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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.