karen Waring

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

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Current positions



Karen has been a lecturer in the Directorate of Sport, Exercise & Physiotherapy since 2004 after 17 years practising as a Physiotherapist. Her interests are in the area of neurological rehabilitation, particularly of Stroke & Multiple Sclerosis.

Part of her role is supporting Undergraduate & Postgraduate students with additional needs.


Neurological Assessment & Management (NAM)-Module Leader.

Research Interests

  • Upper limb rehabilitation in the use of technology (Functional Electrical Stimulation)
  • Current involvement in a study (NEATLO30) exploring the usability/feasibility of an advanced FES tool on the upper limb post stroke
  • Neuro rehabilitation
  • Re Walk-Exoskeleton 

Qualifications and Memberships


  • MCSP
  • HCPC Registration
  • Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • PCHEPR - Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Practise & Research