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PAST TRAVEL AWARD WINNERS

2019

Conference: ISB 2019, Calgary, Canada

Student Award: Sarah Kessler, The University of Queensland

Title: The role of the midfoot in lower limb energetics

EMCR Award: Jeroen Aeles, The University of Queensland

Title: Motor unit discharge properties of m. flexor hallucis brevis

2018

Conference: ABC11, Auckland, New Zealand

Student Award: Scott Starkey, University of Melbourne

Title: Effect of neuromuscular exercise on joint contact forces in people following partial meniscectomy: secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial

EMCR Award: Claudio Pizzolato, Griffith University

Title: Combined EMG-informed neuromusculoskeletal and surrogates of finite element models estimate localised Achilles tendon strain in real-time

Conference: WCB 2018, Dublin, Ireland

Student Award: Carina Blaker, University of Sydney

Title: Preclinical models of post-traumatic osteoarthritis: biomechanical and pathological comparisons of two ACL injury models

EMCR Award: Bart Bolsterlee, Neuroscience Research Australia

Title: Three-dimensional architecture of the whole human soleus muscle in vivo

2017

Conference: ISB 2017, Brisbane, Australia

Student Award: Elyse Passmore, University of Melbourne

Title: Do lower-limb torsional deformities have similar effects on muscle and joint function during gait in typically-developing children and children with cerebral palsy

EMCR Award: Gillian Weir, University of Massachusetts

Title: Running and stopping in sport: implications for injury

2016

Conference: ABC10, Melbourne, Victoria

Student Award: Carina Blaker, University of Sydney

Title: Knee injury mechanisms differentially affect biomechanics and osteoarthritis development in mice

Student Award: Joanna Ng, The University of New South Wales

Title: Characterisation of compression sleeve material properties for lymphoedema treatment

Conference: ASB 2016, Raleigh, USA

Student Award: Logan Wade, The University of Queensland

Title: Effect of jump height vs bodyweight on lower limb joint work distribution with increasing work demands

2015

Conference: SMA 2015, Gold Coast, Australia

Student Award: Gillian Weir, The University of Western Australia

Title: Injury prevention and athletic performance are not mutually exclusive: An anterior cruciate ligament injury prevention training program

Conference: ISB 2015, Glasgow, Scotland

Student Award: Brent Raiteri, The University of Queensland

Title: Feasibility and reliability of three-dimensional ultrasound for measuring tibialis anterior muscle deformation during isometric contractions

EMCR Award: Bart Bolsterlee, Neuroscience Research Australia

Title: Accuracy of ultrasound measurements of human medial gastrocnemius muscle architecture

2014

Conference: WCB 2014, Boston, USA

Student Award: Adrian Lai, The University of Melbourne

Title: Tendon elastic strain energy in the human ankle plantar-flexors and its role with increased running speed

Student Award: Brent Raiteri, The University of Queensland

Title: Muscle co-contraction during isometric plantar flexion and dorsiflexion

2013

Conference: SMA 2013, Phuket, Thailand

Student Award: Luke Kelly, The University of Queensland

Title: Dynamic function of the plantar intrinsic foot muscles during walking and running

2012

Conference: SMA 2012, Sydney, Australia

Student Award: Kerry Mann, Charles Sturt University

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Conference: ISBS 2012, Melbourne, Australia

Student Award: Danny Wells, The University of Queensland

Title: Assessing the accuracy of inverse kinematics in Opensim to estimate elbow flexion-extension during cricket bowling: maintaining the rigid linked assumption

2011

Conference: ABC8, Canberra, Australia

Student Award: Fausto Panizzolo, University of Western Australia

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Student Award: Alycia Fong Yan, The University of Sydney

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Conference: ISB 2011, Brussels, Belgium

Student Award: Ben Hoffman, The University of Queensland

Title: The effect of a more appropriate muscle model on the shape of triceps surae length-tension curves in man

Student Award: Lee Barber, Griffith University

Title: Passive mechanical properties of the medial gastrocnemius muscle in young adults with cerebral palsy

2010

Conference: SMA 2010, Port Douglas, Australia

Student Award: Ben Hoffman, The University of Queensland

Title: The effect of varying musculotendinous length on the construction of triceps surae length-tension curves

Student Award: John Whitting, University of Wollongong

Title: Different measures of plantar-flexor flexibility and their effects on landing technique: implications for injury