The physiotherapy team undertakes multiple avenues of research, including various international publications.

Research projects

  • Systematic reviews exploring the effectiveness of educational interventions and exercise on low back pain and work related upper limb disorders.
  • An examination of the effectiveness of the overhead perturbation training technique on measures of joint position sense and readiness for return to sport.
  • Evaluation of the effectiveness of a one-off workshop educational intervention for chronic low back pain.

Burne, G., & Tack, C. (2017). Overhead Perturbation Training. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 39(3), 87-93.

Shorthouse, F. M., Roffi, V., & Tack, C. (2016). Effectiveness of educational materials to prevent occupational low back pain. Occupational Medicine, 66(8), 623-629.

Tack, C. (2016). Dietary Supplementation During Musculoskeletal Injury: Protein and Creatine. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 38(1), 22-26.

Tack, C. (2016). Rehabilitative Conditioning: Mechanotherapeutic Exercise Prescription. Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal, 5(1), 152-159.

Tack, C. (2013). Evidence-based guidelines for strength and conditioning in mixed martial arts. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 35(5), 79-92.

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