Phil Glasgow has extensive experience in high performance sport as a practitioner, lecturer, researcher and as a mentor to the ‘team behind the team’. Phil is currently Head of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation at the Irish Rugby Football Union having previously held the position of head of sports medicine at the Sports Institute Northern Ireland for 14 years. 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’s doctoral studies investigated management of muscle damage and he is currently involved in a number of research projects investigating effective rehabilitation and management of muscle tendon unit injures. Phil is visiting professor of the School of Sport at Ulster University and teaches on a number of postgraduate sports medicine programmes at several UK and European universities. Phil is also Vice President of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine (Physios in Sport, UK).