The sports therapy department provide outstanding support to help our performance athletes achieve their maximum potential and reach their performance goals.

The team of sports therapists specialise in working with athletes. They offer a range of treatments and services to help enhance performance, including injury prevention strategies, injury assessment and rehabilitation, and performance enhancement techniques.

The department is led by Emily Rose, a highly skilled sports therapist, who provides exceptional care and support to all our performance athletes.

UWE Performance Sport sport therapist Emily wrapping an American Football player's glove.

Emily's philosophy

Emily believes in open and ongoing communication with the athletes she works with, building a strong connection and empowering athletes to take an active role in their recovery, while providing support.

Collaborating closely with the strength and conditioning department, Emily ensures a comprehensive and integrated approach to sports therapy.

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Portrait show of Emily Rose UWE Performance Sport's sports therapist.


"Being a performance athlete can be tough on your body but thankfully at UWE Bristol, we are blessed to work closely with Emily and her amazing team. From massages to ice buckets and ankle tape, she is always there to help us maintain and rehab our bodies for the season."

KK, American Football athlete

Performance athlete support

Performance Sport nutritionist Rachel attending an outdoor training session.


UWE Performance Sport nutrition department works to optimise the performance and wellbeing of athletes through nutritional support and education.

Adam Lancaster, Head of Strength and Conditioning for UWE Bristol Performance Sport

Strength and conditioning

The strength and conditioning team provide comprehensive and specialised coaching to enhance the physical performance of our athletes.

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