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Dr Celeste Coltman is an Assistant Professor in the Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Canberra. Celeste completed her PhD at the University of Wollongong in the area of Breast Biomechanics. Her thesis examined the breast characteristics of Australian women in order to develop evidence-based recommendations to improve sports bra fit and breast support. Celeste has a keen interest in the development of products and technologies that assist women to access correctly fitted and supportive sports bra product. Celeste is also interested in biomechanical and ergonomical factors related to fit, form and function of personal protective equipment and other performance garments.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Wollongong

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Skin Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2018 2019

Female Body Armour Requirements

Coltman, C., Ball, N., Spratford, W. & Steele, J.


Project: Other

Research Output 2013 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Does breast size affect how women participate in physical activity?

COLTMAN, C., Steele, J. & McGhee, D., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 22, 3, p. 324-329 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insurance Benefits
Life Style

Effect of Breast Size on Upper Torso Musculoskeletal Structure and Function: A Cross-Sectional Study

Coltman, C. E., Steele, J. R. & McGhee, D. E., Mar 2019, In : Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 143, 3, p. 686-695 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Musculoskeletal Pain
Cross-Sectional Studies
7 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Musculoskeletal Pain

Bra band size measurements derived from three-dimensional scans are not accurate in women with large, ptotic breasts

McGhee, D. E., Ramsay, L. G., Coltman, C. E., Gho, S. A. & Steele, J. R., 4 Mar 2018, In : Ergonomics. 61, 3, p. 464-472 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Can breast characteristics predict upper torso musculoskeletal pain?

COLTMAN, C., Steele, J. & McGhee, D., 2018, In : Ergonomics. 53, p. 46-53 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Musculoskeletal Pain
Regression analysis