LASEM Research Fellow, Dr Adam Culvenor was consulted on the link between knee injury and arthritis risk. See the article here.
Women playing in the AFLW competition are at a high risk of knee injuries. In the first season of the AFLW eight players tore their anterior cruciate ligament. But injury is preventable. Professor Crossley’s team rolled out Prep to Play in 2019, a coach-led program designed to prevent injury . See related press here: 2019…read more
Running can be a fantastic way to keep fit. It’s low cost, doesn’t require much specialist equipment, and can be done pretty much anywhere. “But!” I hear you yelp. “What about my knees?” Read the full story from ABC’s Tegan Taylor (featuring advice from Dr Christian Barton) at ABC News.
Before ABC journalist Joe O’Brien set off on a gruelling 25 kilometre run, he sought advice from Dr Chrstian Barton on how to prepare himself. Read The ABC news story here.
New research from La Trobe University suggests there is no evidence that changing a runner’s strike pattern will help prevent injuries or give them a speed boost. See The Age coverage here See related media at Runner’s World Listen to Dr Christian Barton’s interviews on ABC Radio Sydney and 3AW Breakfast.
Dr Christian Barton funding success: MRFF funds new research to evaluate effectiveness of physiotherapy care for knee osteoarthritis The GLA:D Australia team and lead researcher Dr Christian Barton are pleased to announce nearly $1.7million funding from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) and Australia Physiotherapy Association (APA) to investigate if high value non-surgical care, including…read more
Dr. Peter Brunker, a member of LASEM, recently spoke with with Rafael Epstein on ABC’s Drive program about watching the moment unfold live on television. Peter Brukner is a former doctor with the Australian Cricket Team and Liverpool Football Club. Listen to the interview here.
Dr Peter Brukner was Cricket Australia’s chief medico when Phillip Hughes was fatally struck by a bouncer in 2014. Dr Brukner says he is amazed that even some batsmen who were on the field that day still refused to wear neck guards on their helmets. Read the full story here.
Recently, some of the LASEM team featured in these videos on Digital Health. There’s a short version (30 seconds) and a longer one (nearly 3 minutes) and they feature Dr Anthea Clarke, Dr Ebonie Rio, Dr Sean Docking, Dr Andrew Shaefer and Ketha Ledchumanasarma.