Staff Profile

Mr Rob
Smith

Lecturer in Sport Rehabilitation and Conditioning

Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology

  • Rob was appointed as a Lecturer in Sports Rehabilitation and Conditioning in September 2021 having completed his BSc (Hons) in Sports Therapy from the University of Bedfordshire in 2009. Rob has been in teaching for over 7 years and has recently completed his MSc in Sport and exercise science and medicine from the University of Glasgow.

    Rob brings with him a wealth of knowledge having worked in both professional rugby, football and in a clinical setting. Rob continues to work in elite sport with the GBU18 men’s ice hockey team providing injury rehabilitation services at training camps in the UK and world championships abroad.

    • SPO1034: Neuromusculoskeletal Injury, Illness, Disease and Assessment.
    • SPO1036: Manual Therapy for Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions.
    • SPO1037: Neuromusculoskeletal Anatomy.
    • SPO2040: Mobilisation and exercise for Spinal Conditions.
    • SPO4001: Dissertation supervisor.
    • Effect of Neuromuscular electrical stimulation on recovery and performance
    • Injury prevention Strategies
    • The use of gamification in injury rehabilitation
    • Effects of Physical activity on disease prevention