20092022
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Personal profile

Biography

Christina is a Senior Research Fellow within the Rehabilitation, Ageing and Independent Living (RAIL) Research Centre and 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. She also has a strong interest in active ageing.

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, Alfred Health

2016 → …

Associate PhD Supervisor, Mr Christopher Swain, Australian Catholic University

2015 → …

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Projects 2013 2022

Research Output 2009 2019

Agreement between medical record and administrative coding of common comorbidities in orthopaedic trauma patients

Daly, S., Nguyen, T. Q., Gabbe, B. J., Braaf, S., Simpson, P. & Ekegren, C. L., 1 Jul 2019, In : Injury. 50, 7, p. 1277–1283 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

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 and Posture. 68, p. 274-279 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Multi-segment spine range of motion in dancers with and without recent low back pain

Swain, C. T. V., Bradshaw, E. J., Ekegren, C. L., Orishimo, K. F., Kremenic, I. J., Liederbach, M. & Hagins, M., 1 May 2019, In : Gait and Posture. 70, p. 53-58 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior 6 Months After Musculoskeletal Trauma: What Factors Predict Recovery?

Ekegren, C. L., Climie, R. E., Simpson, P. M., Owen, N., Dunstan, D. W., Veitch, W. & Gabbe, B. J., 7 Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Physical Therapy. 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Pre-injury health status of major trauma patients with orthopaedic injuries

Gelaw, A. Y., Gabbe, B. J., Simpson, P. M. & Ekegren, C. L., 10 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Injury. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Best Conference Poster

Christina Ekegren (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Medical Oral Presentation Award

Christina Ekegren (Recipient), 22 Apr 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best New Investigator Injury Prevention

Christina Ekegren (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best New Investigator Injury Prevention

Christina Ekegren (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Oral Presentation Award

Christina Ekegren (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2015 2019

Investigator Grants

Christina Ekegren (Reviewer)
2019 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementGrant review responsibilities

Honours supervision (Ms Karishmma Rajendra)

Christina Ekegren (Supervisor)
2019 → …

Activity: Other Teaching Engagements and non-HDR SupervisionsNon-HDR Supervisions

Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference

Christina Ekegren (Member of programme committee)
2019 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference

Christina Ekegren (Session chair)
2019 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (Journal)

Christina Ekegren (Associate editor)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility