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Community Knowledge of Concussion in Youth and Adolescent Sport

The football codes are physically demanding collision sports. Other sports (eg  netball and cycling) have an element of risk of head injury. Child players can be exposed to hi more...

Supervisor(s): Orr, Rhonda (Dr)

Evaluation of possible head Injuries in construction and sport fields

This research is geared towards studying the behaviour of a human head during the event of an impact in sport or construction fields. Experimental and numerical studies will be carr more...

Supervisor(s): Mohotti, Damith (Dr)

Athlete Development in Australian Swimming

A full-time PhD scholarship is available for a graduate to undertake research examining athlete development issues in Australian Swimming. The PhD will be conducted as part of a col more...

Supervisor(s): Cobley, Stephen (Dr)

Investigation of the Demands of Participation in Physical Disability Rugby League

Physical Disability Rugby League is a sport that was created in Sydney to allow persons with physical disability to play league (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yV04gbXUURo). Curren more...

Supervisor(s): Fornusek, Che (Dr)

Inury Surveillance in Junior Rugby League

Rugby League is a team sport played by over 170,000 players at clubs across Australia. Both the National Rugby League (NRL) and the State Leagues have a responsibility to create an more...

Supervisor(s): Orr, Rhonda (Dr)

I-engage: A multicomponent intervention using human-centred technology to enhance knowledge and skills in self-monitoring physical activity and food choices in adolescents

This project aims to develop a unique intervention designed to increase participation in moderate to vigorous physical activity (PA) and to guide food choices in adolescents. Imple more...

Supervisor(s): Caillaud, Corinne (Associate Professor)

Pilot Study of Progressive Resistance Training for Sedentary Adults with Charcot-Marie-Tooth

This project is for a resistance training program in persons with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT). CMT is the most frequently inherited peripheral neuropathy affecting around 1 in 2500 pe more...

Supervisor(s): Fornusek, Che (Dr)

Pilot Efficacy Trial of Electrical Stimulation Cycling Exercise for Advanced Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an incurable disease of the central nervous system that typically affects people in their 30's and 40's. MS results in slowly increasing muscle paralysis, more...

Supervisor(s): Fornusek, Che (Dr)

Advanced brain imaging of mild traumatic brain imaging: mTBI passport

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI; also known as concussion) occurs frequently in contact sports due to direct hits or rotational acceleration of the head. There is currently no rel more...

Supervisor(s): Grieve, Stuart (Professor)

Upper limb hypermobility in musicians and its associations with pain and performance

The aim of this project is to investigate the extent of upper limb hypermobility in a range of orchestral musicians of different levels of expertise, and to determine the associate more...

Supervisor(s): Nicholson, Leslie (Associate Professor), Chan, Cliffton (Dr)