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Currently Teaching (2014-2015)


  • Systematic reviews
  • Clinical Trials
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Headache
  • Educating future clinicians and educators

I am excited and privileged to work as a research fellow at the Wolfe-Harris Center for Clinical Studies. I am interested in better understanding of the mechanisms and effectiveness of various non-pharmacological treatments for musculoskeletal conditions, especially headache. I am also interested in exploring the role of non-specific effects in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions.

I really enjoy exploring methodological questions relating to the performance of systematic reviews and clinical trials. I’ve been lucky to work with such an experienced team of mentors on a wide range of projects including systematic reviews, clinical trials and teaching evidence informed practice.

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my wife Tina and our three children. We enjoy hiking, swimming, baseball, hockey, hopscotch, and staring at the occasional cloud.

Current Activity



Leininger BD, Kamper SJ. No strong evidence that the addition of joint mobilisation to an exercise programme improves outcomes for shoulder dysfunctionBritish Journal of Sports Medicine. 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Bronfort G, Haas M, Evans R, Leininger B, Triano J. Effectiveness of manual therapies: the UK evidence report. Chiropractic & Osteopathy Feb 2010;18(3).

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