Kevin Brownhill is a researcher, as well as an osteopath in practice.
Kevin has a variety of interests including statistical analysis, data management, physical measurement and motion analysis. He is and has been involved in several collaborations with external and internally with UCO colleagues.
Examples of external collaborations are:
- With Frederic Lange from UCL (Dept of Med Phys & Biomedical Eng) and former UCO student Audrey Buot, looking at palpable tender points using time-domain near-infrared spectroscopy
- With David Evans at Birmingham University, looking at use of mobile phones to assess movement quality in patients
- A recently completed international trial looking at osteopathic treatment of infants with colic (CUTIES trial)
- With colleagues at AECC (Anglo-European College of Chiropractic) analysing spinal motion from videofluoroscopic images
- With Enrica Papi formerly at Imperial College analysing 3D motion quality in back pain
- With Osteopaths for Progress in Headaches and Migraines working on the development of a post-graduate training program for osteopaths in headache management (EdACHe Project)
He is also involved in a number of on-going research projects hosted at the UCO. These include:
- The UrGEnT project (Underrepresented Groups’ Experiences in Osteopathic Training)
- The OSCaR project (Osteopathic Single CAse Research for Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain)