Dr. Phil Glasgow

Dr. Phil Glasgow

Head of Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy

IRFU

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Phil Glasgow has worked with some of the best athletes, coaches, sports and performers in the world. He has extensive experience in high performance sport both as an expert practitioner and as a coach and mentor to athletes, coaches and the ‘team behind the team’. Phil is recognised as a leader in the field of sports medicine and performance and has consulted International Sporting Bodies, World and Olympic Champions, Premiership Football and Rugby teams.

He was the Chief Physiotherapy Officer for Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games where he led the physiotherapy team of the most successful British Olympic Team in history.

Phil was Head of Sports Medicine at the Sports Institute Northern Ireland from 2004-2017 and has recently been appointed as Head of Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy for the Irish Rugby Football Union.

Phil is particularly interested in understanding the factors that influence the development of mastery and effective performance in both sporting and professional environments. He regularly presents at international conferences on aspects of performance and sports medicine. Phil is also a visiting professor of the School of Sport at Ulster University and teaches on a number of postgraduate programmes at various UK and European universities.

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