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Julia qualified from Manchester University in 1994. She completed her Rheumatology training, sub-specialising in Sport and Exercise Medicine, in 2006 since which time she has worked solely in this sector. She is Clinical Lead for the NHS service in Musculoskeletal, Sport and Exercise Medicine which provides services for adults and children/adolescents. She began working for the English Institute of Sport in 2008, which provides a network of medical services for elite athletes in Olympic and Paralympic sports. Julia has extensive multi-sport experience in athletes of all ages and has particular interests in bone stress and bone health, specific female athlete problems and problems related to high volume training.
Areas of interest
Sport and Exercise Medicine; Bone Health; Adolescent sports medicine; Female athletes; Multi-sport; Sports injuries
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Rheumatology/Sport and Exercise Medicine, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Senior Sports Physician, English Institute of Sport, University of Bath
Julia has an active research and education portfolio particularly in sport and osteoarthritis and bone health. She set up the highly successful Sport and Exercise Medicine training scheme in Thames Valley in 2007 and remains the program director currently.
Julia is a keen runner and equestrian and coaches school netball locally.
Kluzek S, Sanchez-Santos MT, Leyland KM, Judge A, Spector TD, Hart D, Cooper C, Newton J, Arden NK. Painful knee but not hand osteoarthritis is an independent predictor of mortality over 23 years follow-up of a population-based cohort of middle-aged women. Ann Rheum Dis. 2015 Nov 5
Kluzek S, Bay-Jensen AC, Judge A, Karsdal MA, Shorthose M, Spector T, Hart D, Newton JL, Arden NK. Serum cartilage oligomeric matrix protein and development of radiographic and painful knee osteoarthritis. A community-based cohort of middle-aged women. Biomarkers. 2015 Dec;20(8):557-64.
K A Jackson, S Glyn-Jones, M E Batt, N K Arden, J L Newton, the Delphi Panel. Assessing risk factors for early hip osteoarthritis in activity-related hip pain: a Delphi study
BMJ Open 2015;5:e007609 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007609
Kluzek S, Newton JL, Arden NK. Is osteoarthritis a metabolic disorder?. British medical bulletin. 2015 Jul. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldv028
Williamson W, Kluzek S, Roberts N, Richards J, Arden N, Leeson P, Newton J, Foster C. Behavioural physical activity interventions in participants with lower-limb osteoarthritis: a systematic review with meta-analysis. BMJ Open. 2015 Aug 10;5(8)
Kluzek S, Arden NK, Newton J. Adipokines as potential prognostic biomarkers in patients with acute knee injury. Biomarkers 2015 May: 1-7
Thamindu Wedatilake, Ravi Suppiah, Oliver Adams, Julia L. Newton. Treatment of Osteitis Pubis with Pamidronate in Athletes. International Musculoskeletal Medicine 2014 36(1): 23
Teh J, Suppiah R, Sharp R, Newton J. Imaging in the assessment and management overuse injuries in the foot and ankle. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 2011 Feb;15(1):101-14
Dixon S, Newton J, Teh J. Stress Fractures in the Young Athlete. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2011 Jan-Feb;40(1):29-44
- Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Honours) Manchester University 1994
- MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians (London) 1997
- DPhil University of Oxford 2003
- Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine (Dist) University College London 2005
Reference number 4087588
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Fellow Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine 2010
- Fellow Royal College of Physicians 2010
Details of entry to specialist register
- Rheumatology, 2006
Affiliations / memberships
Member of the Council, Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine
British Society of Rheumatology
British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.