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Daniel Richards

Senior Lecturer of: BSc (Hons) Rehabilitation & Injury Management BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

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Daniel Richards

Room: M407


+44 (0) 1978 29 3173


Daniel completed his first degree in Psychology in New Zealand before returning to the UK. After completing a PGCert in Computing from Liverpool University, Daniel studied for a BSc.(Hons) Physiotherapy from the University of Salford, training in the NHS and gaining a 1st class degree.


Daniel then pursued a career in private practise and professional football, working full-time for two North-West of England Championship and Premier League football clubs in Senior Academy and 1st team roles as a Chartered Physiotherapist. Whilst in a full time role in professional football, Daniel gained an MSc in Exercise & Sports Medicine at the University of Birmingham and worked part-time teaching on the MSc. Physiotherapy (pre-reg). Daniel maintains a private practise alongside his full-time role at Glyndwr.


Daniel is married with three children and enjoys walking and travelling.

BSc. Psychology – Canterbury, NZ

PGCert. (Computing) – University of Liverpool

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy - 1st Class – University of Salford

MSc. Exercise & Sports Medicine – University of Birmingham

PGCPD – Glyndwr (in progress)

BSc (Hons) Rehabilitation & Injury Management 

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

Post-Operative Knee Surgery Outcomes


Pain Pressure Threshold Algometry in the Lower Limb