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Dr Lynsey Northeast PhD, PGCertHE, FHEA, MSST, BSc (Hons)


Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Sciences


Lynsey has been a lecturer in sport and exercise therapy at Solent University since July 2018. Before moving to Solent, she was a visiting lecturer and technical officer at the University of Hertfordshire, where she completed her PGCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education and was awarded her Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Lynsey is also a member of the Society of Sports Therapists and is part of their communications group.

Lynsey completed her undergraduate sports therapy degree at the University of Hertfordshire, before completing a PhD entitled Influence of Chronic Ankle Instability on Human Movement: A Three Dimensional Kinematic and Electromyographic Analysis.

Lynsey has 10 years’ experience working as a sports therapist and has worked with a range of sports. On graduation Lynsey was awarded the Society of Sports Therapists’ Annual travelling scholarship to Canada where she worked with the University of Windsor sports teams, Canada National Ballet, Hamilton Tiger Cats professional football team, Windsor Spitfires ice hockey team, Loaring physiotherapy clinic, Toronto Blue Jays and Sheridan College.

Lynsey has worked for the London Broncos Rugby League team with their first, academy and scholarship squads. She has also worked as head sports therapist for Luton Town Football Club's elite development squad, and as the head sports therapist for the England Wheelchair Rugby League team. She now holds a position as casual sports therapist at Reading Football Club.

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Teaching experience

Lynsey was a visiting lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire from 2013-2018. She is also on the Society of Sports Therapy University and College Liaison Group.

Research interests

Lynsey's research interests lie in chronic ankle instability, kinematics, electromyography and disability sport.

Recent publications

Lynsey Northeast, Charlotte N. Gautrey, Lindsay Bottoms, Gerwyn Hughes, Andrew C.S. Mitchell, Andrew Greenhalgh. 'Full gait cycle analysis of lower limb and trunk kinematics and muscle activations during walking in participants with and without ankle instability', Gait & Posture, Volume 64, 2018, Pages 114-118,


Lynsey has received the Society of Sports Therapy annual travelling scholarship 2013, Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, and the Rugby League IMMOFP qualification.