Nina Tappin, has been involved in a variety of sports all her life, both team sports and individual sports such as swimming, skiing, figure skating, and now rock climbing since 2000. She has been treating sports injuries since she graduated as a physiotherapist from McGill University in Montreal, Canada in 1999.
Nina moved to England, U.K. in 2001 to be closer to British & European rock climbing. She has been treating rock climbers there for the last 15 years. She is a member of the U.K. ACPSEM (Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport & Exercise Medicine) and has her Silver level of accreditation. She has been mentored by some of the top Sports Physiotherapists, and Strength & Conditioning Coaches in the U.K..
Nina has been a dedicated rock climber since 2000. She has treated some of Britain’s elite rock climbers, such as, Hazel Findlay, Neil Gresham, Tim Emmett, and Charlie Woodburn. Nina has also treated members of the GB lead climbing, and bouldering junior and senior teams.
Nina writes articles in Rock & Ice, CLIMB magazine and on UKClimbing.com. She also teaches “Common Climbing Injuries & Injury Prevention” Modules to climbers and instructors at various climbing walls, and on Neil Gresham’s Masterclass Academy Coaching Course.
Nina has a special interest in injury prevention amongst children and females in sport. She is also interested in advising women who are pregnant, and/or recovering from birth on how to exercise, and climb safely.
Nina also has a special interest in Occupational Health and Ergonomics, she conducts workstation and manual handling assessments. She is a member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics (ACPOHE).
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