Australian Collaboration for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP)

Research student projects

No boundaries to regional scholarship and research excellence.

Our PhD scholars are making an impact locally, nationally, and internationally.

PhD scholars at ACRISP conduct research in sports injury epidemiology or the implementation of prevention programs.

For enquiries about undertaking a higher degree by research with our team, please contact Dr Lauren Fortington, Research Training Director, at: l.fortington@federation.edu.au.

For information on the research graduate program at FedUni, please see research program at FedUni.

Current PhDstudents' projects

Sheree Bekker - What is the role of key sport safety agencies in the development and dissemination of sport safety policy for community sport in Australia?

Sally Bromley - Olympic Combat Sports: Injury and illness Epidemiology and its link to chances of success and failure.

J Prasanna Gamage - Preventing injuries among junior cricketers in Sri Lanka: Development of injury surveillance system with emphasis on heat related injuries.

Adam Hulme - Running injury epidemiology.

Breanne Kunstler - Physiotherapist-led, physical activity interventions to promote physical
activity for healthy living.

James O'Brien - The implementation of injury prevention programmes in elite soccer players.

Nirmala Perera - Cricket injury epidemiology among female cricketers in Australia.

Matthew Shumack - An investigation in Australian ski and snowboard injury epidemiology.

Himalaya Singh - Spatial epidemiology of sport and recreational injuries.