Knowledge translation of clinical assessment of pain mechanisms in to clinical practice.
Primary supervisor: Dr Ram Mani
Access to physical activity for men following stroke.
Primary supervisor: Dr Hilda Mulligan
The use of Nintendo Wii Fit™ in improving falls risk, balance and adherence to exercise in patients with Knee Osteoarthritis.
Primary supervisor: Dr Cathy Chapple
Normala Mesbah (Graduated)
Postural stability in older adults with early diagnosed Alzheimer's disease.
Primary supervisor: Professor Leigh Hale
Thoracic spinal manipulation and short-term changes in the activities of (1) hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis and Hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) axis (i.e. HPA-HPG axis) and (2) the sympathetic nervous system (SNS). Is that a potential viable treatment option for people with chronic pain?
Primary supervisor: Dr Steve Tumilty
The influence of asymmetric footwear on overuse running-related injuries.
Primary supervisor: Dr Daniel Ribeiro
Angela Spontelli Gisselman
The role of heart rate variability indices in prevention of musculoskeletal overuse injuries in collegiate athletes.
Primary supervisor: Prof David Baxter
Huarahi Hauora – Identifying a pathway forward to wellness for Māori: an investigation of the association between BMI, body image and their relationship to improved health.
Primary supervisor: Dr Steve Tumilty
Long term outcomes of ACL reconstruction more than 2 years following injury.
Primary supervisor: Dr Gisela Sole
Effects of exercise and aerobic training on menstrual pain in women with primary dysmenorrhea: A randomized controlled trial
Primary supervisor: Dr Cathy Chapple.
Participation of children with physical disability in leisure activities in New Zealand.
Primary supervisor: Dr Hilda Mulligan.
Feasibility of pedometer-driven walking to promote physical activity and improve health-related quality of life among meat processing workers.
Exploration of the factors that influence the reporting of postconcussion-like symptoms during daily life activities and following exercise or sports participation.
Tailored exercise interventions for people with rheumatoid arthritis.
Body composition: balance in older adults with Parkinson's disease.
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the sports injury setting: acupressure for pain relief in acute sports injuries.
To investigate minimum clinically important changes (MCIC) of pain intensity and functional outcome measures in patients with chronic neuropathic pain.
Reliability and validity of outcome measures for the assessment of balance in cerebellar ataxia.
Risk for hamstring injury and neuromuscular control of the hamstring muscles
Psychosocial risk factors for quad bike accident among rural workers in New Zealand.
Postural Responses to functional tasks in persons with transtibial amputations secondary to diabetes and peripheralvascular disease
The feasibility of yoga practices for the management of chronic pain.
The Development of an early education programme for adolescents with concussion
Does all terrain vehicle vibration (ATV) influence postural control in New Zealand farmers?
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
What prognostic variables indicate a good outcome at 1 year for patients with OA knew following physiotherapy treatment?
Exploring a model of footwear asymmetry on heel-raising performance and postural stability.
Cost consequences analysis of physiotherapy in the management of hip or knee osteoarthritis
Exploring falls in people with intellectual disability
Development and validation of the Otago post-concussion return to play symptom based exercise assessment tool.
The predictive relationship between physical activity and functional recovery in an acute low back pain population
Measurement and perceptions: Physical activity in people with low back pain.
Lumbar and hip kinematics and the development of low back pain
Promotion of physical activity for individuals with neurological disability
The influence of skill and low back pain on peak and cumulative spine loads during wool harvesting
How does exercise influence fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis?
Massage therapy services for health needs: drivers, utilisation, culture of care, and practice patterns of massage therapy in NZ
Low level laser therapy for the treatment of tendionopathy with emphasis on the Achilles tendon
Prognostics factors associated with recovery of osteoarthritis of the hip
Efficacy of functional knee bracing - adaptation phase: A possible step in prevention of knee injuries.
The influence of chair backrest inclination and lumbar support on resting head and neck posture in sitting.
Measurement of quality of life in New Zealand adults and adolescents with cystic fibrosis.
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.
Neuromuscular control of thigh and gluteal muscles following hamstring injuries.