Australian Bobath Training Association

Kim Jennings

Qualifications

  • Final year of Clinical Doctorate in Physiotherapy by research at LaTrobe University
    • Thesis topic: “Barriers and facilitators to implementation of the Bobath concept”
  • MPH at Monash University
    • Thesis topic: “In our quest to create health for all are we delivering ineffective treatment for recovery from stroke? : the effectiveness of using community based rehabilitation in Indonesia for recovery from stroke.”
  • Qualified as IBITA Advanced Instructor, 2012
  • Initiated Advanced Bobath Tutor training in 2009
  • Qualified as Bobath Tutor, 2000
  • First Basic Course 1991
  • Qualified as physiotherapist, Lincoln , Victoria, 1985

Current Employment

  • Private practitioner in Neurology
  • Vice President IBITA

Future plans

  • Further research into the Bobath concept
  • Further development of the Bobath concept in Australia and the Middle East
  • Development of historical perspectives on the initiation of IBITA