Dr Andrew Murphy

Lecturer in Sports Biomechanics and Rehabilitation
PhD, DIC, MRes, BSc(Hons), PGCert(x2), FHEA

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University Department of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery (UDOTS)
Level 6, TORT Centre
Ninewells Hospital and Medical School
University of Dundee

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+(44) 01382 84493

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Dr Murphy was previously Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science (Biomechanics) at Birmingham City University, Academic Track Research Fellow within the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, Honorary Clinical Scientist NHS GGC, Technical Director Clinical Application Division for DIH Technologies Co., and Director of the Department of Computer Assisted Rehabilitation at Sichuan Provincial People’s Rehabilitation Hospital in Chengdu, China; during which time he was awarded the Chinese Rehabilitation Bureau's 2017 "Tianfu Friendship Award", which was established by the Sichuan provincial government, and is the highest award conferred annually to foreign specialists who make significant contribution to Sichuan's economic and social development.

Dr Murphy earned his PhD (Elite Rowing Technique and Performance) from the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London in 2009, for which he was also awarded the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Best Medical Engineering PhD. Whilst pursuing his PhD, during the Beijing Olympiad, Andrew was employed as a member of the Sports Science support team to GB Rowing and completed an Internship with UK Sport.

Dr Murphy is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, holds two Postgraduate Certificates; in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, and Advanced Academic Studies, a PhD and DIC in Human Movement and Bioengineering, MRes in Biomedical Engineering, and BSc(Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science.

In his role as a conference organiser he has previously sat on the board of the Clinical Movement Analysis Society of the UK and Ireland, the European Society for Movement Analysis in Adults and Children, and the International Society of Biomechanics.

Dr Murphy contributes to teaching on the following courses:

  • MCh (Orth) - Master of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Intercalated BMSc (Hons) in Applied Orthopaedic Technology
  • MRes in Sports Biomechanics & Rehabilitation
  • MSc in Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation Technology
  • MSc in Orthopaedic Science
  • MSc in Motion Analysist

The Rowing Stroke, Case Studies in Human Movement
An Introduction to Human Movement and Biomechanics. 7th edn. (2019), London: Elsevier Murphy AJ. Editors: Kerr A, Rowe P.


Identification of movement strategies during the sit-to-walk movement in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Journal of Applied Biomechanics (2017), 34(2): 96-103 Komaris DS, Govind C, Murphy AJ, Ewen A, Riches P.


Communicating and using biomechanical measures through visual cues to optimise safe and effective rowing.
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology (2016), 230(4): 246-252 Mcgregor AH, Buckeridge E, Murphy AJ, Bull AM.


Identification of movement strategies during the sit-to-walk movement in patients with knee osteoarthritis
Orthopaedic Proceedings (2016), 98-B(SUPP 16): 29 Komaris DS, Govind C, Riches P, Murphy AJ, Ewen A, Picard F, Clarke J.


Embodied intersubjective engagement in mother-infant tactile communication: A cross-cultural study of Japanese and Scottish mother-infant behaviours during infant pick-up
Frontiers in Psychology (2015), 6: 66 Negayama K, Delafield-Butt JT, Momose K, Ishijima K, Kawahara N, Lux, EJ, Murphy AJ, Kaliarntas K.


Accessible gait analysis
Gait & Posture (2012), 36: S73-S74 Murphy AJ, Rowe PJ, Bowers RJ, Meadows CB.


Predicting the lumbosacral joint centre location from palpable anatomical landmarks
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine (2011), 1078-1083 Murphy AJ, Bull AMJ, Mcgregor AH.


Pincer femoroacetabular impingement and retroversion: a 3D study.
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (2011), British Volume 93-B(SUPP III): 390-390 Cobb JP, Logishetty K, Davda K, Murphy AJ, Iranpour F.


Surgical implications of acetabular morphology in cam-type femoroacetabular impingement: a 3D study
Journal of Trauma and Orthopaedics (2011), British Volume 93-B(SUPP III): 390-390 Cobb JP, Logishetty K, Davda K, Murphy AJ, Iranpour, F.


Optimising and validating an electromagnetic tracker in a human performance laboratory
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine (2011), 225(4): 343-351 Murphy AJ, Bull AMJ, Mcgregor AH.


The calibration and application of a force-measuring apparatus on the seat of a rowing ergometer
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology (2010), 224(1): 109-116 Murphy AJ, Chee STH, Bull AMJ, Mcgregor AH.


Measuring, describing accurately and using force measures on the seat of a rowing ergometer
Journal of Biomechanics (2008), 41: S357 Murphy AJ, Chee STH, Bull AMJ, Mcgregor AH.


Invited Lecture
1st European Motek User Meeting. Advanced Rehabilitation Technology, from Research to Clinical Implementation. Messina, Sicily. (2019), Murphy AJ.

Invited Lecture
Guangdong Province First Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics Rehabilitation Forum. Shenzhen, China (2017), Murphy AJ.

Invited Lecture
Second National Conference on Chinese-Western Combined Methods in Prevention and Rehabilitation in Cardiovascular Disease. Beijing, China (2017), Murphy AJ.

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Modern Rehabilitation Concept and Solution Conference. Beijing, China (2016), Murphy AJ.

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New Progress in Rehabilitation Medicine Seminar. Beijing, China (2016), Murphy AJ.

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New Technology in Rehabilitation conference - Healthy China Cutting Edge Summit Forum. Beijing, China (2016), Murphy AJ.

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Shaanxi First Neurorehabilitation Forum. Xi'an, China (2016), Murphy AJ.

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Shaanxi New Technology Rehabilitation Forum. Weinan, China (2016), Murphy AJ.

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The Fifth Jinling Summit Forum of Rehabilitation Medicine. Jinling, China (2016), Murphy AJ.

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Shanghai First Virtual Reality in Rehabilitation Forum. Shanghai, China (2016), Murphy AJ.

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The Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University. Nanjing, China (2016), Murphy AJ.

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Sino-Europe International Rehabilitation Forum. Wuzhen, China (2016), Murphy AJ.

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Beijing Friendship Hospital Geriatric Rehabilitation Conference. Beijing, China (2016), Murphy AJ.

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The Third Session of the Yellow River Rehabilitation Forum of Henan Province Rehabilitation and Medical Association. Harbin, China (2016), Murphy AJ.

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China Rehabilitation Forum. Chengdu, China. (2016), Murphy AJ.

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Wenyuan Rehabilitation Forum. Taiyuan, China (2016), Murphy AJ.

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First North-East Asia Rehabilitation Industry Forum. Changchun, China (2016), Murphy AJ.

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The First Session Academic Conference of Heilongjiang Province Rehabilitation and Medical Association. Zhengzhou, China (2016), Murphy AJ.

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Sixth National Congress of Chinese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine. Beijing, China (2015), Murphy AJ.

Invited Lecture
Visualisation of biomechanical data to support patient rehabilitation after stroke. 24th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Movement Analysis for Adults and Children. Heidelberg, Germany (2015), Murphy AJ.

Invited Lecture
Visualisation of biomechanical data to support patient rehabilitation after stroke. XXV Biennial Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics. Glasgow, UK (2015), Murphy AJ.

Invited Lecture
Visualising biomechanical movement data for rehabilitation. 13th Annual Meeting of the Clinical Motion Analysis Society of the UK and Ireland. Oxford, UK (2015), Murphy AJ.

Invited Lecture
Beijing Advanced Rehabilitation Forum. Beijing, China (2015), Murphy AJ.

Invited Lecture
International Rehabilitation Forum - Parkinson Disease and Related Disease Diagnosis and Treatment. Chengdu, China (2015), Murphy AJ.