Dr Anthony Schneiders Exercise and Health Sciences / School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences

Prof / HOD Exercise & Health Sciences

PhD, MSc, PGDipManipTh, PGCertTerTch, DipPhty

Contact Details

Email: a.schneiders@cqu.edu.au

Phone: (07) 4150 7007 - Ext: 57007

Office Location

1.04-4

Building 8

About Me

Background
Anthony (Tony) is Head of Department for Exercise and Health Sciences in the School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences, at Central Queensland University (CQU). Tony is a Senior Associate Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM), International Associate Editor of the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy (IJSPT), and an international advisor to the Journal of Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT). Tony is the current President of the International Federation of Sports Physical Therapy (IFSPT) and a Life Member of Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy New Zealand.
MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES
Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Traditional Chinese Medicine and Treatments
Acupressure Acupuncture
Clinical Sciences - Physiotherapy
Rehabilitation
Human Movement and Sports Science - Biomechanics
3-D motion analysis Electromyography
Human Movement and Sports Science - Motor Control
Proprioception Laterality
Ophthalmology and Optometry - Vision Science
Visual acuity VOR
Human Movement and Sports Science - Sports Medicine
Concussion
Journal article

Samra, P. K., Rebar, A., Parkinson, L., van Uffelen, J. G. Z., Schoeppe, S., Power, D., . . . Alley, S. J. (2019). Physical activity attitudes, preferences, and experiences of regionally-based Australia adults 65+ years. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 27(4), 446-451. doi:10.1123/japa.2017-0426

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Clohesy, N., & Schneiders, A. (2018). A preliminary investigation examining patient reported outcome measures for low back pain and utilisation amongst chiropractors in Australia: Facilitators and barriers to clinical implementation. Chiropractic and Manual Therapies, 26(1), 1-13. doi:10.1186/s12998-018-0208-9

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Clohesy, N. C., Schneiders, A. G., & Eaton, S. (2018). Utilization of low back pain patient reported outcome measures within chiropractic literature: A descriptive review. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 41(7), 628-639. doi:10.1016/j.jmpt.2017.11.007

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Balasundaram, A. P., Schneiders, A. G., & Sullivan, S. J. (2018). Rest and return-to-sport recommendations following sport-related concussion (PEDro synthesis). British Journal of Sports Medicine, 52(9), 616-617. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2017-098756

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Mącznik, A. K., Schneiders, A. G., Athens, J., & Sullivan, S. J. (2018). The development of an instructional video for the teaching of acupressure for pain management in acute musculoskeletal injuries: A knowledge translation study. Physical Therapy in Sport, 29, 34-42. doi:10.1016/j.ptsp.2017.10.005

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Moran, R. W., Schneiders, A. G., Mason, J., & Sullivan, S. J. (2017). Do functional movement screen (FMS) composite scores predict subsequent injury? A systematic review with meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 51(23), 1661-1669. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-096938

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Balasundaram, A. P., Athens, J., Schneiders, A. G., McCrory, P., & Sullivan, S. J. (2017). Do post-concussion-like symptom responses change following exercise or sports participation in a non-concussed cohort?. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 27(12), 2002-2008. doi:10.1111/sms.12844

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Balasundaram, A. P., Athens, J., Schneiders, A. G., McCrory, P., & Sullivan, S. J. (2017). Psychological and lifestyle factors that influence the serial reporting of postconcussion-like symptoms in a non-concussed population. PM and R, 9(9), 866-873. doi:10.1016/j.pmrj.2017.01.004

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Stebbings, S., Gray, A., Schneiders, A. G., & Sansom, A. (2017). A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial to investigate the effectiveness and safety of a novel green-lipped mussel extract -BioLex® -for managing pain in moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the hip and knee. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 17, 1-11. doi:10.1186/s12906-017-1907-9

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Mącznik, A. K., Schneiders, A. G., Athens, J., & Sullivan, S. J. (2017). Does acupressure hit the mark? A three-arm randomized placebo-controlled trial of acupressure for pain and anxiety relief in athletes with acute musculoskeletal sports injuries. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, 27(4), 338-343. doi:10.1097/JSM.0000000000000378

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Ardern, C. L., Glasgow, P., Schneiders, A. G., Witvrouw, E., Clarsen, B., Cools, A. M. J., . . . Bizzini, M. (2017). Infographic: 2016 consensus statement on return to sport from the First World Congress in Sports Physical Therapy, Bern.. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 51(13), 995. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-097468

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Ahmed, O. H., Schneiders, A. G., McCrory, P. R., & Sullivan, S. J. (2017). Sport concussion management using Facebook: A feasibility study of an innovative adjunct "iCon". Journal of Athletic Training, 52(4), 339-349. doi:10.4085/1062-6050-52.2.13

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Ahmed, O. H., Weiler, R., Schneiders, A. G., McCrory, P., & Sullivan, J. (2017). Infographic: top social media tips for sports and exercise medicine practitioners. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 1. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2017-097513

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Schneiders, A., & Karas, S. (2016). The accuracy of clinical tests in diagnosing ankle ligament injury. European Journal of Physiotherapy, 18(4), 245-253. doi:10.1080/21679169.2016.1213880

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Ardern, C. L., Glasgow, P., Schneiders, A., Witvrouw, E., Clarsen, B., Cools, A., . . . Bizzini, M. (2016). 2016 Consensus statement on return to sport from the First World Congress in Sports Physical Therapy, Bern. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 50(14), 853-864. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-096278

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Schneiders, A., Gregory, K., Karas, S., & Mündermann, A. (2016). Effect of foot position on balance ability in single-leg stance with and without visual feedback. Journal of Biomechanics, 49(9), 1969-1972. doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.04.020

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Balasundaram, A. P., Athens, J., Schneiders, A. G., McCrory, P., & Sullivan, S. J. (2016). The Influence of psychological and lifestyle factors on the reporting of postconcussion-like symptoms. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 31(3), 197-205. doi:10.1093/arclin/acw001

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Balasundaram, A. P., Athens, J., Schneiders, A. G., McCrory, P., & Sullivan, S. J. (2016). Day-to-day variability of post-concussion-like symptoms reported over time by a non-concussed cohort. Brain Injury, 30(13-14), 1599-1604. doi:10.1080/02699052.2016.1199902

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Moran, R., Schneiders, A., Major, K., & Sullivan, S. (2016). How reliable are Functional Movement Screening scores? A systematic review of rater reliability. British journal of sports medicine., 50, 527-536. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2015-094913

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Anderson, L., Cadogan, A., Borich, M., Schneiders, A., & Snelling, J. (2015). New Zealand sports physiotherapy code of conduct. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 49(14), 961-964. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2015-095022

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Schneiders, A. (2015). Blood, sweat and tears : reclaiming the ethical high ground in sports physiotherapy. British journal of sports medicine., 49(14), 904. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2015-095013

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Alqarni, A., Schneiders, A., Cook, C., & Hendrick, P. (2015). Clinical tests to diagnose lumbar spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis : a systematic review. Physical therapy in sport., 16(3), 268-275. doi:10.1016/j.ptsp.2014.12.005

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Lee, H., Sullivan, S., & Schneiders, A. (2015). Does a standardised exercise protocol incorporating a cognitive task provoke postconcussion-like symptoms in healthy individuals?. Journal of science and medicine in sport., 18(3), 245-249. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2014.04.003

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Lee, H., Sullivan, S., Schneiders, A., Ahmed, O., Balasundaram, A., Williams, D., . . . McCrory, P. (2015). Smartphone and tablet apps for concussion road warriors (team clinicians) : a systematic review for practical users. British journal of sports medicine., 49(8), 499-505. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2013-092930

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Ho, D., Sullivan, S., & Schneiders, A. (2015). The World Wide Web and clinical practice : do sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapists recommend Internet resources to their patients?. Physiotherapy., 101, 575-576. doi:10.1016/j.physio.2015.03.3397

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Ahmed, O., Weiler, R., Schneiders, A., McCrory, P., & Sullivan, S. (2015). Top tips for social media use in sports and exercise medicine : doing the right thing in the digital age. British journal of sports medicine., 49(14), 909-910. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2014-094395

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Anderson, L., Cadogan, A., Borich, M., & Schneiders, A. G. (2014). A code of conduct for sports physiotherapists in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine, 41(1), 11.

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Williams, D., Sullivan, S. J., Schneiders, A. G., Ahmed, O. H., Lee, H., Balasundaram, A. P., & McCrory, P. R. (2014). Big hits on the small screen: An evaluation of concussion-related videos on YouTube. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 48(2), 107-111. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2012-091853

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Ahmed, O., Lee, H., Schneiders, A. G., McCrory, P., & Sullivan, S. (2014). Concussion and comedy : no laughing matter?. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 6(12), 1071-1072. doi:10.1016/j.pmrj.2014.08.945

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Balasundaram, A., Athens, J., Schneiders, A., & Sullivan, J. (2014). Influence of factors within the context of daily life on the reporting of post concussion-like symptoms in university students. Journal of science and medicine in sport., 18(1), 114. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2014.11.072

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Sullivan, S., La Grow, S., Alla, S., & Schneiders, A. (2014). Riding into the future : a snapshot of elderly mobility scooter riders and how they use their scooters. New Zealand medical journal., 127(1402), 43-49. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/

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Macznik, A., Schneiders, A. G., Sullivan, S., & Athens, J. (2014). What “CAM” we learn about the level of evidence from 60 years of research into manipulative and body-based therapies in sports and exercise medicine?. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 22(2), 349-353. doi:10.1016/j.ctim.2014.02.004

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Schneiders, A. G. (2013). A heads-up on what's new in sports-related concussion assessment and management. Physical Therapy in Sport, 14(2), 75-76. doi:10.1016/j.ptsp.2013.02.003

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Ahmed, O., Sullivan, S., Schneiders, A., Anderson, L., Paton, C., & McCrory, P. (2013). Ethical considerations in using Facebook for health care support : a case study using concussion management. PM & R (Philadelphia, 2009)., 5(4), 328-334. doi:10.1016/j.pmrj.2013.03.007

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Ahmed, O., Sullivan, S., Schneiders, A., Moon, S., & McCrory, P. (2013). Exploring the opinions and perspectives of general practitioners towards the use of social networking sites for concussion management. Journal of primary health care., 5(1), 36-42. Retrieved from http://www.publish.csiro.au/hc/pdf/HC13036

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Smith, C., Hale, L., Olson, K., Baxter, D., & Schneiders, A. (2013). Healthcare provider beliefs about exercise and fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis. Journal of rehabilitation research and development., 50(5), 733-743. doi:10.1682/JRRD.2012.01.0012

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Al Nezari, N., Schneiders, A., & Hendrick, P. (2013). Neurological examination of the peripheral nervous system to diagnose lumbar spinal disc herniation with suspected radiculopathy : a systematic review and meta-analysis. Spine journal., 13(6), 657-674. doi:10.1016/j.spinee.2013.02.007

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Sole, G., Schneiders, A., Hebert-Losier, K., & Perry, M. (2013). Perceptions by physiotherapy students and faculty staff of a multimedia learning resource for musculoskeletal practical skills teaching. New Zealand journal of physiotherapy., 41(2), 58-64.

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Balasundaram, A., Sullivan, S., Schneiders, A., & Athens, J. (2013). Symptom response following acute bouts of exercise in concussed and non-concussed individuals : a systematic narrative review. Physical therapy in sport., 14(4), 253-258. doi:10.1016/j.ptsp.2013.06.002

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Lee, H., Sullivan, S., & Schneiders, A. (2013). The use of the dual-task paradigm in detecting gait performance deficits following a sports-related concussion : a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of science and medicine in sport., 16(1), 2-7. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2012.03.013

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Hendrick, P., Mani, R., Bishop, A., Milosavljevic, S., & Schneiders, A. (2013). Therapist knowledge, adherence and use of low back pain guidelines to inform clinical decisions : a national survey of manipulative and sports physiotherapists in New Zealand. Manual therapy., 18(2), 136-142. doi:10.1016/j.math.2012.09.002

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Hendrick, P., Ahmed, O., Bankier, S., Chan, T., Crawford, S., Ryder, C., . . . Schneiders, A. (2012). Acute low back pain information online : an evaluation of quality, content accuracy and readability of related websites. Manual therapy., 17(4), 318-324. doi:10.1016/j.math.2012.02.019

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Ahmed, O., Sullivan, S., Schneiders, A., & McCrory, P. (2012). Concussion information online : evaluation of information quality, content and readability of concussion-related websites. British journal of sports medicine., 46(9), 675-683. doi:10.1136/bjsm.2010.081620

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Hebert-Losier, K., Schneiders, A., García, J., Sullivan, S., & Simoneau, G. (2012). Influence of knee flexion angle and age on triceps surae muscle fatigue during heel raises. Journal of strength and conditioning research., 26(11), 3134-3147. doi:10.1519/JSC.0b013e318243ff0e

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Schneiders, A., Sullivan, S., Handcock, P., Gray, A., & McCrory, P. (2012). Sports concussion assessment : the effect of exercise on dynamic and static balance. Scandinavian journal of medicine and science in sports., 22(1), 85-90. doi:10.1111/sms.2012.22.issue-1

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Schneiders, A., Sullivan, S., Hendrick, P., Hones, B., McMaster, A., Sugden, B., & Tomlinson, C. (2012). The ability of clinical tests to diagnose stress fractures : a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy., 42(9), 760-771. doi:10.2519/jospt.2012.4000

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Sullivan, S., Hammond-Tooke, G., Schneiders, A., Gray, A., & McCrory, P. (2012). The diagnostic accuracy of selected neurological tests. Journal of clinical neuroscience., 19(3), 423-427. doi:10.1016/j.jocn.2011.09.011

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Sullivan, S., Alla, S., Lee, H., Schneiders, A., Ahmed, O., & McCrory, P. (2012). The understanding of the concept of ‘rest’ in the management of a sports concussion by physical therapy students : a descriptive study. Physical therapy in sport., 13(4), 209-213. doi:10.1016/j.ptsp.2011.10.004

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Sullivan, S., Schneiders, A., Cheang, C. W., Kitto, E., Lee, H., Redhead, J., . . . McCrory, P. (2012). What's happening?' : A content analysis of concussion-related traffic on Twitter. British Journal of Sports Medicine., 46(4), 258-263. doi:10.1136/bjsm.2010.080341

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Hébert-Losier, K., Schneiders, A. G., & Sullivan, S. J. (2011). Response [to letter to the editor-in-chief from Damien Howell]. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 41(12), 986-987. doi:10.2519/jospt.2011.0202

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Hendrick, P. A., Schneiders, A. G., & Alqarni, A. M. (2011). Response [by M Melloh and T Barz to Alqarni, AM; Schneiders, AG; Hendrick, PA "Clinical tests to diagnose lumbar segmental instability: A" in Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Mar 2011, 41 (3) pp.130-140]. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 41(7), 535. doi:10.2519/jospt.2011.0201

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Hebert-Losier, K., Schneiders, A., Sullivan, S., Newsham-West, R., García, J., & Simoneau, G. (2011). Analysis of knee flexion angles during 2 clinical versions of the heel raise test to assess soleus and gastrocnemius function. Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy., 41(7), 505-513. doi:10.2519/jospt.2011.3489

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Alqarni, A., Schneiders, A., & Hendrick, P. (2011). Clinical tests to diagnose lumbar segmental instability : a systematic review. Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy., 41(3), 130-140. doi:10.2519/jospt.2011.3457

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Schneiders, A., Davidsson, A., Horman, E., & Sullivan, S. (2011). Functional Movement Screen™ normative values in a young, active population. International journal of sports physical therapy., 6(2), 75-82.

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Smith, C., Olson, K., Hale, L., Baxter, D., & Schneiders, A. (2011). How does fatigue influence community-based exercise participation in people with multiple sclerosis?. Disability and rehabilitation., 33(23-24), 2362-2371. doi:10.3109/09638288.2011.573054

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Hebert-Losier, K., Schneiders, A., García, J., Sullivan, S., & Simoneau, G. (2011). Peak triceps surae muscle activity is not specific to knee flexion angles during MVIC. Journal of electromyography and kinesiology., 21(5), 819-826. doi:10.1016/j.jelekin.2011.04.009

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Schneiders, A., Sullivan, S., O'Malley, K., Clarke, S., Knappstein, S., & Taylor, L. (2010). A valid and reliable clinical determination of footedness. PM & R (Philadelphia 2009)., 2(9), 835-841. doi:10.1016/j.pmrj.2010.06.004

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Sullivan, S., Schneiders, A., Handcock, P., Gray, A., & McCrory, P. (2010). Changes in the timed finger-to-nose task performance following exercise of different intensities. British journal of sports medicine., 45(1), 46-48. doi:10.1136/bjsm.2009.071225

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Alla, S., Sullivan, S., McCrory, P., Schneiders, A., & Handcock, P. (2010). Does exercise evoke neurological symptoms in healthy subjects?. Journal of science and medicine in sport., 13(1), 24-26. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2008.12.629

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Ahmed, O., Sullivan, S., Schneiders, A., & McCrory, P. (2010). iSupport : do social networking sites have a role to play in concussion awareness?. Disability and rehabilitation., 32(22), 1877-1883. doi:10.3109/09638281003734409

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Schneiders, A., Sullivan, S., Gray, A., Hammond-Tooke, G., & McCrory, P. (2010). Normative values for three clinical measures of motor performance used in the neurological assessment of sports concussion. Journal of science and medicine in sport., 13(2), 196-201. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2009.05.004

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Newsham-West, R., Marley, J., Schneiders, A., & Gray, A. (2010). Pre-race health status and medical events during the 2005 World Adventure Racing Championships. Journal of science and medicine in sport., 13(1), 27-31. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2008.07.007

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Schneiders, A., Sullivan, S., Kvarnström, J., Olsson, M., Ydén, T., & Marshall, S. (2010). The effect of footwear and sports-surface on dynamic neurological screening for sport-related concussion. Journal of science and medicine in sport., 13(4), 382-386. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2010.01.003

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Schneiders, A., Takemura, M., & Wassinger, C. (2009). A prospective epidemiological study of injuries to New Zealand premier club rugby union players. Physical therapy in sport., 10(3), 85-90. doi:10.1016/j.ptsp.2009.05.001

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Smith, C., Hale, L., Olson, K., & Schneiders, A. (2009). How does exercise influence fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis?. Disability and rehabilitation., 31(9). doi:10.1080/09638280802273473

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Hebert-Losier, K., Newsham-West, R., Schneiders, A., & Sullivan, S. (2009). Raising the standards of the calf-raise test : a systematic review. Journal of science and medicine in sport., 12(6), 594-602. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2008.12.628

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Hebert-Losier, K., Schneiders, A., Newsham-West, R., & Sullivan, S. (2009). Scientific bases and clinical utilisation of the calf-raise test. Physical therapy in sport., 10(4), 142-149. doi:10.1016/j.ptsp.2009.07.001

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Newsham-West, R., Button, C., Milburn, P., Mundermann, A., Sole, G., Schneiders, A., & Sullivan, S. (2009). Training habits and injuries of masters' level football players : a preliminary report. Physical therapy in sport., 10(2), 63-66. doi:10.1016/j.ptsp.2009.01.002

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Gregg, C., Dean, S., & Schneiders, A. (2009). Variables associated with active spondylolysis. Physical therapy in sport., 10(4), 121-124. doi:10.1016/j.ptsp.2009.08.001

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Sullivan, S., Schneiders, A., McCrory, P., & Gray, A. (2008). Physiotherapists' use of information in identifying a concussion : an extended Delphi approach. British journal of sports medicine., 42(3), 175-177. doi:10.1136/bjsm.2007.039297

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Schneiders, A., Sullivan, S., McCrory, P., Gray, A., Maruthayanar, S., Singh, P., . . . Van der Salm, R. (2008). The effect of exercise on motor performance tasks used in the neurological assessment of sports-related concussion. British journal of sports medicine., 42(12), 1011-1013. doi:10.1136/bjsm.2007.041665

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Conference paper

Ding, H., Karunanithi, M., Duncan, M., Ireland, D., Noakes, M., & Hooker, C. (2013). A mobile phone enabled health promotion program for middle-aged males. In Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS (pp. 1173-1176). Piscataway, NJ.: IEEE. doi:10.1109/EMBC.2013.6609715

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Higher Education
HE Term 2 - 2016
PSIO12005 - Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 2
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