Lynsey Wilson

Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy

Research Group and Institute

  • Sports Injuries, Department of Sport and Physical Activity


Lynsey Wilson is a senior lecturer in sports therapy with module leader responsibilities for level 5 and level 6 modules in manual therapy. She teaches across the undergraduate programme and provides supervision to undergraduate dissertation students. She also supervises level 5 and level 6 students within the sports therapy clinic at Edge Hill.

She joined Edge Hill in 2009 having worked at the University of Huddersfield as a lecturer in Sport Therapy (2008-2009). She completed her MSc in Research in Sports Therapy from Edge Hill University in 2015 and a BSc (Hons) in Sports Therapy (2007) at the University of Huddersfield. Lynsey has nearly 20 years of experience as a practising sports therapist within a variety of sporting disciplines.


Lynsey’s current research focuses on the pedagogical practices and methods utilised within sports therapy teaching with particular focus on the student experience. She has previously studied sports therapy students’ experiences of using an online learning channel designed to assist practical skills within sports therapy teaching and also the use of problem-based learning strategies, in the form of case-based learning, in developing autonomous sports therapy students. Her current research is two stranded, exploring the efficacy of the sports therapy clinic through an exposure-based audit, and also the inclusion of eye tracking as a potential teaching tool in manual therapy.

External Engagement

Lynsey’s external engagement activities include:

  • Member of the Society of Sports Therapists (SST) (2007-).
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
  • Practising Sports Therapist (2007-) with current involvement in professional boxing.

Selected Publications

  • Wilson, L, & Greig, M. (2017). The efficacy of functional supports in mediating the effects of exercise on shoulder joint position sense. Isokinetics & Exercise Science 25 (2):127-134. DOI:
  • Wilson, L.M., and M. Greig. (2017). Students’ experience of the use of an online learning channel in teaching and learning: a sports therapy perspective. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation 24 (7): 289-296. DOI:
  • Wilson, L.M. (2012). Problem-based learning and clinical reasoning in sports therapy practice. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation 19 (12): 682–688. DOI:
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