Information related to research method "Ultrasound imaging"

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  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Dr Dilani Mendis

    I am a Research Fellow in the Centre for Musculoskeletal Research at the Mary Mackillop Institute for Health Research. I completed my PhD in 2012 at The University of Queensland in the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy. My thesis studies investigated hip flexor muscle morphology and function in response to reduced activity (prolonged bed rest), increased activity (professional football), and joint pathology (acetabular labral tears). I completed my Honours in the area of Aging/Neurological Rehabilitation in my Bachelor of Physiotherapy (UQ). Prior to this, I completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in biochemistry and physiology at UQ. Clinically, I have worked in hospital and private practice settings in the areas of musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiorespiratory physiotherapy in Brisbane and Sydney. I still work on a casual basis providing musculoskeletal physiotherapy services at the ACU Health Clinic and providing weekend inpatient physiotherapy services in the Intensive Care Unit and Medical/Surgical wards at the Mater Adults Hospital, South Brisbane.

    My areas of research interest include: the relationship between hip muscle dysfunction & intra-articular hip joint pathology; lumbopelvic muscle size and function and relationship to lower limb injury in elite athletes; using ultrasound imaging & MRI for clinical and research measurement of muscle size and function.

    Phone : 3623 7707 (Brisbane) Email : Dilani.Mendis@acu.edu.au

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  • Nat Sch Exercise Science

  • Dr David Opar

    My research focuses on the prediction, prevention and rehabilitation of hamstring strain injuries.

    Phone : 3742 (Melbourne) Email : David.Opar@acu.edu.au

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  • Dr Ryan Timmins

    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.

    Phone : 3772 (Melbourne) Email : ryan.timmins@acu.edu.au

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