Skip to content
Open menu Close menu

Hilary Pape

PositionAdmissions Tutor for Sport Rehabilitation, Lecturer in Sport and Physiotherapy
DepartmentSchool of Allied Health Professions and Midwifery
Telephone01274 236228

Research Interests (key words only)

Sport trauma management

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Module leader for the Neuromusculoskeletal 1 and Sport Trauma Management modules
  • Teaches on other undergraduate modules such as Neuromusculoskeletal 2 & 3; Health Wellbeing and Exercise
  • Teaches on postgraduate lower limb module, support workers modules, and modules in other Schools and Faculties, such as Nursing and Archaeology

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Admissions tutor for  for BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation
  • Mandatory Pre Practice Placement Training coordinator for the School of Allied Health Professions and Sport, responsible for the organisation and delivery of elements such as Basic Life Support and Manual Handling training
  • Extenuating Circumstances committee member


Hilary's areas of expertise are Anatomy in particular of the foot and ankle and Musculoskeletal practice in particular acute sports medicine and medical management on the field of play. She has an interest in the neuroanatomy and physiology of acute pain.

Hilary is also a HCPC Registered Podiatrist so has an added perspective into lower limb pathology and biomechanics. She still works clinically as the Physiotherapist for Stanningley Amateur Rugby and has worked with Great Britain Community Lions, Great Britain Student Squads, BARLA and Service Area Rugby League.

Hilary is also significantly involved in Ecoversity the university programme which aims to embed the principles and practice of sustainable development across the entire institution.

Study History

  • 1988: Diploma in Podiatric Medicine (University of Huddersfield)
  • 1994: BSc Hons Physiotherapy (Leeds Beckett University)
  • 2003: MSc Manipulative Physiotherapy (Sheffield Hallam University)]
  • 2005: Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practise (York St John University)

Professional History

  • Leeds Community Trust – Senior Podiatrist
  • Leeds General Infirmary – Physiotherapist
  • Army Foundation College –Senior Physiotherapist
  • York St John University – Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy
  • University of Bradford – Lecturer in Sport and Physiotherapy

Professional Activities

  • Head Physiotherapist at Stanningley Amateur Rugby League Club
  • Teach basic life support to branches of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
  • Teaches intermediate life support to colleagues at the University of Bradford


  • HCPC registered podiatrist and physiotherapist
  • Member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists
  • Member of the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers
  • Member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • Member of the Physiotherapy Pain Society

Share this

Upcoming events

View all events »