Corona-virus and training
at Sports Therapy UK

18th July 2020.

Following the recent relaxation of restrictions allowing sports massage and sports therapy services to resume we are delighted to report that similarly, the practical training linked to many of our courses has also successfully restarted.

All students attending practical training with us in the future will be required to conform with our Working Practise Covid-19 Policy which has been implemented utilising all practicable steps to safeguard the well-being of all our students and staff, as well as preventing the spread of the virus. This Policy and Self-Declaration form will be made available to students shortly before attending our practical training.

If you would like to view the steps we are taking to safeguard all those who visit our training centre, please see our Sports Therapy UK Covid-19 Safeguarding Policy by following the link at the foot of this page.

We are in close contact with our awarding body Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) and will continue to conform with their current educational criteria ensuring our students will be eligible for their chosen award upon successfully completing our course.

We remain fully committed to ensuring you have an enjoyable and rewarding learning experience fully supported by our tutors and all staff at Sports Therapy UK and we are look forward to welcoming you to our training centre.

View our Working Policy Document

Meet Our Staff



Dr Lucy Hammond


Lucy qualified 11 years ago in Sports Rehabilitation at the University of Salford, and since then has been practising and lecturing in sports injury and sports massage. She has a Level 4 sports massage qualification and has provided massage to GB swimmers and gymnasts. She supports an Irish elite female road cycling team at their UK races and annually provides massage support at the London Marathon.
Lucy gained her PhD in sports medicine in 2013 from the University of Nottingham and has presented her research at international conferences, including the 2014 International Olympic Committee conference. She has several journal publications. Lucy currently works at the University of Bedfordshire as a Senior Lecturer.​ Lucy has recently been made a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


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