If you missed the LASEM Happy Hour with Dr Tania Pizzari on May 21, we’ve got you covered! Hear from Dr Pizzari as she talks about the importance of the (recently neglected) scapula, the psycho-social effects of imaging, returning to sport without apprehension and the importance of education and self-efficacy. Joined by special guest Dr…read more
To make the most of our time in isolation (AKA La Trobe University Working From Home, or #LTUWFH), the LASEM MOVE team have been logging their collected walking, running and riding kilometres in the clubs section of the Strava app, with the aim of making it (virtually) around Australia. As at May 10, we had…read more
While many Australians have been trying to maintain their fitness during quarantine, physiotherapists are warning this doesn’t mean they’re ready to go straight back into sport. Physiotherapist and La Trobe University Sport and Exercise Research Centre PhD candidate Brooke Patterson says a carefully planned return to competitive sport will help avoid common sports injuries. See…read more
Dr Adam Culvenor spoke to The Age about sudden changes to exercise routines in an attempt to stay sane during isolation, and the ergonomic perils of working from home. See the full article here.
The 2nd installment in our series of expert webinars Is there a right way to run? The short answer is no. On Wednesday morning, April 29, we had the pleasure of sharing a cuppa with Dr Christian Barton. If you missed the live Q&A, watch the recording to see Christian speak about running re-training, researching…read more
On Friday April 24, LASEM Research Fellow Dr Jo Kemp spoke to JOSPT about managing hip problems in active people of all ages. See the recording here.
Peter Brukner, a LASEM Professor and a sport and exercise medicine physician, shares his tips for staying healthy during lockdown. Choose fresh, unprocessed foods Food is fuel Move, every day Connect, connect, connect Avoid smoking Maximise sleep See The Age article for the details.
LASEM Happy Hour – the first in a series of expert webinars On Thursday April 9 2020, we had the pleasure of sharing a drink with tendon expert Professor Jill Cook, at LASEM’s first ever Happy Hour Webinar. Join Jill as she speaks about tendon treatments to avoid, tendon loading, differential diagnoses and how we…read more
St Kilda coach Peta Searle has highlighted the heavy on and off-field cost of serious knee injuries for semi-professional AFLW players after Saint Tarni White became the 11th player this season to go down with a suspected torn anterior cruciate ligament. The AFL has undertaken several initiatives in recent years to address this problem, working…read more
The AFL is keen to explore whether the female menstrual cycle is linked to ACL injuries. La Trobe University professor Kay Crossley — a physiotherapist and researcher with expertise in knee injuries — said she was hoping to conduct more in-depth research. See the full story including remarks from Professor Kay Crossley here.