Dr Ieuan Cranswick, Senior Lecturer

Dr Ieuan Cranswick

Senior Lecturer

Ieuan is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Health and Graduate Sports Therapist and member of the Society of Sports Therapists.

Ieuan has a background in Sport and Exercise Science and completed his MSc in Sports Therapy, graduating from Leeds Metropolitan University in 2013. He subsequently set up his own Sports Therapy business providing private injury assessment, management, and rehabilitation to a wide variety of sporting and non-sporting individuals. He currently provides the medical and rehabilitative support for a semi-professional rugby union team. His therapeutic passion is in return-to-play exercise rehabilitation. 

Ieuan has worked at Leeds Beckett as a part-time lecturer over the past three years, before securing his Senior Lecturer post in 2019. Whilst teaching predominantly in Sports and Exercise Therapy he also has taught on modules within the Nutrition and Dietetics and Occupational Therapy programmes.

Current Teaching

  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Therapy
  • BSc (Hons) Nutrition
  • BSc (Hons) Dietetics
  • MSc Sport and Exercise Therapy
  • MSc Sport and Exercise Medicine

Research Interests

Ieuan's key areas of interest are body image and the psychological response to injury. Specifically, he has is an active researcher in the area of male body image, muscularity, masculinity, and steroid use. He is also engaged in research exploring how identity may impact individuals response to injury. Exploring these areas could help inform therapists of the psychological concerns athletes may encounter and how this may influence and impact their injury experience and rehabilitation behaviours.

Dr Ieuan Cranswick, Senior Lecturer