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


Department of Sport and Health

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Lynsey has taught on the sport and exercise therapy programme at Solent University since July 2018. In 2021 she took on course leadership for the programme.

Lynsey has over 10 years’ experience working as a sports therapist and has worked with a range of sports. She has worked for the London Broncos Rugby league team with their first, academy and scholarship squads. She has also worked as the 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.

Lynsey also currently holds the role of Chair of the Society of Sports Therapists – the course's accrediting body.

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

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).

Further information

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.

Taught courses

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Therapy

Help patients back to optimal levels of fitness with this SST-accredited degree. Learn from clinically active staff and gain real-world experience with placements in a range of settings.