Science of Cycling: ‘Physio Bikefit’ Level 1&2

Melbourne 23-24 October 2020

The heart of Australian cycling and coffee culture. Enjoy a morning spin on Melbourne’s famous Beach Road, talking everything body and bike.

Followed by two days of training with world leaders in cycling injury prevention and management, where you will learn current best practice in cycling assessment and bike set-up.

Suits the physiotherapist, other allied health practitioners, bike fitters and others involved in cycling injury management.

There is a coursework requirement to be completed before the onsite course.

Physio Bikefit Course Schedule 2020:

LEVEL 1 – Friday 6pm-9.30pm.


  • Epidemiology of Cycling Injury – Elite and Recreational
  • A Systematic Review of Factors Associated with Cycling
    Overuse Injury
  • Kinematics and Muscle Activation in Cycling – How to
    Push the Pedals
  • Analysis of the Cycling Kinetic Chain – ‘Mastering Load’
  • Physio Bike Fit – An Analysis of the Evidence Base
  • Physio Bike Fit – Practical How-To
  • Physio Bike Fit – Musculoskeletal Screening Template

LEVEL 1 & 2 – Saturday 9am-5pm.


  • Level 1 continutation from Friday, followed by Level 2:
  • A Model for Overuse Injury in Cycling – Aetiology and Management
  • Rehabilitation Principles in Cycling Injury
  • Rehabilitation Practical Demonstration
  • Questions and Summary

Friday & Saturday Level 1 & 2 – $650
Early Bird $580 if you register before 4th September..


Email for a registration form or to find out more.

Paul Visentini

Specialist Physiotherapist

Paul is a SPECIALIST SPORTS PHYSIOTHERAPIST (FACP), one of only seven physiotherapists in Victoria with this clinical specialty, and a MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST TITLEHOLDER. He is a director of Physiosports Brighton and has been a practicing physiotherapist for 20 years.

Paul has provided services to the Melbourne Tigers NBL basketball team (1998-2005), Collegians Football Club (2001-), EPS, AFS, Mercury Multisport and Tr-Response triathlon squads, Southern Saints Netball Club (2009-), and the Brighton Grammar Boat Club (2002-).

He has been a clinical tutor in the Melbourne & Latrobe University Masters in Sports Physiotherapy courses, and a member of the Victorian Institute of Sport Patellar Tendon study group.

Paul has a special interest in the lower back/pelvis, overuse injuries of the lower limb, as well as the assessment of bike set-up and its relationship to injury.

Dr Rodrigo Bini


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 chapter on the book “Biomechanics of Cycling”, published in 2014. Rodrigo published over 60 articles, the majority involving studies on sports biomechanics.