Enda King PhD MSc combines his roles as a sports physiotherapist, strength and conditioning coach, researcher, and educator through his work with individual athletes and elite teams across a spectrum of sports and disciplines. Currently, he is Head of Performance Rehabilitation with Sports Surgery Clinic, Dublin, Ireland and traveling internationally to work with athletes and professional clubs. He currently lives in Ireland with his wife Michelle and their 3 children Eleanor, Ethan and Iarlaith.
Through his base at the renowned Sports Surgery Clinic Dublin, Enda combines his clinical and research work through the use of 3D biomechanics and high-level residential rehabilitation to optimise performance and efficient recovery after injury. He has worked with athletes and consulted for teams across a wide variety of disciplines including rugby, football, AFL, NBA, NFL, UFC, boxing, jockeys and GAA. His greatest areas of expertise lies within hip and groin related injury, as well as knee / ACL rehabilitation, and he is committed to performing innovative research to develop robust methods for injury prevention and rehabilitation in elite sport. Enda has over 20 peer-reviewed publications and regularly travels to speak at international conferences on groin injuries, ACL Return To Play and Return To Performance After Injury. Enda also authored the hip and groin chapter in “Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation”.
Enda completed his BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy degree in Trinity College, Dublin in 2005 then moved to Perth, Australia to undertake the renowned MSc Manipulative Therapy in Curtain University in 2009. Graduating with distinction Enda returned home and has focused his work in the Sports Surgery Clinic in Ireland around cutting edge methodology for hip and groin injury prevention and rehabilitation. In early 2019 he completed his PhD through the University of Roehampton in London exploring the influence of 3D Biomechanical analysis on outcomes after ACL reconstruction.