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by LASEM

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.        

by LASEM

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

by LASEM

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

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

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.

by Christian Bonello

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

by Zuzana Machotka

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

by Zuzana Machotka

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

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