Information related to research interest "Sports Medicine"
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Faculty of Health Sciences
Nat Sch Exercise Science
My research is largely focussed upon the role of walking and running gait biomechanics in the causation of and rehabilitation from (i) lower limb overuse injuries, and (ii) lower limb osteoarthritis. Specific projects include understanding the role of the hip muscles in injury development during military training, altered muscle function following ACL injury, and the interaction between mechanical joint stiffness and episodes of giving way in people with knee osteoarthritis.
: (07) 3623 7587 (Brisbane) : Mark.Creaby@acu.edu.au
Ryan's research focuses around sports injury prevention and rehabilitation. His work is mainly within hamstring injury risk and interventions which can reduce the likelihood of an injury occurring.
His research has direct impact in elite sport, with practical outcomes and study designs being developed in consultation with Australian and International sporting organisations. These include the United States Olympic Committee, Arsenal Football Club, Manchester City Football Club, Port Adelaide Football Club, Richmond Australian Football Club and many others.
: 3772 (Melbourne) : firstname.lastname@example.org