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Associate Professor Sophia Nimphius

Associate Professor

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5848, Email: s.nimphius@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO19.3100
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5848
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 5036
Email: s.nimphius@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO19.3100  

 

Sophia lectures in Biomechanics and Research Methods (focus on Strength and Conditioning) in the School of Medical and Health Sciences. As part of formal collaborations with ECU, she is also the Sport Science Manager at the Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre and manages High Performance Services for Softball Western Australia.

Current Teaching

  • SPS5113 Research and Computer Methods in Strength and Conditioning
  • SPS5134 Strength and Conditioning 2: Biomechanics
  • SPS6104 Applied Biomechanics in Strength and Conditioning

Professional Associations

  • Australian Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Exercise and Sports Science Australia
  • International Society of Biomechanics in Sport
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association

Awards and Recognition

National and International Awards

  • 2014 - National Strength and Conditioning Association Terry J Housh Young Investigator of the Year

University and National Teaching Awards

  • 2009 - UniJobs.com Lecturer of the Year National Finalist

National and International Research Positions

  • 2012 to Current -  National Strength and Conditioning Association Research and Education Committee

Other

  • 2016 ECU Vice-Chancellor’s Staff Award – Inspirational Individual – Personal Excellence
  • 2014 ECU Vice-Chancellor’s Staff Award – Excellence in Research by an Early Career Research
  • 2012 ECU Faculty of Computing, Health and Science Executive Dean’s Award

Research Areas and Interests

  • Applied biomechanics in strength and conditioning
  • Microtechnology for load quantification in sport
  • Extreme sport performance research
  • Speed, change of direction and agility assessment and performance determinants
  • Bone adaptations and injury

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2009.
  • Master of Science (Exercise Science), United States of America, 2004.
  • Bachelor of Science Sport Management, United States of America, 2002.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP),  International Olympic Committee,  Research Centres for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health,  2019 - 2022,  $568,107.
  • Characterising and monitoring changes in hip abduction and adduction strength in female athletes,  Vald Performance Pty Ltd,  Industry Engagement Scholarship,  2017 - 2022,  $47,000.
  • ALTIS Living Lab Project: Evaluation and quantification of the elite track athlete,  ALTIS,  Scholarships to support Industry Engagement PhD Projects,  2019 - 2022,  $194,362.
  • Improving throwing and pitching velocity in female softball athletes,  National Strength and Conditioning Association,  NSCA - Senior Investigator Grant,  2017 - 2019,  $44,882.
  • Non Invasive Neuromuscular Fatigue Test Battery ,  National Strength and Conditioning Association,  NSCA - Doctoral Research Grant,  2016 - 2018,  $11,545.
  • Surfing Collaborative Research Program: A partnership between Surfing Australia and Edith Cowan University,  Surfing Australia,  Surfing Australia - Grant,  2014 - 2017,  $366,062.
  • Effect of attentional focus and augmented feedback on height attained during aerial skateboarding manoeuvres,  Edith Cowan University,  School of Medical and Health Sciences Research Grant Scheme 2016,  2016,  $10,000.
  • Assessment of changes in adolescent neuromotor fitness and bone strength ,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2015,  2015 - 2016,  $25,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Nimphius, S., (2014), Increasing Agility. High-Performance Training for Sports, 185-198, USA, Human Kinetics Publishers.

Journal Articles

  • Hart, N., Newton, R., Weber, J., Spiteri, T., Rantalainen, T., Dobbin, M., Chivers, P., Nimphius, S., (2018), Functional basis of asymmetrical lower-body skeletal morphology in professional Australian Rules Footballers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 00(00), 1-10, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Jenkins, M., Nimphius, S., Hart, N., Chivers, P., Rantalainen, T., Rueter, K., Borland, M., McIntyre, F., Stannage, K., Siafarikas, A., (2018), Appendicular fracture epidemiology of children and adolescents: A 10-year case review in Western Australia (2005 to 2015). Archives of Osteoporosis, 13(1), article no.63, DOI: 10.1007/s11657-018-0478-9.
  • Coyne, J., Haff, G., Coutts, A., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., (2018), The Current State of Subjective Training Load Monitoring—a Practical Perspective and Call to Action. Sports Medicine - Open, 4(1), Article number 58, Germany, SpringerOpen, DOI: 10.1186/s40798-018-0172-x.
  • Nimphius, S., Callaghan, S., Bezodis, N., Lockie, R., (2018), Change of direction and agility tests: Challenging our current measures of performance. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 40(1), 26-38, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000309.
  • Jenkins, M., Hart, N., Rantalainen, T., Chivers, P., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., (2018), Reliability of upper-limb diaphyseal mineral and soft-tissue measurements using peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography (pQCT). The Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions, 18(4), 438-445.
  • Loturco, I., Nimphius, S., Kobal, R., Bottino, A., Zanetti, V., Pereira, L., Jeffreys, I., (2018), Change-of direction deficit in elite young soccer players: The limited relationship between conventional speed and power measures and change-of-direction performance. German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research, 48(2), 228-234, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s12662-018-0502-7.
  • Parsonage, J., Secomb, J., Sheppard, J., Ferrier, B., Dowse, R., Nimphius, S., (2018), Upper-body strength measures and pop-up performance of stronger and weaker surfers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, in press(in press), in press, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002377.
  • Pereira, L., Nimphius, S., Kobal, R., Kitamura, K., Turisco, L., Orsi, R., Abad, C., Loturco, I., (2018), Relationship between change of direction speed, and power in male and female national olympic team handball athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(10), 2987-2994, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002494.
  • Rantalainen, T., Chivers, P., Beck, B., Robertson, S., Hart, N., Nimphius, S., Weeks, B., McIntyre, F., Hands, B., Siafarikas, A., (2018), Please don’t move - evaluating motion artifact from peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography scans using textural features. Journal of Clinical Densitometry, 21(2), 260-268, DOI: 10.1016/j.jocd.2017.07.002.
  • Suchomel, T., Nimphius, S., Bellon, C., Stone, M., (2018), The importance of muscular strength: Training considerations. Sports Medicine, 48(4), 765-785, New Zealand, Adis int Ltd, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-018-0862-z.
  • Parsonage, J., Secomb, J., Dowse, R., Ferrier, B., Sheppard, J., Nimphius, S., (2018), The Assessment of Isometric, Dynamic, and Sports-Specific Upper-Body Strength in Male and Female Competitive Surfers. Sports, 6(2), Article no.53, DOI: 10.3390/sports6020053.
  • Suchomel, T., Nimphius, S., Stone, M., (2018), Scaling isometric mid-thigh pull maximum strength in division I Athletes: are we meeting the assumptions?. Sports Biomechanics, epub ahead of Print(epub ahead of Print), 16p., United Kingdom, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/14763141.2018.1498910.
  • Callaghan, S., Lockie, R., Andrews, W., Chipchase, R., Nimphius, S., (2018), The relationship between inertial measurement unit-derived ‘force signatures’ and ground reaction forces during cricket pace bowling. Sports Biomechanics, In Press(In press), 16p., United Kingdom, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/14763141.2018.1465581.
  • Ferrier, B., Sheppard, J., Farley, O., Secomb, J., Parsonage, J., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., (2018), Scoring analysis of the men’s 2014, 2015 and 2016 world championship tour of surfing: the importance of aerial manoeuvres in competitive surfing. Journal of Sports Sciences, 36(19), 2189-2195, London, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2018.1443747.
  • Tufano, J., Conlon, J., Nimphius, S., Brown, L., Petkovic, A., Frick, J., Haff, G., (2017), Effects of Cluster Sets and Rest-Redistribution on Mechanical Responses to Back Squats in Trained Men. Journal of Human Kinetics, 58(1), 35-43, Katowice, Poland, Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, DOI: 10.1515/hukin-2017-0069.
  • Hart, N., Nimphius, S., Rantalainen, T., Ireland, A., Siafarikas, A., Newton, R., (2017), Mechanical basis of bone strength: influence of bone material, bone structure and muscle action. The Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions, 17(3), 114-139, Nafplion, Greece, The International Society of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions.
  • Lockie, R., Jalilvand, F., Moreno, M., Orjalo, A., Risso, F., Nimphius, S., (2017), Yo-Yo Intermittent Recovery Test Level 2 and Its Relationship With Other Typical Soccer Field Tests in Female Collegiate Soccer Players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31(10), 2667–2677, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001734.
  • Parsonage, J., Secomb, J., Tran, T., Farley, O., Nimphius, S., Lundgren, L., Sheppard, J., (2017), Gender Differences in Physical Performance Characteristics of Elite Surfers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31(9), 2417-2422, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001428.
  • Tufano, J., Conlon, J., Nimphius, S., Brown, L., Banyard, H., Williamson, B., Bishop, L., Hopper, A., Haff, G., (2017), Cluster sets: Permitting greater mechanical stress without decreasing relative velocity. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 12(April), 463-469, Champaign, United States, Human Kinetics Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2015-0738.
  • Secomb, J., Farley, O., Nimphius, S., Lundgren, L., Tran, T., Sheppard, J., (2017), The training-specific adaptations resulting from resistance training, gymnastics and plyometric training, and non-training in adolescent athletes. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 12(6), 762-773, United Kingdom, Sage Publications, DOI: 10.1177/1747954117727810.
  • Tran, T., Lundgren, L., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Haff, G., Nimphius, S., Newton, R., Brown, L., Sheppard, J., (2017), Effect of Four Weeks Detraining on Strength, Power, and Sensorimotor Ability of Adolescent Surfers. The Open Sports Sciences Journal, 10(Suppl 1: M6), 71-80, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Bentham Open, DOI: 10.2174/1875399X01710010071.
  • Rantalainen, T., Hart, N., Nimphius, S., Wundersitz, D., (2016), Associations between step duration variability and inertial measurement unit derived gait characteristics. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 32(4), 401-406, USA, Human Kinetics Inc, DOI: 10.1123/jab.2015-0266.
  • Hart, N., Nimphius, S., Weber, J., Spiteri, T., Rantalainen, T., Dobbin, M., Newton, R., (2016), Musculoskeletal asymmetry in football athletes: A product of limb function over time. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(7), 1379-1387, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000897.
  • Nimphius, S., Callaghan, S., Spiteri, T., Lockie, R., (2016), Change of Direction Deficit: A More Isolated Measure of Change of Direction Performance Than Total 505 Time. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 30(11), 3024-3032, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001421.
  • Suchomel, T., Nimphius, S., Stone, M., (2016), The Importance of Muscular Strength in Athletic Performance. Sports Medicine, 46(10), 1419-1449, New Zealand, Adis International Ltd., DOI: 10.1007/s40279-016-0486-0.
  • Secomb, J., Nimphius, S., Farley, O., Lundgren, L., Tran, T., Sheppard, J., (2016), Lower-Body Muscle Structure and Jump Performance of Stronger and Weaker Surfing Athletes. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 11(5), 652-657, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2015-0481.
  • Tufano, J., Conlon, J., Nimphius, S., Brown, L., Seitz, L., Williamson, B., Haff, G., (2016), Maintenance of Velocity and Power With Cluster Sets During High-Volume Back Squats. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 11(7), 885-892, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2015-0602.
  • Hart, N., Cochrane Wilkie, J., Spiteri, T., Nimphius, S., Newton, R., (2016), Relationship between leg mass, leg composition and foot velocity on kicking accuracy in Australian Football. Journal of Sport Science and Medicine, 15(2), 344-351, Turkey, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine.
  • Nimphius, S., McGuigan, M., Suchomel, T., Newton, R., (2016), Variability of a ‘‘force signature” during windmill softball pitching and relationship between discrete force variables and pitch velocity. Human Movement Science, 47(2016), 151-158, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.humov.2016.03.005.
  • Lundgren, L., Tran, T., Nimphius, S., Raymond, E., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Newton, R., Sheppard, J., (2016), Comparison of impact forces, accelerations and ankle range of motion in surfing-related landing tasks. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34(11), 1051-1057, Oxon, United Kingdom, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2015.1088164.
  • Benz, A., Winkelman, N., Porter, J., Nimphius, S., (2016), Coaching instructions and cues for enhancing sprint performance. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 38(1), 1-11, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000185.
  • Tran, T., Lundgren, L., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Haff, G., Seitz, L., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., Sheppard, J., (2015), Comparison of Physical Capacities Between Nonselected and Selected Elite Male Competitive Surfers for the National Junior Team. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(2), 178-182, Champaign, Illinois, United States, Human Kinetics, Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0222.
  • Secomb, J., Lundgren, L., Farley, O., Tran, T., Nimphius, S., Sheppard, J., (2015), Relationships between Lower-Body Muscle Structure and Lower-Body Strength, Power, and Muscle-Tendon Complex Stiffness. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(8), 2221-2228, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000858.
  • Hart, N., Nimphius, S., Spiteri, T., Cochrane Wilkie, J., Newton, R., (2015), Segmental musculoskeletal examinations using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA): Positioning and analysis considerations. Journal of Sport Science and Medicine, 14(3), 620-626, Turkey, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine.
  • Secomb, J., Farley, O., Lundgren, L., Tran, T., King, A., Nimphius, S., Sheppard, J., (2015), Associations Between the Performance of Scoring Manoeuvres and Lower-Body Strength and Power in Elite Surfers. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 10(5), 911-918, Multi-Science Publishing Co. Ltd.
  • Tran, T., Nimphius, S., Lundgren, L., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Haff, G., Newton, R., Brown, L., Sheppard, J., (2015), Effects of unstable and stable resistance training on strength, power, and sensorimotor abilities in adolescent surfers. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 10(5), 899-910, London, UK, Sage Publications Ltd..
  • Spiteri, T., Newton, R., Binetti, M., Hart, N., Sheppard, J., Nimphius, S., (2015), Mechanical determinants of faster change of direction and agility performance in female basketball athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(8), 2205-2214, United States, National Strength and Conditioning Association, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000876.
  • Spiteri, T., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., (2015), Neuromuscular strategies contributing to faster multidirectional agility performance. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 25(4), 629-636, United Kingdom, Elsevier Ltd, DOI: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2015.04.009.
  • Callaghan, S., Lockie, RG., Jeffriess, MD., Nimphius, S., (2015), Kinematics of faster acceleration performance of the quick single in experienced cricketers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(9), 2623-2634, United States, NSCA National Strength and Conditioning Association, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000893.
  • De Hoyo, M., Sañudo, B., Carrasco, L., Domínguez-Cobo, S., Mateo-Cortes, J., Cadenas-Sánchez, MM., Nimphius, S., (2015), Effects of Traditional Versus Horizontal Inertial Flywheel Power Training on Common Sport-Related Tasks. Journal of Human Kinetics, 47(1), 155-167, Polish Academy of Science, DOI: 10.1515/hukin-2015-0071.
  • Lundgren, L., Tran, T., Nimphius, S., Raymond, E., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Newton, R., Steele, JR., Sheppard, J., (2015), Development and Evaluation of a Simple, Multifactorial Model Based on Landing Performance to Indicate Injury Risk in Surfing Athletes. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(8), 1029-1035, Champaign, Illinois, United States, Human Kinetics, Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0591.
  • Secomb, J., Nimphius, S., Farley, O., Lundgren, L., Tran, T., Sheppard, J., (2015), Relationships between Lower-Body Muscle Structure and, Lower-Body Strength, Explosiveness and Eccentric Leg Stiffness in Adolescent Athletes. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 14(4), 691-697, Bursa, Turkey, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine.
  • Tran, T., Lundgren, L., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Haff, G., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., Sheppard, J., (2015), Development and Evaluation of a Drop-and-Stick Method to Assess Landing Skills in Various Levels of Competitive Surfers. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(3), 396-400, Champaign, Illinois, United States, Human Kinetics, Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0375.
  • Lundgren, L., Newton, R., Tran, T., Dunn, M., Nimphius, S., Sheppard, J., (2014), Anaylsis of Manoeuvres and Scoring in Competitive Surfing. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 9(4), 663-669, Multi-Science Publishing Co. Ltd, DOI: 10.1260/1747-9541.9.4.663.
  • Spiteri, T., Nimphius, S., Hart, N., Specos, C., Sheppard, J., Newton, R., (2014), Contribution of strength characteristics to change of direction and agility performance in female basketball athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28(9), 2415-2423, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Hart, N., Spiteri, T., Lockie, RG., Nimphius, S., Newton, R., (2014), Detecting deficits in change of direction performance using the preplanned multidirectional Australian Football League Agility Test. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28(12), 3552-3556, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Hart, N., Nimphius, S., Spiteri, T., Newton, R., (2014), Leg strength and lean mass symmetry influences kicking performance in Australian Football. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 13(1), 157-165, Turkey, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine.
  • Spiteri, T., Hart, N., Nimphius, S., (2014), Offensive and defensive agility: a sex comparison of lower body kinematics and ground reaction forces. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 30(4), 514-520, USA, Human Kinetics Inc, DOI: 10.1123/jab.2013-0259.
  • Sheppard, J., Dawes, JJ., Jeffreys, I., Spiteri, T., Nimphius, S., (2014), Broadening the view of agility: A scientific review of the literature. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 22(3), 6-25, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Lundgren, L., Butel, M., Brown, T., Nimphius, S., Sheppard, J., (2014), High ankle sprain: The new elite surfing injury?. International SportMed Journal, 15(4), 321-327, South Africa, International Federation of Sports Medicine.

Conference Publications

  • Blanco Ochoa, P., Haff, G., Hart, N., Seitz, L., Spiteri, T., Tufano, J., Nimphius, S., (2014), Bone; Body composition and isometric rate of force development are associated in female ballet students and university ballet students. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 106-110, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Ferrier, B., Sheppard, J., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., (2014), The importance of aerial manoeuvre variations on competitive surfing performance. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 22(7-9 November 2014), 135-138, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Lundgren, L., Tran, T., Farley, O., Secomb, J., Nimphius, S., Newton, R., Sheppard, J., (2014), Athletic movement competency is related to general athletic performance variables and surfing performance. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 22(7-9 November 2014), 80-83, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Secomb, J., Farley, O., Lundgren, L., Tran, T., Nimphius, S., Sheppard, J., (2014), The effect of initial lower-body strength on the training-specific adaptations resulting from combined plyometric and gymnastics training. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 22(7-9 November 2014), 61-64, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Hart, N., Nimphius, S., Weber, J., Dobbin, M., Joyce, D., Higgins, C., Haff, G., Newton, R., (2014), Muscle-bone differences between elite Australian football and rugby union players. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 99-101, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  NEUROMUSCULAR AND BIOMECHANICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CHANGE OF DIRECTION AND AGILITY PERFORMANCE
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  THE CREATION AND VALIDATION OF A YOUTH FUNDAMENTAL HITTING SCALE: THE ASSESSMENT OF YOUTH BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL HITTING FUNDAMENTALS AND THE PERCEIVED PSYCHOLOGICAL BARRIERS TO HITTING A PITCHED BALL.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  COACHING INSTRUCTIONS, ATTENTIONAL FOCUS AND SPRINT PERFORMANCE
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  THE MECHANICS OF FRONT LEG LOADING DURING CRICKET FAST BOWLING: DELIVERY VARIATIONS, SPELL DEMANDS, AND THE EFFECT OF STRENGTH TRAINING
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  NEUROMUSCULAR AND BIOMECHANICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CHANGE OF DIRECTION AND AGILITY PERFORMANCE
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  BONE FRACTURE INCIDENCE, MEASUREMENT AND ADAPTATION: AN EXPLORATION THROUGH THE CONTINUUM FROM INCIDENCE TO MEASUREMENT AND ADAPTATION
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  GENDER DIFFERENCES IN PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF COMPETITIVE SURFERS

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  A BIOMEDICAL AND KINATHROPOMETRIC ANALSIS OF THE DROP PUNT: DETERMINANTS OF KICKING ACCURACY IN AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  BONE STRENGTH, LOAD TOLERANCE AND INJURY RISK IN ELITE AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  A BIOMEDICAL AND KINATHROPOMETRIC ANALSIS OF THE DROP PUNT: DETERMINANTS OF KICKING ACCURACY IN AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  BONE STRENGTH, LOAD TOLERANCE AND INJURY RISK IN ELITE AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  COMPARISON OF BODY COMPOSITION, NEUROMUSCULAR CHARACTERISTICS AND ANAEROBIC ENDURANCE BETWEEN NOVICE, SEMI-PROFESSIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL BALLET DANCERS.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  BRAKING GROUND REACTION FORCE DURING 90 DEGREE SIDESTEP CUT AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO LEG MUSCLE STRENGTH

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  MEASUREMENT OF PERFORMANCE AND KINETICS DURING A CHANGE OF DIRECTION, OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE AGILITY TASK: A COMPARISON OF MALE AND FEMALE ATHLETES"
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  ACUTE EFFECTS OF CLUSTER SETS ON MECHANICAL, PERCEPTUAL, AND HORMONAL RESPONSES
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  TRAINING ADAPTATIONS IN LOWER-BODY MUSCLE STRUCTURE AND PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE CAPACITIES OF COMPETITIVE SURFING ATHLETES
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  MEASUREMENT OF PERFORMANCE AND KINETICS DURING A CHANGE OF DIRECTION, OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE AGILITY TASK: A COMPARISON OF MALE AND FEMALE ATHLETES"
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  EVALUATION AND TRAINING OF SENSORIMOTOR ABILITIES IN COMPETITIVE SURFERS
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  LANDING PERFORMANCE AND LOWER EXTREMITY INJURIES IN COMPETITIVE SURFING
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