COURSE PRESENTERS


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Paul Visentini, FACP

Specialist physiotherapist & lecturer

Paul Visentini is a Specialist Sports Physiotherapist, with his awarded sub-speciality in the area of lower limb tendinopathy. He completed post graduate studies in Manipulative Physiotherapy in 1994, and designed the VISA Score, a widely used functional outcome measure for Patellar Tendinopathy.

Paul is a keen recreational cyclist and is highly involved in teaching and management in the area of Bike Set-Up and ‘Mastering Load’.

He has been involved in Cycling Injury Management at both elite and recreational level, having consulted to the AIS in Varese, Italy; and is completing his Doctorate in Physiotherapy, investigating Clinical Measures of the Closed Kinetic Chain in Cycling

Paul is a leading clinician in Melbourne, Australia, and has a passion for cycling injury management, the evidence base involved, and the clinical reasoning process required to achieve the best result.

The ‘Science Of Cycling Injury Prevention’ is a platform for the education of Cycling Injury Practitioners world-wide, and the associated course has now been presented by Paul in both within Australia and internationally


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Rodrigo Bini, PhD

Biomechanist

Rodrigo Bini, PhD, is a Lecturer and researcher in Exercise and Sports Biomechanics at La Trobe University – Bendigo Campus in Australia.

Currently, Rodrigo is an associate Editor of the Journal of Science and Cycling and the Human Movement journal. He also is a member of the Editorial Board of the Sports Biomechanics Journal, the Journal of Sports Sciences and the European Journal of Sport Science.

Rodrigo is also one of the editors and authors of many chapters in the book Biomechanics of Cycling, published in 2014. Rodrigo has published over 60 articles, the majority involving studies on sports biomechanics and he pursues particular research interests in the application of muscle mechanics principles in sports actions, with special attention to cycling and running.


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Borut Fonda - M.Sc.

Borut is a former mountain biker in the Olympic discipline cross country. After ending his career as a cyclist he started working as a cycling coach and consultant for body position optimisa, tion. He completed his undergraduate study in Sports Conditioning at the Faculty of Sport, University of Ljubljana, and a Masters in Exercise Physiology at the University of Primorska. He is currently in the final stages of a PhD at the University of Birmingham, with a research focus in biomechanics, motor control and ergonomics during cycling.

His overall aim is to design modern guidelines and a measurement protocol for bike fitting for individuals with different objectives and needs.

He is head of the S2P Cycling Science program, on which he has worked intensively for the last few years. He helped to design and produce the multi-awarded patent for an adjustable seat post.  He has many scientific and professional publications to his name, in the areas of motor control, biomechanics, recovery and ergonomics. He regularly consults with professional cyclists and coaches worldwide.