Take part in our research projects
CHESM is committed to improving the wellbeing of all people through musculoskeletal research. By participating in a research study, you are helping researchers improve existing treatments and find new approaches which could benefit someone close to you and the community at large.
Mobile app for Knee Osteoarthritis (MappKO)
This study is comparing the effects of physiotherapy versus physiotherapy and a mobile app on knee osteoarthritis symptoms.
Modified Yoga Exercise (COPE)
This study is comparing the effects of online education to a modified yoga exercise program for managing osteoarthritis symptoms.
Musculoskeletal pain treatment pathways (PACE)
This study is comparing the treatment pathways provided in primary and specialist care to advance understanding of recovery from musculoskeletal conditions
Exercise for Hip Pain (PHOENIX)
This study is comparing the effects of two different 9-month exercise programs on hip osteoarthritis symptoms.
Physiotherapists' Survey: Managing Hip Pain (CHASE)
This study is examining how physiotherapists manage chronic hip pain.
Osteoarthritis Knowledge Survey (OAKS)
This study is examining people's knowledge of hip and knee osteoarthritis.
Athletic footwear for reducing knee loads in girls and women
This study is assessing athletic footwear for reducing knee loads in female netball players.
Ankle sprains in netball
This study is investigating ankle sprains and chronic ankle instability in netball.
Exercise and Weight loss for Hip Pain (ECHO)
This study is comparing the effects of exercise versus exercise and weight loss programs on hip osteoarthritis symptoms.
This study is investigating the agreement between functional tests performed via telehealth versus in-person.
Obesity is a major public health problem that contributes to the onset and progression of many chronic diseases. The student will work with a multidisciplinary team including physiotherapists, endocrinologists, dietitians, general practitioners and psychologists to develop and investigate a virtual care model of obesity management suitable for use in the community/primary care. Suitable applicants will have a background in physiotherapy, dietetics, psychology, exercise science, or medicine.
CHESM is looking for talented people to undertake PhD or MPhil research as part of our team. Our multi-disciplinary team includes people with backgrounds in physiotherapy, podiatry, biomechanics, engineering and exercise science. Candidates from a range of clinical and non-clinical backgrounds will be considered. Scholarships may be available for high-achieving candidates.