?????????????In this well researched biography, Dr Woodfield provides a comprehensive perspective on Jack Lovelock which reviews his whole life and career – not just as an athlete.

Lovelock’s surviving daughter, Mary, who lives in Raleigh, North Carolina (USA), has called Woodfield’s biography the “best account of my father’s life to date”.

Title: Jack Lovelock
Sub-title: Athlete and Doctor
Author: Dr Graeme Woodfield
Publisher: Trio Books Ltd
ISBN: 978-0-9582455-9-3
Publication date: October, 2007
Pages: 248
Photographs: 80
Cover: Paperback
Price: $NZ29.95   (Out of Print – however we may be able to source one for you.)


  • Life in New Zealand
  • Family History /Primary School / Secondary School /Medical School
  • Life in England
  • Oxford University / Olympic Games – Los Angeles & Berlin / Knee Problems / Vaccine /
  • Medical Student / Visit to NZ / Doctor’s Life / Sports Journalist / Physiology /
  • Lovelock’s Accidents / Head Injuries / Eye Problems / Rehabilitation /
  • Army Career / Marriage / Post-war Hospital Positions
  • Life in the United States
  • Hospital for Special Surgery – New York / Accident or Suicide / Psychiatric Overview
  • Commentary
  • Remembering Jack Lovelock