Dr Doug King

Adjunct Research Fellow - School of Science and Technology


Dr Doug King is a registered Comprehensive Nurse with 25 years experience in medical, surgical, orthopaedics, mental health and Emergency. He is also a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Minor injuries.

Doug's focus is on researching injuries in sports by investigating injury mechanisms at the amateur level of participation to identify possible injury reduction strategies, sports-related concussion assessment and management through to rehabilitation focusing on transferability of the research to non-sporting environments focusing on intimate partner violence and non-accidental injury. Doug is a co-leader of the SPRINZ Rugby Codes Research Group, an Honorary Research fellow at the Applied Sports, Technology, Exercise and Medicine (A-STEM) Research Centre, College of Engineering at Swansea University and a Research Associate of the Sports Performance Research Institute of New Zealand (SPRINZ, AUT University).