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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)

New insights into the low back pain problems: opportunities for doctoral studies

Our understanding of back pain is still in its infancy, despite decades of focussed study, and therefore many opportunities exist for PhD students to explore the full spectrum of is more...

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

Use of technology to deliver evidence-based care of low back pain

This program of research will investigate the effectiveness of different technology-based interventions to improve care of low back pain. more...

Supervisor(s): Ferreira, Manuela (Associate Professor)

Harnessing the power of electronic medical records with data analytics in back pain

This program of research will evaluate the use of digital technology and data analytics to drive practice change and improve healthcare for back pain. more...

Supervisor(s): Machado, Gustavo (Dr), Maher, Chris (Professor)

Can brain neurochemicals distinguish headache types and pain types?

An opportunity exists for a PhD scholarship to investigate whether brain neurochemicals can distinguish between headache types and pain types. Work undertaken by our research team t more...

Supervisor(s): Rebbeck, Trudy (Dr), Refshauge, Kathryn (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)

Wiser HealthCare for musculoskeletal conditions

I am looking for a PhD student to work on musculoskeletal projects within the Wiser HealthCare research collaboration http://wiserhealthcare.org.au more...

Supervisor(s): Maher, Chris (Professor)

What is the association between musculoskeletal conditions and cardio metabolic disease in the Australian population?

This research project aims to investigate the association between musculoskeletal conditions and cardio metabolic diseases and its relationship with physical activity participation. more...

Supervisor(s): Hiller, Claire (Dr), Harmer, Alison (Dr), Beckenkamp, Paula (Dr)