FUNfitness provides athletes the opportunity to be screened for flexibility of hamstring, calf, shoulder rotator and hip flexor muscles; functional strength of the abdominal and lower extremity muscles; and balance. During these screenings physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and physical therapist or physical therapist assistant students work with athletes and coaches to improve optimal function in sports training and competition, prevention of or reduced risk for injury and recommending exercises and other helpful strategies.
Screening stations include:
FUNfitness CLINICAL DIRECTORS
HARSHARN GILL | Harsharn Gill is a physiotherapist, she completed her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at McMaster University and went on to the University of Western Ontario for her Master of Physiotherapy. Harsharn is an experienced clinician focusing on orthopaedic conditions.
AURELIE DIMANDJA | Aurélie completed her Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist Assistant Diploma Program at Mohawk College. She has worked in various healthcare settings such as: long term care homes, physiotherapy clinic, community, and hospital. She has worked with people with intellectual and developmental disability, acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury, geriatrics, orthopaedic and mental health. In addition, Aurélie is involved in the community as a volunteer Board Member with various non-profit organizations. She is also the Volunteer Coordinator for Cystic Fibrosis Canada - Hamilton Chapter. Aurélie began volunteering with Special Olympics Ontario in May 2018.