Blog - In the media
by LASEM

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

by LASEM

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

by LASEM

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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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 The Australian story here, including remarks from Professor Kay Crossley or…read more

by LASEM

The Brisbane Lions Women’s team have begun tracking their menstrual cycles to optimise players recovery in a bid to help them secure the AFLW premiership. LASEM Director Professor Kay Crossley comments on her future plans to research the relationship between menstrual cycles and performance and menstrual cycles and injury. See the full story here.