Susanna Bentman

Susanna Bentman

  • 01202 962807
  • sbentman at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Practice Fellow in Physiotherapy
  • Royal London House R601, Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3LT
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Biography

I qualified as a Physiotherapist at Coventry University in 2000 with a Bsc (Hons) in Physiotherapy and was then employed by Warwickshire NHS Trust as a Junior Physiotherapist where I covered rotations such as women's health and obstetrics, musculoskeletal outpatients, acute respiratory and acted up in a senior II role within neurology. I then pursued an Msc in Manipulative therapy at Coventry university full time and am a member of the MACP. Following on from this, I was employed by the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch NHS Trust within a static senior II post within musculoskeletal Outpatients. I then worked privately for the Bournemouth Nuffield Hospital and a local private practice before then developing my own Physiotherapy business. I then worked as a civilian Physiotherapist for the Ministry of Defence for 2 years. I have been employed by Bournemouth University as a Physiotherapy lecturer on the undergraduate programme since 2010 and during that time been involved with two curriculum rewrites and have completed a PG cert in Education...

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Research

I am currently working on a research project in conjunction with Poole General NHS Hospital investigating the perceptions of service users with spinal stenosis, this qualitative research will be explored as part of my PhD.

I am currently working on a Fusion funded project investigating an online package for developing clinical reasoning skills in undergraduate Physiotherapy students.

Journal Articles

  • Williams, J. and Bentman, S., 2017. Corrigendum to “An investigation into the reliability and variability of wobble board performance in a healthy population using the SMARTwobble instrumented wobble board” [Physical Therapy in Sport vol. 15/3 (2014) 143–147]. PHYSICAL THERAPY IN SPORT, 25, 108.
  • Williams, J. and Bentman, S., 2014. An investigation into the reliability and variability of wobble board performance in a healthy population using the SMARTwobble instrumented wobble board. Physical Therapy in Sport, 15 (3), 143-147.
  • Bentman, S., O'Sullivan, C. and Stokes, M., 2010. Thickness of the middle trapezius muscle measured by rehabilitative ultrasound imaging: description of the technique and reliability study. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging, 30 (6), 426-431.
  • O'Sullivan, C., Bentman, S., Bennett, K. and Stokes, M., 2007. Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging of the lower trapezius muscle: technical description and reliability. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, 37 (10), 620-626.

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Skills for Therapy Practice
  • Portfolio 4

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy (Coventry University, 2000)
  • MSc in Manipulative Therapy (Coventry University, 2004)
  • PGCE in PostGraduate certificate in Education (Msc) (Bournemouth University, 2011)

Memberships

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