Josh McGeown supports Mātai’s concussion data collection and analysis. He will
collaborates with several groups and developing research around novel concussion
rehabilitation approaches.
Josh has been engaged in numerous sports throughout his life and played rugby
for 11 years, until severe concussions ended his playing career. He is at the end
stages of his PhD focused on mTBI rehabilitation under the supervision of Professors
Patria Hume and Alice Theadom of the Auckland University of Technology and Dr
Ken Quarrie Chief Scientist at NZ Rugby. Josh’s project is on advancing the clinical
management and return to play of athletes who suffer a sport-originated brain injury,
through identifying objective tools to assist clinical decision making, and nutrition
options, to improve recovery outcomes.