Gokulakannan Kandasamy, Ph.D., is a chartered physiotherapist and an associate professor at Teesside University, England. As a university teaching fellow and a HEA Senior Fellow. Dr. Kandasamy teaches and supports students at all levels. His research areas of focus are back shape, posture, spinal pain, and deformities. As an external examiner, he has undertaken external consultancy work on curriculum design as well as staff development activities.