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Academic Biography

Dr Jenny Alexanders is a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy at Teesside University. She graduated from York St John University in 2005 with a BSc in Physiotherapy. Jenny Completed an MSc from the University of Bath University in Sports Physiotherapy.

Jenny was awarded her PhD from the University of Hull in 2018 where she explored goal setting practices within anterior cruciate ligament rehabilitation.

 

Research Interests

Jenny’s research interests are within the area of goal setting practices, psychological interventions within rehabilitation, patient centered care and therapeutic rapport. Other areas include corporate health and stress resilience strategies. Although Jenny’s publications are a mixture of quantitative and qualitative, her area is predominately qualitative. Her research outputs have included systematic and narrative reviews, autoethnography, cross sectional studies and interview based studies.  

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Hull

4 Apr 201423 Jul 2018

Master, University of Bath

23 Sep 200823 May 2012

University of Huddersfield

25 Sep 200615 May 2008

Bachelor, York St John University

23 Jan 200123 Jan 2005

External positions

Fellow, Higher Education Academy

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Research Output 2015 2019

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Setting Higher Goals May Make Athletes Feel Worse: The Goal Setting Paradox and Potential Solutions

Alexanders, J., Kaye, J. & Perry, J., 18 Mar 2019, In : Athletic Training & Sports Health Care. 11, 2, p. 51-52 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearchpeer-review

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File

Goal setting for patients experiencing musculoskeletal pain: An evocative autoethnography

Alexanders, J. & Douglas, C., 1 Jun 2018, In : Pain and Rehabilitation: The Journal of the Physiotherapy Pain Association. 45, p. 20-25 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Musculoskeletal Pain
Pain Management
Cultural Anthropology
Pain
Self Efficacy

The effects of unimanual and bimanual massed practice on upper limb function in adults with cervical spinal cord injury: a systematic review

Anderson, A., Alexanders, J., Addington, C. & Astill, S., 18 Oct 2018, In : Physiotherapy. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Spinal Cord Injuries
Upper Extremity
PubMed
Electric Stimulation
Rehabilitation

The role of psychological skills within physiotherapy: a narrative review of the profession and training

Alexanders, J. & Douglas, C., 4 Jan 2017, In : Physical Therapy Reviews. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Psychology
Physical Therapists
Imagery (Psychotherapy)
MEDLINE
Personality
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The Use of Recovery Strategies Among Participants of the BUPA Great North Run: A Cross-Sectional Survey

Henderson, S., Smith, T., Alexanders, J., Shaw, T., Smith, L., Nevill, A. & Anderson, A., 30 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. 26, 6, p. 478-485 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Cross-Sectional Studies
Hydrotherapy
Muscle Tonus
Ice
Baths