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Current research studies

Studies currently seeking participants

October/November 2020


Strabismus and balance in children

The research will investigate whether balance control is affected in children with strabismus. For further information see the dedicated study website, otago.ac.nz/strabismus.


Participants needed for wearable sensor research

Seeking men and women (16 to 35 years) who are currently free from lower limb injuries. For further information see the dedicated study website. 


Have you had a recent Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction?

Seeking men and women (16 to 35 years) who have had an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the last 6 months. For further information see the dedicated study website. 


Do you have a diagnosis of knee osteoarthritis?

This study is intended to evaluate the effect of brain training [i.e. neurofeedback], a new treatment approach for producing pain relief. For further information, see the dedicated study website. 


Sensitisation in Shoulder pain study 

This study aims to identify whether changes in the nerves sensitivity are associated with shoulder pain and if this sensitivity is related to the amount of your shoulder pain and disability.

We are recruiting two groups of people for this study: those with shoulder pain (shoulder pain group) and those without shoulder pain (healthy control group)

Further project information and the study information sheet are available here. 


Māori participants for chronic pain research

Calling out any and all whānau Māori (especially tāne ma) who would be willing to have a hui on what online resources whānau need and what can be done to connect whānau to current pain management services.

For further information. 


Does wearing a knee sleeve influence recovery following ACL reconstruction?

Men and women who have undergone an ACL reconstruction (at least 6 months, but less than 3 years previously) and are aged between 18 and 40 years can take part in this project. Further project and registration details.