Liverpool Skylilne

Sport and Exercise Sciences

Miss Hannah Shepherd

Miss Hannah Shepherd

Biography

Associate Lecturer in Clinical Biomechanics (April 2016- October 2016) at LJMU
In October 2016 I gained joint funding by the National Alkaptonuria Centre and LJMU to begin a PhD research position in the area of clinical biomechanics and gait.
Since April 2015 I have also been the gait analyst for all patients in the UK with Alkaptonuria, a rare genetic disease, as part of Prof. Barton's collaboration with the National Alkaptonuria Centre in Liverpool. Duties include performing monthly clinical gait analyses, general running of the gait laboratory and obtaining laboratory accreditation with the Clinical Movement Analysis Society of UK and Ireland.

Degrees

2015, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom, MSc Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
2013, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom, BSc Sport and Exercise Science, Biomechanics

Engagement & Impact

Conference presentation:

Title of presentation: Gait Deviations in a European Cohort with Alkaptonuria, Conference title: LJMU Graduate School Conference, Place/location of conference: Liverpool John Moores University, Presentation type: Poster presentation

Title of presentation: Gait Deviations in a European Cohort with Alkaptonuria, Conference title: 16th Annual Meeting of the Clinical Movement Analysis Society, Place/location of conference: Salford University, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Other Professional Activity:

Describe the Professional Activities: Gait Analysis Presentation at the AKU International Patient Workshop, Everton Football Club - 27 Apr 2016