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Dr Wellburn is currently employed, in a role co-funded with MedConnect North, as a Health Research Methodologist in the School of Health and Life Sciences at Teesside University. He graduated from the University of Sunderland in 2010 with a BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Sciences. He went on to study for his PhD at Teesside University investing the information needs of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients and their families; he was awarded his PhD in 2017.
Dr Wellburn has been employed in a research capacity at Teesside University since 2014 and has worked on a variety of projects across a broad spectrum of disciplines. These include the evaluation of the North East of England Regional Back Pain and Radicular Pain Pathway evaluation and VR4Rehab projects. Dr Wellburn has published several peer reviewed journal articles and conference papers.
Summary of Research Interests
Shaun has research interests in the following:
- Information needs
- Back pain
Shaun is currently working on an Interreg funded project examining the role of Virtual Reality in the management of chronic pain.
PhD, An Investigation of the Information Needs of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients and their Families, Teesside University
Award Date: 12 Jun 2017
Bachelor, BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science First Class, University of Sunderland
Award Date: 9 Jun 2010
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Health Research Methodologist Support
1/02/22 → 30/06/23
VR4REHAB: Virtual Reality for Rehabilitation
Martin, D., Harrison, S., Ryan, C., Wellburn, S., Dixon, J. & Ali, Z.
1/09/17 → 30/08/20
Long-term improvements following a residential combined physical and psychological programme for chronic low back painWellburn, S., Ryan, C., Coxon, A., Dickson, A., Dickson, J., Fatoye, F., Ferguson, D., Green, P., Greenhough, C., Hamilton, S., Jess, M-A., Jones, A., Peat, G. & Martin, D., 10 May 2021, In: BMJ Open Quality. 10, 2
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The association between recently diagnosed cancer and incidence of falling in older adults: an exploratory studyTough, D., Batterham, A., Loughran, K., Robinson, J., Dixon, J., Ryan, C., Wellburn, S. & Harrison, S., 18 Sept 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Physiotherapy Practice and Research. p. 1-29
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Does duration of pain at baseline influence longer-term 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., Peat, G., Fatoye, F., Ferguson, D., Dickson, A., Ridley, H. & Martin, D., 19 Oct 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Spine. 46, 3, p. 191-197
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Exploring the origin of pain subclassification, with emphasis on low back pain: a systematic scoping review.Jess, M-A., Hamilton, S., Ryan, C., Wellburn, S., Alexanders, J., Spence, D. & Martin, D., 19 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In: JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. JBISRIR-D-19-00383R1.
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Exploring the origin of low back pain subclassification: A scoping review protocolJess, M-A., Hamilton, S., Ryan, C., Wellburn, S. & Martin, D., 14 Aug 2019, In: JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 17, 8, p. 1600-1606 7 p.
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An Investigation of the Information Needs of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients and their FamiliesAuthor: Wellburn, S., 12 Jun 2017
Supervisor: Bettany-Saltikov, J. (Supervisor), Van Schaik, P. (Supervisor) & Hamilton, S. (Supervisor)
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis