Daniel Martin

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

Lecturer in Sports Therapy

Tel: 01267 676616
E-mail: daniel.martin@uwtsd.ac.uk

Lecturer in Sports Therapy

I have over 15 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. 

I have also acted as a consultant therapist to Racing Club Narbonne in France, Glamorgan Cricket and worked the London 2017 Athletics World Championships.  Currently, I am a consultant to the Football Association of Wales. 

My areas of expertise include:  Management of Pelvic and Spinal Conditions, Acute Injury Management, Sports Specific Rehabilitation and has devised many Innovative Treatments for Sports Injuries.

I am a guest lecturer on the Sports and Exercise Medicine degree at Queen Mary University London, and I have a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy from the University of Bath. 

  • 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

I recently completed my MSc looking at the effect of a body orthotic on posture and performance. 

  • Physiotherapy Specialist in Spinal and Pelvis Conditions (nerve related dysfunction).
  • Rehabilitation and Screening of Biomechanical deficiencies.
  • Acute injury management.
  • 2016-2018 FAW Consultant
  • 2015-16 Racing Club de Narbonne Mediterraine - Consultant
  • 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

Guest Lecturer at QMUL – Sports and Exercise Medicine Course