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Richard Moss

Assistant Professor, Academic Plan Lead BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Richard joined the University of Nottingham in April 2018 as Assistant Professor within the Division of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Health Sciences. He has previously held Senior Lecturer roles at the University of Bedfordshire (2015-2018) and Leeds Beckett University (2014-2015), as well as Lecturer and Course Leader roles at the University of Northampton / Moulton College (2007-2013). He completed his BSc (Hons) in Sport Rehabilitation at the University of Salford in 2006, his PGCE from the University of Northampton in 2009 and his MSc in Sport and Exercise Science (Sports Injuries) from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2011. Outside of his role at the University Richard has been a member of the Executive Committee of the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators (BASRaT) since 2007 and Accreditation Officer since 2010, as well as Chair of the World Federation of Athletic Trainers and Therapists (WFATT) Education and Research Committee since 2018.

Expertise Summary

In addition to his subject specialism of injury rehabilitation, Richard is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Richard has also completed his Senior Fellowship with AdvanceHE.

Past Research

  • Skinner, B., Moss, R. and Hammond L. (2020). A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of foam rolling on range of motion, recovery and markers of athletic performance. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 24(3), 105-122.
  • Stewart, S., Moss, R. and Robbins, D. (2020). Unpublished MRes Supervised Dissertation. University of Bedfordshire.
  • Howes, E., Moss, R. and Robbins, D. (2018). Investigation into the Coefficient of Friction of Manual Therapy Products. Unpublished MRes Supervised Dissertation. University of Bedfordshire.
  • Jones, A., Wylde, R. and Moss, R. (2018). A commonly misdiagnosed injury - Lisfranc fracture dislocation in a professional soccer player. Football Medic and Scientist, 26, 32-33.
  • Hammond, L., Skinner, B., Moss, R. (2015). A systematic review and meta-analysis on the effects of foam rolling on athletic performance. PROSPERO International prospective register of systematic reviews. http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID1⁄4CRD42015032520.
  • Jones, A. and Moss, R. (2015). Going with the Grain: A Case Study of a Longitudinal Ligament Sprain. SportEx Medicine, 65, 13-17.
  • Anderson, J., Moss, R. and Skinner, B. (2013). An Investigation into the Acute Effects of Self-Myofascial Release using a Foam Roller upon the Symptoms of Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy. Moulton College Annual Sports Conference, Moulton College.
  • Bracey, L., Hammond, L., Skinner, B. and Moss, R. (2013). The Effects of Therapist Applied Myofascial Release on Pain and Range of Motion in Achilles Tendinopathy. Journal of Sports Therapy, 6(1), 3.
  • Shineton, T., Meyler, J., Moss, R. and Skinner, B. (2013). The Acute Effects of Using a Foam Roller on Hamstring Flexibility in Male Professional Footballers. Moulton College Annual Sports Conference, Moulton College.
  • Simpson, R., Moss, R. and Skinner, B. (2013). The Effects of Kinesio™ Tape on Ankle Proprioception in Amateur Rugby Players. Moulton College Annual Sports Conference, Moulton College.
  • Meyler, J., Moss, R. and Skinner, B. (2013). Making Waves: The Use of Aquatic Therapy in Sports Injury Rehabilitation. SportEx Dynamics, 37, 7-12.
  • Andrews, R., Sutton, D., Hammond, L. and Moss, R. (2013). Post-activation potentiation in adolescent female rugby players. Journal of Sports Therapy, 6(1), 3.
  • Cook, S., Moss, R., Skinner, B. and Hammond, L. (2013). The effect of ice application on blood vessels, measured using ultrasonography. Journal of Sports Therapy, 6(1), 3.
  • Hammond, L., Meyler, J., Moss, R. & Skinner, B. (2013). Whole Body Cryotherapy: A Cool New Therapeutic Technology? SportEx Dynamics, 35, 30-34.
  • Evans, M. and Moss, R. (2012). Run Yourself Better. Moulton College Annual Sports Conference, Moulton College.
  • Herrington, L., McEwan, I. & Moss, R. (2011). The Impact of Knee Flexion Angle upon Patella Displacement: A Reliability Study using Ultrasound. Unpublished MSc Dissertation. Manchester Metropolitan University.
  • Moss, R., Orton, D. & Schofield, A. (2010). Coping with Long Term Injury: Is rehabilitation purely physical? BASRaT Annual Symposium. Salford University.
  • Moss, R. (2010). Measuring Patella Displacement. BASRaT Annual Symposium. Salford University.
  • Moss, R. (2009). The use of interactive whiteboards as a method of improving learner enjoyment and achievement in 16-19-year-old sports students. Unpublished PGCE Dissertation. University of Northampton.
  • Moss, R. (2009). Measurement of Patella Displacement. SportEx Dynamics, 22, 18-20.
  • Moss, R. (2006). Establishing a 'normal' patella position in vivo using ultrasound, verified using a tape technique, in order to allow further development of ultrasound as a clinical diagnostic tool of knee disorders. Unpublished BSc (Hons) Dissertation. University of Salford.

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