Dr. Eamonn Delahunt is an Associate Professor in the University College Dublin School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science. He graduated with a first class honours BSc (Physiotherapy) in 2003. Upon graduation he was the first-ever physiotherapist to receive an Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology postgraduate research scholarship. He completed his PhD in the minimum time required graduating in 2006. Dr. Delahunt is committed to the philosophy of the protection of athlete health and the prevention of illnesses and injuries in sport. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Delahunt has an active research group, including 13 PhD students. Dr. Delahunt has extensive clinical experience in the area of sports physiotherapy and is a Specialist Member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.