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

PhD 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, email

Current PhD student projects

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.

Marlon Gonsalves - Community sports safety - implementation of policy and procedures for emergency management.

Dulan Kodikara - Catastrophic injuries in cricket.

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

Geordie McLeod - Using insurance claims for injury surveillance in community cricket.

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

Himalaya Singh - Spatial epidemiology of sport and recreational injuries.

Carolyn Staines - Sports injury prevention policy: Development, implementation and evaluation.

Recent PhD graduates

Sheree Bekker - The complexity of safety in sport.

Adam Hulme - Running injury epidemiology.

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

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