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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 2021

Research Output 2006 2019

Musculoskeletal Manipulations
Articular Range of Motion

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

Oral supplementation of specific collagen peptides combined with calf-strengthening exercises enhances function and reduces pain in achilles tendinopathy patients

Praet, S. F. E., Purdam, C. R., Welvaert, M., Vlahovich, N., Lovell, G., Burke, L. M., Gaida, J. E., Manzanero, S., Hughes, D. & Waddington, G. 1 Jan 2019 In : Nutrients. 11, 1, 76

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citations

Microvascular volume in symptomatic Achilles tendons is associated with VISA-A score

Praet, S. F. E., Ong, J. H., Purdam, C., Welvaert, M., Lovell, G., Dixon, L., Gaida, J. E., Anglim, J., Manzanero, S., Vlahovich, N., Hughes, D. & Waddington, G. 15 May 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 1853

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Achilles Tendon
Doppler Ultrasonography
4 Citations

Prevalence of illness, poor mental health and sleep quality and low energy availability prior to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games

Drew, M., Vlahovich, N., Hughes, D., Appaneal, R., Burke, L. M., Lundy, B., Rogers, M., Toomey, M., Watts, D., Lovell, G., Praet, S., Halson, S. L., Colbey, C., Manzanero, S., Welvaert, M., West, N. P., Pyne, D. B. & Waddington, G. 2018 In : British journal of sports medicine. 52, p. 47-53 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Health
Statistical Factor Analysis