Bachelor of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne
Bachelor of Applied Science Human Movement, University of Ballarat, Ballarat
Graduate Diploma in Exercise for Rehabilitation, Victoria University, Melbourne
Rebecca Micich, the practice founder is a qualified Physiotherapist, Exercise Physiologist and Clinical Pilates specialist.
FITNESS INDUSTRY TO PHYSIOTHERAPY
Rebecca has a long history in the Fitness Industry, and one of the youngest people to complete the Fitness Instruction Course at the age of 16. She has lectured in Fitness Leadership, Core Stability & Pilates. After completion of her first university degree, Rebecca both managed and personal trained clients at a Melbourne Fitness Centre. Exposure to these clients and their injuries lead to undertaking a degree in Physiotherapy, to better understand injury and exercise rehabilitation. In 2007 she co-authored and presented the Qfit Fitness Application.
Rebecca has provided physiotherapy Sports Coverage, Pre-Season Screening, and injury management for numerous sporting groups and teams. These include the AFL Team Western Jets, Masters Swimming, Hockey, Triathlon, the Marathon, Soccer, Cricket, Motor Cross and Rowing. Rebecca's back ground in Exercise Prescription and Pilates principles provides her with unique movement analysis skills to thoroughly assess occupational and sports related injuries. Over the years she has managing the entire fitness and rehabilitation requirements of many individuals, to great success.
As a Physiotherapist, Rebecca has worked in private practice in both Victoria and New South Wales and for the Australian Army at Simpson Barracks.
Presenting for Fitness Application - Qfit
Her physiotherapy techniques rely predominantly on manual therapy and exercise prescription. Rebecca develops exercise programs for: injury management, strength and conditioning for optimal sporting performance, enhanced quality of life, stress relief, general health and fitness, weight loss and promotion of healthy aging. Programs are structured around injury minimisation, addressing individual health requirements: including recent surgeries, hospitalisations, illness and overall wellness. Programs are periodised and appropriately progressed to meet goals and maintain motivation.
PERSONAL SPORTS PARTICIPATION
Rebecca’s personal sporting participation includes competing as a Track Cyclist for 7 years, training as as an athlete under the Strength and Conditioning Program at the Victorian Institute of Sport, and participating in Bodybuilding/ Figure Sculpting. Her Figure Sculpting achievements include winning the Overall Title at her first competition at the INBA State Titles. Placing third at the Australian Titles, third in the INBA International Natural Olympia in and winning the ANB Asia Pacific.