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Claire McLoughlin

Senior Lecturer - Sport Rehabilitation

About Research


  • BSc (Hons) in Sport Rehabilitation
  • MSC in Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation (2009)


Worked at international, national and professional level as a sport rehabilitator for:

  • England Rugby Union XV
  • New Zealand Rugby Union XV
  • South Africa Rugby Union XV
  • New Zealand Rugby League Team
  • IRB Referees
  • British Olympic Canoe / Kayak 
  • London Irish RFC - First Team/ Academy / U21 / U19
  • Chelsea FC
  • Samurai International Rugby 7’s Team
  • London Gymnastics Federation

Claire was previously employed full time as a rehabilitator to a member of the Saudi Arabian Royal Family. She has also worked with a number of performance artists and pop stars within the UK and internationally.


Research Interests

  • Effects of glucosamine on osteoarthritis
  • Ergonomics of chairs and desk in schools and the impact this has on children’s posture and back pain
  • Impact of social economics on children’s lifestyle, exercise and diet 

Validation / Examiner Experience

  • Examiner: Bath University (Foundation Degree in Sport, Health and Fitness)