education, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences



Qualified as a Physiotherapist at Pinderfields School of Physiotherapy, Leeds University (1996). Gained MSc in Manipulative Physiotherapy at Coventry University(2001), also gaining membership of the Manipulation Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. Worked as Clinical Specialist and Extended Scope Practitioner in Orthopaedics before starting as a lecturer at Nottingham. Current post is Associate Professor in the Division of Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Nottingham. Became a Honorary Fellow of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in 2011. PhD thesis: Causation and Evidence-Based Medicine (supervisor: Professor Stephen Mumford) Member of International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapist working group for International Framework for Examination of the Cervical Region for potential of Cervical Arterial Dysfunction prior to Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Intervention 2007-2017.

Expertise Summary

Cervical arterial dysfunction; risks and adverse events of manual therapy; neck pain and headache; clinical reasoning, Philosophy of Health Science.

Teaching Summary

Manual therapy, Clinical Reasoning, Teaching and Learning, Personal and Professional Development, Evidence Based Practice.

Research Summary

Cervical arterial dysfunction; Philosophy of Health Science: link to my Philosophy research here.

Recent Publications

Postgraduate course leader - Physiotherapy

Module convenor - Undergraduate:

  • B93527 Clinical Reasoning

Module convenor - Postgraduate

  • B9D018 Contemporary Practice in Manual Therapy - Upper Quadrant
  • B9D023 Contemporary Practice in Manual Therapy (MACP) - Upper Quadrant
  • B9D019 Contemporary Practice in Manual Therapy - Lower Quadrant
  • B9D024 Contemporary Practice in Manual Therapy (MACP) - Lower Quadrant
  • B9D020 Contemporary Practice in Injection Therapy
  • B9D021 Dissertation
  • B9D015 Work Based Project 1
  • B9D016 Work Based Project 2

External Examiner: University of Hertfordshire; Leeds Metropolitan University

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