Tracy Lewis

School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences
 Tracy Lewis



Tracy joined the University of Essex in 2018. She has 23 years clinical experience as a physiotherapist working in the National Health Service, private practice and The Football Association where she was Head of Physiotherapy for Women, working with English International players from youth to senior level. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of East London and her MSc at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2010. She also holds a post graduate certificate in Clinical Education from the University of East Anglia. She completed her post graduate certificate in Higher Education at Essex in 2020. Tracy currently provides physiotherapy services to the FA Essex Regional Talent Centre, supporting youth female football players in the talent pathway.


  • Post Graduate Certificate University of Essex, (2020)

  • MA History The Open University, (2019)

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education University of East Anglia, (2017)

  • MSc Science of Sports Injury Manchester Metropolitan University, (2010)

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy University of East London, (1998)


University of Essex

  • Lecturer/Practice Educator, Sports Therapy, School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences, University of Essex (8/1/2018 - present)

Other academic

  • External Examiner, Applied Sport & Exercise Sciences Department, University of East London (1/10/2021 - 30/9/2025)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Professional Skills and Development 1 (SE101)

  • Introduction to Sports Therapy (SE114)

  • Evaluation of Sports and Exercise Injuries (SE218)

  • Treatment of Sports and Exercise Injuries (SE228)

  • Advanced Sports Therapy (SE315)

  • Contemporary Issues and Rehabilitation Practice (SE316)

  • Sports Therapy Placement (SE321)

  • Sports Therapy Treatments (SE770)

  • Injury Assessment and Clinical Reasoning (SE773)

  • Sports Therapy Placement (SE775)

  • Research Methods and Critical Enquiry (SE776)

  • Research Project (SE777)


Journal articles (2)

Waterworth, S., Costello, R., Pryer, B., Lewis, T. and Kerr, C., (2022). Sports Therapists' Perceptions and Experiences of Graduate Employment. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. 29 (6), 1-10

Datson, N., Hulton, A., Andersson, H., Lewis, T., Weston, M., Drust, B. and Gregson, W., (2014). Erratum to: Applied Physiology of Female Soccer: An Update. Sports Medicine. 44 (9), 1321-1321

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