- BSc (University of the West of England)
- MSc (University of Glasgow)
- MA (London Metropolitan University)
- PhD / DPhil (University of Huddersfield)
Sarah graduated from the University of the West of England in 1998 with a BSc (Hons) physiotherapy and then worked for Salford NHS Trust. before undertaking a M.MedSci in 2000 at the University of Glasgow and undertook research into the relationship between the menstrual cycle and injuries in female footballers. Following this and a period of time working back in the NHS in Oxfordshire, she took a position as a Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy at London Metropolitan University in 2002 and moved to the University of Huddersfield in 2004 as a Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy. In 2008 Sarah completed a MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education awarded by London Metropolitan University.
In 2018 Sarah completed a PhD having conducted some research into the influence of ballroom dancing for health and well-being in older adults.
In October 2019 after over 15 years in her previous role Sarah moved to the University of Hull in a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy position to assist with the planning and development of the forthcoming BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy degree course.
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
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. (2022). Transitions from healthcare to self-care: a qualitative study of falls service practitioners' views on self-management. Disability and Rehabilitation, 44(12), 2683-2690. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2020.1849423