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Louise Connell

  • Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Central Lancashire


Dr Louise Connell is a Professor of Allied Health Neuro-rehabilitation and Stroke at the University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK. Louise is a physiotherapist, with experience in neurological rehabilitation in both acute and community settings. She has been awarded fellowship status by the Association for Chartered Physiotherapists In Neurology for advancing the specialty of neurological physiotherapy. She is a former National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Career Development Fellow. Her interest is in implementation research, and she is undertaking an international programme of research into neurological rehabilitation. Her current research focuses specifically on implementation research for intensive rehabilitation after stroke.

Brief outline of projects

- Delivering Intensive Rehabilitation in Stroke: Factors Influencing Implementation

- Predicting recovery potential after stroke: implications fro practice

- Promoting Recovery of the Arm: Clinical Tools for Intensive Stroke Exercise (PRACTISE)

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