Mr Phil Burt

Qualifications

BSc Hons Pharmacology, BSc Hons Physiotherapy, HPC registered

Practicing since: 1999

Specialties

Sport and Exercise Medicine

Consultation times

  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Overview

Or call us on

0161 521 9200

About

An experienced physiotherapist and bike fitter, Burt has spent 12 years as the Head of Physiotherapy at British Cycling, as well as 5 years as Consultant Physiotherapist at Team Sky. After a long career supporting the world’s best at three Olympic Games and seven Tour de Frances, Burt is now concentrating on using his expertise to help cyclists at all levels to improve their health, comfort and performance.

After a long career supporting the world’s best at three Olympic Games and seven Tour de Frances, Burt is now concentrating on using his expertise to help cyclists at all levels to improve their health, comfort and performance. Phil is credited with several innovations which helped some of the world’s most successful sports teams. He has also changed the rules of cycling to help reduce in jury and pain-notably the saddle tilt rule in 2015.

Phil’s experience and client-centred approach ensures that – regardless of goals or ability –cycling can be transformed, based on a philosophy developed from over a decade in elite sport.

Phil is a successful speaker and writer and is the author of “Bike Fit” by Bloomsbury Sport, a bestselling sports book. He is also contributing Author to “Sports Medicine” – Brukner & Khan, 2017 and his second “Strength and Conditioning for Cyclists” was released in 2018. He has helped present documentaries on Eurosport/GCN and is a regular contributor to national press and cycling publications.

Phil closes the loop with his clinic by developing new innovations for the cycling world-in his lab new saddles of been designed and tested by some the world’s largest companies and he has long term partnership with. Endura which has already created one of the most successful women’s cycling ever in terms of comfort.

Special interests

  • Musculoskeletal medicine,
  • Sports Medicine
  • Physiotherapy
  • Cycling injuries
  • Biomechanics
  • Bike fitting

Languages spoken

English

Locations Mr Phil Burt works with

Related experience

Research

  1. Bike Fit: Optimise your bike position for high performance and injury avoidance
  2. Contributing Author to “Sports Medicine” – Brukner & Khan, 2017
  3. Contributing Author to "Strength and Conditioning for Cyclists” 2018


Memberships

  • CSP

Other post held

  • Retul World Board of Advisors
  • Director at Phil Burt innovation
  • UCI advisor on Positional rules and Advisory Panel Board Member on the FA Premier League Injury Audit