• 194 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
20092020

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6 Last checked 1 July 2020

Biography

Alex joined Huddersfield University as a Senior Lecturer after working in similar positions at different institutions. He has an MSc in Musculoskeletal Healthcare and a PhD in Pain management which led him to undertake post-doctoral research positions investigating the use of mirror therapy for upper-limb function in hemiparetic cerebral palsy and systematic reviews and clinical studies in the area of physical rehabilitation in older people and after stroke. His clinical background was in the acute sector working across all areas of physiotherapy provision and he has a strong interest in using research and evidence based practice to further service delivery. His areas of interest are in the areas of Rehabilitation service delivery and motor control, and he is currently supervising PhD students in several related areas.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Musculoskeletal health care
  • Pain
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Research methods
  • Evidence based practice
  • Elderly rehabilitation and falls
  • Service development

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Leeds Beckett University

1 Oct 20071 Apr 2011

Award Date: 1 Apr 2011

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Rehabilitation
  • Motor control
  • Evidence based practice

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Research Output

  • 194 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 7 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate

Development and Content Validity of the Clinical Assessment of Body Alignment for Children With Cerebral Palsy

George, F. K., Benham, A., Gabriel, L. & Purton, J., 1 Apr 2020, In : Pediatric Physical Therapy. 32, 2, p. 137-143 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Medical day hospital care for older people versus alternative forms of care

    Day Hospital Group, Brown, L., Forster, A., Young, J., Crocker, T., Benham, A. & Langhorne, P., 23 Jun 2015, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2015, 6, 78 p., CD001730.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • 11 Citations (Scopus)

    Reflections on Mirror Therapy: A Systematic Review of the Effect of Mirror Visual Feedback on the Brain

    Deconinck, F. J. A., Smorenburg, A. R. P., Benham, A., Ledebt, A., Feltham, M. G. & Savelsbergh, G. J. P., 1 May 2015, In : Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. 29, 4, p. 349-61 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 107 Citations (Scopus)
  • 9 Citations (Scopus)
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Activities

    Acupuncture in Medicine (Journal)

    Alex Benham (Reviewer)

    2020 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    Progress in Neurobiology (Journal)

    Alex Benham (Reviewer)

    2020 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    European Journal of Pain (Journal)

    Alex Benham (Reviewer)

    2020 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    Objective measures of brain health: A pilot study with a somatosensory device in rugby union

    Dylan Powell (Speaker), Alex Benham (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Samuel Stuart (Contributor to Paper or Presentation) & Alan Godfrey (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)

    Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Clinical Assessments designed to measure body alignment posture in children with cerebral palsy – A systematised review

    Frances George (Speaker), Lynne Gabriel (Contributor to Paper or Presentation) & Alex Benham (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)

    Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPoster presentation