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Dr Wayne Spratford is an Assistant Professor in Motor Control and Biomechanics at the University of Canberra who has previously held positions at the Australian Institute of Sport and with Cricket Australia. Wayne completed his PhD at the University of Western Australia in the area of Biomechanics in cricket spin bowling. He has a keen interest in 3D modelling of human movement and quantifying load in both sporting and occupational settings. He currently sits on the editorial board for BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation journal.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Western Australia

Bachelor, University of the Sunshine Coast

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Projects 2017 2020

Research Output 2008 2019

Biomechanical Phenomena
Cross-Over Studies
Randomized Controlled Trials

Injury epidemiology and risk factors in competitive artistic gymnasts: A systematic review

CAMPBELL, R., Bradshaw, E., BALL, N., Pease, D. & SPRATFORD, W., 2019, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Evidence-Based Medicine

Pneumatic Boxing Glove Reduces Upward Drift in Peak Force and Loading Rate over a Long Series of Impacts

Perkins, P., Jamieson, A., Spratford, W. & Hahn, A., Feb 2019, In : World Journal of Engineering and Technology. 7, 1, p. 18-53 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
experimental design

Are accelerometers a valid tool for measuring overground sprinting symmetry?

Kenneally-Dabrowski, C. J. B., Serpell, B. G. & Spratford, W., 1 Apr 2018, In : International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching. 13, 2, p. 270-277 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Contribution of uncertainty in estimation of active drag using assisted towing method in front crawl swimming

Hazrati, P., Sinclair, P., SPRATFORD, W., Ferdinands, R. & Mason, B., 2 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 36, 1, p. 7-13 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle