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Dr Trevor Clark

Head of Department, Sport Performance

Dr Trevor Clark

Job Title:

Head of Department, Sport Performance and Sport Business

Email:

tclark@acpe.edu.au

Qualifications:

PhD, MSc, BA (Hons)

Staff Profile

Contact Details

Telephone: 9739 3394
Email: tclark@acpe.edu.au

Teaching Interest

  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Sport Performance
  • Coaching
  • Research

Research Interest

  • Concussion
  • Sports Injury
  • Collision Sports

Current Projects: Sport Concussion, Injury Epidemiology and Early Onset Arthritis

Grants: Health Research Council NZ

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications:

 

  1. King, D., Hume, P., Cummins, C., Pearce, A., Clark, T., Foskett, A. & Barnes, M. (2019). Match and Training Injuries in Women’s Rugby Union: A Systematic Review of Published Studies. Sports Medicine; https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-019-01151-4
  2. King, D., Hume, P., Hardaker, N., Cummins, C., Pearce, A, & Clark, T. (2019). Traumatic brain injuries in New Zealand: National Insurance (Accident Compensation Corporation) claims from 2012 to 2016. Journal of the Neurological Sciences; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2019.01.049
  3. King, D., Hume, P., Hardaker, N., Cummins, C., Clark, T., Pearce, A. & Gissane, C. (2019). Female rugby union injuries in New Zealand: A review of five years of Accident Compensation Corporation moderate to severe claims and costs. Journal of Science Medicine Sports. 22 (2019) 532-537
  4. King, D., Cummins, C., Hume, P., Clark, T. & Pearce, A. (2018). Physical demands of amateur senior domestic rugby union players over one round of competition matches in New Zealand assessed using heart rate and movement analysis. Submitted to International Journal of Sports Science Medicine, 2018. 2(3): 66-71
  5. King, D., Hume, P., Gissane, C., Clark, T. & Cummins, C. (2018). Injuries in a senior amateur rugby union team over two competition seasons resulted in a ratio of 1:5 witnessed to unwitnessed concussions. NZ Journal Sports Medicine. 2018. 45(1):22-33
  6. King, D., Cummins, C., Hume, P. & Clark, T. (2018). Physical demands of amateur domestic and representative netball in one season in New Zealand assessed using heart rate and movement analysis. J Strength Cond Res. 2018. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002605
  7. King, D., Hume, P., Hardaker, N., Cummins, C., Gissane, C. & Clark, T. (2018). Sports related injuries in New Zealand: National insurance (Accident Compensation Corporation) claims for five sporting codes from 2012 to 2016. Br J Sports Med. 2018. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-098533
  1. King, D., Hume, P. Cummins, C., Clark, T. & Gissane, C. (2018). Concussion incidence for two levels of senior amateur rugby league in New Zealand, 2008-2011. Sports Med Rehabil J. 2018. 3(1):1026
  2. King, D., Hume, P., Gissane, C. & Clark, T. (2018). Measurement of head impacts in a senior amateur rugby league team with an instrumented patch: An exploratory analysis. ARC J Res Sports Med 2018. 2(1):9-20
  3. King, D., Hume, P., Gissane, C., Kieser, D., Clark, T. (2018).  Head impact exposure from match participation in women’s rugby league over one season of domestic competition. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport Vol. 21, Issue. 2: 139-146.
  4. Cummins, C., King, D, & Clark, T. (2018). Injuries in New Zealand amateur rugby league matches by positional groups. New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine. 44 (2), p 66-70.
  5. Clark, T., & King, D. (2017). Incidence of training injuries in a New Zealand amateur rugby league team over three consecutive years. Australian Journal Strength Conditioning 25(7); 26-32.
  6. King, D., Clark, T., Kellmann, M., & Hume, P. (2017). Stress and recovery changes of injured and non-injured amateur representative rugby league players over a competition season. New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine 43-2 p57-63
  7. King, D., Hume, P., Gissane, C., Cummins, C., Clark, T. (2017).  Measurement of head impacts in a senior amateur rugby league team with an instrumented patch: Exploratory Analysis. ARC Journal of Research in Sports Medicine Volume 2, Issue 1, PP 9-20
  8. Hume, P., Quarrie, K., Carlson L., King, D., Bradshaw, E., Le Flao, E., Alderson, J., Theadom, A., Lopez, V., Lewis, G., Hind, K., Entwistle, L., Brughelli, M., Gissane, C., Clark, T. (2017). Can we reduce injury risk in rugby codes? Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 20S (2017) 1.  doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2017.09.370
  1. King, DA., Hecimovich, M., Clark, TN., & Gissane, C. (2017). Measurement of the head impacts in a sub-elite Australian Rules football team with an instrumented patch: An exploratory analysis. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching, May 1–12. DOI: 10.1177/1747954117710512
  1. King, D., Hume, P., Gissane, C. & Clark, TN. (2017). Semi-Professional Rugby League Players have Higher Concussion Risk than Professional or Amateur Participants: A Pooled Analysis. Sports Medicine 47: 197. doi:10.1007/s40279-016-0576-z
  2. King, D., Hume, P., Gissane, C. & Clark, TN. (2017). Head impacts in a junior rugby league team measured with a wireless head impact sensor: An exploratory analysis. Journal Neurosurgery: Paediatrics. doi: 10.3171/2016.7.PEDS1684
  3. King, D., & Hume, P., Gissane, C., & Clark, TN. (2016). Similar head impact acceleration measured using instrumented ear patches in a junior rugby union team during matches in comparison with other sports. Journal Neurosurgery: Paediatrics 18(1):65-72
  4. King, DA., Hume, PA., Gissane, C., Brughelli, M., & Clark, TN. (2016). The influence of head impact threshold for reporting data in contact and collision sports: Consensus needed. Sports Medicine 6:151-16
  5. King, D., Gissane, C., Clark, T. (2014) Concussion in amateur rugby league players in New Zealand: A review of player concussion history. New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine :8–13
  6. King, D., Gissane, C., & Clark, T. (2013). Concussion in amateur rugby league players in New Zealand: A review of player concussion history. New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine, 40(2), 64-69.
  7. King, D., & Clark, T. (2012) Injuries in amateur representative rugby league over three years. New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine 39 (2):48–51
  8. King, D., Clark, T., Gissane, C. (2012) Use of a rapid visual screening tool for the assessment of concussion in amateur rugby league: A pilot study, Journal Neurological Science, doi:10.1016/j.jns.2012.05.049
  9. King, D., Hume, P. & Clark, T. (2012) Nature of Tackles That Result in Injury in Professional Rugby League. Research in Sports Medicine, 20:86–104
  10. King, DA., Clark, TN., & Gissane, C. (2012). Use of a rapid visual screening tool for the assessment of concussion in amateur rugby league: a pilot study Journal Neurological Science 320(1-2); 16-21.
  11. King DA., & Clark TN. (2012). Injuries in amateur representative rugby league over three years. New Zealand Journal Sports Medicine 39(2):48-51.
  12. King, DA., Hume, PA. & Clark, TN. (2012). Nature of impacts that result in injury in professional rugby league. Research Sports Medicine 20(2): 87-105
  13. King, D., Hume, P., Gianotti, S., & Clark, T. (2011) Neck, back and spine injuries in amateur rugby league: A review of nine years of Accident Compensation Corporation injury entitlement claims and costs. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 14, 126–129
  14. King, D., Clark, T., Kellmann, M. (2010) Changes in stress and recovery as a result of participating in a premier rugby league representative competition. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching 2010; 5(2):223-237
  15. King, D., Hume, P. & Clark, T. (2010) Video analysis of tackles in professional rugby league matches by player position, tackle height and tackle location. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport 10(3):241-25
  16. King, D., Hume, P. & Clark, T. (2010) Player perspectives on return to play after match or training injury in amateur rugby league. New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine Vol 37 No 2 2010.
  17. King, D., Hume, P., Gianotti, S., & Clark, T (2010) A Retrospective Review Over 1999 to 2007 of Head, Shoulder and Knee Soft Tissue and Fracture-Dislocation Injuries and Associated Costs for Rugby League in New Zealand. International Journal Sports Medicine 31: 1 – 5

 

International Conference Presentations

  1. Clark, T & Boyle, D. (2018) From the Classroom to the Coal Face and Back. The ASCA International Conference. 9-11th November 2018, ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, Australia.
  2. Clark, T (2018) Key Note Speaker – Importance of Nutrition for Sport Performance: A Case Study of rugby league and rugby union. Kenyan Nutrition & Dietetics Institute 1st International Conference 21st to 25th May 2018, Pwani University, Kenya.
  3. Clark, T (2018) What health changes occur in Māori males after retirement from playing rugby league? 3rd World Congress on  Public Health & Nutrition, London, UK
  4. Clark, T., & King, D (2016) Sport Concussion Look A-Head Project Workshop: Cardiff Sport & Exercise Medicine Society, Cardiff University, UK.
  5. Clark, T (2014) Hui Whakapiripiri HRC Maori Research Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.
  6. Clark, T., & King, D (2011) Concussions in Amateur Rugby League: A 3 year prospective study. Sport & Exercise Science NZ National Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.
  7. Clark, T (2010) Smoking and Health in Maori. National Maori Nursing Conference, Wellington, New Zealand.

 

Research Grant

  1. Clark, T – Health Research Council New Zealand, Maori PhD Scholarship ($150,000) Wellington, New Zealand.