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Investigation of the lifestyle factors associated with low back pain, factors that determine a positive alliance between patients and therapists and motion analysis and muscle recruitment in low back pain.

This research aims to investigate the best management for low back pain as well as establish the lifestyle factors associated with the prevalence of the condition and the motor cont more...

Supervisor(s): Ferreira, Paulo (Associate Professor), Refshauge, Kathryn (Professor)

Improving long-term outcomes following lower moror neurone facial nerve paralysis

Communication is one of the main functions of the human face. We interact with others through facial expressions which occur as a reponse to social situations and environmental stim more...

Supervisor(s): Coulson, Susan (Dr)

Reducing joint load in people with knee osteoarthritis

This project will involve the implementation of biomechanical interventions with the aim of reducing the load in the medial compartment of the knee during gait. more...

Supervisor(s): Simic, Milena (Dr), Pappas, Evangelos (Professor)

Prevention of athletic knee injuries

The aim of this project is to evaluate the effectiveness of knee injury prevention programs that are tailored to athletes' neuromuscular deficits. more...

Supervisor(s): Pappas, Evangelos (Professor), Simic, Milena (Dr)

Syndesmosis Injury

This project will advance our understanding of syndesmosis injury and rehabilitation. more...

Supervisor(s): Hiller, Claire (Dr)

Opportunity Title: Cultural competency in rehabilitation counselling

Cultural competency is an essential skill for rehabilitation counsellors.  How do we increase cultural competency for rehabilitation counsellors?  more...

Supervisor(s): Pebdani, Roxanna Nasseri (Dr)

Attitudes towards sexuality and disability: A multi-phase study

Members of the general population hold negative attitudes towards the topics of sexuality and disability.  Exploring these attitudes and how to change them can have a lasting i more...

Supervisor(s): Pebdani, Roxanna Nasseri (Dr)

Sexuality and spinal cord injury

Sexuality and spinal cord injury (SCI) is an important but under-researched body of work.  There are many aspects of sexuality and SCI that need to be addressed, however this p more...

Supervisor(s): Pebdani, Roxanna Nasseri (Dr)

Pain in Parkinson’s disease- clinical assessment and development of exercise-based management programs

This research aims to develop a clinical tool for the assessment and classification of pain in people with Parkinson's disease as well as explore exercise based interventions to ass more...

Supervisor(s): Allen, Natalie (Dr)

Understanding recurrent falls and tailoring intervention for prevention

Understanding recurrent falls and tailoring intervention for prevention more...

Supervisor(s): Allen, Natalie (Dr), Paul, Serene (Dr)