Dr Andrew Soundy

Dr Andrew Soundy

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Contact details

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+44 (0)121 414 8385
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skype: andy.soundy1
Email
a.a.soundy@bham.ac.uk
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@Andy_Soundy
Address
School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

I have worked at the University of Birmingham since August 2005. I mainly teach research method modules and lead the dissertation module for the BSc Physiotherapy programme.

I have two major research interest including: (1) the bio-psychosocial benefits of physcial activity for individuals with Severe Mental Illness and (2) the concept of hope within patients who have chronic Neurological illnesses. 

Feedback and office hours

Individual appointments can be made via email and appointments will be grouped together where possible to avoid disruption to research activities.

No appointment (open door policy) is required for personal tutees experiencing any kind of difficulty whilst at University.

Qualifications

  • PhD 2006  Understanding physical activity in individuals with severe and enduring mental illness Exeter University
  • BSc 2002  Exercise and Sports Science degree Exeter University

Teaching

I lead one module and contribute to several others:

Module Lead

I co-lead the research methodology in sport, exercise and rehabilitation for all Master’s programmes in the school

Module support

I teach modules based on research methods and on modules relating to my research interest for the BSc and MSc Physiotherapy programme

Dissertation students

I support a large number of BSc students. 

Postgraduate supervision

I have several MRes students, one MPhil student and one PhD student currently.

Doctoral research

PhD title Understanding Physical Activity in Individuals with Severe Mental Illness

Research

Current Internal Academic Roles (University of Birmingham)

  • Module leader for the school wider Research Methodology in Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation for Masters level students.
  • Other teaching (BSc): Research Methods 1, Research Methods 2, Neurological Rehabilitation, Patient-Centred Practice 2. Teaching (BSc,MSc Pre-Reg, MSc Post-Reg; MRes, MPhil): Dissertation Students. 
  • Technical and Specialised Equipment Lead for Nursing and Physiotherapy.

Research Degree Examinations (n)

MPhil examinations (2), PhD examination (5): Internal (2), External (2), and Chair (1).

Previously examined   2  MPhil and 2 PhD candidates

 
Name of Student Role Date/Year of viva: Date of award
Robert Stanton (PhD)  External 06/2015  Revisions taking place
Pauline Mary Christmas (PhD)    Internal 08/2015  Revisions taking place
Dax Steins (PhD)  External 07/2015  Revisions taking place
Carly Wheeler (PhD)   External 01/2015  07/2015
Catherine Minns Lowe (PhD)   Chair 03/2009 07/2009
Charlotte Elsworth (PhD) Internal 03/2011 07/2011
Laura Spurgeon (MPhil)   Internal 08/2013  01/2014
Charmaine Meek (MPhil)     Internal 10/2011 07/2012

Current External Research Related Activities

Reviewer for 24 journals: (1) Psychiatric Services (2) Sports Psychologist (3) Qualitative Research for Sport Exercise and Health (4) Physiotherapy Theory and Practice (5) Psychology and Health (7) Journal of Applied Sport Psychology (8) Psychiatric Research (9) Revista Colombiana de Psicologia (9) Mental Health and Physical Activity (10) British Journal of Psychiatry (11) International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology (12) Psychology of Sport and Exercise (13) Physiotherapy (14) Clinical Rehabilitation (15) Neurology (16) Open Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation  (17) International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation (18) Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease (19) Physiotherapy Research International (20) Plos One (21) BMJ Open (22) Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease (23) Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, (24) British Journal of Health Psychology.

Reviewer for 4 grant providing organisations: (1) Dunhill Medical Trust (2) Arthritis UK (3) National Institute of Health Research – Research for Patient Benefit Scheme & Programme Grants for Applied Research. (4) Multiple Sclerosis society 

Reviewer for conference presentations: Chartered Society of Physiotherapy 2013 national conference.

Editor of the Open Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation 02/02/2014 - date

Key note Conference speeches: (1) 5th National Conference for the Italian Multiple Sclerosis Society, Genova, 18th of October, 2013. (2) British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine, Birmingham 22nd of November, 2013. (3) St Andrews Mental Health Trust, Northampton, 22nd of October

Media appearances: 14th of October 2015 Superhumanradio.com talking about parkinson’s disease work.

Profiles Online

ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5118-5872
Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=sg5BSsIAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao
Research gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andrew_Soundy?ev=hdr_xprf

Research Focus

Two main research interests are currently being undertaken: (1) hope and psychological adapation for chronic and palliative illnesses (2) severe mental illness and physical activity.

Research Output

H-index: 12 // I-10 index: 23 // Co-authors: 89

Publications

Stubbs, B., Stubbs, J., Solomon, G., Soundy, A. (2015). Falls in older adults with major depressive disorder (MDD): a systematic review and exploratory meta-analysis of prospective studies. International Psychogeriatrics, accepted. IF: 1.9

Soundy, A., Condon, N. (2015). Patients experiences of maintaining mental well-being and hope within Motor Neurone Disease: A thematic synthesis. Frontiers in Psychology. IF: 2.8.

Soundy, A., Stubbs, B., Probst, M., Gyllensten, A. L., Skjaerven, L. H., Catalan-Matamoros, D., Vancampfort, D. (2015). Considering the role of physical therapists within the treatment and rehabilitation of individuals with eating disorders: a survey of expert Clinicians. Physiotherapy Research International. IF: 0.4

Gross, J., Vancampfort, D., Stubbs, B., Gorczynski, P., Soundy, A. (2015). A narrative synthesis investigating the use and value of social support to promote physical activity among individuals with Schizophrenia. Disability and Rehabilitation, online only ahead of print. IF: 1.84

Soundy, A., Stubbs, B., Freeman, P., Roskell, C., Probst, M., Vancampfort, D. (2015). The psychosocial consequences of sports participation for individuals with severe mental illness: a meta-synthesis review. Advances in Psychiatry, ID 261642, 1-8. IF: N/A

Walters, G., Soundy, A., Robertson, A. S., Burge, P. S., Ayres, J. G. (2015). Understanding health beliefs and behaviour in workers with suspected asthma. Respiratory Medicine, online ahead of print. IF: 2.91

Vancampfort, D., Rosenbaum, S., Probst, M., Soundy, A., Mitchell, A., De Hert, M., Stubbs, B. (2015). Promotion of cardiorespiratory fitness in schizophrenia: a clinical overview and meta-analyses. Acta Psychiatrica Scaninavica. IF: 5.55

Soundy, A., Roskell, C., Stubbs, B., Probst, M., Vancampfort, D. (2015). Investigating the benefits of sports participation  for individuals with schizophrenia: a systematic review. Psychiatria Danubina, 27: 2-13. IF: 0.65

Soundy, A., Stubbs, B, Roskell, C. (2014). Patients experience of Parkinson’s Disease: A systematic review and meta-ethnography. The Scientific World Journal, 613592, 1-19. IF: Removed this year because of editorial malpractice.

Vancampfort, D., Pascal, S., Sabine, W., De Hert, M., Stubbs, B., Soundy A., De Smet, J., Probst, M. (2015) Health-related physical fitness in patients with bipolar disorder versus healthy controls: an exploratory study. Journal of Affective Disorders. IF: 3.30

Stubbs, B., Gaughran, F., Mitchell, A. J., De Hert, M., Farmer, R., Soundy, A., Rosenbaum, S., Vancampfort, D. (2015). Schizophrenia and the risk of fractures: A systematic review and comparative meta-analysis. General Hospital Psychiatry, 37: 126-133. IF: 2.97

Soundy, A., Stubbs, B., Roskell, C., Fox, A., Williams, S., Vancampfort, D. (2015). Identifying the facilitators and processes which influence recovery in individuals with schizophrenia; a systematic review and thematic synthesis. Journal of Mental Health, 1-8. IF: 1.76

Stubbs, A., Mitchell, A. J., De Hert, M., Correll, C. U., Soundy, A., Stroobants, M., Vancampfort, D. (2014). The prevalence and moderators of clinical pain in people with schizophrenia: A systematic review and large scale meta-analysis. Schizophrenia Research, 160:1-8. IF: 3.9

Vancampfort, D., Probst, M., Stubbs, B., Soundy, A., De Herdt, A., De Hert, M. (2014). Metabolic syndrome and lung function in schizophrenia: A pilot study. Psychiatry Research, 220: 58-62. IF: 2.69

Vancampfort, D., De Hert, M., Stubbs, B., Ward, P. B., Rosenbaum, S., Soundy, A., Probst, M. (2014). Negative symptoms are associated with lower autonomous motivation towards physical activity in people with schizophrenia. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 56: 128-132. IF: 2.26

Stubbs, B., Patchay, S., Soundy, A., Schofield, P. (2014). The avoidance of activities due to fear of falling contributes to sedentary behaviour among community-dwelling older adults with chronic musculoskeletal pain: a multisite observational study. Pain Medicine, 15: 1861-1871.  IF: 2.24

Vancampfort, D., De Hert, M., Stubbs, B., Soundy, A., De Herdt, A., Detraux, Probst, M. (2015). Correlates of physical activity among individuals with alcohol use disorders: a systematic review of the literature. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, in press online only.  IF: 1.03

Vancampfort, D., Guelinckx, H., De Hert, M., Stubbs, B., Soundy, A., Rosenbaum, S., De Schepper, E., Probst, M. (2014). Reliability and clinical correlates of the Astrand-Rhyming sub-maximal exercise test in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. Psychiatry Research, 220: 778-783. IF: 2.69

Vancampfort, D., Probst, M., Adrianens, A., Pieters, G., De Hert, M., soundy, A., Stubbs, B., Vanderlinden, J. (2014). Clinical correlates of global functioning in obese treatment seeking persons with binge eating disorders. Psychiatria Dunubina, 26; 256-260. IF: 0.65

Soundy, A, Freeman, P., Stubbs, B., Probst, M., Coffee, P., Vancampfort, D. (2014). The transcending benefits of physical activity for individuals with schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-ethnography. Psychiatry Research, 220, 11-19.  IF: 2.69

Vancampfort D, De Herdt A, Vanderlinden J,  Lannoo M, Adriaens A, De Hert M,  Stubbs B, Soundy A, Probst M. (2014) The functional exercise capacity and its correlates in obese treatment-seeking people with binge eating disorder: an exploratory study. Disability and Rehabilitation 2014. IF: 1.84

Stubbs, B., Eggermont, L., Mitchell, A. J., De Hert, M., Correll, C. U., Soundy, A., Rosenbaum, S., Vancampfort, D. (2015). The prevalence of pain in bipolar disorder: A systematic review and large scale meta-analysis. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 131: 75-88. IF: 5.55 

Soundy, A., Freeman, P., Stubbs, B., Probst, M., Vancampfort, D. (2014). The value of social support to encourage people with schizophrenia to engage in physical activity:  An international insight from specialist mental health physiotherapists. Journal of Mental Health, 23: 256-260. IF 1.76

Stubbs, B., Eggermont, L., Soundy , A., Probst, M., Vandenbulcke, M., Vancampfort, D. (2014).  What are the factors associated with physical activity participation in community dwelling adults with dementia? A systematic review of physical activity correlates. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 59: 195-203. IF: 1.53

Dandridge, T., Stubbs, B., Roskell, C., Soundy, A. (2014). 'A Survey of UK Physiotherapy Students' Educational Experiences, Personal Experiences and Attitudes Towards Treating Individuals with Mental Illness. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 21, 1-7. IF: 0.24

Stubbs, B., De Hert, M., Sepehry, A. A., Mitchell, A. J., Soundy, A., Detraux, J., Vancampfort, D. (2014). A meta-analysis of prevalence estimates and moderators of low bone mass in people with schizophrenia. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 4:1-27. IF: 5.55

Vancampfort, D., Vansteenkiste, M., De Hert, M., De Herdt, A., Soundy, A., Stubbs, B., Buys, R., Probst, M. (2014). Self-determination and stage of readiness to change physical activity behaviour in schizophrenia. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 7: 171-176.

Vancampfort, D., Probst, M., Adriaens, A., Pieters, G., De Hert, M., Stubbs, B., Soundy, A., Vanderlinden, J. (2014). Changes in physical activity, physical fitness, self-perception and quality of life following a 6-month physical activity counselling and cognitive behavioural therapy program in outpatients with binge eating disorder. Psychiatry Research. IF: 2.69

Soundy, A., Stubbs, B., Liles, C., Roskell, C. A. (2014). Identifying a framework for hope in order to establish the Importance of generalised hopes for individuals who have suffered a stroke. Advances in Medicine. 1-8. IF: none.

Vancampfort, D., De Hert, M., Stubbs, B., Probst, M. (2014). Metabolic syndrome and lung function in schizophrenia: a pilot study. Psychiatry Research, 220: 58-62. IF: 2.69

Soundy, A., Sayers, J., Stubbs, B., Roskell, C. (2014). Don’t take my hope away: Understanding the Patient’s Hope in Neurological Rehabilitation. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 21 (6): 257-258. IF: 0.24

Soundy, A., Stubbs, B., Freeman, P., Coffee, C., Roskell, C. (2014). Factors influencing patients’ hope in stroke and Spinal Cord Injury: A Narrative Review. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 21 (5): 210-230. IF: 0.24

Soundy, A., Roskell, C., Stubbs, B., Collett, J., Dawes, H., Smith, B. (2014). Do you hear what your patient is telling you? Understanding the meaning behind the narrative. Wayahead, 18:10-13. IF: none.

Stubbs, B., Soundy, A., Probst, M., Parker, A., Skjaerven, L. H., Gyllensten, A. L., Vancampfort, D. (2014). Addressing the disparity in physical health provision for people with schizophrenia: an important role for physiotherapists. Physiotherapy, 100: 185-186. IF: 2.1

Stubbs, B., Soundy, A., Probst, M., De Hert, M., Vancampfort, D. (2014). The assessment, benefits and delivery of physical activity in people with schizophrenia: A survey of members of the International Organisation of Physical Therapists in Mental Health (IOPTMH). Physiotherapy Research International, early online only. IF: 0.4

Soundy, A., Stubbs, B., Probst, M., Hemmings, L., Vancampfort, D. (2014). Barriers to and facilitators of physical activity among persons with schizophrenia: A survey of physical therapist. Psychiatric Services. 65: 693-696. IF: 1.99

Soundy, A., Roskell, C., Stubbs, B., Vancampfort, D. (2014). Selection, Use and Psychometric Properties of Physical Activity Measures to Assess Individuals with Severe Mental Illness; a Narrative Synthesis. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 28:135-151. IF: 1.03

Stubbs, B., Soundy, A., Probst, M., De Hert, M., De Herdt, A., Vancampfort, D; 2014; Understanding the role of physiotherapists in schizophrenia: An International perspective from members of the International Organisation of Physical Therapists in Mental Health (IOPTMH). Journal of Mental Health; 2014; IF: 1.76

Vancampfort, D., De Herdt, A., Vanderlinden, J., Lannoo, M., Soundy, A., Pieters, G., Adrianens, A., De Hert, M., Probst, M; 2014; Health related quality of life, physical fitness and physical activity participation in treatment-seeking obese persons with and without binge eating disorder;  Psychiatry  Research; S165-S178. IF: 2.69

Vancampfort, D., Probst, M., Stubbs, B., Soundy, A., De Herdt, A., De Hert, M; 2014; Associations between spirometry parameters and limitations in daily life activities in patients with schizophrenia. General Hospital Psychiatry, DOI:10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2013.11.00. IF: 2.79

Stubbs, B., Probst, M., Soundy, A., Parker, A., De Herdt, M., Mitchell, Vancampfort, D; 2014; Physiotherapists can help implement physical activity programmes in clinical practice. Letter to the Editor, British Journal of Psychiatry accessed online at http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/190/1/81.2/reply#bjprcpsych_el_54902. IF: 7.34

Hawkins, C., Coffee, C., Soundy, A; 2014; Considering how athletic identity assists adjustment to spinal cord injury; a qualitative study; Physiotherapy, 100: 268-274. IF: 2.1

Hole, E., Stubbs, B., Roskell, C., Soundy, A; 2014; The patient’s experience of the psychosocial process that influences identity following stroke rehabilitation: a meta-ethnography. The Scientific World Journal, ID 349151, 1-13. IF: removed because of editorial malpractice.

Blagden, S., Kingstone, T., Soundy, A., Lee, R., Singh, S., Roberts, L; 2014;  A comparative study of the quality of life in irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease. Gastroenterology Nursing; in press. IF: 0.56

Castle, D., Stubbs, B., Clayton, S., Soundy, A; 2014; Establishing the Views, Understanding and Training Needs of Multi-Disciplinary Team Members That Refer to the 24 Hour Postural Care Service on Behalf of Individuals with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities and Postural Care Needs; International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation; 21; 132-139. IF: 0.24

Vancampfort, D., Probst, M., De Hert, M., Soundy, A., Stubbs, B., Stroobants, M., De Herdt, A; 2014;  Neurobiological effects of physical exercise in schizophrenia: a systematic review; Disability and Rehabilitation, 36: 1749-1754. IF: 1.89

Vancampfort, D., De Hert, M., De Herdt, A., Soundy, A., Stubbs, B., Bernard, P., Probst, M. (2013). Associations between perceived neighbourhood environmental attributes and self-reported sitting time in patients with schizophrenia: a pilot study. Psychiatry Research; 30; 33-38. IF: 2.69

Soundy, A., Wampers, M., Probst, M., De Hert, M., Stubbs, B., Vancampfort, D. (2014). Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour in Outpatients with Schizophrenia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis; International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation; 20; 588-596. IF: 0.24

Vancampfort, D., De Hert. M., Vansteenkiste, M., De Herdt, A., Scheewe, T. W.,  Soundy, A., Stubbs, B., Probst, M; 2013. The importance of self-determined motivation towards physical activity in patients with schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research; 210: 812-818. If: 2.69

Vancampfort, D., Vanderlinden, J., De Hert, M., Soundy, A., Adamkova, M., Skjaerven, L . H., Matamoros, D. C., Lundvik-Gyllensten, A., Conesa, A. G., Probst, M; 2013;  A systematic review of physical therapy interventions for patients with anorexia and bulimia nervosa; Disability and Rehabilitation. IF: 1.89

Vancampfort, D., De Hert, M., De Herdt, A., Vanden Bosch, K. Soundy, A., Bernard, P. P., De Wachter, D., Probst, M; 2013; Associations between physical activity and the built environment in patients with schizophrenia: a multi-centre study; General Hospital Psychiatry. IF: 2.90

Soundy A, Coffee P, Anderson C, Stirling S. (2013). The feasibility of a community-university based physiotherapy programme for stroke patients for student learning and patient care. Accessed from MedEdWorld Publish; http://www.mededworld.org/MedEdWorld-Papers.aspx

Stubbs, B., Binnekade, T. T., Soundy, A., Schofield, P., Huilen, I. P. J., Eggermont, L. H. P; 2013; Are Older Adults with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain less active than older adults without pain? A systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Pain Medicine, 14; 1316-1331. IF: 2.24

Whiteside, D., Stubbs, B., Soundy, A; 2013;Physiotherapy Students’ experience of bullying on clinical internships: a qualitative study. Physiotherapy; 100; 41-46. IF: 2.1

Soundy, A., Roskell, C., Smith, B; 2013; Are you an artificial person? Lessons from Mid Staffordshire; Physiotherapy; 99; 185-186. IF: 2.1

Stubbs, B., Soundy, A; 2013; Physiotherapy student’s experiences of bullying on clinical placements; an exploratory study; Physiotherapy; 99: 178-180. IF: 2.1

Soundy, A., Stubbs, B., Jenkins, S., Cooper, I; 2013; Sexual Professional Boundaries Perceived by Undergraduate and Graduate Physiotherapists; a Cross Sectional Survey. Physiotherapy, 99, 298-304. If: 2.1

Soundy, A., Benson , J., Dawes, H., Smith, B., Collette, J., Meaney, A; 2012; Understanding hope in patients with Multiple Sclerosis. Physiotherapy; 98; 349-355. IF: 2.1

Meek, C., Sackley, C. M., Patel, S., Clarke, C. E., Soundy, A., Winward, C., Esser, P., & Dawes, H; 2012; A pilot randomised controlled trial of supported community exercise in people with Parkinson’s disease; Ageing & Health, 18:3-8

Winward, C., Elsworth, C., Sackley, C., Meek, C., Freebody, F., Esser, P., Bateman, J.,  Soundy, A., Barker, K., Hilton-Jones, D., Minns Lowe, C., Paget, S., Tims, M., Parnell, R., Patel, S., Wade, D., Dawes, H. (2011). Supporting community based exercise in long-term neurological conditions: experience from the long-term individual fitness enablement (LIFE) project. Clinical Rehabilitation; 25; 579-587. IF: 2.1

Elsworth, C., Winward, C., Sackley, C., Meek, C., Freebody, J., Esser, P., Izadi, H.,  Soundy, A., Barker, K., Hilton-Jones, D., Minns Lowe, C., Paget, S., Tims, M., Parnell, R., Patel, S., Wade, D., and Dawes, H; 2011; Supported community exercise in people with Long-term Neurological Conditions (long-term neurological conditions): a phase II randomised controlled trial; Clinical Rehabilitation; 25; 579-587. IF: 2.1

Stubbs, B., Rayment, N., Soundy, A; 2011; Physiotherapy students’ experience, confidence and attitudes on the causes and management of violent and aggressive behaviour. Physiotherapy; 97; 313-318. IF: 2.1

Soundy, A, Smith, B, Dawes, H, Pall, H, Gimbrere, K, & Ramsay, J; 2013; Patients expression of hope and illness narratives in three neurological conditions: a meta-ethnography. Health Psychology Review; DOI: 10.1080/17437199.2011.568856. IF: 6.75

Soundy, A., Smith, B., Butler, M., Minns-Lowe, C., Dawes, H., & Windward, C. H; 2010; A Qualitative Study in Neurological Physiotherapy and Hope: Beyond Physical Improvement.  Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 26:1-10

Soundy, A., Smith, B., Cressy, F., Webb, L; 2010; The experience of spinal cord injury: using Frank’s narrative types to enhance physiotherapy undergraduate understanding; Physiotherapy; 96; 52-58; IF 2.1.

Elsworth, C., Dawes, H., Sackley, C., Soundy, A., Howells, K., Wade, D., Hilton-Jones, D., Freebody, J., Izadi, H;  2009; Perceived facilitators to physical activity in individuals with progressive neurological conditions; a focus group and questionnaire study. The International Journal of Therapy and Research, 16:17-23

Soundy, A., Faulkner, G., Taylor, A. (2007). Exploring Variability and Perceptions of Lifestyle Physical Activity Among Individuals with Severe and Enduring Mental Health Problems: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Mental Health; 16; 493-503. IF: 1.76

Soundy, A., Taylor, A., Faulkner, G., Rowlands, A; 2007; The psychometric properties of the seven-day physical activity recall questionnaire in individuals with severe mental illness. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing;21; 309-316. IF: 1.03

Faulkner, G., Soundy, A. A., & Lloyd, K; 2003; Schizophrenia and weight management: a systematic review of interventions to control weight; Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica; 108; 324-332. IF: 5.55

Book Chapters Published

Soundy, A., Kingstone, T., & Coffee, P; 2012; Understanding the psychosocial process of physical activity for individuals with severe mental illness: A meta-ethnography. Book title: Mental Illness. In L LAbate (Ed). Mental illnesses – evaluation, treatments and implications. Intech publishers.

Conference Abstracts

Baker, A., Pollard, C., Soundy, A. (2014). Doctors’ experiences of Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) decision making: A meta-ethnography. Resuscitation, 85: S81-S82.

Soundy A, Taylor A; 2005 Comparison of self-reported physical activity and accelerometer-generated data in individuals with severe mental illness; Journal of Sports Science 23:12231234;2005

Conferences

Singh, G., Soundy, A., Heneghan, N. (2015). Exploring chronic low back pain (CLBP) beliefs and experiences of Punjabi and White British sufferers in a UK population.  Physiotherapy UK 2015.

Elder, T., Soundy, A., (2015). A Thematic Synthesis to Explore Factors that influence people with Multiple Sclerosis in their decision to Accept or Decline Provision of a wheelchair – Preliminary Findings. Images of research, Saturday 21st of March, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

Salt, E., Wright, C., Kelly, S., Soundy, A. (2015). A randomised controlled trial on the effectiveness of a lateral glide cervical spine mobilisation on cervicobrachial pain. WCPT Congress 2015, 1-4 May, Singapore.

Allen, J., Heneghan, N., Smith, C., Nickson, A., Soundy A; 2014; Identifying swallowing difficulties early in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Presented at the INVOLVE conference (National Institute for Health Research, UK) 26th to 27th of November 2014, Birmingham.

Allen, J., Heneghan, N., Smith, C., Soundy A; 2014; Diagnosing dysphagia in Duchene Muscular Dystrophy. Poster presented at the 8th Annual NIHR trainee meeting: make it clear. November 2014, Leeds, UK.

Tyros, I., Heneghan, N. R., Soundy, A; 2014 intra-and inter reliability of the tuning fork when measuring virbration sensibility of the median nerve in a population with a history of WAD. Poster presented at the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Conference, Birmingham, UK (October 2014)

Spanindi, A., Heneghan, N. R., Soundy, A.; 2014 Effectiveness of the eccentric type of loading in the management of patellar teninopathy – A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Poster presented at the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Conference, Birmingham, UK (October 2014)

Allen, J., Heneghan, N., Smith, C., Soundy A; 2014; Diagnosing dysphagia in Duchene Muscular Dystrophy. Poster presented at the 2014 Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists Conference, entitled Mind the gap: Putting research into practice, London (September, 2014).

Stubbs, B., Eggermont, L., Soundy, A., Probst, M., Vancampfort, D; 2014; What are the factors associated with physical activity in community dwelling adults with dementia? A systematic review of physical activity correlates. Fifth International Conference Physical Therapy in Psychiatry and Mental Health: “Presence” in the world today. Utrecht, Holland

Soundy, A; 2013; Understanding hope for patients with multiple sclerosis. Presented at the British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine Regional Training  Day, Birmingham.

Soundy, A; 2013; Understanding hope in patients with multiple sclerosis; Presented at the 5th National conference for the Italian Multiple Sclerosis Society (17-18th of October, 2013)

Meek C, Sackley C, Soundy A, Dawes H  et al; 2009; Long-term individual Fitness Enablement (LIFE); Parkinson's Disease. ACPIN PD update Birmingham

Meek C, Sackley C, Soundy A, Dawes H  et al; 2009; Long-term individual Fitness Enablement (LIFE); Parkinson's Disease. SAPC Winchester

Meek C, Sackley C, Soundy A, Dawes H et al; 2008; Long-term individual Fitness Enablement (LIFE); Parkinson's Disease. Southampton Neuro-rehabilitation Conference September; estimated contribution 10%.

Soundy, A., & Taylor, A; 2005; Individuals with severe mental illness do not vary their physical activity between summer and winter. [Abstract]. Journal of Sports Science Abstracts (pp. 74-75).  Presented at the Annual conference of the British Association for Exercise and Sports Sciences, Loughborough, Uk, 4th to 7th of September, 2005;

Soundy, A., & Taylor, A; 2005; Comparison of self reported physical activity and accelerometer-generated data in individuals with severe mental illness. Journal of Sports Science, abstracts (pp. 75-76). Presented at the Annual conference of the British Association for Exercise and Sports Sciences, Loughborough, Uk, 4th to 7th of September, 2005

Lloyd, K., Faulkner, G., & Soundy, A; 2004; Schizophrenia and Weight Management: A Systematic Review of Interventions . Poster presented at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, New York, May 5;

Soundy, A., Faulkner, G., Lloyd, K; 2003; Schizophrenia and Weight Management: A Systematic Review of Interventions . Poster presented at the Institute of Psychiatry at the Maudsley, Kings College London 3rd annual conference “Schizophrenia – Not just biological”, London, 28th and 29th of April 2003;

Research Grant Income

Gorczynski, P., Rathod, S., Holt, R., Kingdon, D., Soundy, A. (2014). Designing culturally relevant information and support services in the UK to increase physical activity participation amongst individuals with schizophrenia. Early Researcher Development Fund, University of Portsmouth. £22.3k

Soundy, A. (2015). Mentor for student on the clinical academic internship program. West Midlands.

Soundy, A. (2015). Facilitator for an action learning set from the East Midlands NHS graduate internship programme. £1k

Soundy, A. (2014). Facilitator for an action learning set from the East Midlands NHS graduate internship programme. £750

Soundy, A. (2014). School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation, University of Birmingham, Academic support fund: £500.

Soundy, A. (2013) An innovative community-university neurological stroke and other neurological disorders rehabilitation project. Solihull Independent Hospital Limited. £13.6k

Soundy, A., Stubbs, B. (2013) Transitional Rehabilitation with University Support and Training for Stroke. Awards for All, National Lottery £10.0k

Soundy, A. (PI) Mentor for the Midlands and East Clinical Academic Training Programme.  ≈£8.5k. Received on14/11/2012

Lee, R., Soundy, A., Roberts, L et al. Healing Therapy for Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Big Lottery Fund. 01/04/10-01/04/12. £205k. 

Soundy, A. (PI)  Internal research award for Parkinson’s project. University of Birmingham, Department of Physiotherapy, (01/08/2009) £5k.

Soundy, A. (PI). An innovative stroke and severe mental illness programme. Awards For All, National Lottery 2006. £8k