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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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Proprioception Medicine & Life Sciences
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Independent Living Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2005 2023

Research Output 2000 2019

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Age-related changes in proprioception of the ankle complex across the lifespan

Yang, N., Waddington, G., Adams, R. & Han, J., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Sport and Health Science. 8, 6, p. 548-554 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Age Groups
Young Adult

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

A prospective study of health problems at the 2018 17/U and 19/U Australian National Netball Championships with comparison of surveillance methodology

Smyth, E. A., Piromalli, L., Antcliff, A., Newman, P., Waddington, G., Weissensteiner, J. R. & Drew, M. K., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prospective Studies
Wounds and Injuries
Ankle Injuries
1 Citation (Scopus)

Can methamphetamine-dependent individuals improve fitness and quality of life through aerobic exercise?

Jiakuan, W., Chenglin, Z., Jia, H., Witchalls, J. & Waddington, G., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 22, Supplement 2, p. 35-35 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

Quality of Life
Physical Fitness

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