SHARON LIM CHENG KUAN
MSci(Physiotherapy) (Hons); M. MSK & Sports Physiotherapy
Sharon graduated from King's College London with a Masters in Science in Physiotherapy (Hons) in 2001. In 2007, she furthered her interests in management of sports and musculoskeletal injuries and graduated from University of South Australia with a Masters of Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. She had also gotten her Clinical Exercise Specialist Certification by the American College of Sports Medicine. Sharon has had 20 years of experience in injury management, developing services, and leading and managing teams and projects.
In sports and sports injury management, Sharon has worked with a wide variety of sportsmen and sportswomen involved in marathons, triathlons, track and field, soccer, hockey, softball, ultimate frisbee, rugby, swimming, martial arts, and dance.
She has also served with Team Singapore as a sports physiotherapist at the Winter Olympics, Asian Games and SEA Games. Apart from multi-sports events, she has also provided physiotherapy for other medical onfield coverage such as Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon, Rugby Sevens, World Club Rugby Tens, and S-League games. Sharon has been volunteering with the national team softball team for many years as both team manager and physiotherapist. She enjoys synergising with coaches to facilitate injury management and performance enhancement.
Sharon has personally participated in a wide variety of sports and exercise. She had played softball for more than 10 years and had also trained with the national softball team. She had practised or participated in Ju Jitsu, Yoga, Pilates, Salsa, Rock-climbing and Scuba Diving. She has completed several half marathons, a few full marathons and a few biathlons. She currently runs and swims. While she has tried her hand at perfecting her golf swing, she is pretty bad at golf and is better at the analysing the biomechanics of other people's golf swing.
In Moving Space, Sharon is keen to work closely with not just with the injured athlete in management of their injuries, but also to collaborate with coaches, teachers, doctors and any other relevant persons to ensure sporting performance and injury prevention.
Karen Koh was a physiotherapist with the Singapore Sports Council (SSC) from 1996 to 2003. She has a wealth of experience in handling many different types of sports injuries and has conducted and designed rehabilitation programs to put athletes back on their feet again. She has been involved in many local as well as international competitions. Her tour of duty includes coverage of the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, SEA Games and many other high level competitions.
After leaving SSC, she took a sharp career turn to geriatric physiotherapy by working in a local community hospital. She spent one year there treating the aged patients with various medical conditions. However in 2004, she took another turn in her career and went into pediatric neurology. She spent another 5 years at a private school where she was the physiotherapist in a multidisciplinary team that focuses on inclusive education. She helped school children with disabilities to maximize their fullest potential in normal curriculum. However, she continued to keep in touch with the community hospital during these years.
She was also involved in the developmental team by creating satellite clinics in local schools and educating school children the need to play sports in a healthy and competitive manner. She also manages a team of trainers and physiotherapists in providing on-field coverage for the local S-leagues clubs, local ballet and modern dance companies and is actively involved in community-based rehabilitation programmes either in research or services to help the elderly or special population. Lastly, Karen believes in moulding (or paying forward) the next generation of physiotherapists and sports professionals by contributing to the education realm as an adjunct lecturer to two local polytechnics and also private institutions.
VIVIEN KOH LILING
SPORTS & DANCE PHYSIOTHERAPIST
B.App.Sc(Physiotherapy); M.Sc (Performing Arts Med)
Vivien graduated from Nanyang Polytechnic with a Diploma in Physiotherapy in 2009 and University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy in 2010.
After completing her basic training in NUH, she spent 4 years specialising in sports physiotherapy. She was involved with the treatment of acute and chronic sports injuries, and post operative rehabilitation. Her patients range from elite athletes to weekend warriors, doing anything from running to swimming to martial arts.
She has also served with Team Singapore as a physiotherapist in the medical team in SEA Games and ASEAN Para Games in 2015, and Asian Games in 2018. In addition, she was the team physiotherapist for the National Women’s and Men’s Artistic Gymnastics team. She was involved in their rehabilitation pre SEA Games 2017, and has traveled with them to various Gymnastics World Cups in 2018.
Having trained as a dancer for many years herself, she has a special interest in the prevention and treatment of dance injuries. This led her to do a further degree in Performing Arts Medicine, concentrating on Dance Medicine. She is particularly interested in safe stretching, strengthening and cross training for dancers, and pointe shoe-related issues. She is the designated physiotherapist for local contemporary dance company Frontier Danceland, and was the physiotherapist for Crazy Horse during their tour to Singapore. She is also a certified Griskho Pointe Shoe fitter and does pointe shoe fitting at Sonata Dancewear.
BON SEK HUI
Dip.Physiotherapy, DPT (Hons)
Sekhui graduated from Nanyang Polytechnic with a Diploma in Physiotherapy in 2013, and obtained her Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2019 with Nova Southeastern University. She is also a Certified Lymphedema & Wound Therapist with the International Lymphedema & Wound care Training Institute.
She started work in Singapore General Hospital where she was given the opportunity to volunteer at local sporting events like the Standard Chartered Marathon, and in the process developed a keen interest in musculoskeletal and sports-related injuries.
Following her interest in elite sporting performance and injury prevention, she joined Singapore Sports Institute in 2018, serving as a sports physiotherapist for several multi-sports events, including SEA Games, ASEAN Para Games, Asian Games and Asian Para Youth Games. Sekhui is currently the team physiotherapist for our National Ten-Pin Bowling Team, working with them to ensure optimal performance and keeping them injury-free. She also served as the team physiotherapist for the Singapore Slingers in the 2018 – 2019 ASEAN Basketball League season.
When not working in the clinic, Sekhui will most likely be hanging out in a cafe with her English Bulldog, Romeo, or spotted in a fight gym – training Brazilian Jiu jitsu, hoping to find enough determination to cut weight and compete one day.
BSc (Physiotherapy), BSc (Ex & Health Sci)
June graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2012 and a Bachelor of Exercise and Health Science from The University of Western Australia in 2007.
During her time in university, she worked as a sports trainer with Sports Medicine Australia and with an amateur league football team which lead to her pursuit of sports physiotherapy.
She spent 5 years in Singapore Sports Institute as a sports physiotherapist, working and travelling with elite athletes and teams. She was actively involved in injury prevention, rehabilitation, and surveillance programs to build athletes up to their optimal condition and ensure that they are competition-ready. She served as a team physiotherapist in a multitude of international competitions including the Olympic Games in 2016, Asian Winter Games in 2017, Youth Olympic Games in 2014, ASEAN Para Games, various Asian Games, and SEA Games.
June went on to further her experience at Mount Elizabeth Hospital for the next 3 years in an outpatient clinic where she saw a diverse clientele base. She was involved in post-operative rehabilitation, management of acute and chronic injuries, running gait analysis as well as geriatrics conditioning.
In her spare time, she loves being outdoors and travelling. June used to play competitive hockey and now plays at a club level. She enjoys playing golf on the weekend and working out at the gym.
SPORTS MASSAGE THERAPIST
Lynne attained her massage certification more than 20 years ago from Singapore Sports Council, now known as Sport Singapore.
She has since been providing sports massage to athletes from a wide range of sports. Apart from athletes, she has also helped many musicians n ballet dancers, both amateur and professional.
She had been a sports trainer for SEAGames, ASEAN Para Games, Youth Olympic Games, Asian Games, SCC 7s, HSBC 7s, and Netball S’pore. She has also covered overseas games for individual athletes eg Ultramarathon, World Equestrian Games