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Research interests

Liz is a Senior Research Fellow within the School of Health Sciences at the University of Brighton, and at Chailey Clinical Services (Sussex Community NHS Trust).  She is an exercise scientist and her research interests include physical activity and exercise interventions across the lifespan (looking at the effect on muscle and bone strength, balance and motor function).  

Liz is leading the Data for Impact project, commissioned by Physio First (www.physiofirst.org.uk), in order to gain fuller information about current practice, patient demographics and outcome of care within musculoskeletal physiotherapy private practices in the UK. 

At Chailey Clinical Services she is working on a European project (https://www.educat2seas.eu/) with clinicians, researchers and engineers to develop and deliver adaptive technology to promote independence and improve quality of life for people with motor impairment and neurological disorders.

Scholarly biography

Liz studied for her undergraduate degree and post graduate degree at the University of Brighton (obtaining an EPSRC PhD studentship).  She joined the University of Brighton as a Research Officer and is now Senior Research Fellow within the School of Health Sciences.   

Approach to teaching

Liz has contributed to teaching on the Postgraduate Education Programme in Health Sciences, and advisor or supervisor for project students (including PhD and MSc).

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, School of Health Sciences

Sep 2000Nov 2004

Bachelor, University of Brighton

19961999

External positions

Senior Research Fellow

6 Jan 2010 → …

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Projects 2016 2020

Research Output 2005 2018

Data for Impact: exploring the benefits of standardised data collection in private physiotherapy practices across the UK

Bryant, E., Murtagh, S., Olivier, G. & Moore, A., 2018, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Private Practice
Physical Therapists
Referral and Consultation
Marketing
Benchmarking

Duration of symptoms and outcomes of treatment in musculoskeletal patients in private practice

Murtagh, S., Bryant, E. & Olivier, G., 2018, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Private Practice
Therapeutics
Referral and Consultation
Physical Therapists
Chi-Square Distribution

Exploring the psychometric properties of the Brighton musculoskeletal patient reported outcome measure

Murtagh, S., Bryant, E., Moore, A., Canby, G., McCrum, C., Mercer, C., Finucane, L. & Smith, T., 2018, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Psychometrics
Reproducibility of Results
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Statistical Factor Analysis
Outpatients

The Brighton musculoskeletal patient reported outcome measure (BmPROM): an assessment of validity, reliability and responsiveness

Bryant, E., Murtagh, S., Finucane, L., McCrum, C., Mercer, C., Smith, T., Canby, G., Rowe, D. & Moore, A., 11 May 2018, e1715.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reproducibility of Results
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Outpatients
England
Statistical Factor Analysis

Quality, quality assurance and quality assured practitioners

Olivier, G., Bryant, E. & Murtagh, S., 16 Sep 2017, 160, p. 36-40 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Open Access
File
quality assurance
confidence
evidence
education
time

Activities 2015 2018

DfI: why should I?

George Olivier (Invited presenter), Liz Bryant (Invited presenter)
29 Apr 2018

Activity: External talk or presentationInvited talk

Physiotherapy UK Conference

Liz Bryant (Participant), Shemane Murtagh (Participant)
18 Oct 201819 Oct 2018

Activity: EventsConference

The benefits of Race Running in a special school setting

Liz Bryant (Invited presenter)
27 May 2017

Activity: External talk or presentationInvited talk

Race Running: Improving health and wellbeing in people with cerebral palsy.

Liz Bryant (Invited presenter), Dawn Pickering (Invited presenter)
8 Dec 2015

Activity: External talk or presentationInvited talk

International Conference on Children’s Bone Health

Liz Bryant (Participant)
27 Jun 201530 Jun 2015

Activity: EventsConference