LEADING FROM THE FRONT


OUR MISSION IS SIMPLE AND PROVEN


WE USE THE TRAINING PRINCIPLES OF A MILLENNIA-AGED SPORT TO BUILD A FOUNDATION OF STRENGTH AND RESILIENCE.
Neuro Strength combines science, experience and vision to coach clients to optimum physical, psychological and neurologic health. We use movement to fortify the mind and body as it adapts to all changes, underpinned by 30+ years’ experience in high level sport. Our clients seek out our interventions for greater independence and quality of life along all metrics. A diagnosis of a neuro-degenerative disease can destabilise a person. Here most healthcare practitioners sombrely emphasise maintenance of existing function; Neuro Strength knows this is your most important growth period.

This collaborative journey can be joyful and uplifting; the signature of a Neuro Strength coach is their welcoming smile. Nature shows us nothing stays the same; the best is yet to come, and we are privileged to coach you to realise this.

OUR PEOPLE ARE OUR STRENGTH




KATE DELLA-VEDOVA


DIRECTOR AND HEAD COACH

Education:

(2002- 2004) B.A., Murdoch University
(2007- 2009) M.A., Curtin University
(2015- 2019) BSc, Bond University
(2019) Harvard EdX, Fundamentals of Neuroscience
(2019) Postural Analysis Specialist, Egoscue Institute

As a health science professional dedicated to treating movement disorders (emphasis on Parkinson’s Disease) Kate uses novel approaches to raise community awareness on dysfunctions of the central nervous system. Her research, education and international speaking engagements have improved the lives of people living with neurodegenerative disease both in Australia and overseas. Kate is daily proving that building relative strength and muscle mass through dynamic progressive resistance training delivers greater vitality, quality of life, autonomy and FUN to our clients daily lives. As a neuroscience devotee committed to synaptic neurogenesis, each day she’s either surfing, training in Olympic Weightlifting, skateboarding on the beach, juggling or practicing a new motor skill to optimise brain health. Kate is otherwise known as the friendly, smiling, neighborhood extremist.

Core Competencies:

- Aetiology and pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease
- Medical & molecular genetics
- Molecular protein 3D modelling and presentation
- Pathophysiology and pharmacology, Movement Disorders
- Specialist PRT protocol design for advanced stage Multiple Sclerosis
- Non-pharmacological interventions for management and prevention:
- early onset Parkinson’s Disease
- mild cognitive impairment
- early onset dementia
- cerebellar ataxia
- dystonia
- Basal ganglia anatomy and physiology
- Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale
- Predictive molecular diagnostic testing for early-onset neurologic impairments



Simone Sleep, N.D.


Simone applies a complex systems approach to blood chemistry analyses; drawing on 18 years experience of in diagnostics for heavy metal toxicity, infectious disease risk management and outpatient dental care programs. Simone's expertise in advanced medical research techniques, metabolic disorders, diabetic/ dietary interventions are an asset to Neuro Strength's athletes.

Education:

2018 to current Griffith University - Masters in Medical Research
2015 – 2017 Bond University - Bachelor of Biomedical Science
2009 Institute of Health Realities (Colorado)
Certificate for Advanced Medical Pathology & Environmental Toxicology
1998 Shanghai Medical University/Hospital
Certificate in Advanced Medical Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine
1994-1997 Australian College of Natural Therapies
Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Naturopathy)
Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine
Advanced Diploma of Herbal Medicine



BOB PAVONE


CONSULTANT COACH

“I have represented Australia in Weightlifting and have also Coached at National level in the sport since 1976, during which time I have achieved success at the highest International levels. I won gold at the 2008 Australasian Masters as well as being invited in the same year to work with SAS personnel at Campbell Barracks, helping develop innovative lifting and strength building exercises. In 1998 I coached the Tongan National Weightlifting Team (at the invitation of the International Olympic Committee) and in addition to my other successes I won the Australian Games Gold and Afroasian Games gold in 1994. I am also a Level 2 Accredited Weightlifting Coach. After a successful career in competitive weightlifting I recently joined Neuro Strength Australia as a platform for delivering treatment programs for those suffering from neurological and movement disorders. Treatment is centred on a range of weight lifting therapies, all of which are aligned to evidence based medicine. I am proud to have successfully helped so many people suffering from debilitating diseases. I am also involved with Olympilift which I founded in 1995 and where I have been Head Coach ever since. I work well with teams of people of varying sizes and enjoy the process of team working very much, getting people to work as effectively as possible towards the desired business objective is especially satisfactory; and I like motivating and encouraging people too. It gives me great satisfaction to see everything come together”



TYRONE BLYTHE


PROFESSIONAL BOXING COACH AND INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER

Ty has over 40 years experience in elite sports and is the proud father of two (his son is former Australian boxing champion Sam Blyth, his daughter Georgia is pursuing psychology in the UK). Ty stepped away from coaching elite athletes over 10 years ago, where he found his true calling working with children with neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diagnoses.


STEPH WYLIE


STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH

ASCA accredited Strength & Conditioning Coach, Sport & Exercise Science Undergraduate student and scholarship recipient. Accredited AWF Level 1 Olympic weightlifting coach.

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