An evening with the experts
Enda King Phd
Enda King MSc has over 10 years experience working as a Sports Physiotherapist with athletes and coaches across a spectrum of sports and disciplines. Currently he is Head of Performance Rehabilitation with Sports Surgery Clinic, Dublin, Ireland. Enda completed his BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy degree in Trinity College, Dublin in 2005 then moved to Perth, Australia to undertake the renowned MSc Manipulative Therapy in Curtain University in 2009.
Graduating with distinction Enda returned home and has focused his work in the Sports Surgery Clinic in Ireland around cutting edge methodology for hip and groin injury prevention and rehabilitation. Currently working on his PhD (3D Biomechanics after ACL Reconstruction) with University of Roehamption in London, Enda combines the use of 3D biomechanics and high-level residential rehabilitation to optimize performance and an efficient recovery after injury.
He has worked with athletes across a wide variety of disciplines including rugby, soccer, AFL, NFL, UFC, boxing, jockeys and GAA. His greatest areas of expertise lies within hip and groin related, as well as knee / ACL rehabilitation, and he is committed to performing innovative research to develop robust methods for injury prevention and rehabilitation in elite sport.
Enda has a number of peer-reviewed publications and regularly travels to speak at international conferences on groin injuries, ACL Return To Play and Return To Performance After Injury. Enda also authored the hip and groin chapter in Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation.
He currently lives in Ireland with his wife Michelle, and children Eleanor, Ethan and Iarlaith, while travelling internationally to work with athletes and professional clubs in conjunction with the Sports Surgery Clinic.
- MSc Manipulative Therapy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
- BSc Physiotherapy, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
- National Strength and Conditioning Association Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach
- UKSCA Phd candidate at University of Roehampton (3D Biomechanics after ACL reconstruction)
Professor Craig Purdam
- Undergraduate (1975)
- Postgraduate diploma in Sports (1992)
- Master in Sports (2000)
- Specialist Sports Physiotherapy following his Fellowship of the Australian College of Physiotherapists (2009)
- Honorary Doctor of Science from La Trobe University (2018)
Peter is the Clinical Director Physiotherapist at Complete Sports Care
Peter's passion and expertise is managing patients with long term tendon pain, sometimes referred to as tendinopathy or tendinitis.
Aside from his clinical work Peter is an Associate Professor at Monash University where he leads various tendinopathy research projects and supervises PhD and MSc students. He regularly presents at conferences and seminars, teaching other clinicians about tendinopathy management. He loves teaching and the opportunity it provides to significantly shift clinicians’ thinking and management of tendinopathy patients.
David graduated from the University of SA in 1999, and has completed a post graduate Masters In Sports Physiotherapy. He is also an ASCA accrediated Level 1 Strength and Conditioning coach.
He has a special interest in lower limb rehabilitation (hip, knee, and ankle), tendon pathologies, and shoulder injuries.
As Zone 34’s senior Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist David offers consultations for complex cases and second opinion.
Through our Telehealth service he provides video consultations to basketballers around Australia and Worldwide. This service has proven to be extremely valuable to Australian athletes based in US NCAA College programs.
Information on the management and rehabilitation of common basketball injuries is available on David’s website basketball.physio