Celia Clarke


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Academic Background

2010: Phd “Sensory function; use in assessment of spinal cord function and its role in neural control ok walking in humans.”

2005: MRes “Evidence of motor unit synchronization within erector spinae muscles during locomotion.”

1999: BSc (hons) Applied Human Physiology 

Administrative Posts

Module co-ordinator for Anatomy and Physiology for Trainee Nursing Associates.  


Dr Celia Clarke has a degree in Physiology and a PhD in bioengineering. Working with spinal cord injury during her PhD and subsequent research into human movement at the University of East Anglia, Celia’s research has focused on gait rehabilitation.  Celia's focus now is on teaching physiology to healthcare students.  Since her appointment to UEA in 2010 Celia has taught physiology and pathophysiology to healthcare professionals across the school from nursing associate to post graduate level.  Celia is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the Bioscience in Nursing education (BiNE) group within the academy.  Celia is also a member of The Physiological Society and part of the education & Teaching theme group. 

Teaching Interests

I currently teach on undergraduate, post graduate pre-registration and post registration courses. My teaching covers all areas of physiology at under graduate level and pathophysiology at post graduate level. 

Key Research Interests

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


  • Anatomy & Physiology

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