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Rachel Kyte

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Institute of Health & Society

Contact Details

email: r.kyte@worc.ac.uk

tel: 01905 54 2619

I joined the University in 2013 after working clinically for 13 years as a physiotherapist.† I have worked predominantly in the NHS with patients with musculoskeletal disorders, but have also worked in private practice, overseas and in industrial and occupational health settings. My other main area of academic interest is acupuncture, which I teach at a post-graduate level to practising physiotherapists.

Qualifications

PG Cert in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
MSc Acupuncture
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Teaching areas

Anatomy and Physiology
Practice Education
Musculoskeletal Assessment and Treatment
Acupuncture

Research interests

Acupuncture
Education

Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies

Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy†††††††

HCPC registered

Advanced member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists

Member of McKenzie Institute of Mechanical Diagnosis and Assessment

Publications

Publications

Publications

Kyte, R. (2016) Meridian Masterclass: The Bladder Channel. Journal of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. 28 (1):49-56.

Chapman, R. (2010): a single-subject research design (abstract). Journal of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. Spring: 93.

Conference presentations

R. Kyte (2015) The use of Facebook and Blackboard online discussion forums to support studentsí summative assignment preparation. Poster presented at: Annual University of Worcester Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Conference: 2015 June 18; Worcester, U.K.

R. Kyte, H. Frank, A. Double and Y. Thomas. (2014) Evaluation of the use of action learning sets in undergraduate physiotherapy education. Poster session presented at: Physiotherapy U.K 2014. Proceedings of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapistís Annual Conference; 2014 Oct 10-11; Birmingham, U.K.

H. Frank, R.Kyte, and Y.Thomas. (2014) Evaluation of a novel continuous practice placement model in a newly developed undergraduate physiotherapy education programme. Poster session presented at: Physiotherapy U.K 2014. Proceedings of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapistís Annual Conference; 2014 Oct 10-11; Birmingham, U.K. 3 poster presentations at conferences:

Acupuncture for Headache: Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists CPD Event, †12th July 2013, Manchester

Acupuncture for Neck Pain: Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists CPD Event,† 30th November 2013, London

Acupuncture for Low Back Pain: The British Society of Rheumatology Pre-Course Symposia: The Spine. 21st April 2010, Birmingham

The Effects of Acupuncture and Splinting on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Coventry University CPD Conference, 20th April 2009, Coventry.

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

Accredited Tutor for the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists

External examiner for Middlesex University London for the MSc Musculoskeletal Medicine delivered by the Society of Musculoskeletal Medicine