Gordon Teasdale MSc, MSST, MSTO is a Sports Therapist with a masters degree in Applied Sport Science from the University of Worcester, a bachelor's degree in Bio-science & Psychology from the University of Cape Town and a Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Clinical Sports Therapy from the Active Health Group. Gordon is also a Retül University certified bike fitter. Gordon has been a competitive cyclist for 30 years and has competed in road, cyclocross and triathlon events in the UK and South Africa. When a severe running injury followed by knee surgery ended his running career, Gordon’s interest in structural integration, sports injury, functional movement, bio-mechanics and cycle fitting began. Gordon is a Yogi and the regular practice and study of yoga informs his clinical practice. Gordon is currently undertaking a 200 hour Ashtanga and Yin Yoga Teacher training with the Bristol School of Yoga.
Governing and Professional Bodies
Gordon continues to build on his knowledge through continuing professional development (CPD) and is a member of the Society of Sports Therapists (SST) and the Sports Therapy Organisation (STO). Gordon is also registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) and is a Retül University certified bike fitter.
Doctoral Study and Research Interests
Gordon is currently working on a Doctoral project with the University of Kent. The study will focus on biotensegrity and optimal human performance. An adjunct of the study will consider the role that fascia plays in injury, rehabilitation and sports performance. His research interests include: biotensegrity,fascia, the interrelationship between fascia and wellbeing, the affect of dysfunctional fascia upon movement and performance, functional movement and its impact on performance and wellbeing and enhancing human performance.