A Woman of Firsts Pioneer AT Anne Hartley
This episode features Anne Hartley who is a prominent Canadian Athletic Therapist, osteopathic manual practitioner, a retired teacher, and author. She served for 32 years in the Bachelor of Athletic Therapy Program at Sheridan College and has lectured extensively in both Canada and the United States. She is a female pioneer in the industry having been the first female Head therapist of a football team in Canada, the first female to attempt and pass the CATA Certification exam, the first female AT to serve on an Olympic Medical team at the Montreal Olympics among several firsts! Beyond these firsts, she has been a member of the Canadian medical teams for several Pan Am, Olympic, Paralympic and International games. She is a graduate of the Canadian College of Osteopathy with a diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice and a diploma in the Science of Osteopathy. She specializes in many different kinds of therapy including sports medicine, fascial techniques, electrical modalities, acupuncture, cranial-sacral and visceral therapy. She has been married for 43 years, with two sons and two grandsons. Anne still maintains an active clinical practice specializing in athletic therapy, and manual techniques and teaches throughout the world on many topics of expertise. Enjoy!