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DOMP, MPT, BHK, CSCS, CAFCI, CGIMS
Behnad is the current Physical Therapy Director for the Vancouver Canucks NHL Hockey Club. He is a practicing clinician and strength and conditioning coach having worked at several sports therapy clinics in British Columbia, Canada. He was a program coordinator and consultant at the University of British Columbia's (UBC) School of Human Kinetics as well as UBC's Varsity Athletics. Behnad continues to consult with various sport teams and individual athletes at all levels, including national and professional level athletes. Behnad is passionate about teaching and continues to combine his diverse clinical skills and years of experience with lecturing in the fields of rehabilitation, injury prevention and performance enhancement. Behnad has a special interest in movement assessment and training and has been involved with the Functional Movement Systems since 2001. He is an instructor for both the Functional Movement Screen (FMS™) and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA™) courses. Behnad graduated from UBC with a Bachelor of Human Kinetics (BHK) in Exercise Science, a Master of Physical Therapy (MPT), and a degree in Osteopathy Manual Practice (DOMP) from the Canadian School of Osteopathy. He is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, has completed a graduate certificate in Orthopedic Manual Therapy at Curtin University (Perth, Australia), certified through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (CAFCI), and trained in Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) through the Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain.