Alexander Izod

Mr Alexander Izod

Senior Lecturer

Podiatric biomechanics, anatomy and clinical practice

Department of Health & Nursing , School of Health, Sport and Bioscience

Alexander Izod is a senior lecturer in the School of Health, Sport and Bioscience at UEL.

Areas Of Interest

  • Podiatric biomechanics
  • Anatomy and clinical practice
  • The impact of early rheumatoid arthritis on the biomechanical function of the lower limb
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OVERVIEW

After qualifying in 1992, I worked for the NHS as a podiatrist for 12 years. My area of clinical speciality is podiatric biomechanics and orthotics manufacture and I joined the teaching team at UEL as a senior Lecturer in 2004. In my current role I combine teaching, podiatric biomechanics, anatomy and clinical practice with research into the impact of early rheumatoid arthritis on the biomechanical function of the lower limb.

CURRENT RESEARCH

Current PhD research project: "What is the impact of early rheumatoid arthritis on the biomechanical function of the lower limb?"

Research interests:

  • Podiatric Biomechanics and Anatomy
  • Clinical Practice and Rheumatology

FUNDING

William M Scholl Fund for Podiatric Research and  Development

TEACHING

BSc (Hons) Podiatry

Get the scientific knowledge needed to qualify as a podiatrist. Learn about foot-related diseases and disabilities and how to prevent them.

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MODULES

  • Module Leader - PT5201: Applied Musculoskeletal Practice
  • Module Leader - PT4203: Human Body - Anatomy of the Lower Limb
  • Additional Teaching on PT4204: Clinical Podiatry Practice 1
  • Additional Teaching on PT6202: Clinical podiatry Practice 3