Charlotte Poynter

Lecturer Practitioner

Faculty:Faculty of Science and Engineering

School:Psychology and Sport Science

Research Supervision:Yes

Charlotte is a Lecturer Practitioner at ARU teaching on the Sport and Exercise Therapy degree and a practicing Sports Therapist and Rehabilitator, running her own private clinic.

Twitter – CharlieRPoynter


Charlotte gained her Bachelors degree in Sports Therapy from University of Bedfordshire. She is currently undertaking a Masters by Research, focusing on the role of golf in health, ageing and disease.

Charlotte first started teaching on vocational sports therapy courses with Sports Therapy UK and gained her VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement. She then went onto to spend 4 years, teaching and providing clinical supervision at the University of Bedfordshire, before joining ARU in 2019.

Research interests

Charlotte’s research interest areas are:

  • Golf – performance
  • Golf – health
  • Movement/Exercise and pain 4.


BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Therapy


Present - MSc by Research (in progress) – University of Bedfordshire

2016 -VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

2013 – Level 3 Personal Trainer

2013 - BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy – University of Bedfordshire

Memberships, editorial boards

Member of the Sports Therapy Organisation

Recent presentations and conferences

Howard, L., Poynter, C., Barry-Wilson, S., Robbins, D. (2017) Taping pressures of experienced and novice MSK therapists. Graduate Journal of Sport Exercise & Physical Education Research (2017), 5, Suppl.1: S1-S112