Ann Prendergast, Chartered Physiotherapist
Qualifications & Education
Ann is a fully licensed Chartered Physiotherapist with current membership of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists. She obtained her BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy degree at University College Dublin.
Ann has gained experience in the field of sports physiotherapy, with particular focus on basketball and GAA. She has also worked as a Physiotherapist for many sporting events throughout the country including the Athlone ¾ Marathon, Vodafone Triathlon, and the European Surfing Championships, among others. Since graduating, Ann has completed additional courses in Sports Traumatology and Sports Taping, and will shortly complete a Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy course.
Ann also has an interest in active ageing and elderly rehabilitation. She has completed both formal and informal courses in falls prevention, urinary incontinence care and treatment, and bone health. Since graduating, Ann has also worked as a Research Physiotherapist in UCD, planning and executing a research project entitled “A home-based electrical muscle stimulation training program in an elderly population”, where she carried out exercise testing in an older population and educated participants about EMS and exercise.
Ann has a keen interest in all sports and has a competitive background in basketball. She has played basketball with UCD Ladies Basketball Club for 5 years in the Dublin League and has now joined Team Kilkenny. She is also a certified Basketball Coach. She is an avid road cyclist and has participated in many endurance events and charity events throughout the country.
- Sports Physiotherapy
- Sports Taping
- Women's Health