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Dr Adrian Mallows

Senior Lecturer
School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences
Dr Adrian Mallows
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874252

  • Location

    ESA.3.23, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    SE701 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy SE717 Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment HS858 Using Evidence in Healthcare Practice SE314 Evidencing Practice and Continuing Professional Development

Profile

Biography

Adrian joined the University of Essex in 2013. Prior to joining he worked as a physiotherapist for the NHS and in the private sector. He completed his PhD in 2019 exploring cognitive and contextual factors for optimising outcomes for individuals with tendon-related pain.

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Essex,

  • MSc Manual Therapy Manchester Metropolitan University,

  • BSc Physiotherapy Keele University,

  • PgCHE University of Essex,

Appointments

University of Essex

  • MSc (pre reg) Physiotherapy Programme Lead, University of Essex (1/8/2016 - present)

  • Deputy Director of Education, SRES, University of Essex (1/8/2017 - 1/8/2018)

  • MSc (pre reg) Physiotherapy Admissions Tutor, University of Essex (1/8/2019 - present)

Other academic

  • External Examiner, University of Brighton (1/8/2015 - 1/8/2019)

  • External Examiner, Manchester Metropolitan University (1/10/2019 - present)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Tendinopathy

Psychosocial influences on outcomes

Client / Therapist interaction

Conferences and presentations

The role of therapeutic alliance and outcome in Achilles tendinopathy

Invited presentation, Annual Conference, St. Mary's Hospital, 23/3/2019

Measuring patient reported outcomes; how useful is the VISA-A?

5th International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium, University Medical Centre, Groningen, Netherlands, 27/9/2018

Optimising outcomes in common MSK conditions: considering psychological, cognitive & contextual factors

Invited presentation, The Sporting Mind, London, United Kingdom, 22/9/2018

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Evidencing Practice and Continuing Professional Development (SE314)

  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (SE701)

  • Patient Pathways 1 (SE704)

  • Using Evidence in Health Care Practice (SE720)

  • Cardiovascular Physiotherapy (SE212)

Publications

Journal articles (8)

Mallows, AJ. and Francis-Wright, M., Perceptions of the usefulness of peer coaching to facilitate clinical reasoning – a survey of physiotherapy students. MedEdPublish. 5 (2)

Mallows, A., Littlewood, C., Jackson, J. and Debenham, J., (2019). Managing Achilles Pain (the MAP study) – A process evaluation of data collection methods. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice. 42, 60-66

Head, J., Mallows, A., Debenham, J., Travers, MJ. and Allen, L., (2019). The efficacy of loading programmes for improving patient‐reported outcomes in chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy: A systematic review. Musculoskeletal Care. 17 (4), 283-299

Mallows, A., Littlewood, C. and Malliaras, P., (2018). Measuring patient-reported outcomes (PROs/PROMs) in people with Achilles tendinopathy: how useful is the VISA-A?. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 52 (19), 1221-1221

Mallows, AJ., Debenham, JR., Malliaras, P., Stace, R. and Littlewood, C., (2018). Cognitive and contextual factors to optimise clinical outcomes in tendinopathy. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 52 (13), 822-823

Drake, C., Mallows, A. and Littlewood, C., (2018). Psychosocial variables and presence, severity and prognosis of plantar heel pain: A systematic review of cross-sectional and prognostic associations. Musculoskeletal Care. 16 (3), 338-338

Mallows, A., Debenham, J., Walker, T. and Littlewood, C., (2017). Association of psychological variables and outcome in tendinopathy: a systematic review. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 51 (9), 743-748

Debenham, J., Butler, P., Mallows, A. and Wand, BM., (2016). Disrupted Tactile Acuity in People With Achilles Tendinopathy: A Preliminary Case-Control Investigation. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 46 (12), 1061-1064

Contact

amallows@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 874252

Location:

ESA.3.23, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

SE701 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy SE717 Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment HS858 Using Evidence in Healthcare Practice SE314 Evidencing Practice and Continuing Professional Development