Research thesis

Research thesis

Current Postgraduate Research Students and Thesis Titles

Research students can be contacted through the Chiropractic Office on 9850 6990, or through the Research Coordinator Dr Roger Engel or Dr Peter Tuchin or the MRes Coordinator Dr Benjamin Brown.


Thesis title: A randomised controlled trial of NET on chronic low back pain
Peter Bablis, Investigator, current PhD student

Thesis title: The validity and reliability of radiographs for assessing mechanical integrity of the Lumbo Pelvic Spine
John Dulhunty, Investigator, current PhD student

Thesis title: An analysis of the anatomical component of osteopathic education in Australasia
Raymond Blaich, Investigator, current PhD student

Thesis title: The effect of including manual therapy in the management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Bronchectasis in non-indigenous and indigenous Australians
Danielle Forbes, Investigator, current PhD student


Project Title:  ‘Is prolonged sitting and poor posture associated with neck pain in office workers?’
Gerry Keown, current MRes student

Project Title: ‘The Relative Effects of Manually Applied Manipulation and Instrument-Assisted Manipulation on the Central Nervous System.’
Lindsay Gorrell, current MRes student

Project Title: ‘The effect of exercise and manual therapy on C-reactive protein and leukocytes in mild stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease’
Sheridan Barry-Cotter, current MRes student

Project Title: ‘A phenotype group analysis of the effect of combining manual therapy with a pulmonary rehabilitation exercise program for stable-moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.’
Chloe Wearing, current MRes student

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