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Emma Sargeant

Darlithydd : Ffisiotherapi

Ysgol y Gwyddorau Gofal Iechyd

Email
sargeantel1@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 206 87727
Campuses
Ystafell GF1/1, Llawr 1af, Ty Dewi Sant, Campws y Mynydd Bychan, Prifysgol Caerdydd, Caerdydd CF14 4XN

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Research Interests

  • Neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy
  • Anatomy
  • Manual therapy
  • Ergonomics
  • Preventative intervention in the workplace i.e. the use of education

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Teaching profile

  • Level 1 $acirc;   Anatomy, physiotherapy skills, physiotherapy studies, mobility, strength, exercise.
  • Level 2 $acirc;   Musculoskeletal - pathology, assessment and treatment techniques / manual skills, clinical reasoning.
  • Level 3 $acirc;   Progression of al level 2 and project supervision.

Career

My job includes:

  • Part-time clinical caseload continued in the out patient department at the University Hospital of Wales.
  • Working with general musculoskeletal out patients, although main area of expertise is spinal physio.
  • Running one or two-week intensive treatment courses for rheumatology patients. These programmes combine education with hydrotherapy and land-based exercise.
  • Mentoring and providing IST for junior physiotherapists.

Addysgu

  • Level 1    Anatomy, physiotherapy skills, physiotherapy studies, mobility, strength, exercise.
  • Level 2    Musculoskeletal - pathology, assessment and treatment techniques / manual skills, clinical reasoning.
  • Level 3    Progression of all level 2 and project supervision.

Research with BSc students

  • EMG activity of Scapula stabilisers.
  • Activity of VMO/VL post fatigue.
  • The effects of knee/ankle supports on stability around the joint $acirc;   using force platform.

My research

  • The neurophysiological effects of manual therapy to the cervical spine on asymptomatic subjects.
  • The role of education on fear avoidance beliefs and pain levels in chronic low back pain patients.