Sam obtained a B.Sc. in Sport Science and Health (Bachelor Honours Degree Level 8) from Dublin City University in 2015. Here he studied and was examined in an array of modules such as Health and Fitness Theory and Practice, Sports and Exercise Physiology, Functional Anatomy, Technology for Health Sciences, Sports Psychology, Nutrition, Biomechanics, Adapted Physical Activity, Coaching Studies, Health Promotion and Injury Rehabilitation to name a few.
He then went on to further study and obtained a Masters in Physiotherapy (Professional Masters Level 9) from University College Dublin and is currently a registered member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.
Sam has first hand experience working within a private practice setting as a Strength and Conditioning Coach for a number of years, working with many athletes in various sporting disciplines and levels (GAA Football Teams, Soccer Teams, Rugby Teams, Boxers, Mixed Martial Artists, Runners and Swimmers).
He has a keen interest and passion for Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation, through utilising current evidence based research and best practice guidelines set out within the literature, as well as combining his previous Undergraduate expertise. This is to ensure that his clients not only become pain free, but stronger and more mobile than their previous baseline.
In his spare time he lectures current S&Cs and Personal Trainers in various Continual Professional Development Modules.
Sam’s specialist areas: Functional Sports Rehab, Myofascial Release/Trigger Point Therapy, Soft Tissue Mobilisations/Manipulations, Ankle Injuries, Hip/Groin Injuries, Knee Injuries, Shoulder Injuries, Low Back Pain.
I have gone through a full pre-season and started the new season off well and my knee has been great and I played towards the end of the last season too. A big thanks again for all your help it was very much appreciated. From A Leinster Senior League Player