Clinical Experience:

Adult and Paediatric MSK Outpatients

Trauma, Orthopaedics and Day Surgery

Women's Health

Amputee Rehabilitation

Palliative Care

Sports Rehabilitation & Health Promotion.

Qualifications and memberships

MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-reg)

PgC in Teaching & Learning for Higher Education

BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy


Health and Care Professions Council

Chartered Society of Physiotherapists

Higher Education Academy (fellow)

Academic and research interests

Main Subject/Interest Areas:

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Women's Health Physiotherapy

Health Promotion.

The Apprenticeship Agenda.

The Support of Students with Specific Learning Differences (SpLD).

Main Research Areas:

Living-Educational-Theory & Action Research

Experiential Learning and Interprofessional Simulation-based Education (IPSE)

Women's Health Physiotherapy practice and education

Research supervision

MSc and BSc Research projects


Critical Appraisal and Peer Review of pre-published paper: Whitehead, J (2019) 30 years on: Creating a Living Education Theory from Questions of the kind, 'How do I improve my practice?' Educational Journal of Living Theories.

Poster and Pitch entitled  ‘Inter-Professional Simulation-based Education (IPSE) tasks: An authentic formative assessment tool’ at the International Conference of Assessment in Higher Education 2019, Manchester.

Parallel presentation with Q&A entitled ‘Inter-Professional Simulation-based Education (IPSE) tasks: An authentic formative assessment tool’ at University of Cumbria’s Learning and Teaching Festival 2018, Lancaster.

Coleman, J.D. (2017) The Physiotherapeutic management of distal biceps tendinopathy: Is there a role for acupuncture? Journal of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, 29 (2), pp51-57.