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Wendy Munro



Wendy came to the University of Salford to lecture in Physiotherapy in 2003 after working as a Chartered Physiotherapist in the NHS in both primary and secondary care. Her clinical area is musculoskeletal injury with a particular interest in clinical assessment and the shoulder.


Programme Leader:BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (Part time route)

Module Leader: Assessment and Management Peripheral 1, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy and Upper Limb Orthopaedics, MSc Trauma and Orthopaedics.

Teaching :BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, MSc Trauma and Orthopaedics, MSc Advancing Physiotherapy

Research Interests

Diagnostic Accuracy

Upper limb disorders

Teaching & Learning: Assessment and feedback, student engagement

Qualifications and Memberships

Diploma in Physiotherapy

MSc Professional Practice (Development and Evaluation)

Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, Research and Evaluation


Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Health Care Professions Council

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


Munro W, Healy R, (2009) The Validity and accuracy of clinical tests used to detect labral pathology of the shoulder – A systematic review, Manual Therapy, 14 (2): 119-130

NHS Plus, Royal College of Physicians, Faculty of occupational medicine. Upper limb disorders: occupational aspects of management. A national guideline. London: RCP, 2009

Dick FD, Graveling R, Munro W, Walker-Bone K on behalf of the ULD GDG.(2011) Workplace management of upper limb disorders: a systematic review. Occupational Medicine 61 (1) 19-25

Grant M.J, Munro W., McIsaac J.,Hill S. (2010)  Cross-Disciplinary Writers’ Group Stimulates Fresh Approaches to Scholarly Communication  New Review of Academic Librarianship 16:S1: 44-64

Tidy’s Physiotherapy – Muscle Imbalance chapter – co-author (in press)