Konrad Slavinskis (Australia)

Konrad Slavinskis has always been involved in sport from a young age playing cricket, soccer, riding BMX, surfing and football trying his luck at Werribee in the VFL in 1998/99.

He graduated from Victoria University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) and graduated with a Masters Degree in Exercise for Rehabilitation in 2002. After working as an Exercise Physiologist he decided to pursue his interest in functional/exercise rehabilitation and completed a Masters of Physiotherapy Studies degree at University of Queensland in 2004.

Konrad utilises his thorough clinical assessment, manual therapy and exercise prescription skills to achieve a well-rounded, comprehensive and long lasting treatment plan for his patients.

Throughout his career he has worked for various sporting organisations including, the Geelong Football Club, State Netball Victoria and the North Melbourne Football Club. During this time, he has developed a keen clinical interest in treating hip/pelvis and groin related injuries and has special interest in the knee, shoulder and most post surgical rehabilitation. His philosophy encourages a strong multidisciplinary model of care to achieve the best outcomes for his patients.

Currently Konrad works at Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre, Australian Catholic University and liaises with Surfing Victoria as the Allied Health Advisors working alongside Dr Drew Slimmon.

Qualification(s):

Masters of Physiotherapy (MPhysio), University of Queensland, 2004

Masters of Applied Science – Exercise for Rehabilitation (MAppSci), Victoria University, 2002

Bachelor of Applied Science – Human Movement (BAppSci), Victoria University, 2000

Memberships:

Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) – Current

Australian Physiotherapy Association Sports (APA Sports) – Current

Career Highlights:

Faculty of Human Development Award 2002 (Victoria University) – for distinguished academic achievement by a final

year postgraduate coursework student.

Physiotherapist – U17 Netball Victoria, National Champions (2008)

Physiotherapist – Geelong Football Club, AFL/VFL Premiers (2007)

Strength and Conditioning – Geelong Football Club, VFL Premiers (2002)