Portrait of Mr Alexis Moreno Mr Alexis Moreno

a.moreno@hud.ac.uk | 01484 473932


Alexis is a Senior lecturer in Physiotherapy in the Division of Health and Rehabilitation, he also lectures in the Sports,Exercise and Nutrition programmes in the Division of Health and Wellbeing. Alexis joined the University in 2004 whilst continuing with clinical practice.   He qualified as a physiotherapist in 1989 and gained initial experience in the NHS prior to working full time in professional football for 11 years. He held the position of first team physiotherapist at Preston North End, Oldham Athletic and Huddersfield Town football clubs. Alexis continued to work clinically in private practice until 2014. He represented Gibraltar in the 1986 Commonwealth Games.

Research and Scholarship

My areas of interest include injury and rehabilitation, in particular of the lower limb. I am currently studying for a PhD. My area of study is proprioception focussing on clinical testing


  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2009)
  • Human and Health Sciences School Board - representative of full-time teaching staff (2015- present)
  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP) 
  • Registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Research Degree Supervision

  • Proprioception                                                                                                                                                     
  • Musculoskeletal injury                                                                                                                                                           
  • Sports injury and rehabilitation with a special interest in the lower limb                                                               

Administrative Responsibilities

Alexis is the Disability Co-ordinator for the physiotherapy programme. Disability co-ordinators ensure that confidential information regarding your disability and the recommended academic support is passed on to appropriate members of the team. They provide a link between the academic school and the Disability Support Service.

Teaching and Professional Activities

I am currently teaching on the following modules:                                                                                                     

  • Physiotherapy                                                                                                                                                                             
  • HFT2000 Physiology in the Context of Physiotherapy  (Module Leader)                                                                                  
  • HIT1011 Clinical Skills 2                                                                                                                                                                                        
  • Sports ,Exercise and Nutrition                                                                                                                                                        
  • HFR2004 Anatomy & Physiology                                                                                                                                             
  • HFR2004 Introduction to Biomechanics                                                                                                                                      
  • HHR2006 Sports Rehabilitation                                                                                                                                                                  

I am also involved in dissertation supervision .