Jenny McConnell is a physiotherapist working in private practice in Sydney, Australia and is a fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapy.
Jenny has been involved in research into patellofemoral, shoulder and lumbar spine problems. In 2009 she received an Australia Day Honour from the Australian government being awarded a member of the Order of Australia for service to physiotherapy as a practitioner and researcher, particularly through the development of innovative musculoskeletal pain management techniques and treatment. She has published widely in these areas and has lectured extensively and conducted workshops around the world on the management of chronic musculoskeletal problems – patellofemoral, lower limb, shoulder and spine. Jenny has a visiting senior fellow position at Melbourne University.
Jenny is currently on the editorial board of the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, Manual Therapy as well as the British Journal of Sports Medicine.In 2006 Jenny was awarded the prestigious F.E. Johnson Memorial Fellowship for outstanding achievement by an established researcher in the field of science & medicine in sport.