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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)

Body segment sequencing to optimize performance in the water polo shot

Matching the requirements of your course PhD study, you will have the opportunity to examine and evaluate performance in the development of skill in shooting for goal in water polo. more...

Supervisor(s): Sanders, Ross (Professor)

Improving treatments in childhood apraxia of speech

My research comes from my clinical experiences and a drive to do better, more effective speech pathology. more...

Supervisor(s): McCabe, Tricia (Professor), Ballard, Kirrie (Professor), Purcell, Alison (Dr)

Biofeedback in speech and swallowing intervention using ultrasound

Developing treatments of speech disorders in adults or children using ultrasound biofeedback. more...

Supervisor(s): McCabe, Tricia (Professor), Ballard, Kirrie (Professor), Purcell, Alison (Dr)

Muscle specific kinase in synaptic adaptation

This project will investigate the role of postsynaptic Muscle specific Kinase (MuSK) in regulating presynaptic neurotransmitter release at the neuromuscular junction. more...

Supervisor(s): Phillips, William (Bill) (Associate Professor), Protti, Dario (Dr)

Cannabinoid regulation of neuromuscular transmission

Cannabinoid drugs are under active consideration for treatment of a wide range of health conditions. This electrophysiology project will investigate the influence of specific endoca more...

Supervisor(s): Phillips, William (Bill) (Associate Professor), Protti, Dario (Dr)

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)

Predicting chronic ankle disability

This project consists of a series of studies to identify mechanisms of ongoing symptoms and disability after ankle injury, to design and test treatments to prevent ongoing symptoms, more...

Supervisor(s): Refshauge, Kathryn (Professor), Hiller, Claire (Dr)

Correcting asymmetries in swimming

The aim of this project is to identify and correct bilateral and antero-posterior asymmetries in strength and flexibility of swimmers to enable improvements in swimming performance more...

Supervisor(s): Sanders, Ross (Professor)

Elucidating the mechanisms of action of transcranial direct current stimulation

The Brain and Mind Research Institute undertakes neuroimaging research into cognitive functioning and underlying brain processes in neuropsychiatric disorders. Major research themes more...

Supervisor(s): Lagopoulos, Jim (Associate Professor)