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Research interests

Stewart’s main clinical and research interest is the paediatric foot and the impact of disease on the structure and function of the foot and lower limb. Stewart has held a number of grants related to the paediatric foot and is currently co-leading a five year research programme (Great Foundations) which is looking to advance our understanding of the development of the paediatric foot. This work compliments his extensive clinical expertise. 

Stewart has been involved in work looking at the impact of running footwear on foot and lower limb biomechanics. He was also involved in a multi-centre study looking at the role of foot and ankle impairments as predictors of mobility and balance problems in stroke survivors.

Scholarly biography

Stewart is a Reader within the School of Health Sciences.  He was awarded his PhD from Glasgow Caledonian University and has a PgCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.  Stewart is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the College of Podiatry.  He is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Education/Academic qualification


External positions

Associate Editor Journal of Foot and Ankle Research

2019 → …

External Examiner University of Galway

2018 → …

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Projects 2016 2021

Research Output 2015 2019

International approaches to paediatric podiatry curricula: It’s the same, but different

Williams, C., Nester, C. & Morrison, S. C., 8 May 2019, 12, 1, p. 1-7 7 p., 28.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
entry level
online survey
program of study

The Influence of Motion Control, Neutral and Cushioned Running Shoes on Lower Limb Kinematics

Langley, B., Cramp, M. & Morrison, S. C., 31 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) p. 1-22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Biomechanical Phenomena
Lower Extremity
Ankle Joint
Hip Joint

Associations between obesity and paediatric foot dimensions

Morrison, S., McCarthy, D. & Mahaffey, R., 30 Sep 2018, 108, 5, p. 383-389

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Pediatric Obesity
Weights and Measures

Big issues for small feet: developmental, biomechanical and clinical narratives on children’s footwear

Morrison, S. C., Price, C., McClymont, J. & Nester, C., 6 Jul 2018, 11, 39.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Biomechanical characteristics of lower limb gait waveforms: Associations with body fat in children

Mahaffey, R., Morrison, S., Bassett, P., Drechsler, W. I. & Cramp, M., 2 Feb 2018, 61, p. 220-225 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Adipose Tissue
Lower Extremity
Biomechanical Phenomena