Martin McIntyre is the founder of The Sports Injury Sports Medicine Clinic in Castlebar. An expert in the areas of performance evaluation, health and fitness, exercise physiology, sports biomechanics and injury prevention and treatment.
Martin has impressive qualifications and experience in the specialized field of musculoskeletal injury treatment including MSc Sports Injury (Medicine); University of Sheffield, MSc Gaelic football; Institute of Technology Tralee, BSc(Hons) Sports Science; John Moores University, H.Dip Science and Football; John Moores University. Martin has worked with Kerry Senior, U21 and Minor Development squads since 1997, including Cavan and Clare Senior Footballers, Kerry Ladies Senior Football Team, Kilkenny City F.C. and Middlesborough F.C. and a number of club teams including An Gaeltacht, Dr Crokes. Martin extended his experience when employed by Institute of Technology, Tralee and managed the Sport, Health Performance Evaluation Centre (SHaPE) at the ITT. He is a leading researcher in Gaelic Football and Soccer with a number of publications in the British Journal of Sports Medicine and Journal of Sports Sciences.
While based in IT Tralee, Martin managed the ‘SHaPE’ centre which is a state of the art performance evaluation centre and leisure centre and duties included:
The centre was equipped with circa €200,000 worth of equipment in the area of sports injury rehabilitation, sports medicine, sports conditioning. Martin supervised and was involved in:
Some other sports teams Martin has been involved with:
Roscommon minor footballers (All-Ireland winners 2006), Kilkenny City FC, Limerick City FC, Kerry Senior Football Team (All-Ireland Winners 1997, 2000, 2004), Kerry U-17 development squad, Institute of Technology Tralee (Sigerson Cup winners 1999, 2000, 2001), Kerry Hurling Team, Kerry Ladies Football Team, Clare, Cavan, Keirins O Rahillys (County Senior Champions 2002), An Gaeltacht (County Senior Champions, 2001, 2003, All-Ireland Club Finalists 2003), Milltown Castlemaine, Co Kerry (Division 1 County League Winners 2002, Intermediate County Winners 2003), Luane Rangers (All-Ireland Club Champions 1998), Glenflesk, St. Brendans, Skellig Rangers, Crommane, Rathmore, Austin Stacks, Currow. Other sports include Killorglin Cycling Club, Castleisland Athletics Club, Members of the Irish Cycling Team, Members of the World Youth Championships 2003.
Papers that have been published by Martin:
Physiological profile in relation to playing position of elite college Gaelic footballers
A comparison of the physiological profiles of elite Gaelic footballers, hurlers and soccer players
Email Martin directly at firstname.lastname@example.org