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Myles Butler MA, FHEA, MCSP

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Practice Based Learning Course Lead


Myles is a senior lecturer in the physiotherapy team and also Practice Based Learning Course lead at Sheffield Hallam University. As an active Fellow of the HEA he has extensive experience in the teaching and assessment of both undergraduates and postgraduate students.


Myles qualified as a physiotherapist in 2000 and worked in the NHS for a number of years before moving into the private sector and higher education. He started as a full time lecturer in 2008 and continues to work clinically on a part time basis.

Over the last 7 years at SHU Myles has had a variety roles including Module lead, Clinical Placement Lead, Assessments Officer and most currently Course Lead. Currently he is revising and updating the new Practice Based Learning Physiotherapy BSc (Hons) degree which trains undergraduate students out in the Lincolnshire region.

Myles currently teaches on both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, specialising in the area of MSK. He also has experience in teaching a wide variety of professionals including occupational therapists, paramedics, nurses and sports scientists. He has experience teaching in international environments dealing with a variety of cultural backgrounds. Myles became a member of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) in 2013 and is part of the Concepts of Learning and Teaching team that holds HEA accreditation.

Myles current research activity is looking at the reliability of tests used in the examination of knee problems.

Specialist areas of interest

Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
Musculo Skeletal Physiotherapy
Biological and Physical Anthropology
Technology Enhanced Learning


Health And Wellbeing

Technology Enhanced Learning - integration into the Practice Based Learning Course


BSc (hons) Physiotherapy

MSc Advancing Physiotherapy Practice


MAY. S, BUTLER, M, LOMAS, D, SAAD, M, GEE, M, LOWE, A, (currently undertaking)
Reliability of physical examination tests used in the assessment of patients with knee problems: a systematic review. Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK

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