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Ryan Pool

BHSc(Chiro), BAppSc(Chiro), BSc(Bio)


“Recent findings suggest that a change in model and approach is required in the rehabilitation of chronic musculoskeletal disorders that integrate the findings of neuroplastic changes across the central nervous system and are targeted by rehabilitative interventions.”

- Pelletier et al, 2015

Ryan Pool is a 2018 graduate of RMIT University with a double bachelor in Health and Applied Science, both achieved with distinction. Ryan also has a Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University (JMU) in Virginia, USA. This was completed whilst on a 4-year tennis scholarship with the university. He has an interest in rehabilitation strategies, both orthopedically

and neurologically, as well as improving athletic performance. During and after his time at RMIT, Ryan was also completing other post-graduate education in the Clinical Neuroscience program from the Carrick Institute in Cape Canaveral, Florida and the FNOR    (Functional Neuro-Orthopedic Rehabilitation) program. 

Ryan is also very interested in tennis, and has received his Level 2 Certification with the Bailey Tennis Footwork system. In addition to this, Ryan has also been involved in two research projects that have assessed the footwork of 10 current and former ATP and WTA players. Ryan is a sports enthusiast, particularly tennis, where he achieved All Conference recognition in singles and doubles whilst playing number 1 at JMU. He was also a finalist for Athlete of the Year at JMU.




  • Bachelor of Science. James Madison University. 2013


  • Bachelor of Health Science (Chiropractic). RMIT University. 2018 (with Distinction)


  •  Bachelor of Applied Science (Chiropractic). RMIT University. 2018 (with Distinction)

Other Education

  • ​FNOR (Functional Neuro-Orthopedic Rehabilitation) Certified Practitioner

  • Vestibular Rehabilitation Program. Carrick Institute of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation

  • Clinical Neuroscience Program. Carrick Institute of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation

Personal & Career Highlights / Achievements


  • Finalist for Athlete of the Year James Madison University (JMU). 2013

  • Selected to All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) First team - Singles. VA, USA. 2013


  • Selected to All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Second team - Doubles. VA, USA. 2013


  • Twice named All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player of the Week. VA, USA. 2012-13

  • Named All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player of the Week. VA, USA. 2011-12

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