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David Jenkins

David Jenkins is the founder of Sports Therapy Scotland Ltd.

David created a team of highly qualified professionals with extensive experience to offer ‘The Full Package’ in personal health and wellbeing. In 2012 David was successful in becoming the first Graduate Sports Therapist in Scotland to work within the NHS. This was at the Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injury Unit, based at the Southern General Hospital Glasgow.

David Jenkins has 20 plus years experience in professional sport,- Scottish Premier League, Elite Professional Ice Hockey, Professional Mixed Martial Arts and  The World Karate Championships .

Recently David Ventured into the Film Industry looking after the actor Chris Pine for the full 5 month shoot of “Outlaw King” the Netflix production which was premiered in November 2018.

David Jenkins – In action at Dumfermline v Celtic

Experience

  • July 2012 – current, self-employed Graduate Sports Therapist.
  • May 2012 – July 2012 Internship Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injury Unit.
  • 2011 –  St Mirren (SPL)1st Team and Youth Development
  • 2010 – Present Braehead Clan Elite Pro – Ice Hockey Team
  • 2007-2011 – Dunfermline FC 1st Team (SPL, 1st Div SFL)
  • 2006 – 2008 Stirling Albion FC Youth Development and 1stTeam ( 1st Div SFL)
  •  2006 – Falkirk FC (SPL)
  • 2004 -2005- East Stirlingshire FC ( Div 3 SFL)
  • 2001 – 2004 Linlithgow Rose FC (Junior Scotland Therapist)
  • 2001 -2012 Sports Therapist for Scottish Prison Service National Football / Rugby / Athletics

David Jenkins training an athlete to squat

Qualifications/ Recent Courses / workshops

    • Heartstart UK Instructor 2012 (St Johns)
    • Associate Member UKSCA
    • Manual Handling Instructor – 2011
    • IKFF Kettlebell Instructor Level, Functional Movement Specialist levels 1&2 – 2010 
    • BSc Hons SPORTS THERAPY (2:1)– University of Teesside 2009
    • Examiner / Assessor – For Society Of Sports Therapists- 2007 – present
    • Moderator – Degree Programme BSc Hons Sports Therapy – Various Universities – 2007 –
    • Manual Therapy and Mobilisations for the Lower Limb –Education & Rehab Services 2006
    • Manual Therapy and Mobilisations for the Upper Limb – Education &Rehab Services 2006
    • Vertebral Mobilisations, Clinical Implications– Education &Rehab Services 2005
    • Vertebral Mobilisations Introduction  – Education & Rehab Services 2005
    • Diploma Sports Therapy   – Society of Sports Therapists. 2004
    • Gym Instructor – Instructor / Assessor- Focus Training. 2004
    • A1 / A2 Assessor – S.Q.A. 2004
    • First Aid Instructor / First Aider  – First Aid Services. 2003
    • Introduction to exercise and Remedial Therapy –Society of Sports Therapists. 2001
    • S.D.A. Fitness Councellor – 2001
    • S.F.A.- “Coaching The Game” – S.F.A. 2001
    • H.N.C. Unit in Fitness Testing and Assessment. – S.Q.A. 2000
    • R.O.S.P.A. Manual Handling Instructor– R.O.S.P.A. 2000
    • S.F.A. “ Goalkeeping” Certificate – S.F.A. 1999
    • S.F.A. “D” Certificate – S.F.A. – 1995
    • British Sports Trust / Sports Leaders UK – Sports LeadersTutor
    • Y.M.C.A.  Exercise to Music Instructor – YMCA 1998
    • Fitech Fitness Councellor – FITECH 1997
    • B.A.W.L.A. Weight Lifting Instructor – BAWLA 1996
    • BOX –A-Cise Instructor – BOXACISE UK 1996
    • S.A.S.A. Swimming Teacher– SASA 1995
    • R.L.S.S. Pool Lifeguard– RLSS 1990 to PRESENT
    • S.F.A. Referee – SFA 1995
  • S.F.A. “E” Certificate – SFA 1995

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