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Biography

Louise Burgess is a Research Assistant at the Orthopaedic Research Institute (ORI), at Bournemouth University. Louise joined ORI in April 2017 after completing a research placement whilst studying her undergraduate degree at Bournemouth. In her final year, Louise completed a dissertation entitled: "The Incidence of Injuries and Epidemiology of Osteoarthritis in Retired, Amateur, Rugby Union Players." Louise specialised in sports psychology, exercise physiology and injury rehabilitation whilst at University and now focuses her research on rehabilitation following major surgery and Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS). In addition, Louise is currently completing a PhD with an aim to investigate the role of neuromuscular electrical stimulation for improving quadriceps strength and functional recovery following total hip replacement surgery.

Journal Articles

Posters

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • ORI Seminar: What's different about Parkinson's Disease?
  • ORI Seminar: Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome
  • Royal Bournemouth Hospital Open Day
  • Orthopaedics in Action
  • ORI Seminar: Female Athletes - When Injury is More than Just an Injury
  • ORI Seminar: Robotic Hip Surgery and Enhanced Recovery after Surgery

Conference Presentations

  • Centre of Postgraduate Medical Research and Education Visiting Faculty Day, Is ERAS now the routine standard care in English NHS hospitals for Total Hip Replacement and Total Knee Replacement?, 08 May 2018, Bournemouth University
  • Research and Impact in Active Ageing Symposium, The Incidence of Injuries and Epidemiology of Osteoarthritis in Retired, Amateur, Rugby Union Players, 24 Jun 2016, University of Cumbria

Attended Training

  • Functional Electrical Stimulation by Professor Paul Taylor, 11 Jul 2018
  • Enhanced Recovery after Surgery, 23 May 2018
  • 6th World ERAS Congress, 23 May 2018
  • Female Athletes - When Injury is more than just an injury by Dr Anita Biswas, 21 May 2018
  • Using Bibliometrics to Understand Research Impact, 06 Dec 2017
  • Escape Pain Presentation- Matthew Low, 22 Nov 2017
  • Good Clinical Practice, 16 Nov 2017, GCP certificate
  • 7th UK ERAS Conference, 10 Nov 2017
  • Robotic Hip Surgery and Enhanced Recovery after Surgery, 06 Nov 2017
  • University of Cumbria's Active Ageing Conference, 24 Jun 2016

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) in Sports Psychology and Coaching Sciences (Bournemouth University, 2016)

Honours

  • Best poster presentation at Research and Impact in Active Ageing Symposium (University of Cumbria, 2017)
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