Glenn Withers, BPhysio, MAPA, MCSP, HPC,
GLENN WITHERS, BPhysio, MAPA, MCSP, HPC, is the co-founder of Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) Healthgroup and an award-winning physiotherapist. He was awarded the prestigious Felice Rosemary Lloyd scholarship in 2000 for international study into physiotherapy advancement. This research lead to Glenn co-creating the APPI Rehabilitation Pilates method, whereby research, evidence, and clinical reasoning are linked to each and every movement. A published author, international presenter, and educator, Glenn is responsible for some of the largest developments in the combination of physiotherapy and Pilates in healthcare. His bestselling book, Back to Life with APPI Pilates, has become an essential part of any exercise library. Glenn has been featured frequently in the national press, in additional to being published in many industry journals. He is also Chair of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Exercise Therapy, a government advisor to the health and leisure industry, and a level 4 REPS technical expert in exercise delivery. Glenn currently holds the positions of clinical director of APPI's health centers, in addition to being the resident director of education for APPI Education. As part of his clinical role, Glenn consults to many professional athletes, teams, and organizations. Over the years he has worked with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club (currently a consultant), British Winter Sports Program, English Institute of Sport, Collingwood Magpies Professional Australian Rules Football team, professional tennis players from the Association of Tennis Professionals circuit, Victorian State Netball League, and many more. Glenn's many achievements led him to be nominated as Physiotherapist of the Year in 2010.