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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)

Examining risk factors for injury in young people

This project will involve examination of data from multiple studies examining risk trajectories in young people, and predictors of injury. more...

Supervisor(s): Ivers, Rebecca (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)

Improving care standards and costs for spinal trauma patients

The proposed project will undertake Phase Three of this multi-phased project, leveraging from the first two project phases which will have defined both current practice, and practic more...

Supervisor(s): Sharwood, Lisa (Dr)

Walk Again: Enabling Standing and Walking after Neurological Impairment

This project is a cluster of research studies investigating health benefits of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES), neurorobotics and other "blue sky" assistive technologies for more...

Supervisor(s): Davis, Glen (Professor)

Neuromuscular Mechanisms Underlying Poor Recovery following Head/Neck Trauma

My laboratory investigates the neuromuscular mechanisms underlying the transition from acute to chronic pain following musculoskeletal trauma (generally) and head/neck trauma (speci more...

Supervisor(s): Elliott, James (Professor)

Harnessing Data for Better Health – Triangulating the patient’s pain experience

My laboratory investigates the neuromuscular mechanisms underlying the transition from acute to chronic pain following musculoskeletal trauma (generally) and head/neck trauma (speci more...

Supervisor(s): Elliott, James (Professor)

Predictors and mediators of swallowing and voice deficits following whiplash trauma: Is it biology or psychology?

My laboratory investigates the neuromuscular mechanisms underlying the transition from acute to chronic pain following musculoskeletal trauma (generally) and head/neck trauma (speci more...

Supervisor(s): Elliott, James (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)

Evidence based practice in speech pathology

Speech pathologists’ use of evidence based practice principles will be investigated with the aim of establishing ways to enable speech pathologists base their clinical decisio more...

Supervisor(s): Togher, Leanne (Professor)