Dr. Nicky Spence

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton Building, Room C713.



Please email for an appointment.

Current positions

Programme Leader in MSc Advanced Physiotherapy


Practicing physiotherapist and academic for over 30 years, interested in neurological, exercise and outcome measure research. Track record of successful Post graduate taught and research supervision and winner of the supervisor of the year award for 2022. Nominated for the international hero awards 2023, for work recruiting international students to the MSc Advanced Physiotherapy.

Areas of research

Physiotherapy, Outcome measurement, Sport, Running, Pilates


  • Research modules
  • Exercise and neurological content

Research Interests

  • Neurological management of chronic conditions
  • The role of exercise in patient management

Qualifications and Memberships


  • MSc in Health practice
  • PhD 2010


  • Senior fellow of the HEA
  • HCPC register
  • Chartered Physiotherapist