Kelly is a registered Physiotherapist and Biomechanist who leads the AUT Millennium Sports Performance Clinics. He has a clinical interest and expertise in running injuries and biomechanics. Kelly has a Masters degree in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, including research in 3D running biomechanics.
He is currently completing his PhD in the area of real-time feedback in runners at risk of tibial stress fracture. Kelly has presented at numerous national and international conferences and his work has been published in Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy in Sport, and in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
While also heading up the Sports Performance Clinics, Kelly also teaches anatomy, biomechanics and skill acquisition as part of AUT’s School of Sport and Recreation.
Human Potential Clinic Manager (Clinical Exercise Physiologist)
Matt is a Clinical Exercise Physiologist and Manager of the Human Potential Clinic where he provides exercise assessment and training services for healthy individuals and those living with chronic health conditions. In addition, Matt is a senior lecturer for AUT’s School of Sport and Recreation, specialising in exercise physiology and exercise prescription. Matt also has a special interest in improving exercise-related processes for managing clinical clients in the NZ fitness and medical industries, working with large organisations to improve client/patient care. His research interests include a variety of clinical, occupational and sports physiology projects; with a current focus on ways of optimising exercise prescription for cardiac and cancer patients
Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Matthew is a registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEPNZ) who has been working at the Human Potential Clinic for the past six years. During this time, Matthew has provided cardiopulmonary exercise assessments and comprehensive exercise programming to a diverse range of patients. Matthew specialises in applying practical and accessible solutions for improving cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance and neuromuscular control over a wide array of chronic illnesses and conditions.
In addition to his clinic duties Matthew also teaches at AUT’s School of Sport and Recreation in the area of exercise physiology. Matthew holds a BHSc (Physiotherapy) and has a strong interest in applying clinical exercise physiology principles to long term musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions to achieve improved health outcomes.
Matthew has a history of competing in high level sport and has previously represented New Zealand in track and field.