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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)

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)

Injury Prevalence and Characteristics in Elite Junior Rugby League Players

Rugby league is an international collision sport where players participate in physically demanding activities. Musculoskeletal injuries are common to rugby league and injury inciden more...

Supervisor(s): Orr, Rhonda (Dr)

The impact of an Australian Standard on Trampoline Injuries

In Australia, the growing number of injuries sustained during the activity of trampolining (domestic environment) has prompted development and revision of an Australian Standard (AS more...

Supervisor(s): Sharwood, Lisa (Dr)

Playground standards and fall height: is there evidence of their impact on paediatric head injuries?

The objective of the Australian Standard (AS) for Playgrounds (AS4685) is to minimize the risk of injury to playground users. It provides requirements for siting, designing and deve more...

Supervisor(s): Sharwood, Lisa (Dr)

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)