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World-renowned clinician James Moore joins Hytro as Head of Medical.
London, 15th June 2022 – In a statement of intent to become a leading voice in elite performance, Hytro, the first Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) wearable designed specifically to improve sports performance, has announced James Moore as its Head of Medical.
As a globally-recognised consultant physiotherapist, James is co-founder and Director of Sports and Exercise Medicine at CHHP London. James will bring unparalleled experience, gained from working directly with world leading athletes as well as his previous role as Team GB’s Deputy Chef de Mission, to further develop Hytro as the leaders in Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) wearables.
James Moore has a worldwide reputation for being at the cutting edge of healthcare that defines successful performance. Having lectured widely on the subject, James will bring his extensive knowledge of BFR to the team and seeks to broaden the reach and education surrounding this method. More specifically, James will be working with Hytro to bring the well-known benefits to elite level coaches, practitioners and physios, while providing strategic and practical advice with product development and market penetration.
James Moore, Head of Medical at Hytro said: “I have talked about the benefits of BFR with my clients for years – but nobody was bringing this unrivalled method of training to elites and amateurs in an efficient, safe and accessible way. Working with the guys at Hytro, it’s clear that their products will be taking BFR on a shift from expensive kit in elite performance physio rooms and scientific journals to the masses, with one easy product. This brand is revolutionising the recovery and performance market, so I‘m excited to bring the benefits of Hytro to more coaches to help their athletes win.”
Dr Warren Bradley, Founder and Head of Elite Performance at Hytro added: “Like the rest of the industry, I have known and respected James’ work for a long time, seeing him develop athletes into world champions. We’re delighted to see his enthusiasm for Hytro and we can’t wait to work together to continue this exciting journey to bring the recovery and performance benefits of BFR to a wider audience.”
This news follows previous announcements from Hytro welcoming board advisors Pete McKnight, Coaching and Sport Science Director at Hintsa Performance, along with Yanto Barker, founder and Managing Director of Le Col, and Nikki Doucet, former Nike Senior Exec.
About James Moore:
James Moore leads the specialist physiotherapy team at CHHP. James’ clinical passion lies within complex Hip and Groin injuries, where he developed and founded the Sporting Hip & Groin course. Through this specialist area, he has consulted for a number of Premier league & championship football clubs, Premiership Rugby Clubs & with many elite athletes. James graduated with an honours degree on physiotherapy from Kings College London in 1996. Following a period working in the NHS James moved to the USA, where he worked in a spinal & sports specialist Centre in Chicago. During his time in the USA James qualified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Pilates instructor and, worked with professional athletes from NFL, MLB, power lifting and bodybuilding.
In 2000 James moved to Australia and completed his Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, specialising in spinal problems, at The University of Queensland. Upon return to the UK in 2001, James set up and managed his own private practice and worked predominantly in professional cricket and Athletics.
In 2003 James studied for his second MSc in Applied Biomechanics and In 2005 he took up the post of Clinical Lead Physiotherapist to the English Institute of Sport, with a special affiliation to UK Athletics. Alongside his private work, James has continued to lecture internationally and is a leading expert in Hip and Groin injuries and rehabilitation.
James also spent a period of time working as Head of Medicine for Saracens RFC before moving on to manage the intensive Rehabilitation Unit (IRU) at Bisham Abbey and was Head of Performance Services for the british Olympic Association and Deputy Chef de Mission for the Rio 2016 Olympics. When he’s not in clinic, James can often be found developing new education material and spending time with his wife & two young daughters.
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