Russell Hitchen

Lecturer in Sports MedicineSchool of Medicine and Dentistry

Russell joined UCLan in September 2017 following a full time career in professional football. Russell first qualified as a physiotherapist in 2009 and initially worked at in the NHS at Trafford General Hospital. He later moved into professional football and spent eight years at Wigan Athletic FC including two years as Head Physiotherapist, working predominantly in the Premier League and Championship.