clare killingback

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

Summary

Since graduating as a physiotherapist from the University of Nottingham in 1999, Clare has worked for various NHS trusts and she is now setting up the physiotherapy programme at the University of Hull.

She has also worked in some of the more remote corners of the world including Nepal, East Timor, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Egypt, and Iraq. This has taught her to be a creative and flexible practitioner.

Journal Article

Adherence to community based group exercise interventions for older people: A mixed-methods systematic review

Farrance, C., Tsofliou, F., & Clark, C. (2016). Adherence to community based group exercise interventions for older people: A mixed-methods systematic review. Preventive Medicine, 87, 155-166. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.02.037

What are the postoperative experiences of patients who have undergone hip and knee joint replacement" A literature review

Dore-Smith, E., & Killingback, C. (2018). What are the postoperative experiences of patients who have undergone hip and knee joint replacement? A literature review. Physical Therapy Reviews, 23(4-5), 250-258. https://doi.org/10.1080/10833196.2018.1482989

Smartphone application for the general public (mobile app review)

Killingback, C., Dore-Smith, E., Wakeman, N., Searles, L., & Ahmed, O. (2019). Smartphone application for the general public (mobile app review). British journal of sports medicine, 53(16), 1043-1044. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2017-098832

Older people’s adherence to community-based group exercise programmes: a multiple-case study

Killingback, C., Tsofliou, F., & Clark, C. (2017). Older people’s adherence to community-based group exercise programmes: a multiple-case study. BMC public health, 17(1), doi:10.1186/s12889-017-4049-6

What factors influence physical activity participation in people with rheumatoid arthritis"

Riggs, D. M., & Killingback, C. (2019). What factors influence physical activity participation in people with rheumatoid arthritis?. Physical Therapy Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1080/10833196.2019.1659562

Research interests

Clare's research interests lie in the areas of physical activity, social isolation, older people and pedagogy. She is passionate about helping the next generation of physiotherapists become excellent in utilising evidence-based practice.