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|About||RTR combines Physiotherapy, Strength & Conditioning and Pilates to provide injury management and return to performance training programmes. RTR also delivers exercise science and rehabiliation education programmes to health professionals|
John Contreras - Director
APA Sports Physiotherapist, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Certified Pilates teacher and educator
B.Physio (Hons) B.Sc, M.ExSci (S&C), M. Sports Physio
Since graduating from The University of Melbourne in 2001, John has worked extensively in Australia and the UK within the field of Sports Physiotherapy, exercise therapy and rehabilitation. Throughout his career, John has managed a range of clients including post-operative rehab, acute injury management, return to sport rehabilitation, general fitness and elite athletic performance. He has completed a Master of Sports Physiotherapy (La Trobe University) as well as a Master of Exercise Science (Strength & Conditioning) from Edith Cowan University (WA) and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) and a Level 1 ASCA S&C Coach. John has managed strength training services in numerous clinics both in Melbourne and London and has had years of experience delivering clinical Pilates to professional athletes, including Brentford FC in London and the Victorian Bushrangers in Melbourne.
Apart from his clinical experience, John is a former Master Trainer with the Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute (APPI), teaching matwork and equipment Pilates courses to other health professionals across the UK, Europe, Brazil, Australia and the United States for over 10 years. He also developed the APPI Pilates for Runners and Cyclists courses.
Using his experience combining Physiotherapy, Pilates and Strength & Conditioning training principles, and with a desire to deliver exercise based education with a strong evidence base, in 2012 John launched Resistance Training Rehabilitation workshops and since then has become a sought after educator.
Resistance Training Rehabilitation (RTR) courses have been designed to create a clinical pathway from injury management to fitness and high level performance with a strong scientif