Matthew is a New Zealand trained physiotherapist with extensive musculoskeletal experience clinically, working with athletes in elite sport and pitch side, through to chronic pain patients and sedentary populations.
Matthew began lecturing part-time in 2011 and began teaching at the University of Birmingham in 2015. The teaches primarily on post graduate modules, including the MSc Exercise and Sports Medicine (Football), Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy, and Pre-registration programmes.
Matthew is research active, with a specific interest in with a special interest in the physiological and psychosocial aspects of pain, sports medicine and systematic research methodology. Matthew’s Doctoral research focuses on Interventions that modify the Physical Activity behaviours of chronic pain patients.