Sunderland 0191 418 8687 Newcastle 0191 233 0500

Research and Interests


  • Improving patients understanding of hip and knee arthroplasty: a prospective study of the role of experienced, dedicated nurse practitioners in the pre-admission settling. Clinical Governance Bulletin 2004; 5(1):6-8.
  • Practical approach to exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in athletes. Primary Care Respiratory. 2013;22(1):122-125.
  • Physiotherapist prescribing in lower back pain: A case study. Nurse Prescribing 2015; 13(2):561-564
  • Assessment of Energy Intake and Energy Expenditure of Male Adolescent Academy-Level Soccer Players during a Competitive Week. Nutrients 2015, 7, 8392-8401.


  • Clinical assessment versus MRI findings in the grading of hamstring injuries in professional football. Br J Sports Med 2014;48:1582 Tom Donaldson Prize winning poster BASEM Summer conference 2013 . GC.Rae Supervising Clinician.
  • Review of the long term effects of a career in professional football on hips and knees.- Rae GC, Dhand R. Global Congress on Medicine and Health in Sport, San Francisco, USA 2013

Recent Presentations


  • Return to Play- Who should make the decision?
    International Sport Science and Sports Medicine Conference, University of Northumbria. August 2013.


  • Foot and Ankle Injuries – presentation and workshop
    SEM Symposium. Newcastle United, St James Park. June 2014


  • Opportunities for Sport Scientists within professional sport
    University of Northumbria Open Day
  • Shoulder Pain
    GP Educational afternoon, South Tyneside Region. September 2013
  • Tendinopathy
    GP Educational evening, RCGP North East Group. November 2014
  • Sports and Exercise Medicine- Career options. Undergraduate SEM Society, University of Durham. February 2015
  • Diagnosis and Management of Knee Problems
    GP Educational afternoon, Sunderland Commissioning group. October 2015
  • How to diagnose and treat tendon problem. Undergraduate SEM Society, Newcastle University. March 2016


  • Hypovitaminosis D within Professional football- MSc Research Module, University of Bath MSc SEM course. Supervised by Dr Emma Stevenson, Reader at University of Northumbria.
  • The correlation between growth and agility within a football academy. Joint research work between Sunderland AFC and University of Northumbria
  • Exercise Induced Bronchoconstriction- Joint research between Sunderland AFC and University of Northumbria
  • Does clinical input within an NHS exercise referral program help to reduce dropout rate? Joint research between University of Northumbria and MSK CATS, South Tyneside Foundation Trust. Awaiting Publication
Sports Medicine Presentation

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