Bio – Dr. Juliette Fritshi
Juliette graduated from the University of Queensland in 1985 with a degree in physiotherapy with specialization in muscular-skeletal physiotherapy, health promotion and community health. Her particular areas of interest were manual therapy and physical activity for older adults with the focus of her PhD on using pole walking as a form of exercise for older adults and those with a chronic disease. Her research focused on the functional and psycho-social benefits of pole walking programmes for older adults. She has published three papers on this topic and has presented at several conferences both in Australia and overseas. She is the owner of Pole Walking Australia.