Sara Sayer

Sara Sayer

  • 01202 961372
  • scsayer at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer in Sports Therapy
  • Bournemouth Gateway Building BG504, St Pauls Lane, Bournemouth, BH8 8GP
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Sara Sayer studied BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy at the University of Hertfordshire which included a Sandwich year in professional rugby union in Australia. After graduating in 2012, Sara worked in private practice and for local sports teams before undertaking a Masters (pre-registration) in Physiotherapy at Oxford Brookes.

After graduating from her Masters degree, Sara worked for the NHS in a specialist Spinal Injuries Rehabilitation Centre. Sara then returned to working in the sports sector where she was the Senior Academy Physiotherapist at AFC Bournemouth, overseeing the medical provision for the Academy players.

Sara started working at Bournemouth University in 2020 and has research interests in women's health, rehabilitation and injury risk mitigation.

Journal Articles

  • Johnson, D.M., Williams, S., Bradley, B., Sayer, S., Murray Fisher, J. and Cumming, S., 2020. Growing pains: Maturity associated variation in injury risk in academy football. European Journal of Sport Science, 20 (4), 544-552.