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Gordon is UC AIS Professor of Sports Medicine in the UC Research Institute for Sport and Exercise and Professor of Physiotherapy in the Faculty of Health. He gained his PhD from the University of Sydney in 2000. He has published more than 100 research papers in peer reviewed journals and is currently Editor in Chief of the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport and on the review boards of the Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, Experimental Brain Research, British Journal of Sports Medicine, Perceptual and Motor Skills, Physical Therapy in Sport and Physiotherapy and the Grants Review Panel of the Physiotherapy Research Foundation and is a NHMRC Project Grant reviewer.

His major research interest is in the assessment of human somatosensory function and its relationship to movement performance and the impact of injury and rehabilitation.

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Projects 2005 2023

Research Output 2000 2019

A New Functional Screening Tool For Lower Limb Injury Risk: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Jiang, L., Shi, S., Shi, X., Yang, Z., Waddington, G., Witchalls, J., Adams, R., El-Ansary, D. & Han, J., Jun 2019, In : Medicine Science in Sports Exercise. 51, 6S, p. 936-936 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

Lower Extremity
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
ROC Curve

Classifying motor coordination impairment in para swimmers with brain injury

Waddington, G. S., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 22, 5, p. 501-501 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

New Zealand

Decreased Pain and Improved Dynamic Knee Instability Mediate the Beneficial Effect of Wearing a Soft Knee Brace on Activity Limitations in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis

Cudejko, T., van der Esch, M., van den Noort, J. C., Rijnhart, J. J. M., van der Leeden, M., Roorda, L. D., Lems, W., Waddington, G., Harlaar, J. & Dekker, J., Aug 2019, In : Arthritis Care and Research. 71, 8, p. 1036-1043 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Knee Osteoarthritis
Musculoskeletal Manipulations
Articular Range of Motion
1 Citation (Scopus)

Epidemiology of shoulder injury in sub-elite level water polo players

Hams, A., Evans, K., Adams, R., Waddington, G. & Witchalls, J., 2019, In : Physical Therapy in Sport. 35, p. 127-132 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Physical Therapists