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Nic Perrem

Lecturer - Sport Rehabilitation

About Research

Nic Perrem is a Graduate Sports Therapist who holds full membership of the Society of Sports Therapists and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine.

He completed his undergraduate studies in Sports Therapy at the University of St Mark & St John, Plymouth and also holds a Masters degree in Sports Injury Management from the University of Brighton. Nic is currently completing research towards the award of PhD examining the predictors of post-traumatic early onset knee osteoarthritis in young active adults.

Nic has worked as a Therapist in a variety of settings with a diverse range of athletes from sports such as football, athletics, fencing and modern pentathlon. He has also worked in private practice with a varied patient case load. He holds professional qualifications in manual and manipulative therapy, acupuncture and dry needling, kinesiology taping (RockDoc Certified), pitch side emergency trauma, nutrition and personal training. He also currently acts as a member of the RFU rugby safe teaching faculty delivering the Pre-Hospital Care in Sport (PHICIS) award.

At St Mary's Nic is employed as a Lecturer in Sport Rehabilitation delivering content at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is currently engaged in a number of research projects examining factors related to lower limb injury and motor control. 

Qualifications:

  • MSc (Sports Injury Management)
  • BSc (Hons) (Sports Therapy)
  • MSST (Member of the Society of Sports Therapists)

Research

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

Francis, P., Gray, K., & Perrem, N. (2018) The relationship between concentric hip abductor strength and a derivative of the star excursion balance test, International Journal of Athletic Training & Therapy. 23 (1), 42-47.
Perrem, N. & Redhead, L. (2016) The relationship between concentric hip abductor strength, dynamic ankle stabilisation and performance of the Y-Balance Test, Journal of Sport Sciences. 33,14 s20.

Edited Book Chapters

Clark, N, C., Glaister, M., Cannon, L, M. & Perrem, N. (In Press) The Physiology of Disuse, Immobilization, and Low Load Environments. in A Comprehensive Guide to Sports Physiology and Injury Management (Ed. Porter, S. & Wilson, J.). Elsevier. London, UK.
Perrem, N. (2016) Chapter 7: Supraspinal control of movement. in Pocket Anatomy of the Moving Body. (Ed. Brewer, J.) Baron, New York, USA.
Perrem, N., Blenkinsop, O., Mullally, E. (2016) Chapter 8: Principles of movement. in Pocket Anatomy of the Moving Body. (Ed. Brewer, J.) Baron, New York, USA.

Recent Conference Key Note & External Presentations

Perrem, N. (2018) Young patients with old knees: Considerations for the management of post-traumatic knee osteoarthritis, Presentation to From Pain to Performance, 12th May 2018, London, UK.
Perrem, N. (2018) Examining predictors of post-traumatic knee osteoarthritis in young active adults, Presentation to COPA Series 2018, 9th & 10th May 2018, The Excel, London, UK.
Perrem, N. (2017) Post-traumatic knee osteoarthritis: Considerations for patient management in sport & exercise medicine, Presentation to the British Association of Sport & Exercise Medicine / Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine Annual Conference, 12th-13th Oct 2017, The Assembly Rooms, Bath, UK.