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Dr Robert Crowther

Dr Robert Crowther
Name Robert Crowther
Position Senior Lecturer
Section School of Health and Wellbeing
Phone +61 7 3812 6148
Extension 6148
Email
Qualifications BSpExSc(Hons) JCU , GCertEd JCU , PhD JCU

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Human Movement and Sports Science not elsewhere classified ( 110699 )

Research interests
1. Motor Learning and Motor Control in neuromusculoskeletal rehabilitation
2. Foot mechanics and human movement
3. Basektball
4. Student experiences during practicum

Professional memberships
Accredited Exercise Physiologist - Exercise & Sports Science Australia
Accredited Exercise Scientist - Exercise & Sports Science Australia

Industry affiliations
Member - International Society of Biomechanics
Member - Australia & New Zealand Society of Biomechanics
Member - Exercise & Sports Science Australia
Member - European College of Sport Science

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Health Sciences Research (CHSR)

Currently teaching courses/programs
SES8003 Advanced Motor Control and Lerning
SES2102 Motor Control and Learning
SES2202 Biomechanics

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
7 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
7 Years



Publications in ePrints

Crowther, Robert and Ralph, Nicholas (2016) Foundational bioscience content in exercise and sports science: update. In: Research to Practice 2016, 14-16 April 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Fernando, Malindu Eranga and Crowther, Robert G. and Lazzarini, Peter A. and Sangla, Kunwarjit S. and Buttner, Petra and Golledge, Jonathan (2016) Gait parameters of people with diabetes-related neuropathic plantar foot ulcers. Clinical Biomechanics, 37. pp. 98-107. ISSN 0268-0033

Fernando, Malindu E. and Crowther, Robert G. and Lazzarini, Peter A. and Sangla, Kunwarjit S. and Wearing, Scott and Buttner, Petra and Golledge, Jonathan (2016) Plantar pressure are higher in cases with diabetic foot ulcers compared to controls despite a longer stance phase duration. BMC Endocrine Disorders, 16 (51). pp. 1-10. ISSN 1472-6823

Fernando, Malindu and Crowther, Robert G. and Cunningham, Margaret and Lazzarini, Peter A. and Sangla, Kunwarjit S. and Buttner, Petra and Golledge, Jonathan (2016) The reproducibility of acquiring three dimensional gait and plantar pressure data using established protocols in participants with and without type 2 diabetes and foot ulcers. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 9 (4). pp. 1-12.

Crowther, Robert G. and Morken, Carina and Pohlmann, Jessica M. (2015) Biomechanical comparison between traditional hula-hooping and Nintendo Wii hula-hooping. Journal of Fitness Research, 4 (1). pp. 3-8.

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