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Dr Sarah Chipperfield

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Sarah Chipperfield

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Biography Sarah graduated from the University of the West of England in 1998 with a BSc (Hons) physiotherapy and then worked for Salford NHS Trust. before undertaking a M.MedSci in 2000 at the University of Glasgow and undertook research into the relationship between the menstrual cycle and injuries in female footballers. Following this and a period of time working back in the NHS in Oxfordshire, she took a position as a Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy at London Metropolitan University in 2002 and moved to the University of Huddersfield in 2004 as a Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy. In 2008 Sarah completed a MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education awarded by London Metropolitan University.
In 2018 Sarah completed a PhD having conducted some research into the influence of ballroom dancing for health and well-being in older adults.
In October 2019 after over 15 years in her previous role Sarah moved to the University of Hull in a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy position to assist with the planning and development of the forthcoming BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy degree course.
Research Interests Active ageing
Physical activity and health
Ballroom dancing and well-being
Teaching and Learning Completed a MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education in 2008.

Sarah will lead on the musculoskeletal physiotherapy theme on the new Physiotherapy degree.

Sarah will be the academic placement co-ordinator.