Katie Cronin MSc, MCSP, FHEA

Katie Cronin

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Assistant Professor
MSc (Pre-reg) Admissions Tutor

Contact details

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Katie Cronin is a practicing physiotherapist as well as an Assistant Professor at the University predominantly focused on Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. She is the admissions Tutor for the MSc (Pre-registration) Physiotherapy alongside her role on the Clinical Team.


  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • MSc Acupuncture
  • PgDip Orthopaedic Medicine


Katie qualified as a physiotherapist in 2003 with a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy from the University of Birmingham.  She later went on to complete her MSc in Acupuncture.  In addition to her continued clinical work in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, Katie works with patients who suffer with Vestibular pathologies impairing their balance.

Her work as a Case Manager for Traumatic Brain Injury involves the co-ordination of Multidisciplinary Team Members as well as the legal profession, including the concise report writing for litigation purposes.

Katie is interested in strategies to close the BAME attainment gap in Physiotherapy as well as Widening Participation at Birmingham and within the profession itself.


Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Postgraduate supervision

  • Functional Fitness for Parkinson’s Disease
  • Emotional Resilience in Physiotherapists
  • Closing the BAME attainment gap in Physiotherapy


BAME attainment gap

Other activities

Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy


Locker K.L. (2012) Attitudes and beliefs of physiotherapists regarding the introduction and use of evidence-based practice in the field of acupuncture. Journal of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. Vol 10 pp79-88