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Phil Handcock


Associate Professor
PhD (Otago), MSc (Alberta), BPhEd(Otago), GDTE (Otago Polytechnic)

Phil is proudly a physical educator, interested and inquisitive in almost anything to do with exercise and sport. Having worked in exercise rehabilitation, strength and conditioning, and community exercise prescription he has since enjoyed a 30 year career in academia as a teacher/practitioner/researcher. A well published researcher, Phil has undertaken contract and grant research using a wide range of research methodologies. He reviews regularly for a number of academic publications and is currently editing a special edition on injury prevention and management. Phil is a highly experienced and enthusiastic postgraduate supervisor with particular research interests in exercise rehabilitation, return to play decision making, professional competence of exercise professionals, making physical activity sustainable, and concussion management and student life. Within Otago Polytechnic’s Institute of Sport Exercise & Health, Phil teaches across the postgraduate programme and continues to welcome and supervise Masters and Doctoral students.

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