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Personal profile

Biography

Qualifications:

  • PhD. University of Melbourne, Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine (2015)
  • Master of Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, University of South Australia (2008)
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University (2002)

Clinical experience:

  • Musculoskeletal, orthopaedic and sports Physiotherapy roles in Melbourne, Adelaide, Darwin, Cairns, and Glasgow, UK (2002 onwards)

Teaching experience:

  • Unit coordinator for PTY1022, 24 credit point unit - commenced 2017
  • Lecturer/tutor for Year 1 and Year 2 Physiotherapy theory/prac and applied anatomy
  • Previous roles - tutor/lecturer for Physiotherapy programs at the Univeristy of Melbourne and University of South Australia (2009-2016)

 Research experience and interests:

  • Knee joint function and osteoarthritis following injury and surgery
  • Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction – biomechanics and functional performance
  • Low-cost assessment of muscle function and balance in clinical settings using force platforms and dynamometers 
  • NHMRC Dora Lush Postgraduate Scholarship, 2012 ($71,857)
  • Honours and HDR student supervision

Service and community associations:

  • Australian Physiotherapy Association – member
  • Sports Medicine Australia – member
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Biomechanics – member
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists – member
  • Peer reviewer for the following journals: British Journal of Sports Medicine, Disability and Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy Research International
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Physiotherapist – full registration

 

 

Research area keywords

  • Orthopaedics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Physiotherapy Education
  • Movement analysis

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