STEPH BRENNAN

Qualifications

BSc Physio, MCSP, PGD

Area of Expertise

Sports Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Courses
Lower Limb screening and rehab course
 

EDUCATION

University of Cardiff (Graduated 2005)
Post-graduate Diploma Sports and Exercise Medicine
(MSc pending)

University of Sydney, Australia (Graduated 1996)
Bachelor Applied Science (Physiotherapy)

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Physiotherapist and Personal trainer
Baku, Azerbaijan
(Jan 2011 – present)
• Complete lifestyle modification program for a select group of private clients
• Encompassing physiotherapy screening and treatment, fitness training, nutrition

Physiotherapist
Six Physio, Parsons Green
(October 2009 -December 2010)
• All physiotherapy duties required for busy private practice, established in 1996.
• Running inservices for staff at this clinic and other six physio clinics

Team Physiotherapist
England Rugby Football Union
(May 2009-Sept 2009)
• All physiotherapy duties to the Elite Player Squad (EPS) during match weeks – preparation, strapping, on field care
• Rehab program design and implementation
• Injury prevention co-ordination for RFU and premiership teams
• Close liaison to club physiotherapists regarding EPS players

Harlequins Rugby FC (Sept 2002 – May 2009)
• Roles included Medical Team Manager/ Head Physiotherapist/ Squad Physiotherapist
• Day to day management of all physiotherapy services for squad of 40-50 full time players
• Close liaison with director of rugby, coaching and fitness staff to ensure club objectives are met
• Strategic development of recovery methods and screening procedures
• Co-ordination of all medical services for the club, including: other full time physiotherapists, part time Doctors, physiotherapists, massage therapists and chiropractor
• Management of external medical providers and services, including: consultants, Allied Health professionals, rehabilitators and equipment providers
• Budget management for all aspects of the medical team and player medical costs
• Co-ordination of student placements – St Mary’s College, MSc students
Co-Director/Founder
Harlequins Sports Injuries Clinic (August 2006 – Sept 2009)

• Establishment of the Sports Injuries Clinic at the Twickenham Stoop
• Management of all medical services provided by the clinic comprising, physiotherapy, chiropractic, sports massage, fitness and nutritional assessment
• Part-time physiotherapist specialising in sports related injuries for athletes of all levels in a diverse range of sports
• Strategic planning, budgeting and management of company accounts
• Support staff administration
• Networking, marketing, and all other aspects of the business development process
• Lecturing at St Mary’s College, Twickenham and local schools

Other Professional Experience

• The Lister Hospital, Chelsea (Jan 2001 – August 2003)
• The Berkshire Royal Racquets and Health Club (June 1999 – June 2003)
• The Wentworth Golf Club (Jan 2000 – Jan 2002)
• Protherapy Multidisciplinary Clinic, Maroubra, Sydney, Australia (Jan 1998 – April 1999)
• Randwick Rugby Club, Sydney Australia (Jan 1998 – April 1999)
• Varied NHS work and sports coverage in both England and Australia
Other Recent Achievements

• Formation of The London Professional Sports Group to improve and develop intra-club learning and knowledge sharing between professional rugby and football physiotherapists
• Establishing an association with St Mary’s College, Twickenham to mentor and teach sports rehabilitation students during a structured 6 week placement with a professional rugby squad – approx 25 students through the system to date
• Founding a relationship with Roehampton University and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) to provide improved performance and research strategies for Harlequins FC
•  Visiting the medical team at both the ACT Brumbies and NSW Waratahs in February 2008 to share best practice and knowledge

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