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Rehabilitation research in practice : Motivation

A silhouette of a person on top of a hill against a pink and orange sunset
Date and Time
8th September 2022, 09:30 - 15:00
National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (East Midlands), Loughborough University
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The National Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) will bring together research, innovation, education and training alongside clinical practice to drive excellence in rehabilitation. The new 70-bed NHS rehabilitation facility is set to be built on the Stanford Hall Rehabilitation Estate near Loughborough and should be open to patients by the end of 2024. To find out more visit

This was the first in a series of NRC research events on rehabilitation into practice. The aim was to showcase the research of the NRC in a range of areas, this first session looked at the topic of motivation and adherence. Events  are aimed at healthcare professionals but are open to anyone with an interest in the topic. They are free to attend but registration is essential as numbers are limited.

This event was held in person at the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine – East Midlands on the Loughborough University campus. Recordings are available below:


09:30- 10:00 Registration and coffee
10:00 – 10:30 Professor Pip Logan
Professor of Rehabilitation Research, University of Nottingham
Welcome and introductions
10:30 – 11:10 Dr Ian Taylor
Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Loughbrough University
Bridging the gap between motivation science and rehabilitation delivery
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11:10 – 11:50 Dr Jacob Andrews
Research Fellow (Mindtech), University of Nottingham
Remotely monitoring patients at risk of relapse: what is the potential of remote monitoring technologies and what do we already know about their use in clinical practice?
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11:50 – 12:30 Dr Blanca De Dios Pérez
Research Fellow, University of Nottingham
Optimising employment in multiple sclerosis
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12:30 – 13:30 Lunch will be provided.
13:30 – 14:10 Dr Rob Stephens
Dr Kerry Burvill
Dr Jen Ditchfield
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Engagement – neuropsychology in clinical practice
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14:10 – 14:50 Dr Anthony Papathomas
Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Loughborough University
How narratives shape the rehabilitation experience
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14:50 – 15:00 Professor Mark Lewis
Professor of Musculoskeletal Biology, Loughborough University
Closing remarks

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