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About Ieuan Cranswick
Ieuan graduated from Leeds Beckett (was Metropolitan) in 2013. Since then he has been practicing as a sports therapist within his own business, IC Sports Therapy. Alongside this, Ieuan now teaches part-time on the Sport and Exercise Therapy Courses within the School of Clinical and Applied Sciences.
Ieuan has worked as therapist for over 5 years and has experience working in Rugby Union and Rugby League at Otley RUFC, Old Otliensians RUFC, and Leeds Rhinos. He now works with a variety of athletes and non-athletes, treating a range of injuries on a private basis. He is also a full member of the Society of Sports Therapists and Graduate member of the British Association for Sport and Exercise Sciences.
Ieuan joined Leeds Beckett as a part-time lecturer in September 2016 and teaches on a range of modules within the Sport and Exercise Therapy course at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Additionally, Ieuan is part of the Musculo-Skeletal Health Research Group, which consists of a several members all actively involved in a range of research topics related to Musculo-Skeletal injuries, and health-related topics. Having recently completed his PhD in Psychology, Ieuan brings a slightly different viewpoint to injury and rehabilitation and has a keen interest in the psychological responses to injury.
Ieuan is now working towards becoming a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and is striving to develop and secure himself a full-time role at Leeds Beckett.
- Professional Skills Level 4
- Peripheral & Spinal Anatomy Level 4
- Assess the Athlete Level 5
- Evidence-Based Rehabilitation Level 5
- Anatomy & Biomechanics Level 7
- Sports Therapy Skills & Practice Level 7
- Body Image; Drive for Muscularity, Muscle Dysmorphia,
- Psychology of Injury,
- Identity; Athletic Identity, Masculinity, Identitiy Construction,
- Steroid Use and Sports Doping