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Darryl has held various positions within the high performance area including; strength and conditioning coach, trainer, team manager, and exercise physiologist, which has culminated in working with Olympic and national athletes and coaches from a range of different sporting codes. His expertise is mainly in team sport conditioning of field hockey and cricket. Darryl is a former international indoor hockey player. It's these experiences that has inspired Darryl's passion to teach and carry out applied research in health, exercise and sport performance.
Darryl’s research interest is in sport performance, strength and conditioning where he has published a number of research articles on vibration exercise with an emphasis on its mechanism(s) and application in health, exercise and sport performance. Darryl is interested in developing new technologies and innovation that can enhance performance, reduce injury and accelerate recovery. Additionally, Darryl is keen to producing, high-quality applied research that is relevant to the end user.
Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture, Health and Well-being
Field of research codes
Exercise Physiology (110602): Human Movement and Sports Science (110600): Human Movement and Sports Science not elsewhere classified (110699): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Medical Physiology (111600): Sports Medicine (110604)
Project Title: Getting Pumped - A new method to recovery
Date Range: 2010 - 2011
Funding Body: Massey University