Upper back mobility is really important for triathletes, to enable them to swim and run with good technique.  However the latest research shows that time spent in the saddle is stiffening up our spines and hips which is effecting performance and injury risk during duathlons and triathlons.

Nicola Dinsdale
Head Sports Rehab Therapist BSc (Hons) MSc Clinical Pilates Instructor

Graduated in 2007 with a BSc (Hons) in Sports Therapy and a MSc in Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries. Nicola is head therapist and managing director of the Centre and works specialist in management and rehabilitation of injuries using a wide range of evidence-based rehab techniques. In her spare time she takes part in triathlons and off-road duathlons, and has a clinical interest in running, cycling and triathlon injuries.

Nicola is also a clinical (APPI) Pilates instructor and Ante/ Post-natal yoga instructor. She runs classes and 1:1 sessions for ongoing rehabilitation, and ante / post-natal care

Nicola won the prestigious Bruce Hobbs Annual Travelling Scholarship in 2010, awarded by The Society of Sports Therapists and went to volunteer with a football team in Ghana. More recently she worked in local rugby teams at the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics Games and the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. When she is not running or riding her bike somewhere, she also enjoys walking drawing and anything crafty.

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