Gordon Wilkin

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Gordon Wilkin

Position:
Physiotherapist | Strength & Conditioning Coach | Sports Masseur

Gordon has a wide background in health, fitness, sports science and strength & conditioning, with a keen interest in the prevention, and rehabilitation of injury. Completing an HND in Fitness, Health and Exercise in 2014 at Forth Valley College, Gordon subsequently gained advanced entry to Abertay University’s degree program in Strength and Conditioning where he graduated with honours in 2016. In 2018 Gordon completed is Masters degree in Physiotherapy at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Alongside his studies, Gordon shared his knowledge of exercise physiology by teaching at Crossfit Forth Valley. Gordon has been physically active all his life taking part and competing in Swimming, Judo, Muay Thai, Crossfit, and Olympic Weightlifting. Gordon enjoys challenging both his physical abilities, and personal limits outside of the gym by participating in mountaineering, Bouldering, Fell running and Wild camping.

Gordon is a well-rounded physiotherapist and performance coach with the ability to diagnose and rehabilitate injuries as well as improve and maintain performance.

Qualifications

  • MSc (Pre-Reg) Physiotherapy
  • BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning
  • HND Fitness, Health and Exercise
  • BTEC L5 Diploma Sports Massage and Remedial Soft Tissue Therapy
  • ITEC L3 Diploma Sports Massage
  • NSFA Sports First Aid
  • L2 Fundamental and Advanced Kinesiology Taping Certification
  • L1 Crossfit Certification
  • Member of the HCPC Health Care Professions Council
  • Member of the CSP Charted Society of Physiotherapists
  • Member of UKSCA Strength & Conditioning Association

Experience

  • Titan Gym/Base Muay Thai - Exercise Instructor (2012 - 2013)
  • Forth Valley College - Gym Instructor / Supervisor (2013 - 2014)
  • Abertay University - S&C Intern (2014 - 2015)
  • Stirling County RFC - Assistant Therapist (2015 - 2016)
  • Crossfit Forth Valley - Coach (2015 - Present)
  • Forth Valley Fitness - Coach (2016 - 2018)
  • Elite Sporting Performance - Sports Masseur, S&C Coach (2016 - Present)
  • ESP Physiotherapy - Physiotherapist (2019 - Present)

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