Mr Daniel Martin BSc (Hons), MSc, MCSP, MHCPC, MACPSEM, MAACP, PGDip

Lecturer in Sports Therapy


Tel: 01267 676616

Daniel Martin

Lecturer in Sports Therapy

Dan has over 12 years’ clinical experience working in professional rugby union, cricket and league as a Physiotherapist: Head the Medical Departments at the Newport Gwent Dragons and Bristol Rugby.  More recently he has acted as a consultant therapist to Racing Club Narbonne in France.  Dan’s areas of expertise include:  Management of Pelvic and Spinal Conditions, Acute Injury Management, Sports Specific Rehabilitation and has devised many Innovative Treatments for Sports Injury.

Dan is a guest lecturer on the Sports and Exercise Medicine degree at Queen Mary University London and recently completed his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy from the University of Bath. 

Health Care and Professions Council, Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, Assocation of Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine, Acupuncture Association for Chartered Physiotherapists

Introduction to Sports Therapy Skills

Injuries and Chronic Disease

Principles and Practice of Joint Mobilisations (Peripheral and Vertebral)

Advanced Treatment Techniques

Assessing Health and Functional Fitness

Biomechanical Assessment of Performance and Injury

Dan is a clinical supervisor for the following:-

Sports Massage Clinic

Sports Injury Clinic

Dan has recently completed his MSc looking at the effect of a body orthotic on posture and performance.  In the growing field he is likely to undertake further research in this field.

Physiotherapy Specialist in Spinal and Pelvis Conditions (nerve related dysfunction)

Rehabilitation and Screening of Biomechanical deficiencies

Acute injury management

2011-2015 Head of Medical Services at Bristol Rugby

2006 – 2011 Head Physiotherapist at Newport Gwent Dragons Rugby

2005 WRU 7s Physiotherapist

2004-2005 Head Physiotherapist at Widnes Vikings

2000-2003 Clinical Physiotherapist – based at large teaching hospital

Consultancy work

2015 Racing Club Narbonne Mediterranean – overseeing medical affairs

2013-15 Guest Lecturer at QMUL – Sports and Exercise Medicine Course