Robert E. McAteeRobert E. McAtee, BA, LMT, BCTMB, CSCS, has maintained a full-time massage therapy practice for over 38 years, specializing in sports massage and soft tissue therapy, with significant clinical experience in treating people with injuries and chronic pain. Since 1988, he has owned Pro-Active Massage Therapy, an international private practice in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
McAtee is designated an Approved Provider by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). He is a sought-after presenter—throughout the United States and worldwide—on the topics of facilitated stretching, sports massage, and soft tissue injury care.
McAtee received his massage training at the Institute for Psycho-Structural Balancing (IPSB) in Los Angeles and San Diego and through the Sports Massage Training Institute (SMTI) in Costa Mesa, California. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, is board certified in therapeutic massage and bodywork, and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He has been an active member of the American Massage Therapy Association since 1988.
He is also the coauthor of the best-selling book Facilitated Stretching, Fourth Edition, used by health and fitness professionals worldwide as their go-to resource for PNF stretching and strengthening techniques.