Dr Bruce Hamilton completed studies in Physical Education and Medicine at Otago University in NZ, prior to completing the Australasian College of Sports Medicine Fellowship in 2001. He has postgraduate qualifications in Tropical Medicine and Sports Law, has published over 100 peer reviewed manuscripts or book chapters. In 2017 he was awarded a medical doctorate (MD) from the University of Otago for his research into hamstring muscle injury. Bruce has worked in elite sport environments in Australia (Australian Institute of Sport), England (England Institute of Sport/UK Athletics) and the Middle East (Qatar). In 2013 he was appointed Medical Lead for High Performance Sport New Zealand and the New Zealand Olympic Committee where he is responsible for ensuring New Zealand has a world class health service to support elite Olympic Athletes. He has been attended four Olympic and four Commonwealth Games in a medical capacity and has recently been appointed to the Commonwealth Games Federation Medical Commission. Bruce is passionate about the benefits of sport and exercise for health and wellbeing.