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Kate Howard
Kate Atkinson 
Accredited Exercise Physiologist
Rehabilitation Gymnasium Manager
B.Sc. (Exercise and Health)
B.Sc. (Exercise Rehabilitation)

Kate is passionate about all aspects of health and wellness and enjoys helping people achieve their fitness goals. She has worked with people aged from 11 to 96 years old and is trained to prescribe safe and effective exercise programs that are specifically tailored to each client. Kate is experienced in prescribing exercises for individuals with musculoskeletal issues and chronic and complex conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis, obesity, arthritis and people post-stroke and cancer treatments. She has experience working with Pilates reformers and completed Pilates mat work courses. 

Kate has been a part of the Made To Move team since 2010 and loves being a positive part of helping people become more active and healthy.
 

Kate Howard
Siobhan Collis

B.Sc. (Exercise and Health)
B.Sc. (Exercise Rehabilitation)
ESSAM AEP

Siobhan graduated from UWA in 2011 and since graduating she has enjoyed working in different aspects of rehabilitation including aged care, group based Pilates programs and multidisciplinary clinical settings working alongside Physiotherapists. Siobhan has been competitively involved in Irish dance for the past 20 years and this has enhanced her passion for wellbeing and getting bodies working at their optimal potential. Siobhan has previously set up and run Pilates based rehabilitation programmes to help women keep moving during their pregnancy and run postnatal Pilates classes. Siobhan also has a keen interest in lower back and knee rehabilitation.
  

Jess
Jessica Smurthwaite
Exercise Physiologist
B.Sc. (Exercise and Health) GradDipSci (Exercise Rehabilitation)
ESSAM AEP (Accredited Exercise Physiologist)

Jess Graduated from UWA in 2012 where she was awarded the Tracy Cawson Prize in Exercise Rehabilitation. She first joined the MTM team in 2014 and relishes the opportunity to make a difference in people's lives through exercise prescription.

Jess has always been fascinated with how the body works, together with her love of sport, she found Exercise Physiology was a perfect fit to translate her passion into a way of helping people. She is experienced in exercise prescription for chronic disease management and musculoskeletal injuries and conditions as well as pre and post-natal. Having worked extensively using Pilates reformers, she is a strong believer in Physio Classes as an effective tool for injury rehabilitation, addressing muscle imbalances, and improving body awareness and control.

Jess will help you reach your goals through a holistic exercise program tailored to your individual needs and she will enjoy sharing the journey with you!

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Keira Kikalis

Accredited Exercise Physiologist
B.Sc. (Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation)
M.CEP (Clinical Exercise Physiology)
ESSAM AES (Accredited Exercise Scientist), AEP (Accredited Exercise Physiologist)

Keira graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Science in 2017. She then went on to further her studies at UWA, graduating with a Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology, with higher distinction in 2019. Keira is passionate about all aspects of health and wellness. Coming from a competitive gymnastics background, both as an athlete and a coach, she enjoys being part of a positive team helping people optimise their movement and reach their performance and rehabilitation goals. Keira endeavours to take a holistic approach, developing effective and enjoyable rehabilitation programs tailored individually for each client’s needs.

Keira has a particular interest in injury prevention, return to sport and paediatric rehabilitation. She has experience prescribing safe and effective exercise programs for a range of rehabilitation areas including musculoskeletal, cardiac, mental health, neurological and chronic and complex rehabilitation which includes conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis, obesity and cancer.

Keira hopes to further explore these fields whilst working at MTM Rehabilitation Gym.


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Ben Pascoe

Accredited Exercise Physiologist
B.Sc. (Exercise & Sports)
M.CEP (Clinical Exercise Physiology)
ESSAM AES (Accredited Exercise Scientist), AEP (Accredited Exercise Physiologist)

Ben graduated from Edith Cowen University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science (Exercise & Sports Science) before going on to graduate from the University of Western Australia with a Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2020.

After playing years of competitive basketball, Ben sustained musculoskeletal injuries along with four shoulder reconstructions each requiring months of rehabilitation. It was during this time that Ben found a passion in both weightlifting and rehabilitation leading him to becoming an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Over the course of studying at university, Ben was able to work with the Subiaco Lions Football Club strength & conditioning team as well as completing a strength & conditioning internship with the Perth Wildcats in 2019 expanding his knowledge regarding injury prevention and injury management.

Ben’s personal experience with musculoskeletal rehabilitation helps him understand each individual client, and the delivery of client-centred care to help each person strive for their goals. Areas of interest for rehabilitation include musculoskeletal injuries, mental health management, cardiovascular conditions, and management of chronic illness or disease, particularly Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, osteoporosis, cancer, and more.