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Sport rehabilitation MRes supervisors

Elaine Mullally

Elaine is the BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation Programme Director and a Senior Lecturer on the programme at St Mary’s University. Elaine has previously worked in a variety of settings including with elite level athletes, in semi-professional sport and in private practice.

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Elaine’s specialist areas are: netball injury and prevention, injury prevention, screening for injury risk, knee injury in female athletes.

MRes project areas

There are three broad areas that Elaine would like to invite MRes candidates to complete projects in. These are:

  • Landing biomechanics in adolescent female athletes
  • Netball injury situation and mechanism
  • Sport specific interventions for injury prevention linked to landing  


Tel: 020 8240 4093

Stephanie Lazarczuk headshotStephanie Lazarczuk

Stephanie is a Lecturer in Sport Rehabilitation at St Mary’s University, teaching across both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Stephanie has worked clinically in a number of environments, including with professional sports clubs, the Ministry of Defence and in private clinical practice.

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Stephanie’s areas of interest tend to have a sporting or injury-centric focus with areas including: hip, groin and thigh injuries; Rugby Union kicking injury mechanics and risk factors; epidemiology of injuries; muscular adaptation to exercise; the effect of injury on objective markers.

MRes project areas

Potential projects that would be open to MRes candidates would be:

  • Thigh musculature adaptation to exercise in healthy and/or injured populations
  • Descriptive studies investigating the demands of exercises for specific muscle groups, e.g. the Quadriceps (including Rectus femoris), hamstrings, or Adductors
  • Development of return to play protocols and screening strategies
  • Development of exercise protocols to mitigate risk of injury or re-injury


Tel: 020 8240 4000 (1404)

Katrine KrygerDr Katrine Okholm Kryger

Katrine is a lecturer in sports rehabilitation at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. Katrine collaborates with multiple FA Men’s Premier League, FA Women’s Super League and National teams. She is also member of FIFA and UEFA expert panels to steer women football research and to support the coaching education programmes with female specific content.

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Katrine’s specialist areas are:

  • Football medicine (male and female)
  • Technology in football (male and female)
  • Football boot research (male and female)
  • Women’s health

MRes project areas

  • Designing football boots for the player (fit, comfort, performance demands)
  • Female football health
  • Female football coaching education on health
  • Football injury – defining and proactive research