Qualifications and memberships

PhD in Sport Rehabilitation (University of Hull), BSc (Hons) in Sport Rehabilitation (University of Salford)

Academic and research interests

Injury screening and prevention

Fatigue and injury risk

Endurance events

Clinical tests for injury

Exercise rehabilitation


Crowe, M., Bampouras, M., Walker-Small, K., & Howe, L. P. (2020). Restricted unilateral ankle dorsiflexion movement increases interlimb vertical force asymmetries in bilateral bodyweight squatting. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research34(2), 332-336.

Relph, N & Small, K (2019) The influence of 9 marathons completed in 9 days on injury incidence and selected musculoskeletal tests. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, 24 (3). pp. 115-121. 

Small, K, & Nicola Relph. (2018) "Musculoskeletal injury rates in multiday marathon runners performing ten consecutive marathons on a repeat course." Journal of Athletic Enhancement 7.1.

Relph, N., Small K. & Smith, A (2017). "The effect of running nine marathons in nine days on proprioception and balance." British Journal of Sports Medicine 51.4: 378-378.

Lovell, R., Midgley, A., Barrett, S., Carter, D., & Small, K. (2013). Effects of different half‐time strategies on second half soccer‐specific speed, power and dynamic strength. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports23(1), 105-113.

Lovell, R., Midgley, A., Barret, S., Carter, D & Small, K. (2011). Effects of different half-time strategies on second half soccer-specific speed, power and dynamic strength. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 23(1):105-113.

Small, K., McNaughton, L., Greig. & Lovell, R. (2010). The effects of multidirectional soccer-specific fatigue on markers of hamstring injury risk. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport,13(1):120-125.

Small, K., McNaughton, L., Greig, M., & Lovell, R. (2009). Effect of timing of eccentric hamstring strengthening exercises during soccer training: implications for muscle fatigability. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research23(4), 1077-1083.

Small, K., McNaughton, L., Greig., Lohkamp, M. & Lovell, R. (2009). Soccer fatigue, sprinting and hamstring injury risk. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 30(8)573-578.

Recent external roles

PositionInstitutionDate Held
Sport Rehabilitation External Examiner Northampton University   2021-Present
Sport Rehabilitation External Examiner London South Bank University   2018-Present
External Examiner for Ph.D Solent University                      2020
External Examiner for BASRaT accreditation     Northumbria University              2020
External Examiner for BASRaT accreditation     Teesside University                   2019
External Examiner for BASRaT accreditation     Liverpool Hope University 2018
External Examiner for course validation London South Bank University   2018