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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)

Investigating the cognitive and psychological consequences of sports-related mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI; also known as concussion) occurs frequently in contact sports due to direct hits or rotational acceleration of the head. While most people recover more...

Supervisor(s): Grieve, Stuart (Professor)

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)

An analysis of purposeful heading in football (soccer).

This project will analyse purposeful heading in football (soccer) and explore injury reduction strategies. more...

Supervisor(s): Peek, Kerry (Dr), Elliott, James (Professor), McKay, Marnee (Dr)

Neural Correlates of Chronic Cardiovascular Disease

Chronic cardiovascular disease (diabetes, obesity, heart disease) has a wide systemic physiological impact, including microstructural damage to the brain. Our group has an opportuni more...

Supervisor(s): Grieve, Stuart (Professor)

Brain Structural Connectomics and Tractographic Performance in Ultra-High Resolution Diffusion Imaging

Sydney Translational Imaging Laboratory (STIL) have an opportunity for a PhD student to investigate the structure of the brain's white matter fibres at a previously unseen level of more...

Supervisor(s): Grieve, Stuart (Professor)

Investigating the impacts of visual arts on primary chronic pain

This project consists of a series of studies investigating the physiological, social and psychological impacts of visual arts on patients with chronic pain. more...

Supervisor(s): Pourkazemi, Fereshteh (Dr), McKay, Marnee (Dr)

A comprehensive analysis of injuries in surfing: epidemiology, aetiology, biomechanics and injury prevention

This project aims to define common injury patterns in professional and non-professional surfers, discover likely mechanisms of injury through biomechanical analysis, and finally ide more...

Supervisor(s): McKay, Marnee (Dr), Pappas, Evangelos (Professor)

Evaluation of a novel clinical pathway of care for common musculoskeletal disorders in primary care.

An opportunity exists to undertake a PhD as part of a project entitled Implementation of a novel clinical pathway of care for common musculoskeletal disorders in primary care.  more...

Supervisor(s): Rebbeck, Trudy (Dr), Ferreira, Paulo (Associate Professor), Simic, Milena (Dr), Evans, Kerrie (Dr)