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Alan Taylor

Assistant Professor Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Lecturer, researcher and writer of over 20 peer reviewed articles in a number of fields relating to Physiotherapy.

Expertise Summary

Teaching/presentations: Over 15 years of teaching postgraduate clinical courses for Altered Haemodynamics and Manual Therapy, Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency, Cervical Arterial Dysfunction (CAD), and Sports Medicine; - all topics related to altered haemodynamics and clinical reasoning. Devised and taught over 100 one-day and two-day courses in these areas. Presented as guest speaker at numerous courses and conferences in the UK and Worldwide since 2002

Visiting lecturer in clinical reasoning and haemodynamics at MMU and the University of Hertfordshire.

Works as expert witness in the field of medical negligence related to altered haemodynamics and CAD.

Publications: Author of over 20 peer-reviewed articles (primarily CAD / haemodynamics/Sports injury); 2 book chapters (Haemodynamics / CAD / Clinical Reasoning / Manual Therapy)

Professional practice: Newly aquired primary role in teaching with an ongoing clinical workload private practice / consultancy role (neuromusculoskeletal.)

Memberships/honours: member of MLACP and ACPSM ; member of Health Care Professions Council UK.

Teaching Summary

Musculoskeletal disorders and diseases, clinical reasoning, clinical decision making, neuromusculoskeletal, manual therapy, cervical spine risk assessment, blood flow and haemodynamics,… read more

Research Summary

Primary research in haemodynamics and sports medicine;Member of literature review programme in CAD commissioned by the MACP;

Author of 6 papers cited in the International Federation Of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists International Framework for Examination of the Cervical Region for potential of Cervical Arterial Dysfunction prior to Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Intervention

http://www.ifompt.com/site/ifompt/files/pdf/Standards%20Committee/Standards%20Committee%20Documents//IFOMPT%20Examination%20cervical%20spine%20doc%20September%202012%20definitive.pdf

Selected Publications

  • Musculoskeletal disorders and diseases, clinical reasoning, clinical decision making, neuromusculoskeletal, manual therapy, cervical spine risk assessment, blood flow and haemodynamics, medico-legal.
  • Sports Rehabilitation & Exercise Science BSc
  • Advanced Practice in Physiotherapy MSc

Past Research

Future Research

  • Proposed blood pressure study
  • International multi-centre 'Whiplash Injury' trial (2014)

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