Liam Sykes

Lecturer in Sport Rehabilitation and Local Research Ethics Committee Member

Faculty of Health Sciences

School of Life Sciences

+44 (0) 1482 463645

Liam is a Chartered Physiotherapist (MCSP) and a lecturer on sport rehabilitation who also runs a private physiotherapy practice.

After qualifying he initially worked clinically for the NHS, specialising in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, hand surgery and therapy and post-operative orthopaedic care, before developing his own practice at a local private hospital.

Liam qualified from Sheffield Hallam University in 2005 with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. His dissertation involved the use of isokinetic dynamometry to evaluate muscle balance and injury risk in footballers in relation to training regimes.



Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Neurology and Tissue Dynamics
  • Therapeutic Modalities
  • Clinical Skills
  • Soft Tissue Injuries and musculoskeletal Assessment (STIMA)
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Dissertation Supervision

Research PhDs

  • Lower limb biomechanics and the influence on injury
  • The development of pain and the management of lower back and neck pain

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • BSc Hon Physiotherapy, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Acupuncture (Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists)

External roles

  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP)
  • Private physiotherapy practice owner