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Our Mission

Fortius Sport & Health is an integrated athlete development centre strengthened through philanthropy and focused on optimizing human performance for life.

 Our Team

Erin Bussin | Performance Rehabilitation Coach, Hydrotherapy Lead​

​​​​As part of the integrated team at Fortius Sport & Health, Performance Rehabilitation Coach, Hydrotherapy Lead​ Erin Bussin brings her experience of working with special populations in both the clinical and research setting. Erin earned her Master of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of British Columbia. Prior to Fortius, she spent 2 years in the research environment attaining skills to better help design and implement evidence-based rehabilitation programs. She is always looking for ways to expand her knowledge in health and wellness, performance, and maximizing client potential. Outside of work Erin's passion is Ultimate. Erin is an avid ultimate player, an active member in Canadian Ultimate governance, and she coaches the UBC development team in her spare time.

 

Roots

  • Ultimate (competed internationally and nationally)

  • Snowboarding

  • Basketball

Education

  • Masters of Science – Specialized in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of British Columbia

  • Bachelor of Science – Major in Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario

Client CV

  • Vancouver Whitecaps

  • Toronto Raptors

  • Redbull Sponoured Athletes

  • Canadian National Snowboard Team Members

  • NHL players ​

Professional Highlights

  • Strength and Conditioning Coach, Fortius Sport and Health ​

  • Research Assistant, University of British Columbia

  • Activity Course Lecturer, University of Western Ontario

  • Ultimate Competition Committee, Ultimate Canada

  • BMJ published author of  “Randomized controlled trial evaluating the short-term analgesic effect of topical diclofenac on chronic Achilles tendon pain: a pilot study”​​

Research Interests

  • Achilles tendinopathy rehabilitation

  • Causation of injuries, injury prevention, and return from injury

  • Physiological effects of hydrotherapy in rehabilitation and conditioning​

Professional Affiliation

  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)