Science of Cycling- Injury Prevention

02.Apr.14 | Legacy

Physiosports Brighton is excited to announce the addition of Dan Guillemette, Physiotherapist for Team Sky to the Science of Cycling- Injury Prevention Course to be held in Varese, Italy.

Dan Guillemette is Team Sky’s lead physiotherapist and responsible for the prevention, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the team.

He has a special interest in elite cycling set-up and kinematics, and the clinical relevance of conventional notions in bike set-up. Dan currently leads the team’s bike fitting processes and the management of the collective position data.

Born in Guernsey, Dan attained his BSc in Physiotherapy from the Universityof Bradford in 2004. After some time in the NHS he returned to Guernsey in 2006 to work in private practice, specialising in sports orthopaedic medicine.

Throughout this period he retained his interest in a variety of sports and worked with elite cyclists, Guernsey FC and as Lead Physio for Guernsey athletes taking part in multiple International Island Games and the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

In 2011 Dan gained his MSc in Sports Physiotherapy from the University of Bath and was subsequently offered a part-time position with Sky at the Tour of Denmark.

He became the lead physiotherapist in 2012 and has been an integral member of the team’s success including victories at the 2012 and 2013 Tour De France and the 2012 Olympic Games where Dan was the physiotherapist to the GB men’s and women’s road cycling teams.

Dan remains a part-time Teaching Fellow at the University of Bath and as a former elite amateur cyclist, he continues to cycle as much as time allows.

Dan will be involved again supporting Guernsey athletes in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014 and continues to provide physiotherapy support to the Great Britain Cycling teams.