Phillip Newman


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Phil has had significant experience as a Sports Physiotherapist over 27 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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Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome Medicine & Life Sciences
Wounds and Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
Meta-Analysis Medicine & Life Sciences
Biomechanical Phenomena Medicine & Life Sciences
Sports Medicine & Life Sciences
Knee Medicine & Life Sciences
Pain Medicine & Life Sciences
Leg Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2010 2021

Research Output 2004 2019

Injury prevention strategies specific to pre-elite athletes competing in Olympic and professional sports: A systematic review

Smyth, E. A., Newman, P., Waddington, G., Weissensteiner, J. R. & Drew, M. K., 2019, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. p. 1-30 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries

Vertebral Artery Dissection in Sport: A Systematic Review

Saw, A. E., McIntosh, A. S., Kountouris, A., Newman, P. & Gaida, J. E., 1 Jan 2019, In : Sports Medicine. 49, 4, p. 553-564 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vertebral Artery Dissection
Wounds and Injuries
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
5 Citations (Scopus)

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 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomechanical Phenomena
Prosthesis Design

Does low aerobic performance increase musculoskeletal injury risk in the military? A systematic review with meta-analysis

McDonald, C., Witchalls, J. & Newman, P., 2017, p. S104.

Research output: Contribution to conference (non-published works)Abstract

Wounds and Injuries
Odds Ratio
Physical Fitness
Information Storage and Retrieval