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Biography

Christina is a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Early Career Fellow, Deputy Head of the Pre-hospital, Emergency and Trauma (PET) Group and Senior Research Fellow within the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. Her research focuses on the outcomes of traumatic injury, and in particular on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and the risk of developing chronic disease following injury.

Christina has a clinical background in physiotherapy and has worked in teaching and research at universities in Australia, the UK and Canada. She is currently a registered physiotherapist, an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Physiotherapy, Monash University, an Honorary Research Fellow at Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and an Honorary Research Fellow of the Emergency and Trauma Centre, Alfred Health.

Monash teaching commitment

Adjunct Lecturer, Physiotherapy

External positions

Honorary Research Fellow, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

2017 → …

Honorary Research Fellow, The Alfred

2016 → …

Associate PhD Supervisor, Mr Christopher Swain, Australian Catholic University

2015 → …

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Projects 2013 2020

Research Output 2009 2019

Multi-segment spine kinematics: Relationship with dance training and low back pain

Swain, C. T. V., Whyte, D. G., Ekegren, C. L., Taylor, P., McMaster, K., Lee Dow, C. & Bradshaw, E. J., 1 Feb 2019, In : Gait & posture. 68, p. 274-279 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The epidemiology of low back pain and injury in dance: A systematic review

Swain, C. T. V., Bradshaw, E. J., Ekegren, C. L. & Whyte, D. G., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Traumatic injury survivors’ perceptions of their future: a longitudinal qualitative study

Braaf, S., Ameratunga, S., Ponsford, J., Cameron, P., Collie, A., Harrison, J., Ekegren, C., Christie, N., Nunn, A. & Gabbe, B., 10 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Comparing ICD-10 external cause codes for pedal cyclists with self-reported crash details

Beck, B., Ekegren, C. L., Cameron, P., Stevenson, M., Judson, R., Bucknill, A., Edwards, E. & Gabbe, B., 22 Mar 2018, In : Injury Prevention. 24, 2, p. 157-160 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Incidence, costs and predictors of non-union, delayed union and mal-union following long bone fracture

Ekegren, C. L., Edwards, E. R., de Steiger, R. & Gabbe, B. J., 13 Dec 2018, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15, 12, 11 p., 2845.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Prizes

Best Conference Poster

Christina Louise Ekegren (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Medical Oral Presentation Award

Christina Louise Ekegren (Recipient), 22 Apr 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best New Investigator Injury Prevention

Christina Louise Ekegren (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best New Investigator Injury Prevention

Christina Louise Ekegren (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Oral Presentation Award

Christina Louise Ekegren (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2015 2018

  • 2 Contribution to conference
  • 2 Editorial responsibility
  • 1 Committees and working groups
  • 1 Grant review responsibilities

BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation (Journal)

Christina Ekegren (Associate editor)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (Journal)

Christina Ekegren (Associate editor)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

National Health and Medical Research Council Reviewer, 2017 Project Grant

Christina Ekegren (Fellow)
2017

Activity: External Academic EngagementGrant review responsibilities

Founding member and Co-convener, Physiotherapists for Physical Activity

Christina Ekegren (Fellow)
2017

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Conference of the Australian-Physiotherapy-Association 2017

Christina Ekegren (Session chair)
20 Oct 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference