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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 journalEditorial

Open Access

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., 30 Jun 2019, In : Physiotherapy. 105, 2, p. 200-213 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Spinal Cord Injuries
Upper Extremity
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Musculoskeletal Pain
Pain Management
Cultural Anthropology
Self Efficacy
Physical Therapists
Imagery (Psychotherapy)
77 Downloads (Pure)

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 journalArticle

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Cross-Sectional Studies
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