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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

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Projects 2010 2021

Research Output 2004 2017

  • 6 Article
  • 1 Abstract
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Other contribution

Predicting Injuries – Are we using the appropriate statistical approach?

Newman, P. 2017

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2 Citations
2 Citations

Medial and lateral hamstrings and quadriceps co-activation affects knee joint kinematics and ACL elongation: A pilot study

Serpell, B., SCARVELL, J., Pickering, M., BALL, N., NEWMAN, P., Perriman, D., John, W. & Smith, P. 2015 In : BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 16:348, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic exertional leg pain: discrete syndromes or a continuum

NEWMAN, P. 2013 In : Sports Physio. 4, p. 21-24 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations
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