PhD Martin Asker
PhD Candidate Martin Asker is a manual therapist specialised in sports medicine and shoulder problems, especially in handball players. He has 17 years of clinical experience of working with both male and female elite senior and youth handball players. Alongside working clinically he is currently undertaking his PhD, focusing on shoulder injuries in adolescent elite handball players and throwing biomechanics.
Martin has presented at numerous national and international conferences and been teaching master classes with a focus on shoulder diagnostics and managements for the past 10 years. Martin is a member of the medical committee of the Swedish Handball Federation and part of the medical team for the Swedish male U16 national team. He was the president of the organizing committee of the 1st Scandinavian Congress in Handball Medicine 2016. He has also authored several book chapters in the upcoming textbook “Handball Sports Medicine” (Elsevier, ESSKA, 2018).