Burgess BEd, PT, PhD
Academic Credentials and Professional Experience
- Bachelor of Education 1977
- Bachelor Applied Science in Physiotherapy 1981
- Graduate Diploma Manipulative Therapy 1985
- Graduate Diploma in Social Science 1993
- Feldenkrais Practitioner 1993
- PhD Trunk Kinematics 2002
Publications- Books and Artilces
Robert received a Bachelor
of Education from the University of Adelaide, South Australia in 1977
followed by a Bachelor Applied Science in Physiotherapy at the
University of South Australia in 1981.
He then completed a Graduate
Diploma in Advanced Manipulative Therapy (Maitland, Honours, 1985)
and a Graduate Diploma of Social Science (Health Counselling) University
of South Australia in 1993.
In 1993 Robert completed a
Feldenkrais Training Program in Melbourne and Brisbane Australia.
In 1997, he immigrated to the US.
completed his Doctorate in Spinal Kinematics in 2002 at the University
of South Australia (externally) and the NeuroMuscular Research Center at
Boston University. In March 2009 this research was published in the International Medical Science Journal 'Ergonomics' (see above).
After ten years of developing ATM exercise sheets for his clients, Robert published his first book in 2009:
"A Guide to Body Sense: Volume I Movement Patterns" (see above).
Robert has 31 years experience
in sports and orthopedic medicine and chronic pain.
For ten years Robert collaborated in part
time research at the NeuroMuscular Research Center, worked at the Mt Auburn Hospital Cambridge Massachusetts and studied at Harvard & Boston Universities, USA.
Robert has worked at Huggins Hospital, Wolfeboro NH for five years and continues his ongoing Engineering studies at the University of New Hampshire.
In 2012, Robert established STAR LAB: the Spinal Testing And Research Laboratory of New Hampshire in Wolfeboro for ongoing spinal research. See STAR LAB NH