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Dr Lisa Edwards

LocationHorton A Room 3.13
DepartmentSchool of Allied Health Professions and Midwifery
Feedback HoursMonday - Friday 8.00-16:30
Telephone+44 (0) 1274 232535

Research Interests (key words only)

Muscle and bone interaction; Bone health; vitamin D.

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

Contribute to module leadership and delivery and assessment of:

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • BSc (Hons) Sports Rehabilitation
  • M Physiotherapy (Sports and Exercise Medicine)

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Module leadership
  • Clinical placements


  • 25 years experience working in the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy
  • Lisa has worked in academia since 1999 and joined the University of Bradford in 2017

Study History

  • PhD Musculoskeletal - Biomedical Engineering (2003-2010)
  • MSc Sports Injury and Therapy Manchester Metropolitan University (2000-2003)
  • PGCE (HE) Manchester Metropolitan University (2001-2003)
  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy Sheffield City Polytechnic (1989-1992)

Professional Activities

  • Membership of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Membership of the Health and Care Professions Council

Research Areas

Vitamin D and Bone status / health.

Current Projects

Vitamin D status in South Asian children.

Research Collaborations

University of Manchester.


Farrar, M. D., Mughal. M. Z., Adams, J.A., Wilkinson, J., Berry, J., Edwards, L., Kift, R., Marjanovic. E., Vail, V. Webb. A. Rhodes, L.E. (2016) Sunlight exposure, seasonal vitamin D deficiency and relationship to bone health in adolescents. Journal of Clinical Endocrinological Medicine 101: 3105-3113.

Ashby, R., Mughal, Z., Roberts, S., Edwards, L., Adams, J.E. Ward, K.A. (2009) A reference database for the Stratec XCT-2000 peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT) scanner in healthy children and young adults aged 6-19 years. Osteoporosis International 20: 1337-1346.

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