Dr 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.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Physiotherapists' views on their role in self-management approaches: A qualitative systematic review

Killingback, C., Thompson, M., Chipperfield, S., Clark, C., & Williams, J. (in press). Physiotherapists’ views on their role in self-management approaches: A qualitative systematic review. Physiotherapy theory and practice, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/09593985.2021.1911011

'Everyone's so kind and jolly it boosts my spirits, if you know what I mean': A humanising perspective on exercise programme participation

Killingback, C., Tsofliou, F., & Clark, C. (in press). ‘Everyone's so kind and jolly it boosts my spirits, if you know what I mean’: A humanising perspective on exercise programme participation. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, https://doi.org/10.1111/scs.12973

Transitions from healthcare to self-care: a qualitative study of falls service practitioners' views on self-management

Killingback, C., Thompson, M. A., Chipperfield, S., Clark, C., & Williams, J. (in press). Transitions from healthcare to self-care: a qualitative study of falls service practitioners' views on self-management. Disability and Rehabilitation, https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2020.1849423

Is there a dose response relationship between soft tissue manual therapy and clinical outcomes in fibromyalgia?

Sturman, S., & Killingback, C. (2020). Is there a dose response relationship between soft tissue manual therapy and clinical outcomes in fibromyalgia?. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 24(3), 141-153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbmt.2020.02.010

Student feedback delivery modes: A qualitative study of student and lecturer views

Killingback, C., Drury, D., Mahato, P., & Williams, J. (2020). Student feedback delivery modes: A qualitative study of student and lecturer views. Nurse education today, 84, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2019.104237

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.