05 Apr Dr Zoe Hudson PhD MCSP Biography
Dr Zoe Hudson PhD MCSP
Associate Centre Lead and Senior Clinical Lecturer Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry Mile End Hospital Bancroft Road London E1 4DG
Zoë is the Associate Lead and a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine (CSEM) at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry where she has been the lead on the masters programme in Sports and Exercise Medicine since 2003. Advisor to London 2012 Olympic bid. Principal research interests include lower limb rehabilitation and return to elite sport, ACL injury, ITB and patellofemoral (PhD student) biomechanics and physical activity and health in the general population. With publications to her credit, she has been editor for PhysicalTherapy in Sport, an international peer reviewed journal, for the last 9 years. An invited speaker to many national and international conferences. Zoë is an Honorary Fellow of the University of East London (UEL), and was invited to open the new campus in Docklands with Mayor Ken Livingstone. Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy at UEL 1996-2002. Prior to this, after qualifying from Sheffield, she worked clinically at Barts and North Middlesex Hospitals. As a private practitioner, Zoë worked in sport for 10 years at international level. She has worked with national squads in rugby, swimming (able bodied and disabled), basketball and volleyball. Major competitions include Team England, Manchester 2002, GB Paralympic team, Sydney 2000, and GB team World University Games, Beijing 2001, Palma 1999.
Hauling a sledge more than her own bodyweight, Zoë was part of the first all-women’s expedition to reach the North Pole in 1997 and the first British women’s expedition to reach the South Pole in 2000. She ran an expedition base camp in the high Arctic for 3 months in 2002 and has more recently been to Greenland and helped guide a ski tour in Spitzbergen. Honoured at the Pride of Britain and Women of the Year awards, Guinness Book of Records.
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