BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, Manchester University (The Manchester School of Physiotherapy
Post Graduate Certificate (PGCert) in Academic Practice, Manchester Metropolitan University
PhD Student, Manchester Metropolitan University
I joined the University as an Associate Lecturer and Visiting Tutor in 2009. I became a full time senior lecturer in 2012.
Employed within the NHS for 14 years, specialise in musculoskeletal disorders and have specialist experience and expertise in the assessment and treatment of Vestibular disorders.
I became the programme Leader for the MSc Sport and Exercise Medicine in 2017.
Head of Medical, Sport Science and Performance for The England Touch Association.
Programme Leader MSc Sport and Exercise Medicine Programme
Admissions tutor MSc Pre-Registration Physiotherapy Programme
I teach on both the BSc and MSc programmes on a variety of Musculoskeletal Units, including Orthopaedic Medicine and Evidence Based Practice. I am the unit lead for Transitions in Professional Practice and Evidence Based Practice in Musculoskeletal Disorders.
I am also a member of the clinical education team and I am passionate about student education and development.
E. Cropper, C. Thorpe, S. Roberts, C. Twist Injury Surveillance during a European Touch Rugby Championship. Sports. 7(3), pp.71-71.
N. Dobbin, C. Thorpe, J. Highton, C. Twist (2020). Sex-related changes in physical performance, wellbeing and neuromuscular function of elite Touch players during a four-day international tournament. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance.
RP. Beaven, JM. Highton, M-C. Thorpe, EV. Knott, C. Twist (2014). Movement and physiological demands of international and regional men's touch Rugby matches. J Strength Cond Res. 28(11), pp.3274-3279.