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Kate Beerworth

APA Sports Physiotherapist

B.App.Sc (Physio); Grad. Cert. Sports Physio (LaTrobe); Level 3 Sports Physio Certificate; GLA:D Accredited Provider

WSC Since: 2002

Kate is an experienced APA Sports Physiotherapist who has recently resigned as Head Physiotherapist for the Westfield Matilda’s, after 10 years.Kate has extensive experience with soccor and netball related injuries and is passionate about ACL prevention and ACL rehab.

Kate’s other clinical interest’s include injury prevention, return to play and return to performance for all lower limb conditions. Kate continues to be involved with Football Federation Australia following her 12 years as a travelling team physio and is excited about her new role as National ACL Prevention & Injury Prevention Co-ordinator.

Involvement with Teams and Associations

Current:
  • SA Sports Medicine Association
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Sports Physiotherapy Australia
  • SA Sports Medicine Association Branch Council- Vice President
  • Football Federation Australia ( FFA) National ACL Prevention & Injury Prevention Co-ordinator
  • Nationally Endorsed Provider of Netball Australia’s KNEE program
  • GLA:D Osteoarthritis Program Provider
Previous:
  • Team Physio – Matildas – Australian Women’s Football Team (2007-2017)
  • Physiotherapist – Young Matildas – U20 Australian Women’s Football Team (2004-06)
  • Physiotherapist – Woods Panthers State League Netball (2003-2006)

Greatest Sporting Moment:

  • Being a member of the Matildas staff for 3 World Cups (2007, 2011 & 2015) & the 2016 Australian Olympic Team
  • Personally – Swimming from Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island in the Rottnest Channel Swim