Katie is a Physiotherapist by professional background and joined the Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing in 2013 working as a clinical researcher on a programme of work around chair based exercise led by Professor Tahir Masud. Previously Katie worked as physiotherapist with older people in a community setting and as a research facilitator for the NIHR Clinical Research Network: East Midlands. In 2014 Katie was awarded a CLAHRC PhD Studentship in the Care of Older People and Stroke Survivors theme and in 2017 was awarded her PhD: Developing a chair based exercise programme for older people. Katie also holds a clinical contract with Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust and currently works as a researcher on the Falls in Care Homes trial led by Professor Pip Logan.
Exercise for Older People
Developing Complex Interventions
Care home research
Research assistant on the Falls in Care Homes Randomised Controlled Trial
Awarded Researcher Development Funding from Nottingham City CCG to develop a research proposal to explore the… read more
ROBINSON, K. R., LONG, A. L., LEIGHTON, P., ARMSTRONG, S., PULIKOTTILL-JACOB, R., GLADMAN, J. R. F., GORDON, A. L., LOGAN, P., ANTHONY, K. A., HARWOOD, R. H., BLACKSHAW, P. E. and MASUD, T., 2018. Chair based exercise in community settings: a cluster randomised feasibility study. BMC Geriatrics. 18(1), 82