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by Zuzana Machotka

February’s staff publications featured research on: Patellofemoral knee pain. This included exploring contributing factors such as altered hip rate of force development and strength, foot mobility differences, and pelvic and hip kinematics in patellofemoral joint arthritis. Hamstrings. Muscle imaging techniques were explored through functional MRI and injury prevention strengthening exercises were discussed within an evidence-based…read more

by Adam Culvenor

Functional or physical performance tests, such as hop tests, are commonly used by physiotherapists and other rehabilitation clinicians to evaluate recovery after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and reconstruction. Indeed, they make up a vital part of the clinical decision on when to progress patients to next stages of rehabilitation and when an athlete can…read more

by Zuzana Machotka

2017 was a very busy year for the La Trobe Sports and Exercise Medicine Research Centre, with staff publishing 180 papers in high profile, peer reviewed medical journals. Collectively, the team published papers on topics associated with osteoarthritis, pain science, cardio-respiratory health, and exercise/rehabilitation. Click the picture to view a full list of staff publications…read more

by Dr Christian Barton (Editor)

        Thanks to everyone who attended our fantastic ACL symposium in November 2017. Below you will find slides and resources from some of our great presenters. A special thank you to Club Warehouse for sponsoring the event! Watch this space for more events and resources in 2018. We will be holding a…read more

by Dr Christian Barton (Editor)

Here is a synopsis of a recent paper I wrote with @merollim on how digital and social media provides great opportunities to facilitate knowledge translation Synopsis The 350-year old academic journal model poorly facilitates knowledge translation to healthcare professionals and patients. Current journal formats do not meet the needs of most potential end users – health…read more