Dr Gary Shum
PhD University of Sydney, Australia
Thesis title: Effect of Back pain on the Three-dimensional Kinematics and Kinetics of the Lumber Spine and Hip
Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PgCert LTHE, University of Plymouth, UK)
BSc in Physiotherapy, Hong Kong
HPC Registered Physiotherapist
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Roles on external bodies
Editorial Board, Journal of Spine
Biomechanics of the Spine.
Effect of low back pain on the three-dimensional kinematics and kinetics of the spine and hip.
Effect of different pathologies on the biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system.
Grants & contracts
2014 Shum GLK, Chan D, Clarke A, Hutton M, Henley W, Chauhan R, MarsdenJ. Investigating the pathomechanics of the sciatic nerve and spine leadingto postoperative residual leg symptoms following discectomy for lumbarintervertebral disc disorder. Funding body: Royal Devon & Exeter NHSFoundation Trust. £14469
2012-14 Clarke A, Shum GLK, Chan D, Hutton M, Hough A, Henley W, Chauhan R, Marsden J. Biomechanics of the sciatic nerve and spine leading to postoperative residual leg symptoms following spinal decompression for lateral recess syndrome. Funding body: Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, £11920.
2010 Freeman J, Marsden J and Shum G. Investigating the effects of the Musmate Ankle-Hip Orthosis in people with Multiple Sclerosis, Funding Body: Enterprise Solutions Service Voucher Scheme, August 2010. £3,499
Shum G , Attenborough A, Marsden JF, Hough AD. Tibial Nerve Excursion during Lumbar Spine and Hip Flexion measured with Diagnostic Ultrasound. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 2013;39(5): 784-90.
Harrison B, Firth W, Rogers S, Tipple J, Marsden J, Freeman JA, Hough A, Shum GL. The relationship between isokinetic performance of hip and knee and jump performance in university rugby players. Isokinetics and Exercise Science 2013; 21(2): 175-80.
Marsden JF, Hough A, Shum G, Shaw S, Freeman JA. Deep abdominal muscle activity following supratentorial stroke. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2013 Aug;23(4):985-90.
Shum GLK, Tsung B, Lee RYW. Posteroanterior mobilization reduces back pain by reducing the stiffness of the lumbar spine. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2013;94(4): 673–679.
O’Hara J, Cartwright A, Wade CD, Hough AD, Shum GLK. Efficacy of static stretching and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation stretch on hamstrings length following a single session. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 2011; 25(6):1586-91.
Shum GLK, Crosbie J, Lee RY. Spine loading pattern throughout forward and backward bending are altered in people with low back pain. Spine 2010; 1:E1472-8.
Irish SE, Millward AJ, Wride J, Haas BM, Shum GLK. The effect of closed-kinetic chain exercises and open-kinetic chain exercise on the muscle activity of vastus medialis oblique and vastus lateralis. J Strength Cond Res 2010; 24:1256-62.
Shum GLK, Crosbie J, Lee RY. Energy transfer across the lumbosacral and lower extremity joints in patients with low back pain during sit-to-stand. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009;90(1):127-35
Shum GLK, Crosbie J, Lee RY. Three Dimensional Kinetics of the Lumbar Spine and Hips in Low Back Pain Patients during sit-to-stand and stand-to-sit. Spine 2007;32(7):E211-219.
Shum GLK, Crosbie J, Lee RY. Movement coordination of the lumbar spine and hip during a picking up activity in low back pain subjects. European Spine Journal 2007;16(6):749-58.
Shum GLK, Crosbie J, Lee RY. Symptomatic and asymptomatic movement coordination of the lumbar spine and hip during an everyday activity. Spine 2005;30(23):E697-702.
Shum GLK, Crosbie J, Lee RY. Effect of low back pain on the kinematics and joint coordination of the lumbar spine and hip during sit-to-stand and stand-to-sit. Spine 2005;30(17):1998-2004.