Ros Cooke

Ros Cooke



Ros is a knowledgeable, forward-thinking, and approachable physiotherapist with a passion for helping female athletes optimize their health and performance. Ros completed a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from the University of Birmingham (2003), and followed this with a MSc in Sports Injury & Rehabilitation from the University of Salford(2014). Currently, she is studying for a PhD at the University of Birmingham looking into the role of functional performance tests and pre-elite female athletes. Ros also holds a membership of POGP and has a PG Cert in Advanced Practice in Pelvic Health (2023).

With extensive professional experience, Ros has made significant contributions in various roles within elite sport. She has held positions as a Senior EIS Physiotherapist at the Institute of Sport & Exercise Health, London, Senior Physiotherapist Football Association (England) and as a Lead Physiotherapist for England Netball at the English Institute of Sport.

Ros also works as a lecturer and module lead for rehabilitation at UCL’s Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH). Clinically Ros works as Lead Physiotherapist of The Active Women’s Clinic, a co-founded female athlete-specific clinic alongside Dr Kate Hutchings (SEM Consultant) focusing on delivering holistic care throughout women’s lives. Ros also currently works clinically as Senior Physiotherapist British Equestrian and the Football Associations Wales

In addition to her clinical work Ros, has been actively involved in research and has contributed to various publications, conferences, symposiums, and posters across a variety of lower limb and rehabilitation topics.

When she isn’t working, teaching or researching she can be found at her local parkrun running and volunteering as a run director.

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