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Academic Biography

Shaun is a Research Associate in the School of Health and Social Care having been formerly employed within the HSCI as a Research Assistant.

Shaun completed a BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Sunderland before joining the HSCI on a PhD studentship in 2010. He is also continuing the writing of his PhD thesis.

Summary of Research Interests

Shaun has research interests in the following:

  • Information needs
  • Scoliosi
  • Back pain

Current projects:

Shaun is currently working on a project funded by the Health Foundation, an evaluation of the Regional Back Pain Pathway.

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Projects 2017 2020

Research Output 2011 2019

  • 6 Article
  • 3 Conference article
  • 2 Commissioned report
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
Low Back Pain
Health Care Costs

Does duration of pain at baseline influence clinical outcomes of low back pain patients managed on an evidence-based pathway?

Jess, M-A., Ryan, C., Hamilton, S., Wellburn, S., Atkinson, G., Greenough, C., Coxon, A., Ferguson, D., Fatoye, F., Dickson, J., Jones, A. & Martin, D., 1 Sep 2018, In : Spine. 43, 17, p. E998-E1004

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Low Back Pain
Back Pain

The North of England Regional Back Pain and Radicular Pain Pathway: Evaluation

Martin, D., Ryan, C., Wellburn, S., Hamilton, S., Jess, M-A., Coxon, A., Jones, A., Dickson, A., Ferguson, D., Donegan, V., Greenough, C., Fatoye, F. & Dickson, J., May 2018, (Submitted)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearch

Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Referral and Consultation
Decision Making
13 Downloads (Pure)

The association between baseline persistent pain and weight change in patients attending a specialist weight management service

Ryan, C., Vijayaraman, A., Denny, V., Ogier, A., Ells, L., Wellburn, S., Cooper, L., Martin, D. & Atkinson, G., 12 Jun 2017, In : PLoS ONE. p. -

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
weight control
Weights and Measures
Weight Loss