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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)

Upper limb hypermobility in musicians and its associations with pain and performance

The aim of this project is to investigate the extent of upper limb hypermobility in a range of orchestral musicians of different levels of expertise, and to determine the associate more...

Supervisor(s): Nicholson, Leslie (Associate Professor), Chan, Cliffton (Dr)

Exploring the health benefits of dance

Adherence is a major issue when assessing the effectiveness of an exercise program. It has been suggested that dancing could be a solution to improve adherence leading to improved h more...

Supervisor(s): Fong Yan, Alycia (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)

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)

Preventing Netball Injuries in Young Netballers

This project will run a prognostic study looking for predictors of ankle and knee injuries in young netballers. more...

Supervisor(s): Hiller, Claire (Dr), Simic, Milena (Dr)

Strengthening brittle bones

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) or "brittle bone disease" can be caused by a range of proteins involved with the bone matrix. Children with OI are prone to fracture, which can reduce m more...

Supervisor(s): Schindeler, Aaron (Associate Professor), Little, David (Professor), Munns, Craig (Associate Professor)

Antimicrobial coatings to prevent orthopaedic implant infection

To improve treatment of bone and joint infections, this project will examine the delivery of a new antimicrobial compound via orthopaedic implants. more...

Supervisor(s): Schindeler, Aaron (Associate Professor)