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Ms. Fiona Wilson

Assistant Professor (Physiotherapy)

  junior soccer injury epidemiology   lumbar spine injury and low back pain   rowing injury epidemiology
 Patellar tendinopathy in elite rugby
 Exercise in the management of Ankylosing Spondylosis
 Predictors of outcomes following spinal surgery
 Return to sport following ACL repair

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chief physiotherapist Irish Rowing Team 1996-present
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
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Member of the Irish Society Of Chartered Physiotherapists 1997
Azeez M, Clancy C, O'Dwyer T, Wilson F, O'Dwyer T, Cunnane G. , Effects of exercise on body composition, cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength and cognition in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A randomized controlled trial of a patient-specific exercise programme. , Arthritis and Rheumatology , American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Boston, USA, November 9-14, , 66, (20), 2014, pp2196 - 2197, Notes: [Supplement], Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Wilson F, Coole L, McCarthy E, Johnston C, Webb M, O'Shea F, Gissane C, Durcan L. , The prevalence of patellar tendinopathy in elite academy rugby: A clinical and imaging study with 12-month follow-up. , British Journal of Sports Medicine, IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport, Monaco, April, 48, (7), 2014, pp672 - 673, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
British Journal of Sports Medicine, 48, 21, (2014), 1521 - 1582p, Fiona Wilson, Eleanor Tillett, Karim Khan, [eds.], Journal, PUBLISHED
L Durcan, A Coole, E McCarthy. C Johnston, MJ Webb, FD O'Shea, C Gissane, F Wilson, The prevalence of patellar tendinopathy in elite academy rugby: A clinical and imaging study, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 17, (2), 2014, p173 - 176, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Durcan L, Wilson F, Conway R, Cunnane G, O'Shea F, Increased body mass index in ankylosing spondylitis is associated with greater burden of symptoms and poor perceptions of the benefits of exercise, Journal of Rheumatology, 39, (12), 2014, p2310 - 2314, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Katherine Doyle, Enda King, Fiona Wilson, Factors which influence return to sport folllowing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery: A narrative review, International SportMed Journal, 14, (3), 2014, p168 - 184, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Tom O'Dwyer, Finbar O'Shea, Fiona Wilson, Exercise therapy for spondyloarthritis: a systematic review, Rheumatology International, 34, (7), 2014, p887 - 902, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
O'Dwyer T, Rafferty T, O'Shea F, Gissane C, Wilson F., Physical activity guidelines: is the message getting through to adults with rheumatic conditions, Rheumatology, 53, 2014, p1812 - 1817, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Wilson F, Gissane C, McGregor A, Ergometer training volume and previous injury predict back pain in rowing; strategies for injury prevention and rehabilitation, British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2014, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Sly E, Coleman C, Quinn D, Armstrong S, Garvey C, O'Donoghue C, Wilson F, The effect of two exercise protocols on lumbar spine sagittal range of motion, Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 27, (4), 2014, p445 - 452, Notes: [2014 March epub ahead. Doi: 10.3233/BMR-140464], Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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Fiona Wilson, Rowing Injuries: The Role of the Coach in Management and Prevention., Irish Amateur Rowing Union 2009 Coaches conference, Dublin, January 2009, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED


Award Date
Cochrane Fellowhsip November 2012
HRB Summer Studentship July 2013
Sports injury epidemiology Low back pain Tendinopathy in sport Exercise in bone and joint disease