Lee Young

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Academic qualifications

BA (Hons) Sports Rehabilitation, PG Cert VLT

Professional recognition / membership

British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers and Fellow of Higher Education Academy


0121 604 1000


Upon graduating from the University of Salford with a degree in Sports Rehabilitation, I worked in a private sports injury clinic as part of an interdisciplinary team providing therapy and exercise rehabilitation. Alongside the clinical work I have extensive experience in providing therapy in the field of rugby union. I led the sports injury management at a variety of rugby clubs including Coventry RFC, Rugby Lions RFC and Nuneaton RFC. In 2010, 2011 and 2012, I was part of the medical team that supported the GB Ice Hockey team in their World Championship campaigns. I have also provided medical support to the U18's rugby team from Bablake School, Coventry, on their tours to South Africa in 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2013. I began lecturing on the Sports Therapy programmes at University College Birmingham in 2009 and since have taken on the roles of sports injury clinic and final year manager. I currently lead on the Professional Clinical Practice module at level 6.


Professional Clinical Practice, Functional Anatomy, Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation, Taping and Strapping including Kinesio Taping.

Research Interests and Scholarly activity

I have co-authored the Pitch-side Trauma Care chapter in the Handbook of Sports therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation (Ward, 2015).

External engagements

I currently lead the therapy provision at Nuneaton RFC and the senior XV for Warwickshire RFU.

Department of Sport and Nutrition

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