Dr Andy Franklyn-Miller completed his medical training at Imperial College, London in 1998 before joining the Royal Navy and serving with the Royal Marines. He commenced surgical training but transferred to Sports medicine and trained in the UK and Australia as the Royal Navy’s Consultant in Sport And Exercise Medicine. His final post before leaving the Military was as Head of Research and Director of the Centre for Human Performance, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation at The Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre Headley Court.
Dr Franklyn-Miller has worked as Team doctor to British Olympic Rowing, England Rugby, Melbourne Storm Rugby League and the New Zealand Black Ferns alongside work for UK Athletics, Australian Open Tennis and World Swimming Championships.
He has appeared on the BBC Breakfast sofa and Radio 5 live on numerous occasions discussing athlete preparation, injury prevention and injuries to leading athletes and a regular contributor to the BJSM podcast programme.
In 2007 He formed a Research partnership with Dr Eanna Falvey when both were working at University of Melbourne, this research has led to numerous publications on groin pain,fascial injury, injury prevention and sports medicine anatomy. They co-wrote Clinical Sports Anatomy the leading Sports Medicine anatomy text.
Current research interests include: the biomechanics of groin pain, the expedited return to sport following groin injury, exertional lower limb pain and running re-education.
Professional interests include sport injury, unexplained underperformance in athletes, chronic groin pain, lower limb overuse injury, and the management of high performance load and recovery alongside the biomechanics of running for performance.
- Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB, BS), Imperial College, University of London , 1998
- Fellow of Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (UK) 2011
- Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 2005
- PhD candidate (on-going), University of Bath, 2005-2012
- Clinical/Research Fellowship (Sports Medicine), Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre, Melbourne, Australia and Centre for Health Exercise & Sports Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne Australia 2007-2008
- Great Britain Rowing Team Doctor 2004-2006
- Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club, Australia Team Doctor 2006-2008
- Sports Physician, World Swimming Championships, Australia 2008
- New Zealand Black Ferns, World Cup winners 2010
- England Rugby Age group Doctor 2008-2011
- Amateur Rowing Association Silver Coaching Award
- Coach to St Pauls School 1st VII Princess Elizabeth Cup winners Heney Royal Regatta 1994
- Coach to Junior Great Britain Team Rowing U18 1994-1997
- Coach to Imperial College Rowing Club 1996-1998