Dr. Lee Herrington

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton Room C715

Please email for an appointment.

Current positions

Senior Lecturer in Sports Rehabilitation


Joined the university in 2000.

Areas of research

Knee, Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Patellofemoral, Rehabilitation, Exercise


  • Programme leader MSc Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Injury Rehabilitation
  • Screening and Conditioning for Sport
  • Integrated Project
  • Dissertation
  • (all from MSc Sports Injury Rehabilitation programme)
  • Advanced Therapy Skills (BSc Hons Sports Rehabilitation)

Research Interests

Treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries, specifically: anterior knee pain; hamstring muscle injuries, shoulder sub-acromial pain syndrome, the “rugby” shoulder and rehabilitation following knee surgery (principally ACL reconstruction)

Qualifications and Memberships


  • BSc Hons Human Biology
  • BSc Hons Physiotherapy
  • PG Cert Sports Science
  • PG Cert Spinal Manual Therapy
  • MSc Sports Science of Injury
  • PhD (Knee pain)


  • MCSP & HPC registered Physiotherapist
  • Associate Editor BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders journal and The Knee journal
  • Member of the editorial board of the journal Physical Therapy in Sport and the Journal of Athletic Training