Dr. Allan Munro

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton C702

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Current positions

Programme Leader - Sport Rehabilitation


Allan graduated from the Sport Rehabilitation programme at Salford in 2007 and went on to complete his PhD looking at ACL injuries in 2013. Since graduating Allan has taught at the University of Derby and University of Bradford before returning to Salford in 2015. Clinically, Allan has worked in Rugby Union since 2008 at Caldy RUFC, Sedgley Park RUFC and North of England Counties U20s. Allan regularly takes students on placements at rugby to offer them more insight into the sport. He has also worked with England Handball, GB U-20's Basketball as well as in Rugby League and a number of other athletes from various sports. In addition, Allan has been a member of the BASRaT Executive Committee since 2009 and now holds the position of Executive Committee Chair.

Areas of research

ACL, Knee, Neurodynamics, Achilles Tendinopathy


  • Advanced Therapies
  • Exercise Rehabilitation

Research Interests

  • Identification of factors for ACL and PFJ injury risk
  • The demands of exercise rehabilitation 
  • Achilles Tendinopathy

Qualifications and Memberships


  • BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation
  • PhD - 'The Use of Two-Dimensional Motion Analysis and Functional Performance Tests for Assessment of Knee Injury Risk Behaviours In Athletes'
  • Level 4 Sports Massage
  • RFU PHICIS Instructor


  • British Association of Sport Rehabilitators
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy