John McCreadie

Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy

Research Group and Institute

  • Sports Injuries Research Group


John is a senior lecturer in Sports Therapy. He joined Edge Hill in 2015 having worked in professional football (2008- 2015). Prior to this John worked at Teesside University. He was a Director of The Society of Sports Therapists from 2002-2018 fulfilling the roles of Membership Officer and CPD Officer. He completed his BSc (Hons) and MSc at the University of Teesside in 2007.


John’s research area is late stage functional ankle rehabilitation. The focus of the research is related to the efficacy of prophylactic interventions commonly implemented in this stage and investigating the potential use of GPS within this setting.

External Engagement

John’s external engagement activities include:

  • External Examiner BSc Sports Therapy Hartpury College
  • Member of The Society of Sports Therapists Education Group.
  • CPD Officer for The Society of Sports Therapists