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Professor Iain Beith

Head of School

About

I am a Professor of Health Education with over 30 years experience in the Higher Education sector. A physiotherapist by background, he has worked at University of Westminster, Brunel University, King's College London, and since 2009, Kingston and St Georges'. I gained my PhD from Univesity College London in 2002.

Apart from bringing together 7 different Health and Social Care disciplines in the School, my main focus is working as Treasurer of the Council of Deans of Health, and working across a number of government arms length bodies on behalf of the Allied Health Professions, and higher education. 

Qualifications

  • PhD
  • MSc
  • Certificate in Education
  • Diploma in Teaching Physiotherapy
  • Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy

Publications

Number of items: 14.

Article

Howarth, Ana, Riaz, Muhammad, Perkins-Porras, Linda, Smith, Jared G., Subramaniam, Jeevakan, Copland, Claire, Hurley, Mike, Beith, Iain and Ussher, Michael (2019) Pilot randomised controlled trial of a brief mindfulness-based intervention for those with persistent pain. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, ISSN (print) 0160-7715 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Male, A.J., Ramdharry, G.M., Grant, R., Davies, R.A. and Beith, I.D. (2018) A survey of current management of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) by physiotherapists' interested in vestibular rehabilitation in the UK. Physiotherapy, ISSN (print) 0031-9406 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Howarth, Ana, Perkins-Porras, Linda, Smith, Jared G, Subramaniam, Jeevakan, Copland, Claire, Hurley, Mike, Beith, Iain, Riaz, Muhammad and Ussher, Michael (2016) Pilot study evaluating a brief mindfulness intervention for those with chronic pain: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 17(273), ISSN (online) 1745-6215

Beith, Iain D. (2012) Reflex control of ipsilateral and contralateral paraspinal muscles. Experimental Brain Research, 218(3), pp. 433-440. ISSN (print) 0014-4819

Beith, Iain D, Kemp, Andrew, Kenyon, Jonathan, Prout, Matthew and Chestnut, Thomas J (2011) Identifying neuropathic back and leg pain: a cross-sectional study. Pain, 152(7), pp. 1511-1516. ISSN (print) 0304-3959

Sofat, Nidhi, Beith, Iain, Anilkumar, P. G. and Mitchell, Philip (2011) Recent clinical trials for the treatment of osteoarthritis: what we have learned. Review on Recent Clinical Trials, 6(2), pp. 114-126. ISSN (print) 1574-8871

John, E. K. and Beith, I. D. (2007) Can activity within the external abdominal oblique be measured using real-time ultrasound imaging? Clinical Biomechanics, 22(9), pp. 972-979. ISSN (print) 0268-0033

Beith, I. D. and Harrison, P. J. (2004) Stretch reflexes in human abdominal muscles. Experimental Brain Research, 159(2), pp. 206-213. ISSN (print) 0014-4819

Strutton, Paul H., Beith, Iain D., Theodorou, Sophie, Catley, Maria, McGregor, Alison H. and Davey, Nick J. (2004) Corticospinal activation of internal oblique muscles has a strong ipsilateral component and can be lateralised in man. Experimental Brain Research, 158(4), pp. 474-479. ISSN (print) 0014-4819

McMeeken, J. M., Beith, I. D., Newham, D. J., Milligan, P. and Critchley, D. J. (2004) The relationship between EMG and change in thickness of transversus abdominis. Clinical Biomechanics, 19(4), pp. 337-342. ISSN (print) 0268-0033

Coates, J. E., McGregor, A. H., Beith, I. D. and Hughes, S. P. F. (2001) The influence of initial resting posture on range of motion of the lumbar spine. Manual Therapy, 6(3), pp. 139-144. ISSN (print) 1356-689X

Beith, I. D., Synott, I. E. and Newman, S. A. (2001) Abdominal muscle activity during the abdominal hollowing manoeuvre in the four point kneeling and prone positions. Manual Therapy, 6(2), pp. 82-87. ISSN (print) 1356-689X

Conference or Workshop Item

Male, A., Beith, I., Ramdharry, G., Davies, R. and Grant, R. (2016) Learning to manage Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo – preferred methods, challenges and recommendations of physiotherapists interested in vestibular rehabilitation. In: 4th European Congress of the European Region of the World Confederation of Physical Therapy (ER-WCPT); 11-12 Nov 2016, Liverpool, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Hamm, Karen, Beith, Iain, Ramdharry, Gita, Waygood, Sarah and Grant, Robert (2011) Can we predict attrition and academic success in pre-qualifying physiotherapy programmes? In: World Physical Therapy 2011; 20-23 June 2011, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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