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Completed graduate students


Priya Kannan
Effects of exercise and aerobic training on menstrual pain in women with primary dysmenorrhea: A randomized controlled trial
Primary supervisor: Dr Cathy Chapple.

Parimala Kanagasabai
Participation of children with physical disability in leisure activities in New Zealand.
Primary supervisor: Dr Hilda Mulligan.


Almansi, Suliman
Feasibility of pedometer-driven walking to promote physical activity and improve health-related quality of life among meat processing workers.

Balasundaram, Arun
Exploration of the factors that influence the reporting of postconcussion-like symptoms during daily life activities and following exercise or sports participation.

Baxter, Susan 
Tailored exercise interventions for people with rheumatoid arthritis.

Diab, Abdulkareem
Body composition: balance in older adults with Parkinson's disease.

Aleksandra Macznik
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the sports injury setting: acupressure for pain relief in acute sports injuries.

Poonam Mehta
To investigate minimum clinically important changes (MCIC) of pain intensity and functional outcome measures in patients with chronic neuropathic pain.

Stanley Winser
Reliability and validity of outcome measures for the assessment of balance in cerebellar ataxia.


Arumugam, Ashok
Risk for hamstring injury and neuromuscular control of the hamstring muscles

Clay, Lynne
Psychosocial risk factors for quad bike accident among rural workers in New Zealand.

Jayakaran, Prasath
Postural Responses to functional tasks in persons with transtibial amputations secondary to diabetes and peripheralvascular disease

Ward, Lesley
The feasibility of yoga practices for the management of chronic pain.


Ahmed, Osman
The Development of an early education programme for adolescents with concussion

Mani, Ramakrishnan
Does all terrain vehicle vibration (ATV) influence postural control in New Zealand farmers?

Ribeiro, Daniel
The effectiveness of the spineangle as a real time biofeedback device for modifying trunk posture during daily activity.


Alireza Hashemi Oskouei
Hand grip force, forearm surface EMG, and forearm surface dimensional changes; their reliability and predictive relationships

Cathy Chapple
What prognostic variables indicate a good outcome at 1 year for patients with OA knew following physiotherapy treatment?

Chris Sole
Exploring a model of footwear asymmetry on heel-raising performance and postural stability.

Jaya Pal
Exploring falls in people with intellectual disability


Sridhar Alla
Development and validation of the Otago post-concussion return to play symptom based exercise assessment tool.

Paul Hendrick
The predictive relationship between physical activity and functional recovery in an acute low back pain population

Meredith Perry
Measurement and perceptions: Physical activity in people with low back pain.


Pattariya Intolo
Lumbar and hip kinematics and the development of low back pain

Hilda Mulligan
Promotion of physical activity for individuals with neurological disability

Poonam Pal
The influence of skill and low back pain on peak and cumulative spine loads during wool harvesting

Cath Smith
How does exercise influence fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis?

Joanne Smith
Massage therapy services for health needs: drivers, utilisation, culture of care, and practice patterns of massage therapy in NZ

Steve Tumilty
Low level laser therapy for the treatment of tendionopathy with emphasis on the Achilles tendon

Alexis Wright
Prognostics factors associated with recovery of osteoarthritis of the hip


Neetu Rishiraj
Efficacy of functional knee bracing - adaptation phase: A possible step in prevention of knee injuries.

Stuart Horton
The influence of chair backrest inclination and lumbar support on resting head and neck posture in sitting.

Malcolm Neall
Measurement of quality of life in New Zealand adults and adolescents with cystic fibrosis.

Anirban Banerjee
Short-term changes of the sagittal curvature and ranges of motion of the thoracolumbar spine in young adult females.

Jaber Abou Hassan
Do recommended postural modifications reduce kinematic loading during the required stooped postures of Islamic Prayer.


Gisela Sole
Neuromuscular control of thigh and gluteal muscles following hamstring injuries.