Robyn Smalley

MBCAK Practicing Kinesiologist


Robyn has over 8 years experience as a Practicing Kinesiologist in exercise therapy, occupational rehabilitation and ergonomics. She studied Kinesiology at University of Alberta and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree. Robyn works with clients with a wide range of abilities and challenges including injury recovery, chronic conditions, athletes and general fitness.

Robyn is passionate about injury prevention and rehabilitation and her infectious enthusiasm and knowledge makes her a pleasure to work with. She has experience with rehabilitation of soft tissue injuries, persistent pain and general conditioning.
Robyn moved to Vancouver Island from Alberta permanently in 2011. She enjoys the outdoor lifestyle that the island has to offer including skiing, hiking, beach walks, mountain biking and running.


Robyn also enjoys traveling and has explored South East Asia, South America, Australia, New Zealand and Europe.


Education

  • Bachelors of Science, Kinesiology, University of Alberta (2011)


Experience

  • Part of a multi-disciplinary team for working with occupation rehabilitation programs 
  • Designing exercise programs for many populations such as neuromuscular disorders, musculoskeletal injuries, and persistent pain
  • Completing hydrotherapy exercises with clients
  • Director for River Runners Club since 2019


Recent Continuing Education Courses

  • GLA:D Canada Certification
  • Industrial Ergonomics Certification
  • EPIC Lifting Certification
  • Advanced Exercise Prescription Workshop
  • Scientific Application of Mobility Training Workshop
  • Anatomy Trains for Movement Professionals Workshop


Accomplishments

  • Completed her first half marathon in 2016
  • Vancouver Island Trail Series 2018 – 2nd Place overall in age category
  • Finalist, Best Personal Trainer, Readers’ Choice Awards 2019
  • Edge to Edge Half Marathon Finisher, 2017
  • Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance Level 2