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Mr BOSSON Anthony

Teaching Fellow

Email antbosson@vtc.edu.hk

Mr BOSSON Anthony

Anthony joined THEi Faculty of Management and Hospitality in January 2015. Before joining THEi Anthony was a lecturer of BSc. Sports Therapy at the University College Birmingham (UCB), United Kingdom, and has taught several academic modules relating to Sports Therapy in association with The Society of Sports Therapists (SST). 

 

Anthony also worked for Aston Villa Football Club in the English Premier League where as a Graduate Sports Therapist he was responsible for musculoskeletal examination, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and provision of pitch-side medical support. From this he believes that an active learning environment closely contextualized to the role and demands of a Sports Therapist promotes student motivation and aspirations.

QUALIFICATIONS

2006 Certificate in Post-Compulsory Education (Cert.Ed.), Staffordshire University 
2006 VTCT Level 3 Sports Massage Therapy, Sports Massage Association
2008 Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)
University of Cambridge
2009 Diploma in Treatment & Management of Injury, The Football Association
2010 BSc. (Hons) Sports Therapy, University of Birmingham. 
2011 SMA Level 4 Advanced Sports Massage Therapy (Tutor)
2011 Kinesiology Sports Taping (Musculoskeletal)
2012 IOC Sports Medicine Academic Programme
2012  City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement.
2013 Practitioner in Sports Kinesiology Taping (KT3)
2013 Advanced Resuscitation and Emergency Aid, The Football Association
2013 City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance
2013           Post Graduate Certificate in Higher and Professional Education, Staffordshire University 

 

EMPLOYMENT

2002-2004 Aquatic Sports Development Coach, Queensland Water Polo Inc., Australia
2004-2007 Lecturer of Health and Social Care, Stoke-on-Trent College
2007-2013 Lecturer & Programme Leader of Sports Therapy, Newcastle College
2010-2014 Graduate Sports Therapist, Aston Villa Football Club
2013-2014      Lecturer of Sports Therapy, University of Birmingham
2015 Teaching Fellow, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

 

PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES

2005-2007, Sports Massage Therapist, Port Vale Football Club
2007-2009, Sports Massage Therapist, British Athletics (Long & Triple Jump Squads)
2008-2009, Sports Massage Therapist, British Swimming
2012-2012, Sports Massage Therapist, 2012 Olympic Games, London

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Injury Pathology
  • Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation 
  • Sports Massage