COURSES & QUALIFICATIONS

ANINE VAN DER WESTHUIZEN

BSC HUMAN MOVEMENT SCIENCE; BSC HONOURS IN BIOKINETICS

The practice is privately owned by Anine van der Westhuizen and was established in 2001 in George.She studied BSc Human Movement Science at Stellenbosch, finished BSc Honours in Biokinetics at the University of North West (Potchefstroom) and finished her internship at Sport Science Institute of South Africa, Newlands, Cape Town.

Since 2001 she has gained experience in numerous fields of the Biokinetic profession with special interest in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation and Sport Injuries. She is also an International qualified Pilates instructor, accredited by Renee Watson Pilates Studio in Cape Town.

Courses Attended

2002
Completed a 4 day seminar on Rehabilitation of post-stroke patients in PE

Completed a Reebok Workshop on Fitness and Rehabilitation in Cape Town

Attended a Discovery Fitness and Health Congress at SSISA Newlands, Cape Town

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2003
Completed an Advanced Course in Diabetic Care for Health Professionals CDE at Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology in Johannesburg

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2004
Did an intensive SIJ Rehabilitation course with Shari Rozenburg in Cape Town

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2005
Did “Building the complete athlete” with Richard Sutton

Finished a course on shoulder Rehabilitation with Joanne Sklaar in Johannesburg

Did a course on Kinetic Control and Movement as Tool for Prevention and Rehabilitation of patients by Sarah Motram from UK
Attended a SARFU congress on planning the season and preventing burn-out with rugby players.

Did a course on Kinetic Control for Lumbar spine for Prevention and Rehabilitation of patients by Sarah Motram

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2006
Did a course on Kinetic Control specific SIJ for Prevention and Rehabilitation with Sarah Motram from UK

Did an International Pilates Instructors course through Renee Watson Pilates Studios in CT

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2007
Did a course on Kinetic Control with Hip and Lower extremities with Sarah Motram

Did a Course in the Pilates Matrix with Neil from the Kinetic Control group from Nieu-Zeeland

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2008
Did a pregnancy and Pilates course with Renee Watson

Did a Kinesio Taping course with Clinical Solutions in Johannesburg

Did a course in Core Stability Training for Peak Performance regarding High and Low load testing and training with Mark Comerford from Kinetic Control group from Australia

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2009
Anatomy Trains regarding fascia systems and release by Tom Meyers from USA Muscle Activation by Douglas Heel from Cape Town

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2010
Ankle and Foot course by Helen Simpson from Cape Town

Tendon Rehabilitation course with Jill Cook from Australia

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2011
Hip and Groin rehabilitation Fundamentals by Anthony Hogan (Sports Physiotherapist form Australia)

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2012
Active Isolated Stretching course
Exercise Without Pain by Arie Michaeli, Marise du Toit and Hans de Witt
The Shoulder – Theory and Practice presented by Dr Jeremy Lewis

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2013
Shoulder Workshop by Leon Keulder (Biokineticist)
Ethical Consideration for Practice Management (Leon Keulder)
Course 1 (Benita de Witt)
Course 2 (Benita de Witt)

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2014
Patellofemoral pain and other knee related injuries presented by Arie Michaeli (Physiotrapist) 

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2015
3D Lower Quarter Biomechanics – Video Running Analysis course presented by Arnold Vlok (MA Biokinetics)

BASA Roadshow –Ethics (Dr. Gerda Joubert & Leon Keulder)

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2016
Running Styles and Injuries, Arnold Vlok

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2017
Effective functional progressions and program prescriptions in sport rehabilitation, Arnold Vlok

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2018
Management of plantar fasciopathy and Achilles tendinopathy

Treatment and rehabilitation of tendon injuries, Arnold Vlok

Evidence based injury prevention course in Runners, Glen Robbins and Benoy Matthew

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2019
Level 2 first aid and Life support refresher course
BASA Roadshow
Masterclass in the integrated knee joint, Arnold Vlok

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2020
Femoroacetubular impingement series (Arnold Vlok and Dr H Bosch)
Sport Science Cycle Science course
Sport Injuries and Rehabilitation (rotator cuff, ACL, tendonopathies, lower back) Clinical Solutions
Tendonopathies of the Lower Limbs (Jill Cook)
Injury Management in Dancers and Gymnasts (Janine Paladin)

LIZE COETZEE

BA HUMAN MOVEMENT SCIENCE; CONT. HONOURS DEGREE IN BSC BIOKINETICS

Lize Coetzee is one of our qualified Biokineticists. She completed her pre-graduate Human Movement Science degree at the Stellenbosch University in 2017 and continued to do her honors degree in BSC Biokinetics in 2018. She underwent practical training during her internship year at our practice in George in 2019. In 2020 she worked at a Biokineticist practice in Paarl where they specialized in running and golf. Her passion is orthopaedic rehabilitation as well as injury management, especially for runners. Her goal is to enable you to be as functional and independent as possible through using conditioning and rehabilitation.

Courses Attended

2016
Kinesio Strapping (Renitha Fehresn-Du-Toit)

Ridgid Strapping (Renitha Fehresn-Du-Toit)

Sport Message Module 1 (Renitha Fehresn-Du-Toit)

IAAF Kids Athletics (SD Jacobs)

Netball Coaching (Francois Nel)

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2018
The treatment and rehabilitation of Tendon injuries: A kaleidoscope of treatment solutions. (Arnold Vlok)

Basic Life Support

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2019
A Masters Class in the integrated knee joint

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2020
Injury management in dancers and gymnasts.

MEGAN VAN HUYSSTEEN

PRE-GRADUATE BA HUMAN MOVEMENT SCIENCE DEGREE; HONOURS DEGREE BIOKINETICS

Megan completed her pre-graduate BA. Human movement science degree at the University of North-West (2016), and finished up with her honours degree in Biokinetics in 2017. At varsity her sport was mainly running and playing ringball (korfball). She completed her internship at the practice and stayed on as one of our senior biokineticists. She has a passion for neurological cases including Parkinson’s, stroke and spinal cord injuries. She has a soft heart for the older population and loves seeing them up and moving. She is also involved with a rugby club in George with injury prevention.
Her love for biokinetics comes from her own experiences with injuries and sport. The most rewarding part of our profession is seeing how one can change a person’s life through movement, how a strong body can change and improve a person’s life and well-being.
Active Hobbies are attending kickboxing, jiu jitsu classes (BJJ) and hiking

Courses Attended

2015

Sport Strapping (Prof CJ Wilders)

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2016
Trifocus – Exercise in Pregnancy

Sport Massage (Eben verster – physiotherapist)

First Aid Level 3

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2017
Basic Life Support

Tendon revolution course (Arnold Vlok)

ISAK Kinanthropometry level 2 (Prof. H. de Ridder)

BASA Roadshow –Ethics (Leon Keulder)

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2018
Dancing for Parkinson’s  

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2019

Level 2 First aid and basic life support refresher course

Basa Roadshow

A masters class in the integrated Knee joint (Arnold Vlok)

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2020
Femoroacetabular Impingement series (Arnold Vlok/Dr Hennie Bosch)
Sport injuries and rehabilitation (Rotatorcuff/Hamstring/Lowerback/ Achilles) (Clinical Solutions)