Congratulations to our own world-renowned physiotherapist and LASEM Director, Professor Kay Crossley, who has been awarded Victoria’s highest scientific honour, the 2020 Victoria Prize, for Science and Innovation in the Life Sciences category. For more information about this huge achievement, check out the Premier of Victoria’s announcement or the VESKI website.
Congratulations Dr. Docking! The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association recently awarded post-doctoral Research Fellow Dr. Sean Docking the highly competitive Deeble Summer Scholarship. The scholarship will give Sean the opportunity to immerse himself with experts in the field of health and policy and allow him to examine the systematic causes and health policies that contribute…read more
The 2019 LASEM Annual Report includes a wonderful welcome from Centre Director Professor Kay Crossley & LTU Vice-Chancellor & Vice President, Professor Susan Dodds and documents the achievements of our vibrant and dynamic Research Centre – from Professors to HDR students, from head (neuroscience), to toe (podiatry)! Take a look at what we achieved in…read more
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
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.
The LaTrobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre (LASEM), and the Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP) at Edith Cowan University, have been chosen by the IOC to become the only Australian members of the International Olympic Committee Medical Research Network. (click picture below for more details)
Blog by Dr Ebonie Rio for Body in Mind. Original post at https://bodyinmind.org/exercise-pain-perception-headache/ Now the paper is actually called “ Has aerobic exercise effect on pain perception in persons with migraine and co-existing tension-type headache and neck pain? A randomised controlled, clinical trial” (see reference below) and I confess I did have to read the title…read more
A great re-addition to the Sports and Exercise Medicine Research Centre- Dr Adam Semciw After finishing his PhD in 2013 at La Trobe University titled: Hip Abductor muscle structure and function in swimmers: an investigation into deloading, Dr Semciw joined the University of Queensland as a Research Fellow in Physiotherapy (2015). There he continued his…read more
In the world of publications, researchers understand the difficult task of publishing in peer reviewed journals. Manuscripts which are accepted often require several revisions and may take up to a year to get published. It can be an arduous task keeping on top of papers and delegating tasks among co-authors. It is with this in…read more
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