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Mike Hopkinson

Research Assistant

School of Health Sciences

Brook Building, BB121

mhopkinson1@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Health

Mike is research active within the area of biomechanics and rehabilitation and is a member of the Allied Health Professions Research Unit. He also works with Bradford Bulls RLFC as a strength and conditioning coach for the academy sides.

Mike is also a part of the Allied Health Research Unit

Full Profile

Mike completed his BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science degree at Northumbria University. He then specialised in Biomechanics (Master of Science) at Liverpool John Moores in which he completed a thesis titled ‘Lower extremity kinematic differences and variability of normal, fixed unstable and irregular shoe conditions during continuous treadmill running’. His experience is focussed in Biomechanics injury prevention and rehabilitation. He also works in the Strength and Conditioning department at Bradford Bulls RLFC.

External Activities

Bradford Bulls RLFC Strength and Conditioning Coach

Projects

‘Lower extremity kinematic differences and variability of normal, fixed unstable and irregular shoe conditions during continuous treadmill running’. ‘A two group comparative study of neck strength between different standards of players in rugby union and an investigation into correlation between neck girth, length and neck strength’.

Memberships

BASES, UKSCA