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Mr Rob Hamilton

Senior Lecturer

School of Health Sciences

Brook Building, BB116

+44 (0) 1772 89 2795

rhamilton@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Physiotherapy; Sports Therapy; Strength and Conditioning

Full Profile

Rob is a chartered Physiotherapist and Sports Rehabilitator and currently splits his teaching between the second year BSc Hons Strength and Conditioning course and BSc Hons Physiotherapy delivering first year modules as well as examining second and third year Physiotherapy students whilst on clinical placements. As well as the clinical manual therapy techniques he employs, he has always been heavily involved with strength and conditioning in both injury rehabilitation/prehabilitation and in general and sports specific exercise prescription.

As well as Rob's working 0.5 role at UCLan, he has a private physiotherapy clinic based in Preston, and is the lead physiotherapist for the British Wrestling Association.

Rob has provided physiotherapy for Great Britain in many world championships for numerous Olympic sports including GB Wrestling, GB Swimming, GB Cycling and Rob represented Team GB in London 2012. He also provided physiotherapy representing Team England in Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Rob wrote opinion based articles for a multisport combat magazine called Fighting Fit, and is currently midway through an MSc in Manual Therapy at Manchester Met University. Rob has also invented and developed the MyoBl8de Myofascial release tool.

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, Salford University 2006
BSc (Hons) Sports Rehabilitation, Salford University, 2001
HND Sports Science 1998

Memberships

Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapists; Health Care Professions Council; British Association of Sports Rehabilitators and Trainers; Member of Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapy; member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapist in Sports Medicine; Member of the Fascial Manipulation Association.

Teaching

Rob teaches on the second year BSc Hons Strength and Conditioning course and BSc Hons Physiotherapy delivering first year modules as well as examining second and third year Physiotherapy students whilst on clinical placements

External Affiliations and Roles

Rob continues to work with the English Institute of Sport and provides lecture seminars to enable continued knowledge transfer.