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Gok Kandasamy

01642 738244
Job title:
Principal Lecturer (International)
School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law
Social Sciences, Humanities & Law research

About Gok Kandasamy

Gok Kandasamy

Gok Kandasamy
Principal Lecturer (International), School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law
T: 01642 738244
Research: Social Sciences, Humanities & Law research

Gok Kandasamy is a registered physiotherapist graduated from Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR medical university, India, with a first class honours degree in Physiotherapy. He went on to complete an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy in 2002 from Hamdard University, New Delhi, India and MSc in Sports Biomechanics in 2006 from John Moores University, Liverpool.

Before coming to Teesside, Gok worked as a Senior Lecturer in India for five years, delivering modules in a physiotherapy programme and as a course leader for MSc Sports Physiotherapy programme. He also worked as a Sports Physiotherapist for many ITF tennis tournaments in India.

Currently Gok is pursuing his PhD (part time) on ‘Biomechanical analysis of Kinetics & Kinematics of the knee joint during cricket fast bowling’

Research interests

Gok’s primary research interest include:
• prevention of overuse lower limb injuries in sports,  
• biomechanical analysis (Kinetic link) of lower limb in sports
• relationship between foot type and overuse injuries in sports
• biomechanical analysis of spinal mobilisation.