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Personal profile

Research interests

Liz is a Senior Research Fellow within the School of Health Sciences at the University of Brighton.  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. 

 

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).

Supervisory Interests

I am interested in supervising PG students in most areas of exercise, physical activity and  rehabilitation.  However, particular areas of interest for supervision include the following:-

  • Interventions to improve physical function 
  • Interventions to improve muscle mass/bone strength for young people with mobility disorders or older adults
  • Physiotherapy
  • Outcome measures

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, School of Health Sciences

Sep 2000Nov 2004

Bachelor, University of Brighton

19961999

External positions

Senior Research Fellow, Chailey Heritage Clinical Services, Sussex Community NHS Trust, East Sussex, UK

6 Jan 201031 Aug 2019

Keywords

  • RZ Other systems of medicine
  • MSK physiotherapy

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Projects 2016 2020

Research Output 2005 2019

Physical Therapists
Therapeutics
Patient Reported Outcome Measures
Aptitude
Privacy
Physical Therapists
Information Systems
Therapeutics
Referral and Consultation
Organizations

Mini-EDACS: Eating and Drinking Ability Classification System for young children with cerebral palsy

Sellers, D., Pennington, L., Bryant, L., Benfer, K., Weir, K. & Morris, C., 20 May 2019, p. 55. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

Aptitude
Cerebral Palsy
Drinking
Eating
Parents
Physical Therapists
Private Practice
Health Occupations
Delivery of Health Care
Health Care Quality Assurance

The Eating and Drinking Ability Classification System for cerebral palsy: a study of reliability and stability over time

Sellers, D., Bryant, L., Hunter, A., Campbell, V. & Morris, C., 13 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. 12, 2, p. 123-131 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Aptitude
Cerebral Palsy
Drinking
Eating
Enteral Nutrition

Activities 2015 2019

  • 3 Conference
  • 3 Invited talk
  • 2 Oral presentation

World Confederation of Physical Therapy 2019

Shemane Murtagh (Participant), Liz Bryant (Participant)
12 May 2019

Activity: EventsConference

The development of the Quality Assured Practitioner (QAP) Scheme in Private Physiotherapy Practice in the UK

Liz Bryant (Presenter)
11 May 2019

Activity: External talk or presentationOral presentation

Physiotherapy UK Conference

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

Activity: EventsConference

DfI: why should I?

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

Activity: External talk or presentationInvited talk