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
Athletes Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2010 2021

Research Output 2004 2019

Age has a minimal effect on knee kinematics: A cross-sectional 3D/2D image-registration study of kneeling

Galvin, C. R., Perriman, D. M., Lynch, J. T., Pickering, M. R., Newman, P., Smith, P. N. & Scarvell, J. M., 2019, In : The Knee. 26, 5, p. 988-1002 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomechanical Phenomena
Age Groups
Los Angeles

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
Neck Pain

Conducting surveillance and monitoring of musculoskeletal injuries among military personnel-A case study of the development of a tool for fast jet aircrew

Wallace, J., Newman, P., Spratford, W., Osmotherly, P. G. & Gabbett, T., 2019, p. 37-38. 2 p.

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

Open Access
Military Personnel
Wounds and Injuries
Neck Pain
Back Pain
3 Citations (Scopus)

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., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 22, 8, p. 887-901 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries