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Congratulations to our own world-renowned physiotherapist and LASEM Director, Professor Kay Crossley, who has been awarded Victoria’s highest scientific honour, the 2020 Victoria Prize, for Science and Innovation in the Life Sciences category. For more information about this huge achievement, check out the Premier of Victoria’s announcement or the VESKI website.        

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Congratulations Dr. Docking! The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association recently awarded post-doctoral Research Fellow Dr. Sean Docking the highly competitive Deeble Summer Scholarship. The scholarship will give Sean the opportunity to immerse himself with experts in the field of health and policy and allow him to examine the systematic causes and health policies that contribute…read more

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Choosing the right health care professional to manage your aches and pain can be hard. To make matters more difficult, the answer is rarely definitive. Postdoctoral researcher Matthew King and lecturer Charlotte Ganderton provide some much needed advice on who to choose and why. To find out more head to The Conversation or ABC News….read more

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From the elderly to the elite, these go-to moves aim to improve strength and reduce the risk of injury. La Trobe University Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre’s own Melissa Haberfield and Dr. Ebonie Rio share their favourite exercises here. The best part about it? You can do them all from the comfort of your…read more

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The 2019 LASEM Annual Report includes a wonderful welcome from Centre Director Professor Kay Crossley & LTU Vice-Chancellor & Vice President, Professor Susan Dodds and documents the achievements of our vibrant and dynamic Research Centre – from Professors to HDR students, from head (neuroscience), to toe (podiatry)! Take a look at what we achieved in…read more

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As the number of women who tackle contact sports continues to rise, so too does the rate of knee injury among them. In partnership with the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Professor Kay Crossley (and team Dr Andrea Bruder, Dr Andrea Mosler and PhD candidate Brooke Patterson) lead this truly game-changing research. To…read more

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Live Q & A – the sixth installment in a series of expert webinars Dr. Sean Docking hosts world-renowned Podiatrist and Researcher, Professor Hylton Menz. Hear Hylton speak about who foot osteoarthritis most commonly affects, how to identify it, and whether everyone who presents with foot pain should have imaging done. Hylton was joined by…read more