ACRISP Publications

Please find below the latest research publications from ACRISP in collaboration with La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research team. Follow the embedded link for full reference lists of published articles.



November 2017

Bourne MN, Timmins RG, Opar DA, Pizzari T, Ruddy JD, Sims C, et al. An Evidence-Based Framework for Strengthening Exercises to Prevent Hamstring Injury. Sports Medicine. 2017:1-17.

Nae J, Creaby MW, Nilsson G, Crossley KM, Ageberg E. Measurement properties of a test battery to assess postural orientation during functional tasks in patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament injury rehabilitation. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 2017;47(11):863-73.



October 2017

Kidgell DJ, Bonanno DR, Frazer AK, Howatson G, Pearce AJ. Corticospinal responses following strength training: A systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Neuroscience. 2017.

Schneider DK, Grandhi RK, Bansal P, Kuntz GE, Webster KE, Logan K, et al. Current state of concussion prevention strategies: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective, controlled studies. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017;51(20):1473-82.

Samuelsen BT, Webster KE, Johnson NR, Hewett TE, Krych AJ. Hamstring Autograft versus Patellar Tendon Autograft for ACL Reconstruction: Is There a Difference in Graft Failure Rate? A Meta-analysis of 47,613 Patients. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2017;475(10):2459-68.


Macri EM, Felson DT, Zhang Y, Guermazi A, Roemer FW, Crossley KM, et al. Patellofemoral morphology and alignment: reference values and dose–response patterns for the relation to MRI features of patellofemoral osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2017;25(10):1690-7.

Tredrea M, Dascombe B, Sanctuary CE, Scanlan AT. The role of anthropometric, performance and psychological attributes in predicting selection into an elite development programme in older adolescent rugby league players. Journal of Sports Sciences. 2017;35(19):1897-903.

Rathi S, Taylor NF, Green RA. The upper and lower segments of subscapularis muscle have different roles in glenohumeral joint functioning. Journal of Biomechanics. 2017.

Webster KE, Feller JA. Younger Patients and Men Achieve Higher Outcome Scores Than Older Patients and Women After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2017;475(10):2472-80.


September 2017

Watson L, Balster S, Lenssen R, Hoy G, Pizzari T. The effects of a conservative rehabilitation program for multidirectional instability of the shoulder. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2017.

van Middelkoop M, Bennell KL, Callaghan MJ, Collins NJ, Conaghan PG, Crossley KM, et al. International patellofemoral osteoarthritis consortium: Consensus statement on the diagnosis, burden, outcome measures, prognosis, risk factors and treatment. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2017.

Paterson KL, Kasza J, Hunter DJ, Hinman RS, Menz HB, Peat G, et al. Longitudinal association between foot and ankle symptoms and worsening of symptomatic radiographic knee osteoarthritis: data from the osteoarthritis initiative. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2017;25(9):1407-13.

Scott TJ, Duthie GM, Delaney JA, Sanctuary CE, Ballard DA, Hickmans JA, et al. The Validity and Contributing Physiological Factors to 30-15 Intermittent Fitness Test Performance in Rugby League. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2017;31(9):2409-16.



August 2017

Green B, Pizzari T. Calf muscle strain injuries in sport: A systematic review of risk factors for injury. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017;51(16):1189-94.


McPherson L, Long M, Nicholson M, Cameron N, Atkins P, Morris ME. Children’s experience of sport in Australia. International Review for the Sociology of Sport. 2017;52(5):551-69.

Wollin M, Pizzari T, Spagnolo K, Welvaert M, Thorborg K. The effects of football match congestion in an international tournament on hip adductor squeeze strength and pain in elite youth players. Journal of Sports Sciences. 2017:1-6.

Hart HF, Stefanik JJ, Wyndow N, Machotka Z, Crossley KM. The prevalence of radiographic and MRI-defined patellofemoral osteoarthritis and structural pathology: A systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017;51(16):1195-208.


Carey DL, Blanch P, Ong KL, Crossley KM, Crow J, Morris ME. Training loads and injury risk in Australian football – Differing acute: Chronic workload ratios influence match injury risk. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017;51(16):1215-20.

Chen T, Zhang P, Li Y, Webster K, Zhang J, Yao W, et al. Translation, cultural adaptation and validation of simplified Chinese version of the anterior cruciate ligament return to sport after injury (ACL-RSI) scale. PLoS ONE. 2017;12(8).

Donaldson A, Lloyd DG, Gabbe BJ, Cook J, Finch CF. We have the Programme, what next? Planning the implementation of an injury prevention programme. Injury Prevention. 2017;23(4):273-80.


July 2017

Mason J, Frazer A, Horvath DM, Pearce AJ, Avela J, Howatson G, et al. Adaptations in corticospinal excitability and inhibition are not spatially confined to the agonist muscle following strength training. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 2017;117(7):1359-71.

Mayes S, Ferris AR, Smith P, Garnham A, Cook J. Bony morphology of the hip in professional ballet dancers compared to athletes. European Radiology. 2017;27(7):3042-9.

Ukachukwu V, Duncan R, Belcher J, Marshall M, Stefanik J, Crossley K, et al. Clinical Significance of Medial Versus Lateral Compartment Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis: Cross-Sectional Analyses in an Adult Population With Knee Pain. Arthritis Care and Research. 2017;69(7):943-51.

Entwisle T, Ling Y, Splatt A, Brukner P, Connell D. Distal musculotendinous T junction injuries of the biceps femoris: An MRI case review. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017;5(7).

Delaney JA, Thornton HR, Burgess DJ, Dascombe BJ, Duthie GM. Duration-specific running intensities of Australian Football match-play. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2017;20(7):689-94.

Thornton HR, Delaney JA, Duthie GM, Dascombe BJ. Importance of various training-load measures in injury incidence of professional rugby league athletes. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. 2017;12(6):819-24.

Finch CF, Cook J, Kunstler BE, Akram M, Orchard J. Subsequent injuries are more common than injury recurrences: An analysis of 1 season of prospectively collected injuries in professional australian football. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017;45(8):1921-7.



June 2017

Hart HF, Crossley KM, Collins NJ, Ackland DC. Bracing of the reconstructed and osteoarthritic knee during high dynamic load tasks. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2017;49(6):1086-96.

Ganderton C, Semciw A, Cook J, Pizzari T. Demystifying the Clinical Diagnosis of Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome in Women. Journal of Women’s Health. 2017;26(6):633-43.

Mosler AB, Weir A, Eirale C, Farooq A, Thorborg K, Whiteley RJ, et al. Epidemiology of time loss groin injuries in a men’s professional football league: A 2-year prospective study of 17 clubs and 606 players. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017.

Devitt BM, Bell SW, Webster KE, Feller JA, Whitehead TS. Surgical treatments of cartilage defects of the knee: Systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Knee. 2017;24(3):508-17.