From his time representing NSW in FUTSAL to his career as both and Exercise Physiologist and Physiotherapist, health has always been an integral part of Anthony’s world.
Having experience working as a strength & conditioning coach for one of NSW Rugby League’s great breeding grounds, Anthony has always been drawn towards peak performance and ensuring his athletes are at the top their game and their code.
It was this passion for elite performance, coupled with years spent treating injured workers in the blue-collar factories and logistics warehouses of NSW that posed the question: ‘Why can’t we treat workers with the same quality we treat athletes?’
‘I’ve always believed in the analogy that a workplace is like a sporting team, and the employees are the elite performers. If one of a team’s elite performers were struggling with fitness during training or game-time, had difficulty hitting their dietary or strength goals or quite simply were injured, they’d never be viewed as a burden, or cast aside as a waste of resource. There would be time, energy and all the best opportunity afforded to them to be the best performer they could be’
University of Sydney – Master of Physiotherapy, 2016
University of Western Sydney – Bachelor of Health Science (Honours), 2011
University of Western Sydney – Bachelor of Applied Science (Sport and Exercise Science), 2010
A randomized controlled trial for the effect of passive stretching on measures of hamstring extensibility, passive stiffness, strength, and stretch tolerance (2011).
Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport Vol. 14, Issue 6, Pages 535-540
Authors: Anthony Cashman, Paul W.M. Marshall, Birinder S. Cheema