Entrepreneurship in emerging scopes of occupational therapy practice: Elite sport case example

Jacky Peile

Early Links OT

When hip and back injuries forced Jacky's early retirement from elite rowing in 2009, her attention turned to business development, entrepreneurial education, and the completion of her Occupational Therapy degree. 10-years later, Jacky is now working with elite athletes to extend their careers and strengthen their performances. In collaboration with physiotherapy, coaches, medical staff, and trainers, the emerging role of Occupational Therapy in sport has been extended beyond soft tissue treatments.