Teaching & Research
Christopher enjoys teaching all areas of Sports Therapy and has experience teaching on:
- Sport and Exercise Physiology
- Sports Massage Injuries and Illness
- Manual Therapy for Sports Therapists
- Sports Rehabilitation
- Principles and Practice of Training
- The Research Process
- Clinical Placement
- Massage and Injury Clinic Supervision
Christopher completed his PhD with a research title 'Joint Mobilisation and Home-Based Rehabilitation for the Treatment of Chronic Ankle Instability: Clinical Investigation and Practitioner Development’.
Christopher is also involved with a number of ongoing studies within the Sports Therapy team including a longitudinal study on injury prevalence within university sport.
Holland, C.J., Hughes, J.D. and De Ste Croix, M.B.A. (2020) Acute Effects of Increased Joint Mobilization Treatment Duration on Ankle Function and Dynamic Postural Control in Female Athletes with Chronic Ankle Instability. The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 8(6): doi: 10.1177/2325967120927371.
Holland, C.J., Hughes, J.D. and De Ste Croix, M.B.A. (2019) The effect of joint mobilisation treatment dose on dynamic balance in those with chronic ankle instability. Abstracts for the 24th Annual European College of Sports Science, 3-6 July 2019, Prague, Czech Republic.
Holland, C.J. and Godwin, M. (2019) The metabolic demand of external load carriage in golfers: A comparison of a single versus double-strap golf bag. J Sports Med Phys Fitness.
Holland, C.J., Hughes, J.D. and De Ste Croix, M.B.A. (2017) Effects of joint mobilisation to improve dorsiflexion range of motion in female team sports athletes. Abstracts for the XXVIth International Conference on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology, The Future of Football Medicine, 13-15 August 2017, Barcelona, Spain, Isokinetic Medical Group. ISBN 9788860285058.
Holland, C.J. (2016) Anteroposterior grade IV mobilisations of the talus confer greater residual effects on dorsiflexion range of motion as the duration of treatment increases. Podium presentation at the Association of Foot and Ankle Physiotherapists Annual Conference 2016, London, UK.
Holland, C.J., Campbell, K. and Hutt, K. (2015) Increased treatment durations lead to greater improvements in dorsiflexion range of motion for asymptomatic individuals immediately following an anteroposterior grade IV mobilisation of the talus. Manual Therapy. 29(4): 598-602.
Holland, C.J. and Mills, C.D. (2013) Profiling sports therapy students' preferred learning styles within a clinical education context. Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education. 9: 1-19.