Chris Anastasiou

Head of Exercise Physiology

Qualifications
 Bachelor of Exercise Physiology
 Master of Exercise Science (Strength and conditioning)
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About

Chris is an experienced Exercise Physiologist who offers consultations in Brisbane and worldwide via Zoom.

With a background in representative rugby union and league, his passion for strength training led him to competitive powerlifting since 2018.

Having overcome personal injuries, Chris understands musculoskeletal issues deeply, using evidence-based practice to enhance athlete performance without interruption to training.

Holding a master's degree in exercise science (Strength and Conditioning) from Edith Cowan University, Chris specialises in aiding team sport athletes from rehab to return-to-play readiness.

Since relocating to Brisbane in 2022, he's focused on assisting barbell athletes seamlessly and also provides personalised biomechanics and Strength and Conditioning mentoring.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Field sports and return to play
  • Powerlifter Rehab
  • Pre and Post operative rehabilitation

Achievements

 Multiple years in Brumbies rugby union pathways as a player
 Head strength and conditioning coach for Junior Brumbies academy
 Assistant Strength and conditioning coach for Senior Brumbies Academy
 Rehabilitated multiple athletes into international competitions (IPF worlds 2022-2023, Asia pacific championships 2023, Commonwealth Oceanas 2023)

Client Results

 Alicia Price: 1st u69kg M2 350kg total QLD state championships 2023, placed First 345kg total 2024 M2 U69kg Australian national champion 357.5kg total.
 Kristyna Rakovska u76kg class - Rehab - Worlds 2023 Severe low back pain 3 weeks out, couldn’t squat 70kg. Rehabilitated in prep to squat 180kg. Placed 15th
 Jennifer Sauter u60kg - Rehab - Arnold masters pro 2024 Severe low back pain 2 weeks out, couldn’t deadlift or squat, rehabilitated and came away with 152.5kg squat & 162.5kg deadlift. Placed 5th
 Jung Liu u105kg class - Rehab - Worlds 2023 Performance improvement, corrected technique on squat and deadlift with reduction in hip shifting. Squatted 295kg at worlds. Placed 18th

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