Stephen Burden

Stephen Burden

Principal Academic Staff Member

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  • 2000 - Present Principal Academic Staff Member, School of Sport and Exercise Science, Waikato Institute of Technology
  • 1997 - 2000 Lecturer, Department of Human Movement Science, University of Zululand, South Afrika
  • 1993 - 1997 Self-employed Registered Biokineticist, Rondebosch, South Africa

Qualifications

  • 1996 MSc (Medicine) Exercise Science
  • 1984 BA (Phys Ed) Hons
  • 1983 BA (Phys Ed)
  • CATE
  • RMT (MNZ)

Registered Biokineticist - now Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (Clinical Exercise Physiology New Zealand); Registered Therapist (Massage New Zealand). 

Areas of specialisation

  • Exercise Rehabilitation
  • Injury Prevention
  • Sports Medicine
  • Massage Therapy

Research and scholarly activity

I have supervised and co-supervised students from 3rd year degree to Masters level in the areas of exercise rehabilitation; hypermobility; exercise prescription for special population

Professional Affiliations

  • Sports Medicine New Zealand
  • Massage New Zealand

What keeps you busy outside of work? 

I work in my own clinics (Monday - Thursday afternoons) doing exercise rehabilitation and soft tissue therapy. I am training for New Zealand Masters Track & Field Athletics.  

Greatest achievement

Being on New Zealand’s Health Support Team in the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. 

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