Centre of Excellence:

Axis and UniSports Sports Medicine, Auckland, New Zealand

Medical Specialty:

Sport and Exercise Physician

General information:

Mark is a Sports and Exercise Medicine Physician based in Auckland, Zew Zealand. Mark is the Medical Director for both New Zealand Football and Netball NZ and has been the doctor for the All Whites (the mens national team). Mark has a university appointment and is involved with Sports Medicine education contributing regularly as a guest speaker/lecturer at universities and sports medicine meetings.

Team/Sports/Research/Academic Involvement:

  • Medical Director New Zealand Football
  • All Whites Team Physician
  • LOC General Medical Officer FIFA U20 World Cup 2015
  • Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland
  • Managing Partner, Axis Sports Medicine Specialists (FIFA Centre of Excellence)
Free

Touchline Care

There are a variety of relatively minor complaints that commonly occur on the touchline.

See more...

Free

Infectious diseases

There are a variety of infectious diseases which commonly occur in a football setting.

See more...

Free

Football for Health

Physical inactivity is a very significant public health problem. We are becoming increasingly sedentary and more obese.

See more...

Free

Injury Prevention

With over 265 million men and women participating, injuries in football are unfortunately exceedingly common.

See more...

Free

Event Planning

All football tournaments, like the FIFA World Cup™, require a large amount of planning and preparation.

See more...

Free

Rheumatology

The majority of athletes presenting to a sports medicine clinic have a musculoskeletal condition.

See more...

Free

Anterior Cruciate Ligament

Injuries to the knee are among the most common problems seen in football.

See more...