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Phil has had significant experience as a Sports Physiotherapist over 25 years in a range of clinical roles with International Sports Teams, Public and Private Practice, Emergency Department Physiotherapy, Academia and in the Australian Defence Force. Phil ran a nationwide business providing medical, dental, paramedical and allied health staff to the Australian Defence Force for 8 years. Phil has contributed significantly to injury prevention efforts within the military and community by developing and implementing injury surveillance, analysis and screening systems. Teaching experience has included substantial curriculum design and development being a part of the inaugural teaching team at UC in 2004, through international teaching assignments to Shanghai and in facilitating and delivering undergraduate and postgraduate education for more than 10 years.

Research interests are in sports, military and musculoskeletal injury, particularly medial tibial stress syndrome,  motor control in anterior cruciate ligament injury, femoroacetabular impingment, and clinical prediction.

Along with teaching and research roles, Phil remains clinically active running a part time private practice at the Faculty of Health Clinic.

Student Projects Available

  • Neck and Back pain in high performance jet pilots
  • Dynamic contributions to joint stability in the knee
  • Injury Prediction using machine learning methodologies

Related Links

ResearchGate page: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Phil_Newman

Research Institute page: http://www.canberra.edu.au/research/institutes/ucrise

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Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome Medicine & Life Sciences
Wounds and Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
Meta-Analysis Medicine & Life Sciences
Biomechanical Phenomena Medicine & Life Sciences
Pain Medicine & Life Sciences
Sports Medicine & Life Sciences
Teaching Social Sciences
Leg Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2010 2021

Research Output 2004 2018

  • 9 Article
  • 5 Abstract
  • 2 Other contribution
  • 1 Meeting Abstract
1 Citations

Predicting individual risk for medial tibial stress syndrome in navy recruits

Garnock, C., Witchalls, J. & Newman, P. 2018 In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 21, 6, p. 586-590 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
Cohort Studies
ROC Curve
1 Citations

Squatting, lunging and kneeling provided similar kinematic profiles in healthy knees—A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature on deep knee flexion kinematics

Galvin, C. R., Perriman, D. M., Newman, P. M., Lynch, J. T., Smith, P. N. & Scarvell, J. M. 2018 In : Knee. 25, 4, p. 514-530

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomechanical Phenomena
Prosthesis Design

The lack of evidence for the effectiveness of discharge education on clinical outcomes in acute coronary syndrome patients: a systematic review. where to from here?

Kourbelis, C., Foote, J., Marin, T., Brown, A., Ganesan, A., Daniel, M., Coffee, N., Newman, P., Nicholls, S. & Clark, R. A. Aug 2018 In : European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 17, Suppl 1, p. 12-12 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

Wounds and Injuries
Odds Ratio
Physical Fitness
Information Storage and Retrieval

Injury risk in specific body regions is associated with performance in the Army basic fitness assessment in Army staff cadets

Witchalls, J., McDonald, C., Richardson, A. & Newman, P. 2017 p. S27-S28 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Body Regions
Wounds and Injuries
Odds Ratio
Knee Injuries