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by Zuzana Machotka

Recently Dr Joanne Kemp presented her talk on the ‘management of hip pain and osteoarthritis‘ at the┬á2018 Australian Rheumatology Association Annual Scientific Meeting. There was an array of both local and international speakers who presented on many aspects of Rheumatology research and clinical practice. From Dr Kemp’s presentation, it is evident that┬áconservative exercise treatment can…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

by Liam West

July 2017 Publications from LASEM Staff   Delaney JA, Thornton HR, Burgess DJ, Dascombe BJ, Duthie GM. Duration-specific running intensities of Australian Football match-play. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2017;20(7):689-94. Dowman LM, McDonald CF, Bozinovski S, Vlahos R, Gillies R, Pouniotis D, et al. Greater endurance capacity and improved dyspnoea with acute oxygen…read more

by Dr Christian Barton (Editor)

Dr Jo Kemp┬áhas been awarded an early career researcher NHMRC fellowship, involving funding of $255,014. Her research aims to evaluate the effects of physiotherapy on treating people with hip and groin pain, including FAI (Femoroacetabular Impingement). Jo will work closely with┬áProfessor Kay Crossley at┬áthe La Trobe’s Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre.   Jo Kemp┬ádiscusses…read more

by Josh Heerey

Josh Heerey, Physiotherapist and PhD candidate at LASEM discusses the development of FAI morphology and the implications for long term hip joint health with Dr Rintje Agricola     The development of Cam-type deformity in adolescent and young male soccer players. A cam deformity is gradually acquired during skeletal maturation in adolescent and young male…read more

by Brooke Patterson

We know that development of osteoarthritis (OA) after ACL reconstruction occurs in over 50% of patients. The question is, should we inform our patients of this, and if so how should we go about this. Anecdotally, consensus is that this can be a tricky conversation, and something that may be avoided by some therapists due…read more