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Codi Ramsey

Thesis Title

Codi Ramsay phd physioThe influence of asymmetric footwear on overuse running-related injuries

Area of Study

  • Running shoe wear and degradation
  • Running shoe designs (types)
  • Running biomechanics
  • Lower limb overuse running-related injuries
  • Etiology of overuse running-related injuries

Educational Background

B.S. Health and Human Performance-Health Promotion, Montana State University Billings, Billings, Montana, USA

M.Ed Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA


  • Dr. Daniel Cury Ribeiro, Lecturer, Centre for Health, Activity, and Rehabilitation Research, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago
  • Dr. Peter Lamb, Lecturer, School of Physical Education, Health and Exercise Sciences, University of Otago


Ramsey, C. (2016). Running from Iliotibial Band Syndrome-A training program. Strategies, Mar-Apr.


  • Ramsey, C. (2014). Running with ITBS. Skyline Chiropractic Health Expo, April 2014, Ephraim, Utah, United States.
  • Ramsey, C. (July, 2016). Which came first, the shoe or the injury? Resolving conflicting paradigms. Centre for Health, Activity and Rehabilitation Research, Seminar Series, Dunedin, New Zealand.
  • Ramsey, C. (November, 2015). The influence of footwear on knee kinetics and kinematics during running: A program proposal. Centre for Health, Activity, and Rehabilitation Research at the School of Physiotherapy Annual Research Week, Dunedin, New Zealand


2015-2018, University of Otago PhD Scholarship

Why Otago Physio?

The University of Otago offers a wide range of opportunities for a cultural and educational experience abroad. The Physio school has top-notch researchers in their fields and the faculty take a hands-on approach with the PhD students to guide them into being quality researchers as well. The advisors, staff, and fellow PhD candidates are friendly and enthusiastic about my topic as well as their own. The learning environment is state of the art and is able to foster skills needed to enter the workforce.


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